Tag: riot grrrl

kathleen hanna tees4togo

Kathleen Hanna’s Tees4Togo highlights the space between art and activism

Kathleen Hanna led the charge of the riot grrrl movement and helmed pioneering bands, including Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin. Aside...

25 films that capture the history of punk, riot grrrl and beyond

A new wave of punk has taken the world and internet by storm. Recently, there has been a spike in movies about the feminist...
Ashrita Kumar on pop punk artists | Pinkshift interview

18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar

Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of...
punk rock inspired by first punk movement, hands off gretel the bombpops big joanie angry youth elite

10 modern punk bands who are channeling acts from the first wave

Despite what some TikTok troll in his aunt’s basement is incoherently ranting about in 2021, punk rock isn’t dead by any means. It never...
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20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
women empowerment anthems, joan jett, poppy, rina sawayama, laura jane grace, brittany howard

41 women empowerment anthems that should be played as loud as possible

With Women’s History Month coming to a close today, it’s vital to carry these messages of intersectional feminism and empowerment throughout every day to...
2000s punk rock guitarists, dregen, allison robertson, the donnas, jack white the white stripes, Omar Rodríguez-López, at the drive in

10 guitarists who brought punk rock firmly into the 2000s

As we exited the ’90s and entered the new millennium, pop divas, prefabricated boy bands and rappers bragging about conspicuous consumption and how poorly...
Alternative drum intros | Iconic alternative drummers

10 legendary drum intros that will always be instantly recognizable

If there's one indisputable truth in this world, it's that alternative music has no shortage of iconic drummers. Quite literally setting the beat for...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...