Brody Dalle pleads not guilty to contempt in ongoing custody battle with Josh Homme

Brody Dalle performs with The Distillers at Metro on May 22, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois
(Image credit: Daniel Boczarski/Redferns)

The Distillers singer and guitarist Brody Dalle has pleaded not guilty to contempt in her ongoing custody battle with her ex-husband, Queens of the Stone Age singer and guitarist Josh Homme, Rolling Stone reported.

The charges originated in early September, when Dalle reportedly violated the pair's equal custody agreement by not releasing their two sons, aged 10 and 5, into Homme’s care. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.