Kate Schellenbach (born January 5, 1966) is the drummer of Luscious Jackson and was a founding member of an early, punk incarnation of the Beastie Boys.
Schellenbach was born in
New York City, New York. She played with the Beastie Boys from 1981 to 1984, and drummed for Luscious Jackson until the band broke up in spring of 2000, and again when they re-formed in 2011.
Schellenbach was also the drummer for the
New York all-girl punk band, the Lunachicks, during the summer of 1992.
She was later
segment producer on and Lopez Tonight . She appeared on screen on a show first aired on December 4, 2007, playing the bongos with host The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ellen DeGeneres. She's also worked as a producer on Kathy, Love You Mean It, Chelsea Lately, Hello Ross, and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Personal life [ edit ]
Schellenbach attended New York City's
Stuyvesant High School. She was romantically linked to [1 ] Josephine Wiggs. During their relationship they appeared on the cover of , a national The Advocate LGBT magazine published in the United States. [2 ] They formed the short-lived band Ladies Who Lunch, and Schellenbach played drums on Luscious Jackson's side-project, [3 ] Kostars, which Wiggs recorded and co-produced.
Schellenbach was also the drummer for the New York based advanced commercial performance group, Hagatha.
References [ edit ]
^ Smith, Alex (September 24, 2001). "Q&A With Mike D. of the Beastie Boys". . Archived from Time the original on November 8, 2001 . Retrieved . April 25, 2008
^ Gaar, Gillian G (2002), She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll, Seal Press, p. 395, ISBN 1-58005-078-6
^ Walters, Barry (December 9, 1997), "Rock's queer evolution", , archived from The Advocate the original on November 9, 2007 , retrieved September 1, 2007 .
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