Courtney Love Rules Out Hole Re-Union

After original line up appear in public
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Courtney Love has ruled out a re-union of the original line up of Hole, after the band appeared in public together.

Formed before her relationship with Kurt Cobain, Hole have always been linked to Courtney Love. Working with co-songwriter Eric Erlandson, the pair outlived the grunge boom with their sheer pop presence.

Always close to imploding, Hole splintered almost a decade ago. Since then, the original band members have rarely been on speaking terms, usually preferring to let their lawyers communicate.

Asked to speak on a panel at the Museum Of Modern Art, the original four members of Hole re-united for the first time in over a decade. The results were fiery, as Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson, Melissa Auf der Maur and original drummer Patty Schemel re-united.

Recently releasing a solo album, Courtney Love had angered former members after using the Hole name. Speaking at the event, Schemel explained that the topic of a full re-union had not been discussed.

"We haven't really discussed [a reunion] between each other much," she told the crowd at the MoMA. Rolling Stone reports that the drummer then explained: "I'm not against it ... There's been little rumblings."

This comment provoked a scornful response from Courtney Love. "Rumblings!" she said. "There's no rumblings. You're making a rumbling."

Fresh from her latest solo album, Courtney Love is keen to put the past behind her. "If something's not relevant, I don't want to do it," she explained. "As much as I love Patty, and I would play with her in five seconds, (I would not play old material)."

Continuing, Courtney Love did leave the door open for the group to work on fresh songs together. "If it's not miserable, and it's going forward, and I'm happy with it ... " she said. "That's all I have to say about that."

Hole were speaking to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where the new documentary 'Hit So Hard' - focussed on Patty Schemel - was due to premiere.

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