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The Anniversary

Pussy Whipped Turns 20

It must be weird to be a cause celebre before you've put out your first album, but that's what happened with Bikini Kill. The band…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2013 - 5:06 pm

Interview

Q&A: Kathleen Hanna On The New Julie Ruin Record, The Legacy Of Riot Grrl, And The Illness That Derailed Her Entire Life

If you've been paying attention to music and/or pop culture for the past couple of decades, then Kathleen Hanna hardly needs an introduction. As a…
T. Cole Rachel | August 19, 2013 - 2:40 pm

List

The 10 Best Indie Rock Songs Under 2 Minutes

Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put…
Stereogum | October 17, 2011 - 10:56 am

More Bikini Kill stories

Watch Joan Jett Join Bikini Kill On “Rebel Girl” In Brooklyn

Earlier this year, Bikini Kill got back together and announced their first shows in 22 years. By all accounts, those reunion shows have been great…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2019 - 9:18 am

REVOLUTION GIRL STYLE AGAIN!

For someone my age, who came up just after the riot grrrl movement faded from headlines, Bikini Kill's reunion tour is an opportunity to revel…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 1, 2019 - 11:51 am

Watch Bikini Kill Play Their First Show In 22 Years

The great American punk rock band Bikini Kill broke up in 1997, playing their last show that May in Tokyo. In the years that they've…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2019 - 10:01 am

Bikini Kill Announce More NY & LA Reunion Shows

Last week, Bikini Kill announced that they were reuniting for their first shows since they disbanded in 1997. They went on sale on Friday and…
James Rettig | January 23, 2019 - 12:02 pm

Courtney Love Revives Feud With Bikini Kill

One of the weirdest, most dispiriting, most one-sided '90s alt-rock feuds is back, baby! Onetime Hole frontwoman Courtney Love always had problems for Bikini Kill…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2019 - 9:56 am

Bikini Kill Reuniting For NYC & LA Shows Later This Year

Bikini Kill are reuniting for a string of shows later this year in New York City and Los Angeles. The lineup will feature the trio…
James Rettig | January 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm

Watch Bikini Kill Reunite At Raincoats Book Party In NYC

Bikini Kill had a little surprise reunion last night, performing together for the first time since 1997 at a book party for Jenn Pelly's new
Peter Helman | November 5, 2017 - 10:42 am

Neutral Milk Hotel Auction Rare Bikini Kill, Rites Of Spring, & Fugazi Memorabilia To Benefit Phil Elverum’s Wife

Phil Elverum -- better known to many of us as the Microphones or Mount Eerie -- has recently been raising money for his wife Geneviève,…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2016 - 10:06 am

Bikini Kill – “Ocean Song”

Bikini Kill are reissuing their 1991 debut demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now in a few weeks, and the reissue will include three previously unreleased…
Peter Helman | September 1, 2015 - 8:17 pm

Bikini Kill – “Playground”

Next month, the great American punk rock band Bikini Kill will reissue Revolution Girl Style Now!, the 1991 demo cassette that was the first thing…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Lollapalooza ’95 Had No Shortage Of Courtney Love Drama

Perry Farrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival-tour launched in the summer of 1991, and it returned every year till 1997, after which it went on hiatus for…
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm

Bikini Kill Announce Revolution Girl Style Now Reissue With Previously Unreleased Songs

Bikini Kill released their debut demo cassette, Revolution Girl Style Now!, in 1991, and now it's been announced that the band's early body of work…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 30, 2015 - 1:39 pm

Boston Mayor Proclaims 4/9 Riot Grrrl Day In Kathleen Hanna’s Honor

Mayor Marty Walsh of Boston has proclaimed 4/9 "Riot Grrrl Day" in honor of Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and the Julie Ruin front-woman Kathleen Hanna.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 8, 2015 - 3:38 pm

Interview

Q&A: Kathleen Hanna On The New Julie Ruin Record, The Legacy Of Riot Grrl, And The Illness That Derailed Her Entire Life

If you've been paying attention to music and/or pop culture for the past couple of decades, then Kathleen Hanna hardly needs an introduction. As a…
T. Cole Rachel | August 19, 2013 - 2:40 pm
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