Fact: Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and French electro duo Justice have been added to the cast of conceptual art film Gutterdammerung. Described as a part rock show, part immersive cinema experience, the film is based on the classic silent movies of the 1920s, and will be soundtracked by musicians including Lemmy, Grace Jones and Iggy Pop.
Fact: Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme will appear in British sitcom Toast Of London which returns to screens in the U.K. next month (Nov14) for the second series. The comedy show is based on fictional character Steven Toast, who struggles to balance his acting career with personal problems. Homme will appear in the final episode which is due to air on 8 December (14).
Quote: "I'd play anywhere. I don't care about the drama. I got misunderstood for something I said when I was reacting to someone in the audience recently. Not to mention I was really drunk... I'm a musician, I play my music, and I don't really worry about the rest... I don't like to be disrespected, but nobody likes that... It's not that big of a deal." Queens Of The Stone Age star Josh Homme attempts to explain his "F**k the Grammys" outburst after his end-of-ceremony jam with Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor was cut short by Grammy Awards bosses.
Quote: "He's a workaholic. He's a music fan who's constantly searching for new music to get involved with. He's signing acts from YouTube, it's really intense. He's always playing 200 plus shows a year and he's an amazing piano player." Queens Of The Stone Age star Josh Homme is a big fan of Sir Elton John, who teamed up with him for the track Fairweather Friends, which appears on the group's new album.
Fact: Rockers Queens Of The Stone Age will play a tiny show at a record store in London next month (Jun13) ahead of the band's appearance at Britain's Download music festival. The group will play at the Rough Trade East shop on 11 June (13).
Quote: "We're very foodist. Unbeknownst to each other, we both had a list of the 50 best restaurants in Los Angeles and we're trying to check them all off. I think we've done about 12 so far." Queens Of The Stone Age rocker Josh Homme loves dining out with his pal, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl.
Fact: Dave Grohl's new supergroup THEM CROOKED VULTURES made a surprise appearance in London on Wednesday night (26Aug09). The band, which also includes Led Zeppelin's JOHN PAUL JONES and Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme, made their U.K. debut supporting the Arctic Monkeys at the O2 Brixton Academy. They are also rumoured to be making a surprise appearance at this weekend's (29-30Aug09) Reading and Leeds Festival in Britain.
Quote: "We're all into Queens Of The Stone Age. When we got to play with them and see them live it gave us a kick up the arse. They are an inspiration, they show you can still have top tunes and loud, heavy songs, too." Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders is a big fan of the legendary rock band.
Quote: "Well, I come from a long, long line of smartasses. Smartass is allergic to dumbass. It's actually a physical allergy, as in you're repulsed by dumbasses." Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme warns the intellectually-challenged to steer clear of him.
Fact: Rockers Queens Of The Stone Age have recorded a quirky version of Christmas tune SILVER BELLS, called TURKEY BALLS, for a holiday-themed episode of U.S. travel show NO RESERVATIONS, in which they'll also appear as festive guests of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.
Quote: "We played with them and I totally enjoyed it. It was great to see. But they only put out albums to remind people they're going on tour." Queens Of The Stone Age star Josh Homme on former tour mates the Rolling Stones.
Fact: Queens Of The Stone Age's new album ERA VULGARIS is Latin for Common Era.
Quote: "Next time I'm just going to call it Album. People have got heavy about its meaning." Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme is fed up being constantly asked what the Latin named new album ERA VULGARIS means.
Fact: The Strokes have recorded a cover of Marvin Gaye's MERCY MERCY ME with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme as a B-side to their new single YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE.
Fact: Rockers The Strokes have recorded a cover of Marvin Gaye's MERCY, MERCY ME with PEARL JAM star Eddie Vedder and Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme as the B-side to their new single YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE.
Quote: <p>"Camille's interests include boobs, sleeping, and pooping. Camille's dislikes include smoking, men who are afraid to cry and dirty diapers." A spokesperson for Josh Homme answers the important questions surrounding the Queens Of The Stone Age rocker's baby daughter with THE DISTILLER's star Brody Dalle. CAMILLE was born last Tuesday (17JAN06). </p>
Fact: <p>Following the split of cult rockers KYUSS in 1996, guitarist Josh Homme enrolled at college with the intention of becoming a fireman - before deciding he'd rather rock and forming Queens Of The Stone Age. </p>
Quote: <p>"I understand CARL, that's probably the best thing that I should say." Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme hints at his feelings over the feud between Libertines rockers Pete Doherty and Carl Barat. </p>