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Kate Schellenbach

Kate Schellenbach
Born (1966-01-05) January 5, 1966 (age 50)
Origin New York City, New York
Genres Punk rock, alternative rock, alternative hip hop, indie rock
Instruments Drums, vocals
Years active 1981–present
Associated acts Beastie Boys
Luscious Jackson
Indigo Girls

Kate Schellenbach (born January 5, 1966) is the drummer of Luscious Jackson and was a former member of an early 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 Lopez Tonight and a producer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She appeared on screen on a show first aired on December 4, 2007, playing the bongos with host Ellen DeGeneres.

Personal life

Schellenbach attended New York City's Stuyvesant High School.[1] She was romantically linked to Josephine Wiggs. During their relationship they appeared on the cover of The Advocate, a national LGBT magazine published in the United States.[2][3] They formed the short-lived band Ladies Who Lunch, and Schellenbach played drums on Luscious Jackson's side-project, Kostars, which Wiggs recorded and co-produced.

Schellenbach was also the drummer for the New York based advanced commercial performance group, Hagatha.


  1. Smith, Alex (September 24, 2001). "Q&A With Mike D. of the Beastie Boys". Time. Archived from the original on November 8, 2001. Retrieved April 25, 2008. 
  2. Gaar, Gillian G (2002), She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll, Seal Press, p. 395, ISBN 1-58005-078-6 
  3. Walters, Barry (December 9, 1997), "Rock's queer evolution", The Advocate, archived from the original on November 9, 2007, retrieved September 1, 2007 [dead link].

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