Thursday 8 November 2012, 12:56 | By

Josh Homme on QOTSA: Castillo out, Dave Grohl in

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Dave Grohl

Queens Of The Stone Age have granted Dave Grohl an honorary re-throning, which is to say he’ll be playing drums on their still-untitled sixth LP, which is set for release in the new year.

Grohl, who also featured on QOTSA’s 2001 disc ‘Songs For The Deaf’, will do so again in place of drummer Joey Castillo, he apparently having quit the band. So far, no one’s said anything about Grohl joining Josh Homme et al when they play Download in 2013, but considering Foo Fighters are ‘on a break’ at the moment, it’s not all that ridiculous a prospect.

Talking about all of the above in a convo with Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, Homme, who also collaborated with Grohl in Them Crooked Vultures, said: “[Grohl] and I have this wonderful musical relationship which we don’t have with other people. It’s a very cool and comfortable position”.

Since that’s not a very satisfactory quote as far as proving that Dave Grohl is in Queens Of The Stone Age again, perhaps this official Facebook photo will do.

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