Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney was an alternative rock band which formed in 1994 in Olympia, Washington, United States. The band’s most prominent lineup was Corin Tucker (vocals, guitar), Carrie Brownstein (vocals, guitar) and Janet Weiss (drums). Before Weiss, the band had a succession of drummers, including Lora Macfarlane, Misty Farrell and Toni Gogin.

The group’s name is derived from Sleater Kinney Road, Interstate 5 off ramp #108 in Lacey, Washington, the location of one of their early practice spaces. They formed in and were a vital part of the riot grrrl and punk scenes in Washington, although they later relocated to Portland, Oregon. Throughout its existence the band was often noted by critics for its "anthemic" feminist message, its willingness to reinvent the musical palette of punk rock, and its consistency in producing highly acclaimed albums.

Corin Tucker had previously been a member of Heavens To Besty (and would form the side project Cadillaca while a member of Sleater-Kinney), and Brownstein had been a member Excuse 17 (and, like Tucker, formed a side project, The Spells, while still a member of Sleater-Kinney). Weiss, a member of Quasi, and later Motorgoat and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, became the band’s drummer in 1996. The band released seven albums, "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 disbanding in 2006, with the members going on to pursue other projects.

Corin Tucker formed Corin Tucker Band in 2010, and provided backing vocals to Eddie Vedder’s "Into the Wild" soundtrack album in 2008. Brownstein, who had written for "The Believer" and "Slate" while still in the band, became a writer for NPR. Her blog, Monitor Mix, was active from 2007 to 2010. Brownstein also formed the band Wild Flag in 2010 and created, co-wrote and co-starred in the sketch comedy series "Portlandia" which began airing on IFC in early 2011.

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Sleater-Kinney Albums

0.0 All Hands on the Bad One Sleater-Kinney
Released on
May 2, 2000
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0.0 Call the Doctor Sleater-Kinney
Released on
February 14, 1996
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0.0 Dig Me Out Sleater-Kinney
Released on
April 8, 1997
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0.0 Entertain Sleater-Kinney
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0.0 Get Up Sleater-Kinney
Released on
January 26, 1999
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0.0 Hot Rock Sleater-Kinney
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0.0 Jumpers Sleater-Kinney
Released on
September 12, 2005
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0.0 Little Babies Sleater-Kinney
Released on
November 30, 1997
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0.0 Live at Lollapalooza 2006: Sleater-Kinney Sleater-Kinney
Released on
September 12, 2006
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0.0 One Beat Sleater-Kinney
Released on
August 20, 2002
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0.0 One Beat (bonus disc) Sleater-Kinney
Released on
August 20, 2002
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0.0 One Beat (Kill Rock) Sleater-Kinney
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0.0 Sleater Kinney Sleater-Kinney
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0.0 Sleater-Kinney Sleater-Kinney
Released on
February 14, 1996
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0.0 The Hot Rock Sleater-Kinney
Released on
February 23, 1999
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0.0 The Woods Sleater-Kinney
Released on
November 8, 2005
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0.0 Woods Sleater-Kinney
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0.0 [non-album tracks] Sleater-Kinney
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