She is most famous for being a member of The Bags, one of the first bands on the L.A. punk scene. The Bags were notable for having two female lead musicians (Patricia Morrison co-founded the group with her school friend, Bag) and for pioneering an aggressive sound and style which has been cited as an early influence on what would become the hardcore punk sound. Members of the Bags appeared as the Alice Bag Band in director Penelope Spheeris's landmark 1981 documentary on the Southern California punk scene, The Decline of Western Civilization. Bag went on to appear and perform in other Los Angeles–based rock bands including Castration Squad, The Boneheads, Alarma, Cambridge Apostles, Swing Set, Cholita - the Female Menudo (with her friend and collaborator, performance artist Vaginal Davis, Las Tres, Goddess 13 (the subject of a KCET/PBS produced documentary, "Chicanas In Tune") and Stay At Home Bomb.
Bag's memoir, Violence Girl, From East LA Rage to Hollywood Stage - A Chicana Punk Story, was published by Feral House in Fall 2011.
Bag maintains a blog, Diary of A Bad Housewife and a digital archive of interviews with women who were involved in the first wave of the Southern California punk scene in the 1970s.
- Cromelin, Richard (1983-06-08). "POP MUSIC REVIEW Benefit Reunites Punkers for (Mostly) Acoustic Sets". Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles Times). pp. 4–.
- Ziegler, Chris (2003-08-14). "Alice’s Got a Brand New Bag". OC Weekly. Retrieved 2008-04-27.
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