Janet Weiss

Sleater-Kinney Play First Show With New Drummer

Sleater-Kinney played their first show with new drummer Angie Boylan at the Hopscotch Festival in North Carolina Thursday night, Brooklyn Vegan reports.  Boylan has played in…
Maggie Serota / September 6, 2019

Janet Weiss’ Sister Launches GoFundMe for Drummer’s Medical Expenses

Former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss was in a car accident last month that left her temporarily in a wheelchair with a broken collarbone and fractures…
Tosten Burks / August 27, 2019

Janet Weiss Shares Update Following Car Accident

Last week, former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss was involved in a major car accident. With her left collar bone and right leg broken, she decided to cancel…
Will Gottsegen / August 19, 2019

Stream Sleater-Kinney’s New Album The Center Won’t Hold

Sleater-Kinney's new album The Center Won't Hold is now available on streaming platforms. The band's ninth album and second since their 2014 reunion, the release…
Rob Arcand / August 16, 2019

Janet Weiss Cancels Upcoming Shows Following “Scary” Car Accident

Former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss has announced that she is recovering from a "scary car accident." Weiss' left collar bone and right leg were broken in the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 14, 2019

Watch Kermit the Frog Perform With Jim James and Janet Weiss at Newport Folk Fest

Kermit the Frog made a surprise appearance at the Newport Folk Festival this past weekend, performing alongside a band that included ex-Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss. During…
Will Gottsegen / July 29, 2019

Janet Weiss’ Band Quasi Announces Tour

Quasi, Janet Weiss' band with Sam Coomes, has announced a new West Coast tour. The announcement follows Weiss' departure from Sleater-Kinney and coincidently, the tour…
Rob Arcand / July 26, 2019

Janet Weiss Announces Departure From Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss has released a statement on Twitter announcing her departure from the band. Weiss, who joined the band in 1996 ahead of…
Israel Daramola / July 1, 2019

Watch Members Of R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, & More Play Benefit For Scott McCaughey

Scott McCaughey, the frontman of the Minus 5 and longtime touring member of R.E.M., recently suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo. And last night,…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 6, 2018