Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
Written by Nicholas Jennings    Monday, 14 December 2009 01:00    PDF Print E-mail

Tags: 2009 | Dave Grohl | David Bowie | Foo Fighters | hard rock | John Paul Jones | Josh Homme | Led Zeppelin | Queens of the Stone Age | Reviews | Robert Plant | Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked VulturesLed Zeppelin’s influence still looms over today’s hard rockers. Take the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, who are living the fanboy fantasy by joining legendary Zep bassist John Paul Jones in this spirited supergroup. Dave’s explosive drumming echoes John Bonham’s crazed tribal thump and songs like “Elephants” and “Bandoliers” update various Zep classics, even if Josh sings more like David Bowie than Robert Plant. Wildly inspired and blessedly free of indulgent solos.

November 2009




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