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Bikini Kill to Reissue 'Revolution Girl Style Now' Demo

July 30, 2015

Vaunted riot grrrl band Bikini Kill are preparing the reissue of their 1991 demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now. On September 22nd, the band's inaugural collection of work will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats for the first time. A...


Kathleen Hanna Honored With 'Riot Grrrl Day' in Boston

April 9, 2015

With Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna set to appear at Boston's Wilbur Theatre Thursday night for a discussion and performance, the city of Boston has declared that April 9th, 2015 will hitherto be recognized as "Riot Grrrl Day." In a proclamation...


Kathleen Hanna: 'I Didn't Want Men to Validate Me'

November 27, 2013

The Punk Singer starring Kathleen Hanna offers an intimate biographical portrait of the feminist art-punk icon, from her scrappy beginnings in Olympia, Washington, to the formation of Bikini Kill, the launch of the Riot Grrrl movement, Le Tigre and her...


Paul McCartney Voices Support for Pussy Riot

August 16, 2012

Paul McCartney tweeted a message of support today for jailed Russian punk trio Pussy Riot, who await the verdict in their trial for performing an anti-Putin "punk prayer" in Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral.  Addressing group members Nadezhda...


Joan Jett Lives Up to Her Bad Reputation

March 24, 1994

She may consider it "about the dumbest thing I've ever done," but Joan Jett's 1982 "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh, Yeah)" video has finally proven its worth. When Beavis and Butt-head salivated over Jett's bikini- and-raincoat-clad hard-body in the clip,...


Kathleen Hanna Talks Miley Cyrus Collaboration

August 7, 2014

Earlier this week, riot grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna turned a few heads when she asked Miley Cyrus over Twitter if she'd be interested in making an album "that only you are daring enough to make." The offer, though surprising, wasn't out of left field...


Kathleen Hanna Moves Forward With the Julie Ruin

September 4, 2013

Kathleen Hanna had a feminist awakening when she decided that she wanted to ditch the dancing and run wild in gym class. 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade "Before I was 10, the girls were only allowed to square dance inside together, while...


Bikini Kill Launch Record Label, Prep Reissues

July 19, 2012

Riot grrl pioneers Bikini Kill are launching their own label, Bikini Kill Records, for the release of a handful of reissues to mark the group's 25th anniversary, Pitchfork reports. The first release – a reissue of the band's 1992 self-titled EP...