Kokal, performing in April 2013.
September 30, 1980|
Chico, California, U.S.
Emily Camille Kokal (born September 30, 1980) is an American musician from Chico, California. She is best known as the singer and guitarist of the indie rock band Warpaint. Kokal is one of the founding members of the band.
Kokal was born in Chico, California. At age 10, she moved to Eugene, Oregon where she met Theresa Wayman, with whom she would later start Warpaint. The two traveled through Europe together in their late teenage years and lived together in New York and Los Angeles. At age 19, Kokal met Jenny Lee Lindberg, another founding member of Warpaint, in LA.
In February 2004, Warpaint was formed in Los Angeles, with Kokal singing and playing guitar. As of 2017, Kokal and Warpaint have released three albums and an EP. On the forming of the band, Kokal stated in an interview: "I've always felt this about this band, that it felt blessed. It felt that the right paths were crossing at the right times and the stars were aligned".
- With Warpaint
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