John Garcia Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A John Garcia Australian Tour 2014 has been announced with the desert rock icon visiting Australian fans following the release of his highly anticipated solo album. Having helped bring the sound of Californian desert rock to the world through his work with legendary rock bands Kyuss, Slo Burn, Unida, Hermano...

CherryRock 2014 Sydney Lineup Expands With Additional Headliner

Last week, stoner rock icon Brant Bjork announced his Low Desert Punk Australian Tour. Last month, CherryRock 2014 announced it’s expansion into Sydney. Put them together and what do you get? The great news that Brant Bjork will now be co-headlining the first-ever CherryRock 2014 in Sydney alongside the equally...

Kyuss Lives!, Orange Goblin & Red Fang

This review begins with a disclaimer. Although Kyuss were the headliners and have been a source of inspiration for hordes of bands over the years, all three bands on this monster stoner rock bill are getting even attention as they were all equally inspiring to watch. In fact, to call...

Kyuss Lives!

“When most people come out to the desert they just think about how isolated, barren and maybe lifeless it is. But I see the complete opposite.” The man waxing philosophical is none other than John Garcia, and for him and his bandmates, the desert of Southern California has captured the...

Kyuss Lives Announce Soundwave 2013 Sidewaves, Their Last Shows Ever

Fans had been lamenting the loss of Kyuss since the minute they broke up. When KYUSS LIVES last toured Australia fans spoke with resounding voice as we saw venues across the country whipping out the sold out sign in mere minutes. Tone Deaf’s Anna Megalogenis wrote of the show: “From...

Kyuss Lives! To Retire At Soundwave 2013 As Members Form New Band

Yesterday’s news that former Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri had (somehow) patched up differences with Josh Homme, contributing vocals to their forthcoming star-studded album seemed to overshadow a second tidbit of juicy news. Namely that Oliveri had reunited with another former collective: Kyuss Lives! Only that they’re...

Soundwave Festival 2013 Lineup Announced, Metallica Headline

The Soundwave Festival 2013 lineup may have already had more leaks than a sinking ship, many of them from the festival’s own boss and serial tweeter AJ Maddah; but that hasn’t stunted anticipation for Australia’s leading hard and heavy rock festival. We already knew that Californian punks THE OFFSPRING and...

Nick Oliveri Quits Kyuss Lives Amongst Impending Lawsuit & Criminal Charges

Nick Oliveri, founding member of Kyuss and former member of Queens of the Stone Age, has officially quit Kyuss Lives as the impending lawsuit by Josh Homme and Scott Reeder and his criminal case prove too much. Former bandmates Josh Homme and Scott Reeder announced a few weeks ago that...

Kyuss Lives Respond To Josh Homme Lawsuit

Our heads are still spinning from news earlier in the week that former Kyuss members Josh Homme and Scott Reeder has launched a lawsuit against their former bandmates, John Garcia, Nick Oliveri and Brant Bjork,¬†claiming that the newly formed Kyuss Lives! is engaged in¬†trademark infringement, misrepresentation, and false designation. “To...

Josh Homme Sues Kyuss Lives For Trademark Infringement

Former Kyuss guitarist Josh Homme and bassist Scott Reeder have announced that they’re suing former Kyuss bandmates John Garcia, Nick Oliveri and Brant Bjork. According to Noisecreep the lawsuit accuses Garcia, Oliveri, and Bjork of trademark infringement, misrepresentation, and false designation. The stoner rock band reformed two years ago, but...