Classic interview: Josh Homme, Dave Grohl and Alain Johannes talk Them Crooked Vultures – “I said, Look we can fill the Grand Canyon with riffs, but what we need to do is write songs”

To some it was a dream band come true, to others it was entirely incongruous – a combination of Led Zeppelin multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones and ex-Nirvana man/Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. Jones’ legacy, already globally established with Zeppelin and brought back to the fore with the band’s one-off London O2 reunion in 2007, forms the…