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Courtney Love Calls Bikini Kill the “Biggest Hoax in History of Rock and Roll”

Courtney Love and legendary Washington-state punk band Bikini Kill have been in a feud since the early 1990s, with the most notorious incident involving lead singer Kathleen…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2019

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Chelsea Peretti Shares New EP Featuring Kathleen Hanna, Wale, Nick Kroll

Actress-comedian-singer Chelsea Peretti dropped five new songs today on the Phosphorescent Panic EP, which features Wale, Kathleen Hanna, Money Mark, Nick Kroll, Reggie Watts, Kate Berlant…
Katherine Turman / August 11, 2020

Mike Watt’s Ball-Hog or Tugboat Turns 25: How a Bass Hero’s Eclectic LP Defined the ’90s

A quarter-century ago, bass-blasting punk stalwart Mike Watt was at a personal and professional crossroads. At age 38, he was already a legend. For 15…
John Paul Bullock / March 4, 2020

Bikini Kill Announce 2019 Spring Reunion Shows

Legendary riot grrrl innovators Bikini Kill announced they're playing a handful of shows in Los Angeles and New York City this spring. The classic lineup…
Maggie Serota / January 15, 2019

Bikini Kill’s Catalog Now Available on Streaming Services

Nineties feminist punk pioneers Bikini Kill's catalog is finally available on streaming services. According to singer Kathleen Hanna, the decision was motivated by a desire…
Maggie Serota / September 18, 2018

There’s Going to Be a New Le Tigre Song

Le Tigre are back in the studio together and will release a new song sometime in October, frontwoman and feminist punk legend Kathleen Hanna says. Hanna shared the news…
Anna Gaca / September 30, 2016

The Julie Ruin Get Stuck Around New York City in Their ‘Mr. So and So’ Video

The Julie Ruin have shared a new video for their Hit Reset single "Mr. So and So." Mirroring the song's ignorant-bae-thinks-he's-woke verses, the video is, according…
Rachel Brodsky / August 10, 2016

The Best and Worst of Panorama 2016: A SPIN Roundtable

This past weekend, New York City welcomed a new, major music festival: Panorama, the latest venture from Goldenvoice, the company behind the Coachella Valley Music…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

The Julie Ruin Covered Courtney Barnett’s ‘Pedestrian At Best’

Sometimes you Hit Reset on the Julie Ruin and a Courtney Barnett song comes out. Kathleen Hanna's dance-punk group covered Barnett's "Pedestrian at Best" during their show at Chicago's Thalia…
Anna Gaca / July 15, 2016

The Julie Ruin Declare ‘I Decide’ to ‘Seth Meyers’

Kathleen Hanna's the Julie Ruin have been enjoying a swarm of positive publicity this month around the release of their new album, Hit Reset. Last night, they…
Rachel Brodsky / July 13, 2016

Kathleen Hanna Does Julie Ruin Karaoke in New ‘I’m Done’ Video

Kathleen Hanna, taker of absolutely no bulls**t, begins the Julie Ruin's new video for "I'm Done" by walking out on an interview. From there, she dons…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 2016

The Julie Ruin’s ‘Hit Reset’ Is Streaming Today

The Julie Ruin, Kathleen Hanna's current dance-punk project, will release their sophomore LP Hit Reset on July 8 via Hardly Art. In the meantime, you…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2016

The SPIN Interview: Kathleen Hanna

At 47, Kathleen Hanna has demolished punk and rebuilt it several times over in the name of grrrls everywhere. Fronting her zine-turned-seminal-band Bikini Kill, she…
Dan Weiss / June 23, 2016

The Julie Ruin Surf a New Wave on ‘I’m Done’

Only Kathleen Hanna can bend squelchy, wet-fart synths into a powerful rock anthem. The Julie Ruin releases their second album Hit Reset on July 8th…
Dan Weiss / May 23, 2016

Kathleen Hanna Covered Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing in the Dark’

Kathleen Hanna has released a cover of Bruce Springsteen's classic "Dancing in the Dark," which is set to appear on the upcoming film Maggie's Plan…
Rachel Brodsky / May 17, 2016
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