New QOTSA Album Announced

Frontman Josh Homme says his band will get right to the studio after performing at Glastonbury Festival.

New QOTSA Album Announced
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Queens Of The Stone Age leader Josh Homme has revealed to BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe that his band will return to the studio right after their Glastonbury Festival appearance in June. He was speaking ahead of a special performance at London's Roundhouse, where the band played their first album from start to finish. The self-titled debut had been out of press for years until a recent re-release on Rekord Rekords. "I'm not gonna lie: I'm sick of doing the first record," Homme told Zane Lowe. "I love the first record, but we've never played the same setlist before. But then we're playing really deep cuts [after the album performance] because it just it feels like a special night. We're playing really small places." The first album may have been a stoner-rock classic, but the real question is when their next album will arrive. "We're going to take our one last break that we would get for a month, and come back [to the UK] and do Glastonbury, then immediately jump in the studio," he explained. He added, "Our record will be done by the end of the year. We have enough songs. We're at a weird moment where we really don't feel like we have anything to prove. We just want to play to the people that are into us and we want to play right at them." The album performance appears to have been an exclusive invite-only event, with Josh joking that "There is a dress code, and I think no pants is the way to have a party." The current UK circuit will move on to Glasgow and Manchester, and next Tuesday BBC Radio 1 will broadcast an exclusive gig night with the band. The only thing to interrupt their recording process will be the live US dates detailed below (thanks to RiO!B). Queens of the Stone Age 2011 tour dates: 07/23 - Cosmopolitan - Las Vegas, NV 07/25 - Fox Theater - Pomona, CA 07/28 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR 07/29 - Rogers Arena - Vancouver, BC * 07/30 - Gorge Amphitheatre - Quincy, WA * 08/02 - Southern Jubilee - Calgary, AB 09/03 - Pearl Jam festival - E. Troy, WI 09/04 - Pearl Jam festival - E. Troy, WI * = Soundgarden shows

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    domdomdrums92
    HCH wrote: Please for the love of god, tour Songs For The Deaf or Rated R. For me.
    Songs For The Deak is my favourite album of all time! I wish they could tour it too... with Grohl on drums again maybe? It would be wicked awesome!
    Thrash.aholic
    Amazon just emailed me saying they shipped my package of QOTSA debut reissue and Death By Sexy. Then there's a new Arctic Monkeys album coming out and now this?! 2011's going good.
    Rioc act
    **** me sideways i wanna go to the pearl jam festival but im kind a far away (sweden) :S
    danterra13
    domdomdrums92 wrote: HCH wrote: Please for the love of god, tour Songs For The Deaf or Rated R. For me. Songs For The Deak is my favourite album of all time! I wish they could tour it too... with Grohl on drums again maybe? It would be wicked awesome!
    Songs for the Deak is my favorite album too! Wait. I must have hit the k instead of the f. They are really close, I'm sorry.
    teknoman
    I read about the new album on an interview to Troy Van Leeuwen a couple of months back. However it was about time!... 4 years without new QOTSA music is not good.
    Hungry_Hameds
    neilmchamburger wrote: seeing them on saturday can't wait, hopefully new album is an improvement over Era Vulgaris
    Era Vulgaris is awesome, they haven't done a bad album. Rated R and Songs for the Deaf are 10/10 but the lowest the others go is 8/10...
    rafey
    danterra13 wrote: domdomdrums92 wrote: HCH wrote: Please for the love of god, tour Songs For The Deaf or Rated R. For me. Songs For The Deak is my favourite album of all time! I wish they could tour it too... with Grohl on drums again maybe? It would be wicked awesome! Songs for the Deak is my favorite album too! Wait. I must have hit the k instead of the f. They are really close, I'm sorry.
    That's ok, it happens. Don't take it too hard on yourself, ok?
    T7E
    domdomdrums92 : HCH wrote: Please for the love of god, tour Songs For The Deaf or Rated R. For me. Songs For The Deak is my favourite album of all time! I wish they could tour it too... with Grohl on drums again maybe? It would be wicked awesome! POSTED: 05/18/2011 - 09:43 pm / quote |
    Nah man Castillo is just as wicked
    Primus2112
    The album performance appears to have been an exclusive invite-only event, with Josh joking that "There is a dress code, and I think no pants is the way to have a party."
    Well duh, it's the ONLY way. Josh knows this shit.
    barden1069
    fan-****ing-tastic. Saw them in Chicago and they rocked. I'm soooo stoked for the new album!
    HCH
    Please for the love of god, tour Songs For The Deaf or Rated R. For me.
    cypherdid
    FFs WL and tour + QOTSA new stuff at the end of the year. Love it! After that (fall; next year) I want TCV new album. I'll write 'dear santa' letter for that!
    danterra13
    Got up, got on UG, saw this headline, read the article, and then immediately had to change my pants. Great way to start off the day.
    cambo187
    Saw them in Nashville at beginning of this tour, it was outstanding. But seeing them with Soundgarden would be mind-blowing!!
    khakiapple
    Were at a weird moment where we really dont feel like we have anything to prove. We just want to play to the people that are into us and we want to play right at them.
    and thats why i love josh and qotsa
    stitches31
    khakiapple wrote: Were at a weird moment where we really dont feel like we have anything to prove. We just want to play to the people that are into us and we want to play right at them. and thats why i love josh and qotsa
    Same. Saw them in Asheville and it was the best concert ever.
    sjonnaron
    Saw them this sunday in Amsterdam. After TCV last year the best concert I've ever seen. Can't wait for this.
    guitarmazdur
    khakiapple wrote: Were at a weird moment where we really dont feel like we have anything to prove. We just want to play to the people that are into us and we want to play right at them. and thats why i love josh and qotsa
    +1