Interview with Brant Bjork
24th-26th April, 2015
Interview by Neil Neighbour
Photography by Anna Dumpe
While London’s Desertfest 2015 was in full swing, Metal-Rules.com team had a great opportunity to catch up with the Godfather of Stoner Rock himself – Brant Bjork (formerly known as the drummer of Kyuss, now the frontman of Brant Bjork and The Low Desert Punks).
Just moments before performing on the Main Stage at Desertfest 2015, we asked the man himself about the search for a heavier sound on his latest release Black Power Flower, his thoughts on festivals like Desertfest, his endless love for music and surviving in the music industry throughout the years. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Brant Bjork, Brant Bjork and the Low Desert Punks, Desertfest, KYUSS
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Vista Chino (ex-Kyuss) Interview
with Brant Bjork
2nd November 2013
@ The Roundhouse, London
Interview by Anna Dumpe
Vista Chino is an American band formed by the founding members of Kyuss – John Garcia (vocals), Brant Bjork (drums) and Nick Oliveri (bass). After setting out to reunite and tour as Kyuss Lives! back in 2010, the band was forced to rename themselves after a lawsuit filed by other former Kyuss members Josh Homme and Scott Reeder.
After few rather crazy years, the band has now moved on with a new name and a new album called Peace (released on the 3rd of September, 2013).
We caught up with the legendary drummer Brant Bjork just minutes before the Palm Desert Scene heroes Vista Chino (ex-Kyuss) were about to take the stage at London’s Roundhouse and talked about the band’s future and history, the new album and the development of stoner rock. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Brant Bjork, KYUSS, Kyuss Lives!, Vista Chino
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