Bikini Kill Might Be "Back" in 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.
VICE Long Reads
How the Spice Girls Ripped 'Girl Power' from Its Radical Roots
The Spice Girls co-opted Girl Power and told us we could have it all. Was it true? Or a way for them to take our money with branded merchandise? Twenty years later, we spoke to those at the center of it all to find out.
With The Julie Ruin, Kathleen Hanna Hits Reset
Hanna's most personal record yet is about "finally being able to write songs about my own personal anger, not just about my political anger," she says. "I've really had to relearn how to exist."
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Melvins Teamed With Teri From Le Butcherettes To Cover Bikini KIll and It Is Glorious
"Rebel Girl" Is now meaner than ever.
PREMIERE: NOTS - "Reactor"
Think Bikini Kill. Think the Cramps. Think The Fall.
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
Objectively Correct Lists
15 Objectively Perfect Albums That Are Less Than Half an Hour Long
How about some authoritative records that could turn you onto an entire new thread of listening in half the time it takes a Papa Johns pizza to arrive?
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.
punk in love
In Romanticizing 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 an outlet for frustration.
Deep Ass Questions
New England vs. Seattle: Who Will Win the Super Bowl (of Music)?
Determine who will win Super Bowl XLIX by voting for which team has the best music.