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VISTA CHINO: 'Peace' Album Audio Samples

Audio samples of "Peace", the debut album from VISTA CHINO, the group comprised of two founding members of the legendary rock band KYUSSBrant Bjork and John Garcia — and guitarist Bruno Fevery, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Peace" will be released on September 3 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm ...

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VISTA CHINO: New Song 'Barcelonian' Available For Streaming

"Barcelonian", a brand new song from VISTA CHINO, the group comprised of two founding members of the legendary rock band KYUSSBrant Bjork and John Garcia — and guitarist Bruno Fevery, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off VISTA CHINO's debut album, "Peace", on September 3 (one day earlier ...

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NICK OLIVERI Involved In Auto Accident

Nick Oliveri (MONDO GENERATOR, ex-KYUSS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) was involved in a serious auto accident late Monday night (June 24). According to a posting on the MONDO GENERATOR Facebook page, "[Nick] was shaken up, and you can probably see why if you look at the car [see photos below], but it's nothing he ...

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Ex-KYUSS Singer JOHN GARCIA Talks VISTA CHINO In New Video Interview

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with VISTA CHINO singer John Garcia at this month's Orion Music + More festival in Detroit, Michigan. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, VISTA CHINO, the group comprised of two founding members of the legendary rock band KYUSSBrant Bjork and ...

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VISTA CHINO: Debut Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

VISTA CHINO, the group comprised of two founding members of the legendary rock band KYUSSBrant Bjork and John Garcia — and guitarist Bruno Fevery, will release its debut album, "Peace", in the early fall via Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by the renowned California art collective The Date ...

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Former KYUSS Members Talk To AndrewHaug.com About VISTA CHINO (Audio)

AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with former KYUSS/KYUSS LIVES! and current VISTA CHINO drummer Brant Bjork and vocalist John Garcia during this year's Soundwave ...

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RIVAL SONS To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

"Head Down", the latest album from California blues rockers RIVAL SONS, will arrive in stores in the U.S. on March 19 via their new affiliation with Century Media Records. Ahead of the in-store date, the soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band will perform the song "Keep On Swinging" on Thursday, March 7 on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel ...

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RIVAL SONS: 'Until The Sun Comes' Video Released

"Until The Sun Comes", the new video from California blues rockers RIVAL SONS, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in November 2012 with director Simon Gesrel, who is well known for his stop-motion work and his collaboration with Michel Gondry (THE WHITE STRIPES, BJORK). Commented RIVAL SONS frontman Jay Buchanan: "I really dig ...

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KYUSS LIVES! Becomes VISTA CHINO

Brant Bjork, John Garcia and Nick Oliveri — formerly of KYUSS — have announced their new project: VISTA CHINO. The group, comprised of the three founding members of the legendary rock band and guitarist Bruno Fevery, is currently recording new material in anticipation of a 2013 worldwide release that will coincide with major touring plans. ...

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MAMMOTH MAMMOTH: 'Volume III: Hell's Likely' Audio Preview

Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH will release its new album, "Volume III: Hell's Likely", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Nov. 21 - Spain, Sweden, Greece Nov. 23 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux Nov. 26 - Rest of Europe Nov. 27 - North America The effort will be made available as a limited digipack and ...

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Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Napalm Records has announced the signing of Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH to worldwide deal. The band's new album, "Volume III: Hell's Likely", will be released on the following dates: Nov. 21 - Spain, Sweden, Greece Nov. 23 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux Nov. 26 - Rest of Europe Nov. 27 - North America Commented MAMMOTH ...

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Federal Judge Rules On KYUSS LIVES! Lawsuit

The federal court issued its ruling on Monday (August 13) on the request made by ex-KYUSS members Josh Homme and Scott Reeder that it enjoin former bandmates John Garcia and Brant Bjork from using the name KYUSS LIVES! Garcia, Bjork and ex-KYUSS bassist Nick Oliveri reunited for shows last year under the KYUSS LIVES! banner, ...

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KYUSS LIVES!: New Video Interview Posted Online

GetYourRockOut.com conducted an interview with KYUSS LIVES! drummer Brant Bjork at this year's Download festival, which was held June 8-10 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. The current KYUSS LIVES! lineup features former KYUSS members John Garcia (vocals) and Bjork (drums) alongside guitarist Bruno Fevery ...

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KYUSS LIVES! Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival (Video)

Holly of Total Rock conducted an interview with KYUSS LIVES! members John Garcia (vocals) and Brant Bjork (drums) at this year's Download festival, which was held June 8-10 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. The current KYUSS LIVES! lineup features former KYUSS members Garcia and Bjork (drums) ...

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New KYUSS LIVES! Lineup Performs In Ljubljana (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of KYUSS LIVES!'s May 28 performance at Kino Šiška in Ljubljana, SLovania can be seen below. The current KYUSS LIVES! lineup features ex-KYUSS members John Garcia (vocals) and Brant Bjork (drums) alongside guitarist Bruno Fevery and bassist Billy Cordell. Garcia, Bjork and ex-KYUSS bassist Nick Oliveri reunited for shows last year under ...

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Bassist NICK OLIVERI Quits KYUSS LIVES!

Bassist Nick Oliveri has left KYUSS LIVES!, the project featuring members of KYUSS — the influential American stoner rock/metal band, originally from Palm Desert, California. Oliveri and fellow ex-KYUSS members John Garcia (vocals) and Brant Bjork (drums) reunited for shows last year under the KYUSS LIVES! banner, in which they were joined by guitarist Bruno ...

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MINORA Collaborating With Former IN FLAMES Guitarist

Swedish progressive/doom metallers MINORA are collaborating with former IN FLAMES and current THE RESISTANCE guitarist Jesper Strömblad on a few songs that MINORA is planning to release later this year. MINORA's debut album, "Imago", was released about a year ago. The Gothenburg, Sweden-based band "adds unique aspects to their metal sound with a mix of ...

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THE MERCY HOUSE: 'Greed' Video Released

Described by Kerrang! Radio's Alex Baker as a band possessing "killer riffs, monstrous vocals and more hooks than a slaughterhouse", London's powerhouse heavy-rock innovators THE MERCY HOUSE have unleashed their debut video for "Greed" — a song that Kerrang! magazine's Simon Young described as "dripping with menace." This track becomes available in digital format and ...

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KYUSS LIVES! Is 'Shocked And Saddened' By JOSH HOMME Lawsuit

Ex-KYUSS members John Garcia (vocals) and Brant Bjork (drums) have issued a statement in response to the lawsuit filed by their former KYUSS bandmates Josh Homme and Scott Reeder over the use of the KYUSS name. Garcia, Bjork and ex-KYUSS bassist Nick Oliveri reunited for shows last year under the KYUSS LIVES! banner, in which ...

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