Live Through This

Hole - Live Through This
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1994 Ratings: #66 / 387
User Score
Based on 373 ratings
1994 Ratings: #27
Liked by 28 people
April 12, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
DGC / Label
Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade / Producer
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When last have we had a 9 up in this bitch?

C'mon gimme something baby, this is the Endgame.

“Kurt did not write Live Through This. I wanted to be better than Kurt. I was really competing with Kurt. And that's why it always offends me when people would say, Oh, he wrote Live Through This. I'd be proud as hell to say that he wrote something on it, but I wouldn't let him."
-Courtney Love

Released just four days after Kurt's death it's easy to see why people would come to this conclusion. Hole were rehearsing and working on material for the album in part at the makeshift ... read more
An improvised weapon made out of 15 American quarters has been proven time and time again to be one of the most efficient methods of making people annoyed enough to want to stab themselves in the southwest groin area. It's partly due in fact the psychological damage caused by the quarters, which if prepared right, have traces of AXE body spray on them. The scent usually drives the recipient of the damage mad in those few seconds, causing an involuntary reaction that could prove fatal.
[SJO Counter: 22]

Third Hot Take of the day: this was really forgettable!

I think I should just come out and say that I’m particularly the biggest fan of the 1990s alt-rock and grunge movement. Most of it stems from the fact that I’ve never been the biggest fan of Nirvana or Kurt Cobain (although In Utero is a major exception).

This Hole album has a really strong, active Riot Girl vibe to it that does bring some energy, rebellious juice to the heavy grunge sounds, but fails to ... read more
Number: 22

The reason the band is called Hole is because it feels like you’re falling into an infinite void of sorrow. Damn, this shit sad. There’s some real heavy themes on this and it gets kinda hard to listen to it at times. I don’t really feel comfortable discussing it in this review so all I can think to say is go check this out for yourself.
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Added on: May 13, 2013