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Auf Der Maur, Off The Grid

Back in the '90s, Melissa Auf der Maur rose to prominence as the bassist of Hole. But even then, the mechanisms and visibility of being…
Ryan Leas | September 12, 2018 - 2:25 pm

The Anniversary

Celebrity Skin Turns 20

California has long been the land of reinvention in the American imagination, the place that people go to lose and find and then lose themselves…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 7, 2018 - 11:53 am

Ultimate Playlist

30 Essential Grunge Songs

You can choose all sorts of genesis points when you look back at a moment as era-defining and yet difficult to clarify as grunge. One…
Ryan Leas | August 1, 2018 - 2:36 pm

More Hole stories

Everything Is Cancelled

Last night, the NBA suspended its entire season after a player on the Utah Jazz tested positive for coronavirus. This seems likely to spell doom…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2020 - 10:42 am

Hole Drop Out Of Class Action Lawsuit Against Universal Over Warehouse Fire

Hole has dropped out of a class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group after accepting that their masters were not affected by the 2008 fire…
Claudia Rosenbaum / Billboard | August 19, 2019 - 9:16 pm

NYTimes Reveals 700 Additional Artists Whose Masters Were Destroyed In Universal Warehouse Fire

Last week, Hole, Soundgarden, Steve Earle, and the estates of Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty were among those who filed a putative class action lawsuit
Julia Gray | June 25, 2019 - 7:51 pm

Hole, Soundgarden, Steve Earle, & More Sue Universal Music Group Over Warehouse Fire

A group of artists, their heirs and representatives of their estates filed a putative class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG) on Friday over…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | June 22, 2019 - 10:18 am

Nirvana, R.E.M., The Roots, Steely Dan Address Loss Of Masters In Universal Fire

Yesterday, a New York Times feature revealed that thousands upon thousands of master tapes from artists like Louis Armstrong, Janet Jackson, and Tupac were destroyed
Peter Helman | June 12, 2019 - 12:01 pm

Courtney Love Answers Questions From Lana Del Rey, Karen O, Marilyn Manson, & More

Courtney Love has been doing a little bit of press recently in the wake of Live Through This' 25th anniversary. Last week, she mentioned that…
James Rettig | June 7, 2019 - 1:38 pm

Courtney Love Says Hole Are “Definitely Talking About” A Reunion

It's reunion season, apparently! Last week, Stephen Malkmus said another Pavement reunion is "realistic." Sleater-Kinney will soon return with their first album since 2015. And…
Julia Gray | May 28, 2019 - 6:29 pm

Chromatics – “Petals” (Hole Cover)

Chromatics released their gorgeous and cinematic double album Kill For Love back in 2012. They've been promising its follow-up, Dear Tommy, for years now. The…
Julia Gray | May 26, 2019 - 1:34 pm

Courtney Love Revives Feud With Bikini Kill

One of the weirdest, most dispiriting, most one-sided '90s alt-rock feuds is back, baby! Onetime Hole frontwoman Courtney Love always had problems for Bikini Kill…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2019 - 9:56 am

Watch Courtney Love & Melissa Auf Der Maur Perform Hole Songs In Hudson

Former Hole bassist and Basilica Hudson co-founder Melissa Auf der Maur told us about Basilica's Courtney Love tribute event when we spoke to her back…
Julia Gray | October 28, 2018 - 12:50 pm

The Anniversary

Celebrity Skin Turns 20

California has long been the land of reinvention in the American imagination, the place that people go to lose and find and then lose themselves…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 7, 2018 - 11:53 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover 2 Hole Songs With Courtney Love

Smashing Pumpkins' reunion tour is in full swing. Tonight, during their show in Holmdel, New Jersey, they brought out Courtney Love to cover two Hole…
Julia Gray | August 2, 2018 - 11:00 pm

Premiere

Miss World – “Carb Yr Enthusiasm”

As Miss World, London’s Natalie Chahal is a grunge barbie. Or maybe a garage-rock pageant queen? She took her name from the 1994 Hole song,…
Gil Green | July 16, 2018 - 9:40 am
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