Patty Schemel Mixes a Drum-Centric Playlist

The drummer, who recently released a memoir, picks songs by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and more that'll get your party started off with a great beat.

Photo Credit: Darcy Hemley

Patty Schemel was the longtime drummer for the band Hole and a slew of other rock, grunge, and indie bands. Her new memoir “Hit So Hard” delves deep into her relationship with Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, her addiction and homelessness, and her eventual recovery.

Let Patty set the mood of your next get together with some tasty drum beats. Check out her song picks below and hear why she picked these tunes in the audio above.


Beatles – “Tomorrow Never Knows”

Siouxsie and the Banshees – “Christine”

Led Zeppelin – “Custard Pie”

Psychic Friend – “We Do Not Belong”