Them Crooked Vultures Biography
Los Angeles, California USA, Rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures emerged as one of the 2009's most anticipated acts after a debut gig at Chicago's Metro in August. The band features a pretty stellar line-up of notable musicians: Queens Of The Stone Age's guitarist + vocalist Josh Homme, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones on bass and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl on drums.
Over the next few months the group played on a first series of shows
throughout a handful of U.K. and European cities and portions of the Eastern
United States wrapping up with an October 15 appearance at New York's
Them Crooked Vultures issued its eponymous debut album in November 2009 on DGC/Interscope Records. The self-produced 13-song record peaked at #12 on The Billboard 200 and at #5 on the Top Canadian Albums charts. The first single, "New Fang", rocketed to the #10 position on The Hot Modern Rock list and was followed by another Alternative and Active Rock radio top 40 hit: "Mind Eraser, No Chaser".