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Josh Homme

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Joshua Tree CA, United States (1973 – present)

Joshua Michael Homme III, born May 17, 1973 in Joshua Tree, California, is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

He is the founding and only continuous member of the hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age, in which he sings, plays guitar, and serves as the band’s primary songwriter, and was the guitarist and a former member of the desert rock band Kyuss. He co-founded and occasionally performs with Eagles of Death Metal whilst playing drums for studio recordings, and continues to produce and release a musical improv series with other musicians, mostly from the Palm Desert Scene, known as The Desert Sessions. In 2009, he appeared in a new project called Them Crooked Vultures with Dave Grohl and John Paul Jones. Them Crooked Vultures released their self-titled debut album in 2009.

Homme has also played guitar for Screaming Trees and Mark Lanegan (who later joined Queens of the Stone Age). Other acts with which Homme has collaborated include: Mondo Generator, Foo Fighters, PJ Harvey, Fatso Jetson, Trent Reznor, Masters of Reality, Millionaire, Wellwater Conspiracy, UNKLE, Primal Scream, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Paz Lenchantin, Death from Above 1979, Earthlings?, Mastodon, Peaches, The Strokes, Local H, Biffy Clyro and Arctic Monkeys. He also collaborated with Liam Howlett from The Prodigy for a remix of The Prodigy track “Take Me to the Hospital” in August 2009. It was re-titled “Take Me To The Hospital (Josh Homme and Liam H.’s wreckage remix)”.

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