Josh Homme

Rock Musician
Born May 17, 1973
Age 43
Hometown Joshua Tree, Cali...
Net Worth $7 Million
Other Names Homme, Josh

Joshua Michael Homme III is an American rock musician, and record producer. He was the guitarist and a former member of the stoner rock band Kyuss, as well as the founding and only continuous member of the hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age, in which he sings, plays guitar, and serves as the band's primary songwriter.… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on May 17, 1973.


1985 12 Years Old Homme joined his first band Autocracy in 1985, at the age of 12.
1987 14 Years Old In 1987, when he was 14 years old, Homme formed a punk rock influenced heavy metal band with schoolmates John Garcia and Brant Bjork in Palm Desert called Katzenjammer; he was the band's guitarist. … Read More


1995 22 Years Old When Kyuss split up in 1995, Homme joined the Screaming Trees as a rhythm guitarist, touring but not recording with the band. … Read More
1997 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He founded Gamma Ray, a group more centered to his unique style and tastes, which later became Queens of the Stone Age in 1997. The first release under this name would be the aptly named Kyuss/Queens of the Stone Age compilation EP featuring tracks from both Kyuss and songs recorded from the Gamma Ray sessions. Shortly thereafter, Queens of the Stone Age released their eponymous debut album in 1998. … Read More
1998 25 Years Old In 1998, Homme formed Eagles of Death Metal with friend Jesse Hughes. … Read More


2004 31 Years Old During this time, Homme had a falling out with bassist and friend Nick Oliveri. Following the release of Songs for the Deaf, their relationship deteriorated until Homme fired Oliveri from the band in 2004. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old However, in an October 2008 interview, he re-affirmed his commitment to the band saying, "This isn't a side project for me. … Read More
…  In 2009, he formed a new project called Them Crooked Vultures with Dave Grohl and John Paul Jones, who released their debut album that same year. … Read More
2010 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2010 Homme appeared on the Comedy Central series Tosh. to do an unplugged duet version of the hit viral song What What with Internet celebrity Samwell. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old Them Crooked Vultures won the Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 53rd Grammy Awards on February 13, 2011.
In May 2012, it was revealed on Dean Delray's comedy podcast "Let There Be Talk" that Homme would make a guest appearance on the release from Nick Oliveri's project Mondo Generator called Hell Comes To Your Heart. … Read More


2013 40 Years Old In early 2013, Homme and fellow Queens contributors including Alain Johannes and Chris Goss recorded to the soundtrack of Dave Grohl's Sound City: Real to Reel. … Read More
2014 41 Years Old Homme has appeared in a number of television comedies. In December 2014, Homme made an appearance on Channel 4 sitcom Toast of London. … Read More
2015 42 Years Old In July of 2015, Homme began hosting a weekly hour-long show called The Alligator Hour with Joshua Homme on Apple Music's newly-debuted 24-hour streaming internet radio station Beats 1. … Read More
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