Frenching the Bully received enthusiastic reviews and the band toured extensively in the U. The Gits' power as a live act, coupled with Frenching the Bully 's success on college and independent radio, made them one of Seattle's most talked-about bands at a time when the success of NirvanaPearl Jamand Album) brought a remarkable amount of media attention to the city's music community.
The Gits began work on their second album while their profile was on the rise and major labels were courting the group. The album was nearly complete when on July 7,Zapata was walking home from a night out with friends when she was raped and murdered; the singer was dead at the age of Zapata 's murder initially polarized the Seattle music community, largely because police detectives initially focused on her friends and peers, believing she must have been killed by someone she knew.
However, Zapata 's surviving bandmates rallied, hiring a private detective to investigate the case, and the city's rock musicians showed solidarity with a series of benefit shows and albums that raised both money and awareness about the Zapata case, as well as inspiring new dialogue about issues of violence against women.
Joan JettTempt Me - The Gits (2) - The Best Of The Gits (CD fan of the Gitsplayed a handful of shows with SpleenDresdnerand Moriartyand they would release an album titled Evil Stig -- "Gits Live" backwards. The Gits would later release two albums of rare and unreleased material from their archives, and SpleenDresdnerand Moriarty would join forces for a new band, Album), the Dancing French Liberals of ' And inSeattle police initiated a "cold case" examination of the case that led to processing DNA evidence gathered at the time of the crime.
A search for matching DNA led to Florida, where Jesus Mezquia had been arrested for burglary; research revealed that Mezquia was living in Seattle in Julyand inhe was found guilty of Zapata 's murder and sentenced to 36 years behind bars.
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