"It sucks. To think we went to a meeting in January solely to help them with their request to continue Kyuss Lives! With open arms, we made every attempt to help them continue Kyuss Lives! respectfully. Only to discover while they looked us in the eye, Kyuss Lives! management and band had filed federal documents in 2011 in an attempt to steal the name Kyuss.Kyuss split in 1995, but Bjork and Garcia, along with original member Nick Oliveri, reformed as Kyuss Lives! in 2010.
This is desperately what we were trying to avoid. It's a sad day for us and for John - but most of all for the fans. What a needless mess.
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Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by john on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM (EDT)
Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme and his Kyuss bandmate Scott Reeder have filed a federal lawsuit against their former bandmates, John Garcia and Brant Bjork, claiming "trademark infringement and consumer fraud" relating to use of the Kyuss name. The pair released a joint statement, saying:
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