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Hole: California Screaming

Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, 23 November 1991

From out of Nowhere, California, to topping the English independent charts and headlining London, HOLE have been one of the year's most talked-about bands. A laughable hangover of the post-Sub Pop US college scene blown out of proportion by the fantasies of inadequate male journalists? The most devastatingly honest, emotionally corrosive band in existence? Neither, reckons ANDREW MUELLER. 'A Go-Go's for the Nineties,' decides our man, and sets off for Los Angeles to prove his point.

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