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Sleater-Kinney keeps looking ahead at the Palladium
Sleater-Kinney keeps looking ahead at the Palladium

Sleater-Kinney didn’t waste any time justifying its appearance onstage Thursday night at the Palladium in Hollywood. On tour for the first time since 2006, the influential punk band -- a product of the early ’90s riot grrrl movement -- opened its set with “Price Tag,” which also opens “No Cities to Love,” Sleater-Kinney’s recently released comeback album. The choice was sending a clear message that this wasn’t just another alt-rock reunion designed to rehash past glories. Practically speaking, of course, Sleater-Kinney is just another alt-rock reunion, merely the latest in a long line of acts (including the Pixies and Blur) to get back in...

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