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This week, Queens Of The Stone Age scored their first-ever No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with …Like Clockwork, the first album Palm Desert native Josh Homme has released with QOTSA in six years. It’s a richly deserved honor, and one that had been long overdue. With a host of different bands — and… More »

Last June, we published a feature called the Top 20 Albums We’ve Been Waiting For Forever, counting down a bunch of our favorite artists from whom a new full-length was: (A) long overdue; and (B) not totally unrealistic. Coming in at No. 19 on that list was Queens Of The Stone Age. As we wrote… More »

The Arctic Monkeys grew their hair and enlisted the ear (and heavier bass lines and guitar squeals) of Josh Homme for their third album Humbug. In interviews, they’ve mentioned the influence of Black Sabbath on the collection and said they listened to Hendrix and Cream while they recorded it. The brooding, sexy, minor-key “My Propeller“… More »

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Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Wear Silly Costumes In Zipper Down Promo Video

Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes, the two co-conspirators in the band Eagles Of Death Metal, already proved themselves willing to look faintly ridiculous in their…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 10:35 am

Eagles Of Death Metal – “Got A Woman” + “Complexity” Video

It's been seven damn years since Eagles Of Death Metal, Josh Homme's Queens Of The Stone Age side-project duo with old co-conspirator Jesse Hughes, last…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 8:45 am
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Hear Josh Homme & Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Exchange Dour One-Liners On Beats 1 Radio

Anytime you turn on Beats 1 Radio and hear distorted guitars, it’s a fair bet that you’re catching some part of “The Alligator Hour,” Quee…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2015 - 9:16 am
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St. Vincent, Josh Homme, Disclosure Hosting Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple Music already poached Zane Lowe to help establish their new internet radio component, Beats 1. The company also signed on Drake and Pharrell a…
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 10:38 am
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Eagles Of Death Metal’s ZIPPER DOWN Has Wild Artwork, Duran Duran Cover

Eagles Of Death Metal, the duo of Jesse Huges and Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, haven't given us a new album since…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 11:07 am
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Eagles Of Death Metal – “Complexity”

When he isn't leading Queens Of The Stone Age, Josh Homme likes to keep himself busy with side projects. For instance, along with Jesse Hughes,…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 11:42 am
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Watch Josh Homme On British Comedy Show Toast Of London

Toast Of London is a British comedy show revolving around the exploits of a middle-aged actor named Steven Toast, portrayed by Matt Berry. In the…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2014 - 5:48 pm
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Watch Josh Homme Serenade Zane Lowe With An Acoustic “Long Slow Goodbye”

Last night, Queens Of The Stone Age were the guests on MTV UK's Soundchain, which is hosted by BBC Radio DJ Zane Lowe. For one…
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Mark Lanegan Band – “Sad Lover (Josh Homme Remix)”

Mark Lanegan is having a really good year. He's already helped out his buddy J Mascis by doing vocals on the new Sweet Apple album,…
Miles Bowe | August 20, 2014 - 1:22 pm
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Watch Josh Homme Debut “Villains Of Circumstance” At Meltdown

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme doesn't play too many solo shows, but he played one last night as part of London's Meltdow…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2014 - 9:22 am
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Courtney Love Deletes Springsteen Dis, Burns QOTSA, Learns About Normcore

Courtney Love started her own YouTube channel earlier this year, and it was only a matter of time before she got out of pocket with…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2014 - 10:19 am
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Watch Josh Homme Play A “Disappointing Gay” On Portlandia

We've seen rock stars Jeff Tweedy, Tunde Adebimpe, and St. Vincent (twice!) on Portlandia this year. Now Josh Homme's episode is about to air. Homme…
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2014 - 2:55 pm
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Josh Homme Talks Kyuss Lawsuit, Explains Grammys Diss: “I Was Really Drunk”

After Queens Of The Stone Age's Grammys-closing medley with Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl, and Lindsey Buckingham was cut short -- and after Queens Of…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2014 - 3:55 pm
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Josh Homme: “Fuck Imagine Dragons!”

A couple of weeks ago, Imagine Dragons won the Best Rock Performance Grammy for their inescapable puffball "Radioactive," beating out the Queens Of The Stone…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2014 - 10:12 am
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Watch Josh Homme Throw An Overexcited QOTSA Fan Offstage

Truly, this is a golden era of musicians fighting fans onstage, and of videos of said fights appearing on the internet. Earlier this week, we…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2014 - 4:20 pm
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Jeff Tweedy, Josh Homme, Tunde Adebimpe To Appear In Portlandia Season 4

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's hipster-skewering/celebrating sketch comedy series Portlandia returns to IFC for its fourth season on 2/27/14, and as usual the guest list…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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Watch Josh Homme & Reggie Watts Sing A Taxidermy Love Song

Comedian/musician Reggie Watts co-hosts the IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang!, and he's used that platform to perform absurd impromptu duets with a number of celebritie…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2013 - 2:53 pm

Listen to Josh Homme On Marc Maron’s WTF

On his WTF podcast, Marc Maron has made an admirably graceful transition from being a comedian who interviews other comedians to being a general-interest interviewer…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2013 - 10:28 am
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Watch Josh Homme Join Arctic Monkeys In L.A.

Queens Of The Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys are, at this point, old buddies. Queens frontman Josh Homme produced the Monkeys' album Humbug, Homme and…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2013 - 10:08 am
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Watch Josh Homme Audition For Star Wars: Episode VII

Josh Homme and Queens Of The Stone Age had their first #1 album this year with ...Like Clockwork, so he should feel primed to do…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 11:21 am
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