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Kyuss Lives! ‘Shocked’ by Josh Homme’s Lawsuit

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Kyuss Lives! claim they have been caught by surprise in regards to Josh Homme’s lawsuit against the band. The current incarnation of Kyuss said they are “shocked and saddened” by Homme’s decision to sue his former bandmates.

Kyuss composed of Homme, singer John Garcia, drummer Brant Bjork and bassist Nick Oliveri. The band formed in 1988 before calling in quits in 1995. Homme went on to start Queens of the Stone Age while the rest of the members went off on their own musical endeavors. Garcia, Bjork and Oliveri resurrected Kyuss under the moniker Kyuss Lives! in 2010 with plans to tour and make a new album.

Those plans seem to have come to a halt when news broke out that Homme and another former Kyuss member, Scott Reeder, filed a joint lawsuit against Kyuss Lives! that accused them of “trademark infringement, misrepresentation [and] false designation.” According to Garcia and Bjork, being sued by their former Kyuss brothers was the last thing they expected.

We are both shocked and saddened that our friend and one time band mate has chosen to file a lawsuit against us, especially after having positive discussions since our reformation. We look forward to resolving this private matter behind closed doors and moving forward with work on our new album and connecting with our amazing, loyal fans.

Homme served as the original guitarist for Kyuss but did not participate in the 2010 reunion because he was never asked to. Garcia reasoned that the QOTSA frontman was too busy to join them.

“[Homme] has Them Crooked Vultures, Queens of the Stone Age,” he said. “He’s a father, a businessman and even if we asked him to do it I don’t think he’d say yes, so I don’t want to set myself up for a big fat no which is 99.9 per cent what he would say.”

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