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  Melissa Auf der Maur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Auf der Maur was born to journalist and politician Nick Auf der Maur and literary translator Linda Gaboriau.
Auf der Maur is also a talented photographer; she was a photography major specializing in self-portraiture at Concordia University when she was invited to join Hole.
Auf der Maur has not commented on the official announcement, or her plans with the band as of yet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Melissa_Auf_der_Maur   (844 words)

 CBC.ca - The Greatest Canadian - The Advocates
Melissa Auf der Maur was born in1972 in Montreal, Canada.
She was born to Nick Auf der Maur, a well-known journalist and politician and Linda Gaborieau, Montreal's first female rock DJ.
Auf der Maur was raised in Montreal and was a photography student at Concordia University, but left in 1994 to join the band Hole (fronted by Courtney Love) after a recommendation from Smashing Pumpkins bassist Billy Corgan.
www.cbc.ca /greatest/advocates/melissa-auf-der-maur.html   (285 words)

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Auf der Maur is along as well, as is Schemel's girlfriend, Stacey, who in a touching testament to the faith and folly of mixing business with romance also works as Love's assistant.
Melissa Auf der Maur is sitting at the bar of the alterna-hip New York watering hole Max Fish.
Auf der Maur was quite happy back in Montreal, too, which is why when Smashing Pumpkin Billy Corgan told her she should try out for Hole, she thought he was out of his mind.
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 The Cavalier Daily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Melissa auf der Maur, despite her quiet nature and modesty, has become an iconic figure in '90s alternative rock.
Billy Corgan, the lead singer of the Pumpkins, expressed his admiration for auf der Maur's bass skills, and he noted her ability to absorb the Pumpkins' gigantic catalogue of songs in such a short amount of time.
Auf der Maur will break out of this niche May 18, when her first solo effort, the self-titled "Auf der Maur," is released in the United States.
www.cavalierdaily.com /CVArticle.asp?ID=19318&pid=1135   (772 words)

 Melissa auf der Maur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Auf Der Maur also says she knew joining the group that the split was imminent so the news wasn't a surprise.
In fact, Auf Der Maur -- now a veteran of both Hole and the Pumpkins -- says the thought of joining yet another band at this point is about the last thing she wants to do.
Auf der Maur insists she left Hole without rancour, pointing out that the band's core of Courtney Love and Eric Erlandson still has no real agenda for the group's future.
republika.pl /holeol/mel4_pliki   (1806 words)

 Firecrasher: Dedicated to Melissa Auf der Maur
Charles Biddle, Melissa Auf der Maur, Yvon Deschamps, Bob Walsh and Mitsou Gelinas are among the artists scheduled to perform Monday in a fundraiser for FACE School, at Theatre Maisonneuve of Place des Arts, this monday(May 8) in Montreal.
Melissa Auf Der Maur has revealed that she’s set to draft in a couple of famous friends to work on her next album.
Auf Der Maur is also set to draft in Ryan Adams to give the material added depth, she says: "I want this record to be diverse - the heavier will be heavier, and the lighter will be lighter.
www.melissaaufdermaur.org   (1665 words)

 Hour.ca - Music - Melissa Auf Der Maur
Nick Auf Der Maur's daughter has proven she can rock with the best of them but she is *years* away from being anywhere near her legendary dad in stature.
Melissa Auf Der Maur has proved herself in the rock n' roll business and that she has surpassed the shadows of her father who is a Montreal Icon.
Melissa has played in splendid rock/alternative bands such as Hole and The Smashing Pumpkins who she fit in so well and proved she is one of the best female bass players in the world.
www.hour.ca /music/music.aspx?iIDArticle=3120   (1685 words)

 David Bowie Wonderworld: BowieNet Live Chat with Melissa Auf der Maur 19/5/99
Melissa Auf der Maur: It was before the age of two, so I might as well have been another one of the chimpanzees in the hut with my mothers friend who was studying them.
Melissa Auf der Maur: Because the reality of the couple is it's a man and a dog, and one of the two is an ex-boyfriend.
Melissa Auf der Maur: While watching my mother cook when I was very very young, I enjoyed her cookbooks and the glossy photographs of food made me wonder about the science of photography.
www.bowiewonderworld.com /chats/dbmelissa0599.htm   (1729 words)

 Nick Auf der Maur 1942 - 1998
Nick Auf der Maur, journalist, politician, raconteur and the man who for 30 years was the quintessence of Montreal died last night after a 16-month battle with cancer.
The Nick Auf der Maur most people knew, was, despite all of the colour that dashed through his life, a creature of fl and white, a newspaper feature we never met except through a sheet of newsprint over breakfast.
Melissa, a daughter whose progress to adulthood readers would follow for more than 15 years, was born to Nick and Linda Gaboriau.
www.geocities.com /davidnicholson_99/NickAuf.htm   (2975 words)

 MELISSA AUF DER MAUR QUITS HOLE in 'this swirling sphere'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Auf Der Maur, who joined Hole in 1994, was said to be about to pursue a solo career and work on other projects.
Auf Der Maur is apparently looking at several projects including doing some photography after self portraits she took for an edition of Alternative Press several months ago drew considerable interest.
Like D'Arcy, Melissa Auf Der Maur suffered from being a highly-talented person stuck in a band in which she had to live in the shadow of a dominant frontperson and singer/songwriter.
www.thei.aust.com /tssmusic1/melissa.html   (624 words)

 Auf Der Maur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Melissa and company completely deliver, and I am impressed how these songs are made "fresh" after hearing the "tired" sounding original versions by Ozzy andamp; co. I think that Melissa's performance alone makes this cd worth while, even though the band's performance is definately up to par.
Melissa Auf der Maur is one of those rare artists whose singles are just as good as the full-lenght album.
Melissa Auf der Maur has filled the roles of bass player/backup vocalist for the likes of Hole and Smashing Pumpkins and as backup vocalist for Ric Ocasek (Troublizing) in the past.
www.2jay.com /music/Auf-Der-Maur.html   (3813 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Auf Der Maur: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Auf der Maur isn't a terrible debut album, but at this stage in her career--and working at this level--much better was expected.
Melissa Auf Der Maur's debut shows the polish of many years in other people's bands, but she's strong on her own two feet, in her own unique sound.
Some reviews here have slanted Melissa's lyrics, but I personally feel that, nonsensical to some, these words have deeper meaning to Auf der Maur, and that some of the lyrics included need to be taken in on a wider mindset instead of being looked at from one dimension.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00018BOLU   (1269 words)

 Auf der Maur - Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Melissa Auf der Maur (born March 17, 1972) is a Canadian rock musician who currently resides in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Auf der Maur became friends with Billy Corgan after apologizing for a friend who threw a beer bottle at the band during one of The Smashing...
Auf der Maur is the last name of Melissa Auf der Maur, the singer and bassist, from which the band take their name.
www.last.fm /music/Auf+Der+Maur   (289 words)

 Melissa Auf der Maur by Benjamin Friedland
Auf der Maur is tangibly androgynous: she creates beefy songs with vamp-y intentions and a wonderful tension (or “duality” as she calls it) that traces and sustains the set.
And so Auf der Maur comes to symbolize a pent-up rage — both hers and her likeminded fans — that could only be conveyed through sweaty, hedonistic, net-less rock.
Auf der Maur took the job and played in the band for the next five years before leaving in 1999 —; coincidentally, the very week Pumpkins bassist D’Arcy Wretzky quit.
www.laalternativepress.com /v03n01/music/friedland.php   (1029 words)

 Ottawa XPress - Music - Melissa Auf der Maur
When Auf der Maur was playing in Hole and the Smashing Pumpkins, she was also writing and recording songs on a four-track.
Melissa was in two very popular alternative bands in the 90s and those were The Smashing Pumpkins and of course Hole which is where she made a name for herself.
Melissa Auf der Maur's gone and reconstructed herself from the ashes and become the frontwoman for a band of her own making, Missy has gathered Eric Erlandson from Hole, James Iha from the Smashing Pumpkins & Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age.
www.ottawaxpress.ca /music/music.aspx?iIDArticle=4532   (1277 words)

 Amazon.com: Auf Der Maur: Music: Auf Der Maur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Auf der Maur may be more well known for being one of alt-rock's cult sex symbols, but she does have some very interesting things to say musically, and she recruited just the right talent (Hole's Eric Erlandson, former A Perfect Circle/Zwan bassist-violinist Paz Lenchantin, producer Chris Goss) to help her say them.
Melissa wrote almost all the songs on the album and called up her good friends in bands like Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Tinker and Hole to help her out in the studio and add their bit of musicianship.
Not only should Auf der Maur be listened to for the driving, bombastic, ethereal piece of artistic rock that it is, but we should all support an artist who made this album by paying for it with her own money even before having a label to distribute it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000174LWK?v=glance   (1860 words)

 NewBeats.com: Melissa Auf der Maur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The album was a couple of years in the making as Auf der Maur began to write and record her own material after the Pumpkins' breakup.
Auf der Maur's music is built on a hard rock foundation with swirling atmospherics, charged guitars, and her intense, rhythmic bass playing (i.e.
One of the interesting and poignant touches on Auf der Maur is towards the end when one hears a lady yodeling.
www.newbeats.com /aufdermaurinterview.html   (1413 words)

 The Seattle Times: Arts & Entertainment: Melissa Auf der Maur: Bassist takes the lead
Singing lead is "terrifying," says bassist Melissa Auf der Maur of the new role she has taken on.
"Auf der Maur proves she was lurking in the shadows for far too long," proclaimed the Village Voice.
Auf der Maur is getting a bit of airplay for the single "Followed the Waves," a title that might summarize the feeling of the album.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/artsentertainment/2001964498_nite25.html   (971 words)

 AskMen.com - Melissa Auf Der Maur pictures
Melissa approached Billy afterwards to apologize for the unruly behavior on behalf of the city.
Melissa is a talented bassist, but few people realize that she is actually a trained pianist, trumpet player and choir singer.
Let's see Melissa Auf Der Maur become the first free agent bassist in history and have her join the following bands for a two-year stint: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Metallica, and Destiny's Child (we're sure she'll fit right in with that last one).
www.askmen.com /women/singer_60/91b_melissa_auf_der_maur.html   (867 words)

 Melissa Auf der Maur
Born and raised in Montréal to Linda Gaboriau, the city's first female disc jockey, Melissa Auf der Maur was given an early start to her musical explorations, studying on piano and trumpet as well as singing in a choir by her teen years.
The bassist's performance left a strong impression on Pumpkins-frontman Billy Corgan, and he later brought her to the attention of Courtney Love when the band Hole was seeking a replacement after member Kristen Pfaff was found dead of a heroin overdose in mid-1994.
With some misgivings, Auf der Maur made the decision to leave behind her home town, her attendance at University, and Tinker (despite the now-favorable prospects for landing a record deal) in order to join up with Hole in Seattle.
www.nndb.com /people/828/000047687   (382 words)

 Interview - Melissa Auf der Maur: Silent Uproar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Melissa: Well thank God I have years and years and years of deconstructing the shy person I was before, so the years of touring I did obviously helped me get used to performing in general.
Melissa: Oh, no. The way I did this and the spirit behind the record was a complete reaction in the other direction to what I was involved with before.
Melissa: Well I will be the ring leader to throw us all in the studio next year when we have some time off definitely, but that talk basically was one weekend with acoustic guitars and Guinness in the Chelsea Hotel about 2 years ago.
www.silentuproar.com /showinterview.php?ID=41   (3400 words)

 Melissa Auf Der Maur - Auf Der Maur: Silent Uproar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Melissa Auf Der Maur’s musical career could be looked at as a mixed bag of blessings.
Auf Der Maur was financed by everything Melissa has earned and culminates in an album she has long dreamed of making.
The album does showcase some of the same influence Melissa had on her former bands, but for the most part, it is a heavier, more bass-driven affair (no surprise there).
www.silentuproar.com /showreview.php?ID=810&fromarchive=yes   (529 words)

Melissa Auf der Maur still remembers her first crush.
Auf der Maur's first gig with the emotionally wracked band was at the 1994 Reading Festival in England in front of hundreds of thousands of people.
Although she hasn't spoken to Love since she quit the band, "Auf der Maur" features guest appearances by former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme and Hole's Eric Erlandson.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/06/13/PKG2C719T41.DTL&type=printable   (708 words)

 CD Times - CD Times Interviews Melissa Auf Der Maur
Melissa Auf Der Maur spent five years as the bassist in nineties rock band Hole and a year-stint as the bassist in The Smashing Pumpkins.
Featuring many of her musician friends, the self titled Auf Der Maur album is released beginning of March in the UK, and CD Times’ Raphael Pour-Hashemi was fortunate enough to be granted an interview with Melissa.
MADM: I can understand from an outside perspective that that’s the way my life would be perceived, but for me I don’t see it as simple as being “behind the leader and now I am the leader”.
www.cdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=406   (1981 words)

 Melissa Auf Der Maur MP3 Downloads - Melissa Auf Der Maur Music Downloads - Melissa Auf Der Maur Music Videos
Bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur was briefly a member of two of the ‘90s biggest alt-rock groups, Hole and Smashing Pumpkins, before launching a solo career during the early 21st century.
Auf Der Maur and some friends went to see Smashing Pumpkins on one of their first Canadian tours, and when one of her friends in the audience threw a bottle on stage, Auf Der Maur made it a point to apologize to Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan for the incident.
But the Auf Der Maur-era of the band didn't last long -- after a pair of albums, 2000's MACHINA/The Machines of God and Friends and Enemies of Modern Music (the latter of which was never formally released by the group's record company), the Pumpkins' split up.
www.mp3.com /melissa-auf-der-maur/artists/199927/biography.html   (502 words)

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