Samantha Maloney

Born Dec 11, 1975

Samantha Maloney is an American musician best known for playing in the bands Hole, Mötley Crüe, Eagles of Death Metal and in Peaches' live band "The Herms".

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1975 Birth Born on December 11, 1975.


1993 17 Years Old While playing in Shift, Maloney excelled on her school's basketball team, and in 1993, had to decide whether or not to pursue a serious basketball career with college scholarship offers or to continue drumming in her band Shift. … Read More


1998 22 Years Old In 1998, Maloney was offered an audition in Los Angeles for the role of drummer in Hole, a position vacated by Patty Schemel. … Read More
2000 24 Years Old In 2000, Hole went on hiatus and Maloney was offered the drum chair for Mötley Crüe to fill in for then drummer Randy Castillo, who was ill at the time. … Read More
2003 27 Years Old Having worked with and for others on their music, the drummer decided to start composing her own album, and in mid-2003 she began to turn down high-profile gigs in order to start her solo project, pausing briefly on July 7, 2004, to fill in as the drummer for a band on Sympathy for the Record Industry called Scarling. in order to perform live at a group art show at the Copro/Nason Gallery (Santa Monica, California).
2004 28 Years Old In 2004, just as she had completed her first batch of songs, Maloney was asked by former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love to fly to France (after drummer Patty Schemel departed for the second time) and add drums to Love's otherwise complete solo debut, America's Sweetheart. … Read More


2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Samantha toured with Electroclash punk artist Peaches' live band, The Herms along with JD Samson and Radio Sloan in support of her 2006 release Impeach My Bush. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old In 2008, Maloney guest starred as "Sam", Lou Ashby's chauffeur on three episodes of the Showtime series Californication
2010 34 Years Old …  He also stated that their single, Lately, was available on iTunes and that their debut album would be out on August 10, 2010. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old On October 29, 2012, Maloney resigned from her position as the band's manager.
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