Shawn Jam Hill of the Ottawa Citizen was on hand for Them Crooked Vultures’ concert at Scotiabank Place in Ontario on Thursday (May 13), where he said John Paul Jones stole the show:
From the moment TCV took the stage, before a note was struck, some 3,000 grunge-loving rawkers stood, as if on cue, to give JPJ the standing ovation he so righteously deserved. “Let’s get goin'”, enthused ringleader/guitar/vox slayer Josh Homme (Kyuss, QOTSA) as the applause faded out. The band leaned into the languid burner No One Loves Me & Neither Do I, JPJ busted out a futuristic bass hybrid and uber-skinsman Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foos) amped up the pounding psychedelics.
The entire review at ottawacitizen.com has since been removed.