Stoner Rock band formed in 1988 as 'Katzenjammer'. They changed their name to 'Sons of Kyuss' in 1989 and released a self-titled EP in the following year. In 1991 the band shortened its name to 'Kyuss'.
They released 4 full-length albums (1991-1995).
Disbanded in 1996 and reunited in 2010 as 'Kyuss Lives!'.
1988: Formed as 'Katzenjammer' by Joshua Homme (Lead Guitar), Nick Oliveri (Rhythm Guitar), Chris Cockrell (Bass), Brant Bjork (Drums) and John Garcia (Vocals).
1989-1991: Nick Oliveri leaves 'Katzenjammer' and the band changes their name to 'Sons of Kyuss'. Together, they recorded a self-titled EP.
1991-1992: Chris Cockrell leaves 'Sons of Kyuss' and Nick Oliveri returned as a bassist. The band eventually changes their name to 'Kyuss' and records two albums. Nick Oliveri then left again and was replaced by Scott Reeder from The Obsessed.
1992-1994: Brant Bjork leaves and later joins Fu Manchu in 1996. Alfredo Hernandez joins the band.
1994-1996: The band breaks up. John Garcia forms Slo Burn. Joshua Homme forms Gamma Ray.
1996: John Garcia and Scott Reeder formed Unida.
1997: Nick Oliveri forms the Mondo Generator.
1998-1999: Joshua Homme, Nick Oliveri and Alfredo Hernandez form Queens Of The Stone Age.
Nov 2010: Kyuss confirmed that they reunited and will tour in the spring of 2011 under the name 'Kyuss Lives!'.
Palm Desert, CA
Brant Bjork, John Garcia, Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Scott Reeder, Alfredo Hernandez