Bikini Kill

Kathleen Hanna, Riot Grrrl, and Punk

Kathleen Hanna, Riot Grrrl, and Punk

Riot Grrrl’s activism and grass-roots activity showed the movement was more concerned with breaking the rules and conventions than breaking through in punk.

Riot Grrrl Classic Bikini Kill’s ‘Pussy Whipped’ at 30

Riot Grrrl Classic Bikini Kill’s ‘Pussy Whipped’ at 30

Bikini Kill’s biting 1993 opus Pussy Whipped was the centerpiece of the riot grrrl movement, an uninhibited, game-changing punk album by dissident young women.

Kathleen Hanna’s Ardent Holler Returns on “Mirrorball”

Kathleen Hanna’s Ardent Holler Returns on “Mirrorball”

Kathleen Hanna’s “Mirrorball” is the effusive first single from LAND TRUST, a benefit album spearheaded by Bikini Kill alumni and featuring feminist punks.

The 10 Best Women-Led Punk Bands

The 10 Best Women-Led Punk Bands

Though women co-pioneered punk rock, women’s bands have often slipped beneath the radar of many critics, pollsters, and everyday fans. Here are the ten best.

What Embers Still Burn in the Beautiful Ruins of Riot Grrrls’ Past?

What Embers Still Burn in the Beautiful Ruins of Riot Grrrls’ Past?

Riot grrrls wrote, recorded and produced a wealth of cultural objects. They left trails of scribbles, screams and lipstick traces in MP3 blogs and online archives

Abandoning the Ear? Punk and Deaf Convergences Part I

Titus Andronicus: 16.April.10 – Washington D.C.