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Live Through This (1994)
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Doll Parts (1994)
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Will Hole be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


17 comments so far (post your own)

Yes they should be in, just look at the other artists eligible for the year 2015, other than the Smashing Pumpkins, Primus, or Alice in Chains they aren't so great.

Posted by Jason on Monday, 01.1.07 @ 11:14am

Hole is a great band, one of the best alternative bands outside of the big three (The Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam). Unfortunately, the rumors surrounding their watershed album's true authorship and the impression of Courtney Love's being more of an opportunist than a musician will squash any chance of getting inducted, despite their deserving it.

Posted by Andrew on Tuesday, 03.6.07 @ 22:08pm

Hole should be in, but not Courtney Love as a person. But Carrie B, Corin T, and Janet Weiss, should be all i seperatley and as S-K. :)

Posted by josh on Friday, 07.13.07 @ 15:43pm

No. That's all there is to it. Live Through This was a "classic" that ended up in a lot of used CD stores afterward. Critical acclaim does not equal long-term impact. And frankly, Hole was always overrated.

Posted by Penny Dreadful on Friday, 04.30.10 @ 21:51pm

Why are there induction chances so high?

Posted by Dan on Sunday, 08.1.10 @ 17:40pm

First off hole touched mine and many others hearts, plus even though their first album was deemed hard to listen to, so what!!!! It was all of her writing so, I believe live through this was a more adult portrail of her under appreciated talents, she did a massive influence on future musicians too!

Posted by tyler-leigh on Wednesday, 09.29.10 @ 09:43am

Truth be told, while 'Live Through This' was considered a instant classic in its time, it really hasn't aged at all. And Courtney has done far too much damage to her reputation to be probably ever be more than an outside shot.

Posted by Sunking278 on Wednesday, 04.24.13 @ 03:54am

Why are they at 40%?

Posted by Roy on Wednesday, 07.3.13 @ 10:47am

Hole does deserve to be in the hall of fameó if not just for the quality of their work, then for the fact that they are to this day one of the most successful female-fronted alternative rock bands of all time. I don't there's been a woman in Courtney's arena (alt/punk) who has sold the number of records her band did before or since. Like it or not, like her or not, Hole is legendary.

Posted by Scott on Tuesday, 06.3.14 @ 04:47am

truth is, hole was a great band. as much as they deserve it, im certainly not looking forward to seeing courtney love acting superior to others or any other snobby behavior. not ready at all.

Posted by ko on Thursday, 06.19.14 @ 10:25am

I like "Pretty On The Inside" and "Live Through This", but how could they induct Hole, if they haven't even inducted The Runaways, Cyndi Lauper, Sonic Youth, L7 nor The Slits?

Posted by BulmaPunkRocker on Sunday, 07.6.14 @ 23:56pm

Hole should not be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but knowing that they inducted Madonna, they'll definitely induct Hole despite the band riding on Kurt Cobain's/Nirvana's coattails.

Posted by DioPhan on Friday, 04.10.15 @ 16:55pm

My thinking is Hole will be inducted in RRHOF someday. Courtney's connection to Kurt will be helpful as Kurt Cobain was loved and respected in life and death. Nirvana's induction in RRHOF should keep Hole in the minds of many. Love had a powerful stage presence as a singer important for the success of many bands who later made RRHOF. The music was quite good .My FAV is Malibu. Love influenced many female singers who fronted bands later. They had enough commercial success that Hole could be nominated and inducted. KING

Posted by KING on Tuesday, 05.12.15 @ 21:42pm

There is not a shadow of a doubt in my mind that Hole will be inducted next year along with Pearl Jam or The Black Crowes

Posted by mike on Friday, 05.22.15 @ 02:33am

Do you have a PayPal account? I have an idea.

Posted by DarinRG on Friday, 05.22.15 @ 07:08am

Mike, don't know about that. Courtney has pissed off a lot of voters (from what I've heard).

I will say that Live Through This is one badass album.

Posted by Paul in KY on Friday, 05.22.15 @ 07:08am

I love Courtney Love and Hole.. I started out loving Nirvana and Kurt loved her so I though she must be awesome.. The more I listend the more I love her.. Hole we forever be one of the 90's Rock band icons!!!

Posted by Erica Helton on Thursday, 10.1.15 @ 06:39am

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