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Hole Biography

Last updated: 10/04/2011 12:00:00 PM

FORMED: 1989, Los Angeles, CA

Today Courtney Love is one of the most recognized females in the music industry. Once married to Kurt Cobain, rock legend from the band Nirvana. Now Courtney is recognized for her efforts in her current and very successful band "Hole". But it wasn't all fun and games for Courtney. Her struggle up the road of success has paid of for her now in a big way. Her multi-platinum record sales and being on the cover of Rolling Stone have helped her become one of the most popular female singers around today.

When Courtney was just age 3, her mother and father left the US to go live in New Zealand. They left little Courtney behind to live with a friend of her mothers. As a child she was not really cared for, and as a young teen she began to steal. "The only people that liked me at this time were men: male teachers, male principals, male therapists. Kids hated me,"-says Courtney.

In the year 1989, Courtney Love, and a friend and musician Eric Erlandsen started the group "Hole". Their debut album Pretty On The Inside was released in 1991. There band was an undergroud success at first, but later became more popular. Their songs were played on radio stations, and Music Television stations all over the US and Canada.

Her bands success grew and they became more popular. Courtney married Kurt Cobain, and they had one child. In 1994 Kurt comitted suicide.

In 1998, Hole released "Celebrity Skin". This album still contains the "roots" of Hole, with it's intense lyrics, rocking guitar riffs, and their casual style of putting it all together. This album has been a big success for the band. It leaves fans all over the world wondering "what can we expect from Courtney next?"

- By Aaron Lewicki