kinda seems like every project Dave Grohl touches turns to gold. that is one talented dude.
Album: Songs for the Deaf
Released: August 27, 2002
Queens Of The Stone Age (sometimes shortened to QotSA or Queens) is an American rock band formed in 1996 in Palm Desert, California. The band’s line-up includes founder Josh Homme (lead vocals, guitar, piano), alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen (guitar, lap steel, keyboard, percussion, backing vocals), Michael Shuman (bass guitar, keyboard, backing vocals), Dean Fertita (keyboards, guitar, percussion, backing vocals), and recent addition Jon Theodore (drums, percussion). Formed after the dissolution of Homme’s previous band, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age developed a style of riff-oriented, heavy rock music. Their sound has since evolved to incorporate a variety of different styles and influences, including working with ZZ Top member Billy Gibbons, Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, and steady contributor Mark Lanegan.
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer, Dave Grohl, joined in late 2001 to record drums for their third album. Songs for the Deaf was released in August 2002, again featuring Lanegan, along with former A Perfect Circle guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen to the touring line-up following the album’s release. Also featured on Songs for the Deaf for the final track “Mosquito Song” were former A Perfect Circle bassist Paz Lenchantin on viola and piano, and Dean Ween on guitar.
Drummer Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden) helped give Queens of the Stone Age its start, playing on their debut EP (under the name ‘Gamma Ray’) and sitting in for their first ever show.
Filmed in my studio in Los Angeles
Released on Jun 23, 2011