Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney cover The B-52's 'Rock Lobster'
Sleater-Kinney returned to New York for a handful of dates at Manhattan’s Terminal 5, and during Sunday’s show the band brought out an old friend: SNL alum Fred Armisen, who helped the group perform The B-52’s “Rock Lobster.”
Armisen works with Sleater-Kinney frontwoman Carrie Brownstein on their critically acclaimed show Portlandia, and previously joined the band in a star-studded music video for the title track off their 2015 album, No Cities To Love. (That record came in at No. 14 on our 40 best albums of the year list.)
Sleater-Kinney have ever only performed “Rock Lobster” once, with Calvin Johnson of K Records on lead vocals on New Year’s Eve in 1997. See the fan-shot footage featuring Armisen: