Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme is heading to a studio to
record new material with the band - despite the departure of longtime bassist
NICK OLIVERI earlier this month (FEB04).
The GO WITH THE FLOW rocker is determined to forge ahead without Oliveri,
who he kicked out of the group for his wild behaviour - something he couldn't
Homme boast his new songs are the best he's ever written, but admits he'll
miss his colleague Oliveri.
He says, "Right now I just want to write for a while to beat the new songs
or see if I can. I think it's the best s*** I've ever written.
"I've been Nick's shield for years. When you're a tornado, you never see
"Nick is the most bad-**s, intense individual I've every played with. He's
the real deal. He's completely rock 'n' roll without one ounce of fake in his
whole body and I love that.
"But I can't do this in Queens with Nick anymore. Do I want to play with
Nick? You bet your sweet a**. Do I want to go on tour with Nick for two years?