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Janet Weiss’ band Slang debut new lineup (with Kathy from Thermals) and song

Not only did Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss join Thermals bassist Kathy Foster's new band Roseblood, Kathy also joined Janet's band Slang...

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Roseblood is Kathy from The Thermals’ new band; Janet Weiss is drumming!

The Thermals are no more, but bassist/backing vocalist Kathy Foster is staying busy with her solo project, Roseblood, who just played their first two shows with new drummer Janet Weiss (of Sleater-Kinney), opening for Speedy Ortiz.

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March For Our Lives: Paul McCartney, Kanye, NYC pics & more

Paul McCartney spoke in remembrance of John Lennon in NYC, while Michael Stipe paired his support with a preview of a new solo song. Other marchers, performers and supporters included Kanye West, Vic Mensa, Andra Day, Cher, Eugene Mirman, Moby, Justin Timberlake, Jason Isbell, Wayne Coyne, and Janet Weiss.

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watch 3/4ths of R.E.M. reunite w/ mems of Sleater-Kinney, Decemberists & more for Scott McCaughey benefit

Lots of R.E.M. songs were played, Colin Meloy, James Mercer and Scott himself (who's on the road to recovery after a stroke in November).

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Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New Pornographers, Built to Spill, Pavement, more

Quasi (aka Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss) have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. It's a pay-what-you-want download, and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and 350.org.

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Quasi reissuing ’90s LPs on UP on vinyl, announce East Coast tour dates

Now that Sleater-Kinney aren't having quite as busy of a year, Janet Weiss has a little more time for Quasi, her band with Sam Coomes. The duo's albums for UP, including 1997 R&B Transmogrification, 1998's Featuring "Birds" and 1999's Field Studies are to be reissued on vinyl via Sub Pop on May 27. Pr...

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Sleater-Kinney wrapped up their 2015 tour at still-being-renovated Market Hotel w/ Lee Ranldo (pics/setlist)

It was a momentous night: the final stop of Sleater-Kinney's five-show NYC run (and tour), and the final show of what has been a busy, triumphant year for the reunited indie rock trio...

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Sleater-Kinney played night 4 of their NYC run at MHOW (pics); new Portlandia trailer ft. Danzig out now (watch)

Night 1, night 2, night 3, and now night 4 of Sleater-Kinney's sold-out five NYC shows happened last night (12/15). This one was the most intimate yet, at Music Hall of Williamsb...

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Sleater-Kinney played Terminal 5 again (night 2 pics, video and setlist)

Sleater-Kinney brought their reunion tour to NYC's Terminal 5 twice, first on February 26 (check out our pics and review) and then again the following night (2/27)...

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Sleater-Kinney played their first of two Terminal 5 shows with Lizzo, and ‘Seth Meyers’ (pics, setlist, review, video)

Sleater-Kinney kicked off their reunion tour in Washington earlier this month, and last night (2/26) they finally made their triumphant return to NYC...

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