of Queens of the Stone Age
has hinted that new band's record might arrive sooner that we think.
Being interviewed by The Skinny
, frontman referred to the dark before the dawn of Iggy Pop
's first two "Berlin period"
solo albums, written, recorded and released in swift succession within the same year.
"Part of me thinks it would be great if this was the point-counterpoint that 'The Idiot' and 'Lust for Life' are, y'know?"
says Homme. "I love those records so much; they came out in a quick period of time. 'The Idiot' is very dark and 'Lust for Life' is sorta like 'Tah-daaah!' I would love to answer this album with a 'Tah-dah!' at some point.
"I think six years is far too long..."
The band has recently released their sixth high anticipated record "...Like Clockwork
," featuring a plenty of guest appearances including Sir Elton John
, Dave Grohl
, Trent Reznor
of Nine Inch Nails
, Arctic Monkeys
' Alex Turner
and ex-QOTSA's Mark Lanegan
, Nick Oliveri
and Joey Castillo
The band is currently preparing to start their "epic world tour,"
which includes the band's perfromances at iTunes Festival
in London, Jay-Z's Made in America festival
in Philadelphia and Lollapalooza
in Chicago among others.