This celebrity goo was created by player Erik Bates.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Erik, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Friday, May 27, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Music

clue: This Eagles drummer sang us lullabies and mastered the desert.

explanation: Homme was the drummer for the band Eagles of Death Metal. He was also lead singer for the band Queens of the Stone Age, whose most recent album when this goo was published was called "Lullabies to Paralyze" ("lullabies"), and who had close ties to the band Masters of Reality ("mastered"). Homme was the driving force behind the music collaboration project Desert Sessions ("desert"). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, and E. M.

trivia: After more than seven years of play, this goo became the first ever created by someone other than Scott: Player Erik Bates, a fan of Homme, created the gooed image himself using an applet called QGoo. Erik also provided the clue and source image, truly making the goo his own. His intenton was to stump people into guessing Don Henley. 12 of the 15 incorrect guesses were for Don Henley.


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