Love's band to release first disc in more than a decade

Singer and sometime actress Courtney Love’s band Hole will issue “Nobody’s Daughter,” group’s first album in more than a decade.

Release, April 27 on Mercury Records, is being prefaced by a single, “Skinny Little Bitch,” which shipped to radio Wednesday.

Album features an all-new Hole lineup that includes guitarist Micko Larkin, bassist Shawn Daily and drummer Stuart Fisher. Unit will make its live bow at a party for rock rag Spin during the South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival in Austin this month, with other dates to be announced.

Better known of late for her Twitter outbursts and financial and family woes than for her music, Love hasn’t dropped a recording since her 2004 solo set, “Nobody’s Sweetheart.” Hole’s last album, “Celebrity Skin,” came out in 1998.

Visible in small roles in Alex Cox’s pics “Sid & Nancy” and “Straight to Hell” in the late ’80s, Love moved on to larger parts after the 1994 death of husband Kurt Cobain of Nirvana. She is best known for her co-starring turn as Althea Flynt in Milos Forman’s 1996 biopic “The People vs. Larry Flynt.”

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