QOTSA Recruit Elton John

That's right, the pianist has joined the ranks of Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor in the lineup for the new QOTSA album.

QOTSA Recruit Elton John
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In this album's biggest surprise announcement yet, Elton John has been confirmed for the new Queens Of The Stone Age record. He joins Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, Mark Lanegan and Scissor Sister Jake Shears among others in the lineup on the long-awaited album. Elton's contribution was revealed on Chelsea Lately, where Dave Grohl is acting as guest host this week. Elton said of QOTSA: "I love that band so much, and I love Them Crooked Vultures." But he says the song he was drafted into was very complicated: "I'm a piano player, and guitar bands play differently... [this song] was in B, which is a pianist's nightmare." Elton was full of praise for Grohl, who he called the most respected musician from his generation, and added: "He's built like a brick sthose when he plays the drums. It was fantastic." See the full conversation between Dave Grohl and Elton John on Chelsea Lately here:
The guest collaborations on this album are starting to feel like an in-joke, but our curiosity continues to ramp up. Are you excited or confused by the latest addition to the lineup? Share your reaction in the comments.

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    DickHardwood
    To the guy who asked if Jesus was gonna be on keyboards on a previous post..well, there you go.
    -Retro-
    This album seems to gain more contributions every week. I cannot wait for this, it's going to be amazing.
    GhostPlayground
    When it comes out. Personally, i'm tired of hearing about who's guest-starring on the album and how amazing it's going to be. I just want to listen to the damn album.
    QOTSA40
    tupac's hologram is totally going to be recruited next. you heard it here first
    Lightning_Ray
    Each time I think I couldn't have any more surprises coming from Josh & Co., every week I look like a fool. I'm not a particular fan of Elton John's music ( but Rocket Man is one of my guilty pleasures), but let's not forget this this the same guy that did a wonderful cameo on Alice In Chain's Black Gives Way To Blue.
    llBlackenedll
    +1 for saying "like a fool" with your avatar.
    L2112Lif
    Wouldn't Mr. T pitying himself create a paradox of some sort?
    third(-)eye
    This album had better deliver, cause holy shit are they wetting my mouth and my pants with anticipation. Release date PLEASE!!!!11!
    L2112Lif
    There cannot be one Dave Grohl, there's got to be more than one. He must've cloned himself, THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH HOURS IN THE DAY, DAVE. YOU DO TOO MUCH, DAVE.
    JAHellraiser
    There is one Dave for everything. Drummer Dave, Guitarist Dave, Singer Dave, Movie Director Dave, Father Dave, Husband Dave, and on and on and on...
    Elegitii
    If only Freddie mercury were alive. Then this would truly be THE supergroup. I just hope it's like Songs For The Deaf.
    leony03
    Both Dave and Elton are fantastic musicians and are such great people. They interact with fans and give talented young people a shot at their dream. I will definitely be picking this album up!
    Burnzyburns
    I need to stop paying attention. My expectations are inflating to the point where this album has almost no chance of living up to them.
    bifteksupernova
    This is pretty cool, hopefully hes actually on it. elton john's one of those musicians who's jut lasted the test of time for so many years, dave grohl will be just like that after as many years. cool to see the generations of music overlap and collaborate like this, itll be pretty monumental i think