Hole (Band)

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    Veruca Salt Returns After Fifteen Years

    By Jeff Weiss During their fifteen-year musical estrangement, Nina Gordon and Louise Post frequently shared the same dream: They'd perform onstage together just like in the mid-'90s, when Veruca Salt became alternative-nation nobility with hit single "Seether." Except in these REM reveries, the Bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Please Kill Me author Legs McNeil on His New Book, Music and Chuck Berry

    Legs McNeil became one of my favorite authors when I first read his Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk as a young teen. If you don't own the book you've undoubtedly seen its ransom note-styled spine on the bookshelf of your music-loving friend. It's an assertion that's been made by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    A Rainbow of Songs in Celebration of PrideFest

    Archdiocese be damned, PrideFest is going to be all kinds of crazy fun this year. Celebrating with new digs at Soldier's Memorial downtown, commitment ceremonies in City Hall, a headlining appearance by Taylor Dayne and the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision that the Defense of Marriage Act is u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    The Year Punk Broke Finally Gets Reissued: Where The Featured Bands Are Today

    ​About twenty years ago, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore asked his friend, filmmaker Dave Markey, to document the band's short European tour, including its performance at the massive Reading Festival. Markey (best known for his underground classic Desperate Teenage Lovedolls) left with his passp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Review Setlist Photos: Hole Infuriates and Entertains at the Pageant, Tuesday, July 13

    At about 10 p.m. - 50 minutes after the set was scheduled to start - Courtney Love and her backing band strolled onto the Pageant stage. Wearing a flimsy, light-colored dress and clutching pink flowers, the Hole front woman breezily said, "Sorry I'm late. We'll just have to play longer." She pause ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Courtney Love Enjoyed Her Day Off in St. Louis

    Hole is playing tonight at the Pageant. Tickets are $32.50, and are still available. Cincinnati flamboyant rockers Foxy Shazam -- this week's feature stars -- open. (The band will also be playing an acoustic show at Vintage Vinyl today at 3:30 p.m.) Now, Hole's Courtney Love is already in St. Louis ... More >>

  • Music

    July 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Hole Playing St. Louis on Its Forthcoming Tour

    Let the news finally break: Hole -- a.k.a. Courtney Love and her new backing band, Micko Larkin, Shawn Dailey and Stu Fisher -- is confirmed to play the Pageant on Tuesday, July 13. Tickets are on-sale this Saturday at 11 a.m. Hole's latest, Nobody's Daughter, came out last week. Here's the band do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Show Review Photos Setlist: Neko Case and Sarah Harmer at the Pageant, Thursday, November 5

    Photo: Todd OwyoungNeko Case last night at the Pageant. See more photos from last night's show.​Neko Case's show last night at the Pageant wasn't that different from her September 2008 appearance at the same venue. However, the comfortably crowded show was, shall we say, loose. Not musically - ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 1999

    Blinker the Star

    Saturday, Sept. 11; Side Door

  • News

    May 19, 1999

    Sun Dance

    Sound advice on the summer's hottest concerts