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Courtney Love released her definitive artistic statement four days after her husband Kurt Cobain shot himself in the head, and she called the album Live Through This. In terms of morbidly cosmic coincidences, that’s up there with Biggie Smalls naming his second album Life After Death and then dying before its release, or the Ultimate… More »

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the “ALL-TIME 100″ albums — unranked and broken down by decade. We’re not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

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Lollapalooza ’95 Had No Shortage Of Courtney Love Drama

Perry Farrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival-tour launched in the summer of 1991, and it returned every year till 1997, after which it went on hiatus for…
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm
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New Alice In Chains Book Reveals Courtney Love’s Suspicion That Kurt Cobain Didn’t Commit Suicide

The tragic suicide of Kurt Cobain is one of the most often discussed deaths in music history. Partially, this is because of Nirvana's continuing musical…
Caitlin White | August 3, 2015 - 12:26 pm
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Courtney Love – “Miss Narcissist”

It's not often that we get to hear new music from Courtney Love, though she did give us one song on the Empire soundtrack and…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 7:45 am
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Isolated Mic Exposes Courtney Love’s Earsplitting Guitar Playing

Courtney Love is on the cover of the new issue of Paper Magazine, and in the accompanying interview, she discusses the possibility of reuniting the…
Michael Nelson | September 9, 2014 - 1:20 pm
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Courtney Love Calls Off Hole Reunion

Earlier this year, right before the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's suicide and Hole's classic album Live Through This, Courtney Love said that she wa…
James Rettig | July 23, 2014 - 9:28 pm
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Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was "slowly,…
Scott Lapatine | April 7, 2014 - 9:56 am
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Courtney Love Reunites Classic Hole Lineup

Courtney Love hasn't exactly had a terrific artistic track record over the past decade and a half; her last essential album was Hole's 1998 release,…
Michael Nelson | April 2, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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Courtney Love Goes To Court Over Tweet

UPDATE: Love was found not guilty of defamation. Courtney Love is infamous for, among so many other things, popping off a whole lot…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2014 - 11:15 am

Watch Rare Footage Of Kurt & Courtney Duet “Stinking Of You”

Hit So Hard, a film currently in festivals, mostly serves as a documentary about former Hole drummer Patty Schemel, but it also has a bunch…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2012 - 8:50 am
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Watch Hole Reunite In Williamsburg

On Friday night following a screening of the documentary Hit So Hard: The Life & Near Death Story of Patty Schemel in Public Assembly o…
Amrit Singh | April 14, 2012 - 12:06 pm
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Watch Courtney Love’s Meltdown In Brazil

If you book Courtney Love to appear at your festival, you have to know that there's a pretty good chance something weird will happen. But…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2011 - 11:49 am
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Hole Covers Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy”

"This is going to be ridiculous," Courtney Love says at the beginning of the video. So you've been warned. Another warning: "Jeremy," to me, wa…
jessica | September 7, 2010 - 10:52 am
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Courtney Love May Redeem Behind The Music

If you've caught the revamped Behind The Music series, you know Lil Wayne's episode was a quote factory. The clip below of quotables from Courtney…
jessica | June 17, 2010 - 11:35 am
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Bumbershoot 2010 Lineup

Outside Lands's line-up announcement yesterday didn't inspire discussion, but maybe Bumbershoot, the other late-in-the-season (Pacific North)West Coast festival, will? The September festival announced the full…
jessica | June 2, 2010 - 2:31 pm

Billy Vs Courtney Pt. 16

According to Antiquiet, Courtney Love was on the Howard Stern show this morning, complaining about how an old friend was treating her. She didn't name…
jessica | April 27, 2010 - 12:49 pm
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Hole @ The Music Box, Los Angeles 4/20/10

Hole kicked off their US tour on Thursday in support of Nobody’s Daughter. Photographer Andrew Youssef documented her return to the stage (it’s been year…
jessica | April 26, 2010 - 5:23 pm
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Hole – “Samantha” (Stereogum Premiere)

There's been a fair bit of skepticism and controversy around this "Hole" reboot, the band's ninth lineup and one which features Courtney Love as it…
Amrit Singh | March 30, 2010 - 11:34 am
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SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am
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