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Riot grrl

Riot grrl is a form of hardcore punk rock music, known for its militant feminist stance. The genre first appeared in the early 1990s as an offshoot of alternative rock and punk music. Riot grrl musicians were fiercely independent, and most shunned the major labels[?], sticking with indie labels[?] like Kill Rock Stars. Like its contemporary, grunge music, riot grrl arose in the fertile Seattle and Olympia, Washington scene, though groups like Huggy Bear came from England, and others arose across the United States and United Kingdom, especially Washington D.C.. The group Bikini Kill is widely considered the most representative of the sound and was the unofficial leaders of the genre.



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