Tag: riot grrrl

1991 punk albums, billie joe armstrong, bikini kill, nirvana, fugazi

These 15 albums from 1991 laid the foundation for punk as we know it

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk albums of 1991. It was a momentous year, one in which underground culture burst...
nu metal, dropout kings, nova twins, wargasm uk, ocean grove

10 bands who are crushing all the stereotypes you’ve heard about nü metal

Everybody’s favorite genre to have opinions about, nü metal shortly peaked as an object of global obsession. Not unlike the finale of Perfume: The...
billie joe armstrong, kim shattuck, kurt bloch, donita sparks

15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two...
2000s women in rock

22 women musicians who have been inspiring the scene since the 2000s

Throughout the 2000s, women started to dominate the alternative music scene with their powerful stage presence and otherworldly talent. Following in the footsteps of...
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10 band reunions we never thought we’d see happen

Being in a band is like being in a relationship, and many times, that means messy breakups and unsatisfying endings. But on some occasions...
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Here are 10 frontwomen who killed the boys’ club in rock

Since the inception of the alternative music scene, men have been at the forefront. Historically, they have determined who can participate and are allowed...
Skating Polly

Skating Polly on shutting down sexism, overbearing fans with grace

While many people believe that the riot grrrl movement has come and passed, self-proclaimed “ugly-pop” band Skating Polly are keeping the spirit of absolute...

“Always charge hard”—grunge punk band Barb Wire Dolls on Lemmy’s advice for carrying the...

Photo: Hannah Verbeuren If provided only a photo of Barb Wire Dolls frontwoman Isis Queen and locked in a room with their music at speaker-shattering levels,...

Video Premiere: Craig Owens, “Rebel Girl” (Bikini Kill cover for charity)

Chiodos frontman Craig Owens has taken on Bikini Kill's Riot Grrrl classic "Rebel Girl" in support of organizations Equal Rights Advocates and Girls Rock Camp Alliance, which strive for female equality...