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Title
Hit so hard
Type
Text
Subject
Schemel, Patty, 1967-
Hole (Musical group)
Women rock musicians--United States--Biography.
Rock musicians--United States--Biography.
Drummers (Musicians)--Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Punk.
Schemel, Patty, 1967-
Hole (Musical group)
Drummers (Musicians)
Rock musicians.
Women rock musicians.
United States.
Genre Form
autobiographies
Autobiographies. fst01919894 (Source: OCoLC)
Biography. fst01423686 (Source: OCoLC)
Autobiographies.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
portraits
plates
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: ML419.S3 A3 2017 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 782.42166 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2017569141
Supplementary Content
Index present
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Summary
"Patty Schemel's story begins with a childhood surrounded by the AA meetings her parents hosted in the family living room. Their divorce triggered her first forays into drinking at age twelve and dovetailed with her passion for punk rock and playing the drums. Patty's struggles with her sexuality further drove her notoriously hard playing, and by the late '80s she had focused that anger, confusion, and drive into regular gigs with well-regarded bands in Tacoma, Seattle, and Olympia, Washington. She met a pre-Nirvana Kurt Cobain at a Melvins show, and less than five years later, was living with him and his wife, Hole front-woman Courtney Love, at the height of his fame and on the cusp of hers. As the platinum-selling band's new drummer, Schemel contributed memorable, driving beats to hits like "Beautiful Son," "Violet," "Doll Parts," and "Miss World." But the band was plagued by tragedy and heroin addiction, and by the time Hole went on tour in support of their ironically titled and critically-acclaimed album Live Through This in 1994, both Cobain and Hole bassist Kristen Pfaff had died at the age of 27. With surprising candor and wit, Schemel intimately documents the events surrounding her dramatic exit from the band in 1998 that led to a dark descent into a life of homelessness and crime on the streets of Los Angeles, and the difficult but rewarding path to lasting sobriety after more than twenty serious attempts to get clean. Hit So Hard is a testament not only to the enduring power of the music Schemel helped create but an important document of the drug culture that threatened to destroy it."--Publisher's description.
Table Of Contents
Come back when you grow up
Flaming youth
One o' the girls
New town
Credit in the straight world
Doll squad
Sybil
Jabberjaw
Godsend
Son of a gun
Rock and Rio
Heavy
Asking for it
Beautiful son
Live through this
Loaded
Playing your song
Take everything
How to buy drugs in New York City
Patient Pat
The art of the four-day detox
Sister
Shut the door
I'm drumming as fast as I can
One way or another
Use once and destroy
Soon
Taking care of business
Walks up on St. Andrews
Buying drugs in L.A.
Six months gone
Bringing it all back home
The end of the line
Pink turns to blue
Occupational hazards
A day in the life
Rock bottom no. 1
Back to school
Re/lapse
Privilege set me free
Temperatures rising
Je t'aime...moi non plus
Walking with a ghost
In and out of grace
A northern soul
Something electrical
The difference.
Authorized Access Point
Schemel, Patty, 1967- Hit so hard
Authorized Access Point Variant
Hosier, Erin, Hit so hard