Thursday, July 11, 2013


Kathleen Hanna, the legendary singer behind Bikini Kill and Le Tigre has released a solo album under the name Julie Ruin and she's assembled an all-star cast of musicians to round out the band including Kathi Wilcox (Bikini Kill), Kenny Mellman (Kiki and Herb), Carmine Covelli (actor) and Sara Landeau (Rock Camp for Girls mentor).  

Julie Ruin has also announced their first ever national tour beginning in September.  They play Los Angeles' The Echo w/La Sera on Sept. 19th. 

The album, titled Run Fast will be released on TJR Records on September 3rd.   Pre-order the album and get an instant download of "Oh Come On," the first single off their debut album Run Fast which you can watch the video below. 

"Oh Come On" by Julie Ruin

Julie Ruin Tour Dates
9/3: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
9/5: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
9/7: Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
9/12: Portland, OR @ TBA Festival
9/15: Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s #
9/17: San Francisco, CA @ Slims #
9/19: Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo #
9/22: San Diego, CA @ Irenic #
11/8-10: Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
* = w/ Swearin’ as support
# = w/ La Sera as support