Sleater-Kinney (/ˌsleɪtərˈkɪniː/ SLAY-tər-KIN-ee) is an American rock band that formed in Olympia, Washington in 1994. The band's lineup features Corin Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals), and Janet Weiss (drums). Sleater-Kinney is a key part of the riot grrrl and indie rock scenes in the Pacific Northwest. The band is also known for its feminist and left-leaning politics.
The band released 8 studio albums between 1994 and 2005: Sleater-Kinney (1995), Call the Doctor (1996), Dig Me Out (1997), The Hot Rock (1999), All Hands on the Bad One (2000), One Beat (2002) and The Woods (2005), before announcing hiatus in 2006 and devoting to solo projects. They reunited in 2014 and are set to release No Cities to Love in January 2015.
Renowned critics Greil Marcus and Robert Christgau have each praised Sleater-Kinney as one of the essential rock groups of the late 1990s/early 2000s. Marcus named Sleater-Kinney America's best rock band in a 2001 issue of Time magazine.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license