Corin Lisa Tucker is a guitarist and singer born on November 9, 1972.
Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein formed the band ‘Sleater-Kinney’, the band has stopped performing now.
Corin Tucker studied political economy, film and social change in ‘Evergreen State College’ in ‘Olympia, Washington’. Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein formed the band ‘Sleater-Kinney’ in Olympia, Washington and then moved to Portland, Oregon. She played for the band ‘Excuse 17’ in ‘Heartless Martin’ with Becca Albee.
Corin Tucker was a founding member of ‘Riot Grrrl’ and ‘Heavens to Betsy’. In the ‘Riot Grrrl’she recorded a number of singles for ‘Independent record Labels’ and split singles with the band ‘Bratmobile’. The ‘Heavens to Betsy’ band released ‘Calculated’ a first and full-length record on January 1, 1994 on Kill Rock Stars.
Corin Tucker has a tattoo which reads ‘Heavens to Betsy’ around her right ankle. The split of ‘Heavens to Betsy’ made Corin Tucker to form ‘Sleater-Kinney’ with Carrie Brownstein, the member of ‘Excuse 17’. She played second guitar to Carrie Brownstein’s lead and sang lead vocals. In the span of 11 years Tucker released seven albums with ‘Sleater-Kinney’.
Corin Tucker sang in her first band ‘Heavens to Betsy’, early recordings with ‘Sleater-kinney’ and developed her singing style. Sleater-kinney released their second album ‘Call the Doctor’ on March 25, 1996 on Chainsaw Records. She started having troubles keeping her voice healthy on road and sought for the help in a local opera singer and voice coach ‘Alice English’. She did strange jobs for paying fees to Alice English who helped her to breathe more proficiently and controlled her wild vibrato a musical effect. Her ‘Sleater-Kinney’ band members referred her deep singing as ‘The Tool’.
Corin Tucker worked on a side project ‘Cadallaca’ with Sarah Dougher, Cadallaca released their first album ‘Introducing Cadallaca’ in 1998. An additional extended play on ‘Kill Rock Starts’ released by ‘Cadallaca’in 2000. She is identified as a bisexual and dated her bandmate Carrie Brownstein. Tucker wrote a song ‘One More Hour’ after the breakup with Brownstein. She married ‘Lance Bangs’ a filmmaker and music video director in June 2000, Iceland.
Corin Tucker gave birth to a son on March 8, 2001 and gave birth to her second child on March 2008.
The Sleater-Kinney albums include ‘Sleater-Kinney’ a debut album in 1995, ‘Call the Doctor’ March 25, 1996 , ‘The Hot Rock Album’ February 23, 1999 , ‘All Hands on the Bad One’ May 2, 2000, ‘Dig Me Out’ the third album of Sleater-Kinney, ‘One Beat’ August 20, 2002, ‘The Woods’ the final studio album in 2005.