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Album Review: Our Top 5 Songs on ‘Villains’ by Queens Of The Stone Age

posted by Oscar September 1, 2017

Queens Of The Stone Age have released their latest album, Villains, and once again they’ve proven they’re a force to be reckoned with. The 9 tracks on the band’s seventh studio release are all the proof you need that Rocky & Roll is alive and well, with leader Josh Homme and crew on the front lines making sure to keep it that way.

One of the most anticipated albums of the year for me, the record itself definitely doesn’t disappoint. Villains packs a lot of punch with brilliant guitar work and dark lyrical and production themes throughout. Working with Mark Ronson, one of the biggest producers of his generation, led to a collection of tracks that are all so damn kickass and flow seamlessly from one to the next, that if the band decided to use their upcoming headlining appearance at Riot Fest to play Villains all the way through, those of us in attendance would not see a problem with it.

Check out our Top 5 tracks from this album below. Continue Reading

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Album Stream: Queens Of The Stone Age Release New Album ‘Villains’

posted by Oscar August 25, 2017

The new Queens Of The Stone Age album has arrived! The 7th QOTSA record, titled Villains, was produced by Mark Ronson and co-produced by Mark Rankin and mixed by Alan Moulder.

Prior to the release of the 9-track Villains, Josh Homme and team previewed it with singles “The Way You Used To Do” and “The Evil Has Landed.” Hear the album in full below via Apple Music and Spotify. Continue Reading

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Queens Of The Stone Age Share Video for “The Way You Used To Do”

posted by Oscar August 16, 2017

Queens Of The Stone Age have released their new music video for their sexy, danceable lead track “The Way You Used To Do.” The visual was conceived by QOTSA leader Joshua Homme and it was directed by Jonas Akerlund and produced by Serial Pictures. The video starts off in black and white as the band is jamming together in a small room, until Homme bursts through to another side where things come into color, wardrobe changes liven things up, and the frontman even delivers a stupendous dancing performance.

QOTSA’s seventh album, Villains, arrives August 25th on Matador Records. The album is available now for pre-order at http://smarturl.it/Villains.

Check out the clip above and see below for the band’s 2017 tour dates. Continue Reading

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Recap: Queens Of The Stone Age Live at the Aragon

posted by Oscar May 17, 2014

Allow us to inform you, in case you didn’t know this by now, that Queens Of The Stone Age are, without a doubt, one of the best bands performing live these days and their show at the Aragon last Friday was more than enough proof of that. The desert rockers took over the legendary Uptown music venue and put on a show that won’t soon be forgotten by any of those who were in attendance.

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Video: Queens of the Stone Age’s Full Set at Coachella 2014

posted by Oscar April 13, 2014

One of our favorite bands today is without a doubt Queens Of The Stone Age and last night the desert rockers demonstrated exactly why they’re one of the best bands around when absolutely lit up Coachella. Their 50 minute-plus included tracks from their latest, …Like Clockwork, as well as classic QOTSA tracks like “Go With The Flow,” “Little Sister,” and set opener, “No One Knows.”

See the full performance above.

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Video: Queens Of The Stone Age Play Austin City Limits

posted by Oscar January 5, 2014

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Queens Of The Stone Age helped kick off the new year playing Austin City Limits this past Saturday night., kicking off the second half of the show’s 39th season with a hard-rocking hour-long set.

Their set consisted mostly of tracks from their latest album, . . . Like Clockwork, including “My God is the Sun,” “I Sat By the Ocean,” “If I Had A Tail,” “Smooth Sailing,” and “The Vampyre of Time and Memory.” ACL will have a January 18th broadcast.

Watch the performance here.

(RS)

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Video: Queens Of The Stone Age and The Creators Project Present- “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory”

posted by Oscar November 18, 2013

Queens Of The Stone Age and The Creators Project, a partnership between Intel and VICE, have unveiled the interactive video for The Vampyre Of Time And Memory.” The video was directed by Kii Arens and Jason Trucco and designed and developed by Darknet, who’ve come up with a unique approach on music videos and the result is freaking awesome.

Experience “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory” here: http://www.vampyreoftimeandmemory.com

Directors Arens and Trucco also released a Director’s Cut incorporating elements of all three visual stagings, which you can see above.

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Lollapalooza 2013 Live-Stream Schedule

posted by Oscar July 31, 2013

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Lollapalooza is only a few days away and we couldn’t be more pumped. Many people won’t be having the opportunity to be at Grant Park this weekend, but the festival organizers have a live-stream set up for the festival which will allow you to catch sets from acts like The Cure, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Mumford and Son.

Tune into the live webcast this weekend (Aug. 2-4) at Lollapalooza’s official YouTube page. Check the schedule for the live-stream below. Continue Reading

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Video: Queens Of The Stone Age – “Blurred Lines” (Live Lounge) [Robin Thicke Cover]

posted by Oscar June 12, 2013

There are two things that are fact. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” is awesome and incredibly catchy, and QOTSA kicks ass (number 1 album, son!). A few days ago, Josh Homme and the rest of the guys from Queens Of The Songs Age played a live cover of Thicke’s hit single on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge with Sara Cox. The “unplugged” version also included a little “rap” verse in the middle to bring their cover full circle.

Check it out above.

(Spin)

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Video: Queens of the Stone Age – “If I Had A Tail” Live at the Wiltern

posted by Oscar June 5, 2013

Queens Of The Stone Age’s new album, …Like Clockwork, is out now and they’ve started going out on the road to promote it. On a special first live look at the new material at LA’s The Wiltern, QOTSA put on a hell of a show and the video above is more than enough proof of that.

See a live performance of “If I Had A Tail” above.

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Queens Of The Stone Age’s ‘…Like Clockwork’ on NPR’s “First Listen Live”

posted by Oscar May 21, 2013

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Queens Of The Stone Age will unveil their new album, …Like Clockwork, on May 23 when they’ll be part of a very special edition of NPR Music’s “First Listen Live.” The broadcast will be from QOTSA’s sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles.

UPDATE: Stream the video from this live performance here: http://qotsa.com/ Continue Reading