Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time

The fiercest albums that female musicians have given the world

Sleater-Kinney, 'The Hot Rock'
50
17/50

17. Sleater-Kinney, 'The Hot Rock'

Kill Rock Stars, 1999

Carrie Brownstein (later of Portlandia fame) and Corin Tucker blend their off-kilter voices and guitar noise, surfing through pain and politics with undeniable energy.

Essential moment: "Get Up," a propulsive postpunk meditation on sex, death, and the dizzy sensation of getting ripped apart by your desires.

Back to Top