Courtney Love

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‘Kurt was not in a good way’: backstage on Nirvana’s first – and only - Australian tour
Promoter Stephen ‘Pav’ Pavlovic spent weeks on tour with bands like Nirvana and Hole in the 1990s. ‘I hoarded everything,’ he says – and a new exhibition reveals all

Katie Cunningham

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Mark Lanegan defied darkness to become one of his generation’s most soulful singers
Once primed to self-destruct, Lanegan found salvation and creative freedom in collaborations that brought out the nuances of his uniquely dignified voice

Stevie Chick

23, Feb, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Bad form? Olivia Rodrigo comparisons reignite pop plagiarism debate
Longpigs’ Crispin Hunt says Rodrigo should not be chastised for taking inspiration from musical forebears

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

03, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Olivia Rodrigo accused of plagiarism by Courtney Love and others
Artwork for Sour Prom, which has similarities to Hole album Live Through This, criticised as ‘rude’ and ‘bad form’ by Love

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Jun, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Girls to the front: how Australia’s rock’n’roll high school evolved – with help from Courtney Love
A real-life inspiration for Jack Black’s School of Rock, the Melbourne institution became the Kings Cross Conservatorium – but its ethos of equality remains

Andrew Stafford

05, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Guns N' Roses: how they soundtracked my last gasp of pre-teen freedom
In the first of a new series on the artists who had a formative influence on our writers, Rebecca Nicholson celebrates the hysterical melodrama of Axl Rose and co

Rebecca Nicholson

20, Jan, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Hole, Reading festival 1994: grieving widow expels the pain
The band’s appearance, months after the deaths of Kurt Cobain and Kristen Pfaff, was freighted with expectation. Courtney Love didn’t disappoint

Jenessa Williams

17, Aug, 2020 @1:30 PM

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Courtney Love in Liverpool: the Scousers who taught the grunge icon how to rock
In 1982, a tearaway called Courtney Love blazed into the city, intoxicated by its exploding post-punk scene. We reveal the feuds, filched raincoats and grotty flats that set her on the path to stardom

Dave Haslam

25, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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‘Heroin stopped me dying of alcoholism’: Mark Lanegan, rock's great survivor
His guilt over Kurt Cobain’s death, his scrap with Liam Gallagher, his year getting clean ... the former Screaming Trees frontman reveals why writing his memoirs hurt

Jude Rogers

30, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls
The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney Love

Hannah Ewens

18, Aug, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Courtney Love: ‘A Hole reunion? We are definitely talking about it’
As Live Through This turns 25, the band discuss the trauma and pop tactics that charged its release – as well as their comeback

Leonie Cooper

25, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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