Singer-songwriter and violinist whose style of music draws on industrial, electronic, and classical genres. She performs with The Bloody Crumpets, her all-woman backing band.
She learned to play the violin when she was four years old. She later created her own label, Traitor Records, after not liking the direction her art was being pushed by her label.
She wrote an autobiographical novel called The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls.
She is the daughter of a German immigrant. She was romantically tied to Billy Corgan and Marc Senter. She has two pet rats and a pet cat.
She was a backup vocalist on Courtney Love's America's Sweetheart Tour.