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Formed: 1990 in Palm Desert, CA
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Disbanded: 1997
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brant Bjork, John Garcia, Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Scott Reeder, Alfredo Hernandez
Biography: Hailing from Palm Desert, CA, Kyuss (pronounced "kai-uss") has become something like a heavy metal equivalent to the Velvet Underground. Although they are widely acknowledged as pioneers of the booming stoner rock scene of the 1990s, the band enjoyed little commercial success during their brief existence, ...Read full biography
Blues For The Red Sun
Released: 1992
Label: Chameleon
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With Josh Homme's guitar tuned down two whole steps to C, and plugged into a bass amp for maximum distortion, stoner metal pioneers Kyuss achieve a major milestone in heavy music with their second album, ...Read full review
Welcome to Sky Valley
Released: 1994
Label: Elektra
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After creating a classic with their second album, Blues for the Red Sun, desert metal gods Kyuss faced the unenviable task of delivering the goods once again for a new label, Elektra Records. And they ...Read full review