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The Week In Pop: Grammys Preview, Starring, Um, Sara Bareilles

Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are you’re hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or perhaps you’d prefer if Kendrick Lamar took home top honors for good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Both acts are… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 23, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham To Close The Grammys Together

As SPIN reports, one very tough, smartly selected lineup of aging rock dudes will assemble this Sunday night to end the Grammy Awards broadcast. Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Fleetwood Mac O.G. Lindsey Buckingham have intersected in various configurations over the years — Grohl playing drums on QOTSA’s SongsMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014 - 8:49 am

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age’s Austin City Limits Episode

This past weekend, Queens Of The Stone Age brought their churning strut to Austin City Limits, making their debut on the PBS performance show by playing an hour-long set for its season premiere. The band’s episode of the show is, of course, heavy on songs from last year’s …Like Clockwork, but it also hits checkpoint… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2014 - 9:38 am

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age Do “Smooth Sailing” On Austin City Limits

Queens Of The Stone Age are coming to PBS early next year with a recording of their Austin City Limits concert. It premieres 1/4, and below you can watch them play “Smooth Sailing” as a preview. More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 18, 2013 - 1:42 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 16, 2013 - 12:38 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 along the lines of what he did with Jason Schwartzman at the YouTube Music Awards. And now we can add Josh Homme to that number. The Queens Of The Stone… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 27, 2013 - 2:53 pm

Ugly Christmas Sweaters From Queens Of The Stone Age, Metallica, Motörhead, And More

Last year we were all amused by the Slayer Christmas sweater, the heaviest and coziest way for your torso to ring in the holidays. This year Motörhead, Metallica, Descendents, Death From Above 1979, Dying Fetus, and a bunch of Victory Records bands got in on the trend, leading Metal Injection to declare ugly metal Christma… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 26, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Queens Of The Stone Age – “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory” Interactive Music Video

The new interactive video for “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory,” a song from the Queens Of The Stone Age album …Like Clockwork, is full of dark imagery: Coffins, dead animals, venus flytraps, the witchy woman who shares lip-syncing duties with the embalmed-looking Josh Homme. Kii Arens and Jason Trucco directed the video in partnershi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 18, 2013 - 1:43 pm

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age Play Conan

Obviously, if you’re going to pick any one day to listen to a song called “The Vampyr Of Time And Memory,” it’s going to be today. So we’re all lucky that Queens Of The Stone Age were the musical guests on Conan last night, where they looked surprisingly dapper knocking out the …Like Clockwork slow-burner. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 31, 2013 - 11:12 am

Preview Queens Of The Stone Age’s “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory” Interactive Video

Queens Of The Stone Age will release an interactive video for their …Like Clockwork track “The Vampyre Of Time And Memory” this Wednesday (10/30) but you can preview what’s on deck now. The Kii Arens- and Jason Trucco-directed collaboration with The Creators Project takes place in a mansion filled with taxidermy and boasts paintings that… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 28, 2013 - 2:58 pm

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013 fundraiser features sets by CSNY, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, fun., Jenny Lewis, Heart, My Morning Jacket, and… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 26, 2013 - 5:07 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 who can draw on a lot of life experience when talking to his guests. Case in point: Maron’s most recent guest is Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2013 - 10:28 am

Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of Leon, Atoms For Peace, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend, the National, Queens Of The Stone Age, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, HAIM, and dozens more. Check out photos from the festival by JWMore »

By: Stereogum / October 7, 2013 - 11:30 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 Monkeys frontman Alex Turner traded guest appearances on their bands’ new albums, and Queens recently covered the Monkeys’ “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” during a BBC Live… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 4, 2013 - 10:08 am

Indie Kidz Songs: Hear Parodies Of Grimes, Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors, And More Singing Children’s Classics

You might remember late last year finding a commercial for a fake Christmas song compilation by indie music stars including Bon Iver, Beach House, and the xx. The parody video by Animal New York (with the music by Adam Horne of the band Bear Ceuse) was so hilarious because the impressions were perfectly accurate, both… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 25, 2013 - 12:14 pm

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 America festival in Philadelphia, and one of the bands who performed, Queens Of The Stone Age, apparently wasn’t too happy with the experience. In a recent interview, QOTSA frontman Josh… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2013 - 10:38 am

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age Cover Arctic Monkeys

Queens Of The Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys have a mutual-admiration society that stretches back to the time the Monkeys recruited Josh Homme to produce much of their 2009 album Humbug. It’s still going today; Homme appears on the Monkeys’ new album AM, just as Monkeys frontman Alex Turner guested on the new QOTSA album… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 6, 2013 - 9:53 am

Photos: Made In America 2013

The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, Beyoncé, HAIM, Dairrhea Planet, Kendrick Lamar, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails, who covered Johnny Cash (LOL jk). Check out Luis Ruiz photos from the fest in the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 3, 2013 - 5:04 pm

Watch Queens Of The Stone Age Play Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel appears to be working on something resembling a beard, so it just makes sense that he’d devote a decent slice of his late-night show to swaggering stoner-rock. On last night’s episode, Queens Of The Stone Age got the big outdoor-stage treatment. On the show proper, the played “My God Is The Sun,” the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 1, 2013 - 9:33 am

Watch A Queens Of The Stone Age USB Drive Commercial Starring Fred Armisen

The new Queens Of The Stone Age album …Like Clockwork came out a few weeks ago, and there’s a decent chance you’ve already bought a copy; it gave the band their first-ever Billboard #1. You may, however, want to buy the thing again, since there’s one format that’s apparently more special than all the other… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 9, 2013 - 9:46 am