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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 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

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

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

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

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

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 celebrities…
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

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

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

Josh Homme Calls Jay Z Rude, Kooky

Jay Z has been called many things over the years, but "a kook" may be a new one. Recently, Jay held his second Made In…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2013 - 10:38 am

Hear Queens Of The Stone Age Play “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” On Belgian Radio

Josh Homme's calling in many friends to make QOTSA's Matador debut ...Like Clockwork a memorable one: Alex Turner, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Trent Reznor, Jake…
Amrit Singh | May 13, 2013 - 9:13 am

Hear Josh Homme & Mark Lanegan’s Theme For Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Anthony Bourdain and Josh Homme have been buds at least since Queens Of The Stones Age played the No Reservations holiday episode back in 2007.
Michael Nelson | April 15, 2013 - 11:41 am

Sound City Players – “Mantra” (Feat. Josh Homme And Trent Reznor)

Both Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor will appear on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album (which at this point rivals "We Are The…
Michael Nelson | March 6, 2013 - 3:56 pm

Queens Of The Stone Age Reunite With Nick Oliveri

When it was announced the Dave Grohl had rejoined Queens Of The Stone Age, some commenters theorized/joked that maybe Nick Oliveri would be next to…
Michael Nelson | November 28, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Josh Homme – “Nobody To Love”

According to their spare Facebook posts, Queens Of The Stone Age are at work on their sixth LP, the follow-up to 2007's Era Vulgaris (apparently…
Michael Nelson | September 28, 2012 - 6:04 pm

Jack White – “Freedom At 21″ Video

Last week, Hype Williams and Jack White posted up the trailer to "Freedom At 21"'s video. As a general rule, video content that is just…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2012 - 10:33 am

Glen Campbell – “A Better Place” Video (Feat. Josh Homme)

After he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's last year, the country music legend Glen Campbell decided to give one last album and tour. The album was…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2012 - 4:10 pm

Josh Homme Makes An Informercial For Scissor Sisters Magic Hour

To date, Scissor Sisters have teed up two videos from next week's Magic Hour LP: "Shady Love" which featured cute kids and Azealia Banks, and…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2012 - 2:30 pm