Nick Oliveri Explains Band’s Expanded Name

Former bassist Nick Oliveri spoke with Time Off magazine about his part time work with Mondo Generator turned into a full-time effort after his falling out with bandmate and long-time friend Josh Homme. Now, his band has been renamed ‘Nick Oliveri And Mondo Generator’ for their third album ‘Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails’. “Why did I add my name to the title? So nobody could throw me out of this band,” Oliveri laughed. “I can’t be fired from a band that has my name in the title. I would have left it as Mondo Generator, but I’ve been fired from every single band that I’ve ever played in, and this way I keep my job. I’ve got a fixed position in this one.” The article at has since been removed.

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