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Report: Bandmember Arrested in Rio

January 20, 2001

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) _ Police arrested Queens of the Stone Age vocalist and bassist Nick Oliveri after he went onstage naked to play at the Rock in Rio music festival, Brazilian media reported Friday.

Globo television footage showed Oliveri being escorted off stage by officers. Oliveri was cited and asked to put on a pair of pants before being released and allowed to continue with his performance, Globo reported.

The festival ends Sunday.

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