The legal war heats up
in a Kyuss vs. Kyuss smackdown…
By Blurt Staff
Kyuss members Scott Reeder and Joshua Homme have filed file
a federal lawsuit against the other Kyuss members John Garcia and Brant Bjork,
who perform as Kyuss Lives! The suit alleges trademark infringement and
consumer fraud by Kyuss Lives!
Quote from Reeder and Homme is below:
“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.
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.”