Hope Nicholls

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Hope Nicholls
BornJanuary 1960
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
GenresAlternative rock
Instrument(s)Vocals, Drums, Harmonica, Sax
Years active1983–present
LabelsCapitol, DB, Invisible, Sire, Coolidge
Spouse(s)Aaron Pitkin

Hope Nicholls (born January 1960) is an American singer-songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. She was the lead vocalist of the alternative rock bands Fetchin Bones, Sugarsmack and Snagglepuss. She also briefly toured with Martin Atkins' band Pigface in support of its album Fook. Nicholls is now the lead singer and drummer of a project called It's Snakes. Their eponymously titled, debut record came out in December 2016, self-released. This band features husband and life-long musical collaborator Aaron Pitkin on guitar. She is also a contributing vocalist to The Plaza Family Band, a local education fund-raising project.[1]


Fetchin Bones[edit]



  • The Country Club Sessions (2001)
  • Parading About in the Altogether (2003, Coolidge Records)
  • The Sound Report (2007, Coolidge Records)
  • Doing Music (2012)

It's Snakes[edit]

  • It's Snakes (2016)

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  1. ^ West, Drew (April 1998). "Visualize Sugarsmack: An Interview with Hope Nicholls". ink19.com. Retrieved March 23, 2013.
  2. ^ Messbarger, Matt (September 22, 1994). "Pigface: Notes From Thee Underground". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Reighley, Kurt (April 15, 1998). Marilyn Manson. Macmillan Publishers. p. 52. ISBN 9780312181338. Retrieved March 23, 2013.