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Them Crooked Vultures, Crisis Of Conformity Play SNL

The supergroup’s performance was overshadowed by Crisis Of Conformity, Fred Armisen and Dave Grohl’s pitch-perfect hardcore punk spoof. Plus John Paul Jones had the line of the night in an unaired sketch (with ?uesto) about farts. Watch and learn. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 8, 2010 - 1:46 pm

Stream Them Crooked Vultures

After your dad leaked Them Crooked Vultures’ self-titled debut, the band opted to stream the entire collection. It’s out officially 11/17 via DGC/Interscope. (Get a load of “Warsaw Or The First Breath You Take After You Give Up.”)… More »

By: brandon / November 10, 2009 - 9:15 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Mind Eraser, No Chaser”

It’s about time someone had some pun with Thelonius Monk. “Mind Eraser, No Chaser” isn’t the first studio single we’ve heard from rock-demigod triptych Them Crooked Vultures’ self-titled debut — that’d be “New Fang” — and it isn’t the only instance of their titular wordplay (see also: “Interlude With Ludes,” “Caligulove”). But it’s the first… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 3, 2009 - 12:41 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “New Fang”

You don’t have to pack into crammed rock clubs/attend huge festivals/scour YouTube for crap-grade performance clips for tastes of the Led Stone Age Fighters supergroup much longer: Them Crooked Vultures have a self-titled debut out next month, and the studio song they want you to hear first is “New Fang.” For fans of riffs. More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 26, 2009 - 12:51 pm

Them Crooked Vultures @ Stubb’s, Austin 10/1/09

They’ve come a long way: From being just a couple of scrappy upstarts playing a bunch of unreleased material at the Metro this summer, three practically unknown dudes named John Paul Jones, Josh Homme, and Dave Grohl (along with megastar Alain Johannes of course) now have a full US tour plotted, kicking off last night… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 2, 2009 - 10:06 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Caligulove” (Live At Lowlands)

Following live videos of “Dead End Friends” and “Elephants,” here’s one for “Caligulove” from the Homme/Grohl/John Paul Jones project captured at Saturday’s Lowlands festival in the Netherlands. Not as bombastic as previous samples, but this one’s got JPJ on organ, y’all. (Plus, full-length vid of “Nobody Loves Me [And Neither Do I],” which is TCV’… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 25, 2009 - 4:53 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Elephants” (Live At Pukkelpop Festival)

This past weekend the Josh Homme/Dave Grohl/John Paul Jones supergroup Them Crooked Vultures did two festival gigs in Europe, including the “surprise” set which surprised nobody at Belgium’s Pukkelpop. We’re still waiting on the trio to stop playing coy and just confirm some details around their inevitable album already, but in the interim we’ll just… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 24, 2009 - 5:23 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Dead End Friends” (Live In Amsterdam)

Josh, Dave, and John Paul didn’t make it easy for us to attend their first-ever live show: midnight on a Sunday in Chicago, which happened to be just hours after three days of the muggiest Lollapalooza to date, at the 1,100-capacity Metro rock club. Which had a broken air conditioner, as if the 1,100+ Zep/QOTSA/Foos/Nirvana… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 20, 2009 - 9:47 am

Them Crooked Vultures @ Metro, Chicago 8/9/09

After three days of extreme sweat and fatigue from running between stages in Grant Park for Lollapalooza (post TK), ordinarily there’d be zero appeal to a midnight Sunday show in an overcapacity rock club without a working air conditioner. But there was nothing ordinary about last night’s gig at the 1,100-person Metro in Wrigleyville. And… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 10, 2009 - 4:15 am

Josh Homme, Dave Grohl, And John Paul Jones Are Them Crooked Vultures

The Foo/Queens/Zep supergroup first rumored in 2005 will play Chicago’s Metro on Sunday. Tickets go on sale Thursday morning. There’s even an official site with links to their Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook and those are obviously impossible to fake. According to Antiquiet an album and tour are on the way. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 4, 2009 - 2:23 pm

New Sonic Youth – “Sacred Trickster”

Sonic Youth recently road tested some of The Eternal in South America and since then have been working on a bunch of projects that actually have nothing to do with their much-anticipated Matador debut. Thurston Moore curated one of Spencer Sweeney & Stereogum’s Santa’s Sessions and laid down guitar and vocals on Jemina Pearl’s newMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 20, 2009 - 11:40 am

The Song Remains The Same … Unless You Can Get Zep To Cover It With You. Then It Becomes Much More Awesome.

People in London are flipping their wigs, figuratively and probably literally too, at the news of the Foos show Saturday night in Wembley stadium. Billboard.com reports on This Moment In Rock History:

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones turned an already high-profile Foo Fighters show into a once-in-a-lifetime event… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 9, 2008 - 4:31 pm

Led Zeppelin @ O2 Arena, London (UK) 12/10/07

Yep, the mighty Zep reunited last night. Since we weren’t lucky enough to report on it firsthand, we did the next best thing: asked a friend of a friend to give us the lowdown. From the smattering of reviews we’ve seen so far, it’s apparent the songs have remained the same, and reviewers still love… More »

By: Stereogum / December 11, 2007 - 10:26 am

New Uncle Earl Video (Feat. John Paul Jones) – “Streak O’ Lean, Streak O’ Fat (AKA Hongshao Rou)”

Set in a Chinese restaurant, the foot stomping, kung-fu fighting video for all-gal bluegrass quartet Uncle Earl’s John Paul Jones-produced “Streak O’ Lean, Streak O’ Fat” is one of the more jarring cultural blends we’ve encountered recently. In a totally good, weird, Zeppelin-related way. The band doesn’t fight — that’s left for various hollaback girl… More »

By: Stereogum / November 16, 2007 - 3:16 pm

4. Meat Puppets – “Everybody Hurts”

Meat Puppets On “Everybody Hurts”
“It’s a tribute to Elvis too, on the 30th anniversary of his departure … Puppets channeling R.E.M. channeling Elvis. Recorded in Rasputin’s glass castle on Jupiter.”
- Curt KirkwoodMore »

By: Stereogum / September 25, 2007 - 3:24 pm