In a Smashing Pumpkins style reformation Courtney Love has announced she'll be resurrecting her former band's name, Hole for her forthcoming album.
However, on a par with Billy Corgan's revival of The Smashing Pumpkins moniker she revealed to an NME journo she'll be the only original member of the group to feature, which in an unusual twist will include guitarist Micko Larkin from the now disbanded London indie group Larrikin Love.
The new version of the band will tour however with ex-Hole bassist Melissa Auf Der Mar appearing live and possibly contributing backing vocals to the record, entitled Nobody's Daughter.
The much delayed release is now expected in late 2009, early 2010. Courtney has described the scope of it as having changed from an introspective Blood On The Tracks Dylan-type affair to being more rocky Diamond Dogs era David Bowie-esque album, also announcing (warning?) "I'm wearing my first pair of leather pants in 20 years"...
10:21 AM | 18/06/2009
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