Tag Archives: Kyuss Lives!

Metal Insider’s Top 5: 20th anniversary albums we’d like to hear live

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Earlier today, Korn confirmed that in honor of their self-titled debut album turning 20 this year that they’d be playing it in it’s entirety. Whether you like Korn or not, this makes sense. The album essentially jump-started nu-metal, and while the band have gone on to become more poppy/electronic/what have you, their first album is […]

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What’s on John Garcia’s ‘Mind?’

Posted by on July 15, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/lA5pjOxR4kw[/youtube] Former Kyuss and current (?) Vista Chino vocalist John Garcia says that he’s been planning on releasing a solo album since he turned 18. It’s only coming to fruition now, and John Garcia will be released on Napalm on August 4th in the United States. “My Mind,” which leads off the album, features former Garcia’s […]

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Queens of the Stone Age joined by Nick Oliveri onstage

Posted by on April 16, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/1Q7Foz-X1NM[/youtube] It’s been  a decade since Nick Oliveri was kicked out of Queens of the Stone Age. And while the bassist and singer made a tentative return by singing backup vocals on “If I Had a Tail” on last year’s …Like Clockwork,  he returned to the stage with the band last night in Portland for the […]

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Robby Krieger (The Doors) to guest on John Garcia’s (Vista Chino, Kyuss) solo album

Posted by on April 4, 2014

John Garcia has been busy with Vista Chino (initially called Kyuss Lives!), but he’s also been taking the time to record his first solo album. Somehow, Garcia has managed to wrangle a legend to guest on the album: guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors. On collaborating with Krieger, Garcia says: “To have Robby Krieger from The […]

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Vista Chino’s ‘Sweet Remain’ will give you a contact high

Posted by on December 10, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/3LWvOl8ZqRY[/youtube] Earlier today, CraveOnline premiered the video for Vista Chino (the artist formerly known as Kyuss Lives!)’s first ever music video. “Sweet Remain,” shot by Dale “Rage” Restehgini, is trippy, spacey, and a great representation of what the band is about. Desert rock? There’s a desert in the background. Space? There’s a backdrop of stars […]

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Vista Chino’s Brant Bjork On Stoner Rock, Band’s New Album, Kyuss’ Legacy

Posted by on June 13, 2013

I caught up with Vista Chino drummer Brant Bjork shortly before the band’s debut performance at the Orion Music + More Festival. And while it was technically their first performance as Vista Chino, they’d been playing as Kyuss Lives! for the past few years. A lawsuit prevented them from continuing on with that name, despite […]

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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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Vista Chino Reveal Album Art, Title Of New Album

Posted by on June 6, 2013

You might have once known them as Kyuss Lives!, but Vista Chino will be making their debut performance this coming weekend at the Orion Music and More festival. The band will be playing this Sunday, June 9 on the “Frantic” stage, with a full tour announced soon. Meanwhile, the band have released album artwork for […]

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Vista Chino Unveil New Track, Label

Posted by on May 23, 2013

Fans of  long-defunct desert stoner rock band Kyuss have a lot to listen to these days. Not only is the band’s original guitarist Josh Homme about to release another Queens of the Stone Age album, but Kyuss vocalist John Garcia and drummer Brant Bjork have returned as Vista Chino and announced a label deal, signing […]

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Set Times For Metallica’s Orion Music + More 2013 Announced

Posted by on May 1, 2013

The second annual Orion Music + More festival is slated to feature a pretty diverse lineup. In addition to Metallica, the two day festival will feature performances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against, Bassnectar, a reunited Infectious Grooves, Dropkick Murphys, The Dillinger Escape Plan, FLAG (one of the Black Flag reunions), Gogol Bordello, […]

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