Joey Castillo

Born 30 March 1966.

Biography

Joseph Willam "Joey" Castillo (born March 30, 1966, in Gardena, California) is an American drummer. He is best known for his ten-year tenure in hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age, from 2002 to 2012. Castillo has also been a member of both Danzig and Eagles of Death Metal.

Castillo joined Queens of the Stone Age in 2002, following the departure of temporary drummer Dave Grohl. Castillo remained within the band for over ten years, recording two studio albums, Lullabies to Paralyze (2005) and Era Vulgaris (2007), before being asked to leave (unsubstantiated) by founding member Josh Homme during the recording of the band's sixth studio album, ...Like Clockwork (2013).[citation needed]

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