NEW HOLE IN HER HEAD circa 2002
from L to R:
Aaran - Vox/Guit/Bass/Synth. Pete - Drums. Craig - Vox/Synth.
Tom - Bass. Ed - Lead Guit
Q. What / who was NEW HOLE IN HER HEAD?
was the band that NewType members BEN (Lead Guitar, Bass, Backing
TOM (Bass), AARAN (Vocals, Guitar,
Bass, Synth) and CRAIG (Vocals, Synths, Programming)
were all in together at one point or another prior to NewType
which was formed way back
in the dark dark times of the mid to late 90's by AARAN, PETE
BEN and which eventually
disintegrated at the end of 2002.
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Q. Where they named after a porn movie?
They were named after a virtual reality soap opera called 'New Hole In Her
from a passage in the cyberpunk
ZERO (see below) by WILLIAM GIBSON
Q. Who was in the band?
the bands official four year existence NHIHh's
line up featured:
Who later formed ANOTHER BURNING QUESTION with fellow future NewType's
OLIVIER on Lead Guitar:
MOLESDALE and AARAN MOONEY.
- Lead Guitar 2000 to 2001
CRAIG MOONEY on Vocals
later formed NewType with MATT
MOLESDALE, BEN OLIVIER and his brother AARAN.
MOONEY on Vocals, Guitar, Bass and Synths:
later played Bass and Backing Vocals in ANOTHER BURNING QUESTION
with fellow future NewType's MATT MOLESDALE and BEN OLIVIER
with the addition of his brother CRAIG and TOM LI.
PETER CURRALL on Drums:
Who can now be seen drumming for post hardcore champions
A certain Mr. ROB DOBSON who played Guitar for a very brief
and - also
for a very brief period - a Mr.
MATT BARTRAM on Drums:
Both of whom now inhabit the strange but beautiful electro
DON'S MOBILE BARBERS.
ROB also works at THE CARLOTTE
club/bar and live music venue.
The living hurricane that is JAMES SMART on Bass and Backing
Now a multimedia/digital artist - CLICK HERE to visit his website -
who now practically runs the art and design website TWISTED REALMS.
currently working on a new musical acoustic-electro project which is yet
untitled but which will
no doubt be well worth looking out for.
NEW HOLE IN HER
HEAD circa 2000/2002 from L to R:
- Bass/BackingVox. Pete - Drums.Aran- Vox/Guit/Synth. Craig - Vox/Synth.
LI on Bass:
later joined NewType with fellow ex-NHIHh members BEN OLIVIER, and the brothers
and CRAIG. He's busy assembling a new band which is unamed as yet
and can be seen dancing like
a mad bastard at the club RETRIBUTION in Leicester on most
friday nights (he's
the half chinese cyber-boy with big hair).
And last, but by no means least, the mighty ED/WARD/BUD PEARSON
on Lead Guitar:
Who went on to form
the now defunct DRIVING ON PROZAC. He is currently working at
their 'Sales & Marketing Executive' and
'Online Ed' and
also edits and contributes to the online 'zine AIRWAVES BACK.
Look out for ED's new musical project NETWORK
OF SPIES coming you way soon.