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Q&A: The Band Formerly Known As Kyuss Lives! On Losing Their Name To Josh Homme And Life As Vista Chino

Kyuss Lives! recently joined a club that no rock band wants to join: bands that end up in court over a name dispute. The band, originally known as Kyuss, formed in Palm Desert, California and released several pivotal stoner rock albums in the early ’90s, including Welcome To Sky Valley and Blues For The Red Sun. Kyuss broke… More »

By: Justin M. Norton / July 18, 2013 - 1:36 pm

Josh Homme Albums From Worst To Best

This week, Queens Of The Stone Age scored their first-ever No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with …Like Clockwork, the first album Palm Desert native Josh Homme has released with QOTSA in six years. It’s a richly deserved honor, and one that had been long overdue. With a host of different bands — and… More »

By: Joseph Schafer / June 14, 2013 - 1:21 pm

Queens Of The Stone Age Reunite With Nick Oliveri

When it was announced the Dave Grohl had rejoined Queens Of The Stone Age, some commenters theorized/joked that maybe Nick Oliveri would be next to rejoin the band. Considering the apparent acrimony after Josh Homme booted Oliveri in 2004 (and especially after Oliveri was charged with numerous criminal counts in 2011), that seemed … unlikely. More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 28, 2012 - 12:04 pm