16,895,287 plays (372,462 listeners)
Palm Desert, United States (1989 – 1997)
For 2011 touring line-up, see Kyuss Lives! . Kyuss (pronounced /ˈkaɪ.əs/ KYE-əs) is the corner stone of what is known as stoner rock or desert rock . Although deriving influence from 60s-70s hard rock , Kyuss churned out a unique sound. This was primarily because guitarist Josh Homme often tuned to a low C, a major third below standard pitch, but also singer John Garcia ’s paint stripping vocals. More…
User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.
- stoner rock, desert rock, stoner, rock, stoner metal
- Similar to:
- Unida, Slo Burn, Fu Manchu, Brant Bjork, Queens of the Stone Age