We’ve heard rumors of this story a couple times, but hearing Josh Homme and Mark Ronson (who produced the new Queens album Villains) is just the best. Skip to the 3:31 if you wanna hear the story, but the whole vid is worth a watch.
Dave Grohl is such an energetic happy guy that in order to protect the band and what it was working on, Ronson had to straight up say “‘I am so sorry Dave and I know you have played on some of my favourite records of all time but I am going to have to ask you to leave the studio”. Then Dave Grohl crawled out of the studio on all fours… Because why wouldn’t he?
You can read more about how the unlikly partnership of Queens of the Stone Age and Mark Ronson came to be by clicking here.