Kathleen Hanna

Artist

Biography

Kathleen Hanna (born November 12, 1968) is an American musician, activist, and zine writer. She is the former lead singer of Viva Knieval, Bikini Kill and feminist electro-punk band Le Tigre. In 1998, Hanna released a solo album under the name Julie Ruin. She was also a member of Suture in the early 1990's, and The Fakes. Hanna has contributed a great deal to the revival of feminism and is considered one of the leading icons of the '90s riot grrrl movement. She has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians, appearing on records with numerous artists, such as Atari Teenage Riot, Joan Jett, the Rickets, Green Day, Internal/External, and Mike Watt. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Articles

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