August 27th, 2014

Seems that the Hole reunion is back on again, according to Paper's new cover story on Courtney Love:

As for a Hole reunion, Love is optimistic that she, Eric Erlandson, Melissa Auf der Maur and Patty Schemel will play in 2015, and she insists that her strained relationship with the band is a thing of the past. “It’s more important for me to act right now than to play rock ‘n’ roll,” she says. “Me and Melissa and Patty and Eric have rehearsed a few times. In order to pull that off, we’d have to make some music that’s relevant to now, and we’d have to get a modern producer. I’m not going to do the oldies circuit. My relationships with Melissa, Patty and Eric are all great. At this point in my life, no one is my enemy. Any grudges or issues with that past? I’m done with it.”

Love takes a drag off her cigarette and continues.

"The only person I’m concerned about is Corgan. I’m like, What is your problem?
July 23rd, 2014
While she’s back collaborating with Hole’s original guitar player, Eric Erlandson, Courtney [Love] ruled out a reunion concert tour with the band. ‘I don’t want to get on the oldies circuit,’ said the singer-actress… ‘I don’t need to do that for money. I want to put out music that is relevant today. [Being] one of the last chicks in a rock ‘n’ roll band is a weird place to be. It’s scary not to be selling out.’
Philippine Daily Inquirer interview with Courtney Love
May 28th, 2014

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April 6th, 2014

At a reading in L.A. yesterday, Hole’s Eric Erlandson talks about Kurt Cobain's death and his recent reconciliation with Courtney Love.

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April 2nd, 2014

The Quietus: Courtney Love Reforms Classic Hole Line-Up

Courtney Love has told The Quietus that she, Melissa Auf der Maur, Eric Erlandson and Patty Schemel have put aside their differences and are currently rehearsing her new material. The four musicians last recorded together on 1998’s Celebrity Skin, and disbanded in 2002.

"I started playing with Patty and Melissa and Eric, just to see how that was," Love told The Quietus. "We already played like three or four times in the last week." Love is planning to release a new single, "Wedding Day," in support of her upcoming May tour of the UK.

December 28th, 2013

dilettantenkram:

OH MY GOD OH MY GOOOOD OH MY GOD

And the Hole reunion speculation begins…

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June 30th, 2013

the-ugliest-girl-youve-ever-seen:

Guess who just placed an order for this little baby and now owns all of Hole’s 7” bootlegs? Me, yes. ♡

April 5th, 2013

SeattlePI.com: Kurt Cobain suicide scene: Previously unpublished photos

WARNING: Though there’s nothing overly graphic in these photos, the shots of Kurt’s sheet-covered body being carried out on a stretcher are particularly disturbing. (There are also photos of people attending Kurt’s memorial ceremony, plus some previously unpublished live shots.)

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