Josh Homme Seriously Hated Made in America

Oh, Philadelphia. What have we done? We try to have a nice time, maybe take in some music, and look what happens. A celebrity got upset here!

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme was all in a tizzy on CBC radio recently over this year’s Made in America festival—and not in a good way. Turns out Homme had some trouble before his band’s set at MiA, which, of course, makes Jay-Z a “kook” for making QOTSA play a festival where they “don’t belong.”

The root of the problem is that Homme took none too kindly to being searched before his set by a security guard for the festival. As a rock god, Josh Homme is not accustomed to having his belongings examined like us normies.

As he suggested on CBC, this is the proper protocol to follow should you see Josh Homme in public: “You shouldn’t frisk my guys, you should fuck off.” Got that, authorities?

Homme also didn’t appreciate being handed a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne, a brand Jay-Z profits from. Josh Homme does not pose with champagne, so he “destroyed it” for being a “marketing tool,” the festival he was playing at the time (sponsored by Budweiser) obviously not being a massive extension of that concept.

So, Philadelphia, take note: Do not frisk Josh Homme. Do not give Josh Homme champagne. Do not even look at Josh Homme. You are not worthy.

Looks like Elliott Sharp wasn’t the only one unsatisfied with the fest.  [Philebrity]

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  • Vanessa X

    The champagne posing picture is lame! Who the hell searches the band? Just because Jay Z is used to rolling with a bunch of stupid “gangsta” rappers doesn’t mean that rock stars carry weapons too. Queens are too cool for this bullshit. I’m just sorry they agreed to play a lame show like this in the first place.

  • Desond Alfred

    Normies? Sure fans get frisked because they’re a bunch of strangers and fanatics that usually contains a few crazies. Musicians who have been invited to play and is on the bill should not have to be frisked. That’s not normal at all, anywhere; unless of course……… you’re a hip hop artist. That’s how animalistic and dangerous the culture is. I don’t want to turn this is into a race thing but, .. ah whatever.

    • InvisibleHandInMyPants

      Sure, you’re not a racists, but….

  • Claudia van T.

    To frisk the performing bands is just ridiculous in my view and giving a bottle of your own brand of champagne and asking the band to take a picture with it ?
    That’s just trying to use those bands name for your own gain.

  • InvisibleHandInMyPants

    A douche wrote this article. So celibs have no right to complain about anything because rich. Whatever. QOTSA rocks.

  • Alex

    Useless article and, dare say, chauvinistic writer. I don’t know if you studied for this. What a great waste of time if so.