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Best Riot Grrrl Bands

While grunge music ruled the beginning part of the 1990s, another underground feminist hardcore punk movement emerged. Known as riot grrrl, the music emerged from Washington D.C. and spread to the Northwest, in particular Olympia, Wash. and Portland. Melding indie rock with the aforementioned punk, the topic most riot grrrl bands tackled was feminism. The progressive nature of the song's lyrics combined with the heavy nature of the music made the best riot grrrl bands cult favorites. While many of these groups didn't achieve widespread commercial success, riot grrrl artists have seen their music only get more popular as the years have gone on. 

So, who can be considered the best riot grrrl bands? Any poll needs to start with Sleater-Kinney, Olympia's trio. Though they may be known to many for their endeavors outside of their music, the influence of these women cannot be stated enough and is why they're considered among the best riot grrrl bands. Other popular riot grrrl bands include L7, Bratmobile, Bikini Kill and Huggy Bear.These are the top riot grrrl bands and are at or near the top of the list of riot grrrl bands.

It's up to you to decide who should be considered among the best riot grrrl bands. By voting on this poll, you're going to help determine who are the greatest riot grrrl bands.This list answers the questions "who are the best riot grrrl bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest riot grrrl musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular riot grrrl bands that you might've heard of. (42 items)
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    Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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    Rizzo Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    London, United Kingdom

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    Cake Like

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    Jennifer Finch

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    Brighton, United Kingdom

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    Skinned Teen London, United Kingdom

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Kids Love Lies London, United Kingdom

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    Lucid Nation Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    The Shondes New York City, New York, United States of America

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    London, United Kingdom

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    Fifth Column Toronto, Canada

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    Washington, D.C., United States of America

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    London, United Kingdom

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    New York, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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    added by TanyaZubakin Leeds, United Kingdom

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    GitoGito Hustler Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

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    Emily's Sassy Lime Calabasas, California, United States of America

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    London, United Kingdom

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    Toronto, Canada

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    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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    Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    Olympia, Washington, United States of America

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