Bikini Kill Might Be 'Back' for 2019, But They've Always Mattered
'Revolution Girl Style Now!' and Forever.
Bikini Kill Are Reuniting
Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, and Tobi Vail will be joined by guitarist Erica Dawn Lyle for shows in New York and Los Angeles through the late spring.
Alex Robert Ross
How Feminist Zine Culture Has Evolved
From Riot Grrrl to a more inclusive and high aesthetic present, a new exhibition shows the changing faces of a century of independent print.
Raise Your Fist and Blood Pressure with War on Women’s ‘Capture the Flag’
The Baltimore punk band's activist roar is amplified by guest vocals from Kathleen Hanna and Joanna Angel.
Brian Eno, Talib Kweli, and Kathleen Hanna Support Lorde in Open Letter
"We deplore the bullying tactics being used to defend injustice against Palestinians and to suppress an artist’s freedom of conscience," the letter reads.
Alex Robert Ross
Le Tigre Talk Clinton Support, Disabling the Comments, and Secret Feminism in 2016
"It's actually very disturbing to see the unacceptable hate speech emerging from Hillary's critics from the right and from the left."
The Julie Ruin's Burger-a-Go-Go Set Was a Safe Space for Women, On Stage and Off
Kathleen Hanna brought the girls to the front for her Burger-a-Go-Go performance.
Bikini Kill Drop Previously Unheard Track "Ocean Song"
Recorded years and years ago this tune was inspired by her time spent working at an abused women's shelter in Olympia.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Alternatives to Alternatives: The Black Grrrls Riot Ignored
Nineties nostalgia has transformed the Riot Grrrl movement from the alternative underground to a mainstream obsession. But just like before, black women are being left out.
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In Romanticising Riot Grrrl, We’ve Forgotten the Women of UK Punk That Paved The Way
Bands like Bikini Kill have been credited for inspiring a new generation of creative women, but X-Ray Spex and The Slits provided me with an outlet for all the frustrations I felt as a girl growing up in Britain.
How Has Riot Grrrl Informed Modern Feminism and Punk?
Noisey's Emma Garland gets deep with original riot grrrl Liz Naylor and teenage girl band Skinny Girl Diet.
Unearthing Jill Reiter's Lost Riot Grrrl Film
We talked to the New York filmmaker about her never-seen-before DIY film starring Kathleen Hanna.