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"Scumbag Blues" is a highlight of a thundering rock 'n' roll album that deserves to be heard in full.
February 9, 2010 "Scumbag Blues" is a highlight of an album that deserves to be heard in full. Supported by his unyielding rhythm section, Josh Homme portrays a tempter in sinister falsetto before dispensing the venom through his guitar work — well-paced, efficient solos full of determined string bends that help justify the "Blues" in the title.
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Them Crooked Vultures, a rock supergroup, was conceived over dragon's-breath soup. From left: John Paul Jones, Josh Homme and Dave Grohl.
December 31, 2009 Them Crooked Vultures was conceived over dragon's-breath soup at a Medieval-themed restaurant. Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl thought the idea looked good on paper, so the rock supergroup released an album in November.
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