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Hole’s Patty Schemel On Her Unflinching New Memoir Hit So Hard

Like many teenagers, Patty Schemel started playing music because it made her feel like less of an outsider. She grew up a working-class, awkward kid…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 31, 2017 - 10:52 am

The Anniversary

Live Through This Turns 20

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
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 9:15 am


Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

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…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

More Hole stories

Chris Cornell’s Funeral: Chester Bennington Sings “Hallejulah,” Mourners Include Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden Members

Among those who attended Chris Cornell's private memorial today were his Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron; Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament; Nirvana's Krist Novoselic;…
Associated Press | May 26, 2017 - 5:07 pm

Watch Videos From 25th Anniversary Orchestral Performance Of Hole’s Pretty On The Inside In LA

Hole's debut album Pretty On The Inside turned 25 years old last month, and in honor of that anniversary, former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson hosted…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2016 - 10:51 am

Hole’s Eric Erlandson Announces Orchestral Performance Of Pretty On The Inside

Former Hole lead guitarist Eric Erlandson has announced that a live orchestral interpretation of Hole's debut album Pretty On The Inside will take place on…
James Rettig | September 14, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Courtney Love Teases Hole Reunion Again

Back in 2014, Courtney Love announced that she was reuniting with Melissa Auf Der Maur, Eric Erlandson, and Patty Schemel to work on some new…
Peter Helman | May 7, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Neil Young Almost Fronted Nirvana Members For Sound City

There's a new documentary called The Smart Studios Story, about alt-rock super-producer Butch Vig and his Madison, Wisconsin studio. And as part of the promo…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2016 - 9:32 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover Hole’s “Malibu” At Portland Tour Opener

This spring, the Smashing Pumpkins are touring North America, with Liz Phair opening and original drummer Jimmy Chamberlin back in the fold. And last night,…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2016 - 9:07 am

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

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

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

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

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 was…
James Rettig | July 23, 2014 - 9:28 pm

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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