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women musicians books, tina turner, pussy riot, laura jane grace, sleater-kinney carrie brownstein

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 Richards. While it may seem that there are fewer books written by or about women musicians, they are growing in numbers. Women in the music industry refuse to be silenced, and, […]

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women empowerment anthems, joan jett, poppy, rina sawayama, laura jane grace, brittany howard

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 come. These musicians aren’t only wonderful leaders in the music industry spanning over decades—they’re using their platform to spread messages of self-love and growth as well as sharing stories of hardship […]

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best punk albums 1993, bad religion, bikini kill, nirvana, the muffs

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on a major label and on the radio. Not necessarily a bad thing. After all, we’d never have to hear Whitesnake again. Bottom end and distortion returned to rock record-making in a […]

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With the Bauhaus reunion sidelined by COVID-19, guitarist Daniel Ash found plenty of time in 2020 to focus on a new album by his new band — a trio called Ashes and Diamonds — with plans to release the record later this year, he announced in a podcast interview Monday. More details here.

The post Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022 appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie.

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billie joe armstrong, kim shattuck, kurt bloch, donita sparks

Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two we’ve compiled is the inclusion of several women. Punk did much to democratize rock ’n’ roll in the ’70s, with many pioneering all-female (the Runaways, the Slits) or mixed-gender lineups (X-Ray […]

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Punk guitarist has published two books, 2014’s Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys and 2018’s To Throw Away Unopened For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)