Hole was #77 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.
February of 2000. Hole was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for the song Malibu.
January of 2000. Hole's record company Geffen Records filed a breach of contract suit against the band for only releasing two of the seven expected LPs.
September of 1999. Hole was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography for the video Malibu.
July 1999. Hole is ranked # 68 on VH1: 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.
March of 1999. Other awards during the year include a California Music Award for Outstanding Album for Celebrity Skin and Orville H. Gibson Guitar Awards for Melissa Auf Der Maur Best Female Bassist and Courtney Love Best Female Rock Guitarist.
February of 1999. Hole was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. Also for Best Rock Album of the year for Celebrity Skin. Erlandson and Love were also nominated for Best Rock Song for Celebrity Skin.
Hole hit the Top 40 with Malibu.
In 1999. Hole hit #108 Singles Artist of the Year.
Hole topped the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart with Celebrity Skin for four weeks.
Hole hit the Top 40 with Celebrity Skin.
October of 1998. Celebrity Skin was certified gold.
In 1998. Hole hit #198 Singles Artist of the Year.
September of 1995. Hole was seen on MTV Unplugged.
September of 1995. The video for Doll Parts was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video.
April of 1995. Live Through This was certified platinum.
In 1994. Hole hit #163 Singles Artist of the Year.
December of 1994. Rolling Stone and Spin has said that Live Through This is the Record of the Year.
December of 1994. Hole hit the Top 40 with Doll Parts.
November of 1994. Live Through This was certified gold.
The name Hole came from a conversation that the frontwoman, Courtney Love, was having with her mother. Her mother said "Are you going to walk around with a hole in your heart?" Courtney let that word, hole, linger with her for some time, and then thought that it would be a perfect name for her new band.
Kurt Cobain wanted the drummer, Patty Schemel, for his band Nirvana. When Courtney Love was forming Hole, he told her about Patty, and Courtney asked her to join right away.
There is a version on their song Asking For It that Kurt Cobain sings backup vocals on.
The video for Doll Parts was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video.
Pfaff replaced original bassist, Jill Emery, after she quit.
Hole's bassist, Kristen Pfaff died of a heroin overdose in June, 1994, at the age of 27.
Q Magazine called the "Pretty on the inside" LP, loud, ugly and deliberately shocking.
On the "Miss World" demo. Kurt Cobain features in the song playing bass.
Musical Discovery: Celebrity Skin (1998), 12 tracks.
Musical Discovery: Live Through This (1994), 12 tracks.
Musical Discovery: Pretty on the Inside (1991), 10 tracks.
Bassist Kristen Pfaff died of a drug overdose in 1994.
Although formed in 1989, the only two members that lasted from start to finish where front woman Courtney Love and guitarist Eric Erlandson.
Hole was first signed on the label Sympathy for the Record Industry.
The front woman, Courtney Love, is known to go into chat rooms and forums under the name Clove. Clove is short for her name, Courtney Love.
After Hole officially broke up, bassist Melissa Auf der Maur joined the band Smashing Pumpkins.
The frontman of Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan, helped write a few tracks on Hole's Celebrity Skin album.
Hole was formed in 1989.
The lead singer, Courtney Love, was married to the Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain.
The song known as Rock Star off of their Live Through This album is actually a song called Olympia. The record company changed the song at the last minute because of Kurt's death that they did not have time to change the name of the song on all of the inserts.
Hole did a cover of and had a hit with the Fleetwood Mac song, Gold Dust Woman.