Queens of the Stone Age are working hard to finish up their first new album since 2007's 'Era Vulgaris,' and singer Josh Homme says it's not exactly been the easiest disc to put together but that he thinks the end result will provide a "deeper," "richer" and "stranger" listening experience.
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Dave Grohl is heading back behind the drumkit for Queens of the Stone Age, and he says one of the things the experience provides is freedom from restrictions. The Foo Fighters leader told BBC Radio 1 (via NME) that he's really enjoying backing up old pal Josh Homme and that the musical chemistry is undeniable.
Musical mastermind Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails and How to Destroy Angels recently took part in an open Q&A session on Reddit.com. Reznor participated in an 'AMA' session, which means, "Ask Me Anything." With no barriers in place, fans submitted a mass of questions, which led to some insightful revelations from Reznor, including news that he has been helping out Josh Homme with a new Queens of the Stone Age song.
Boy, would it be awesome to head to the U.K. in June! The 2013 Download festival has announced more acts for its upcoming three-day show, and the list is incredibly enticing. Alice in Chains, Queens of the Stone Age, Motorhead, 30 Seconds to Mars, the Gaslight Anthem, HIM and A Day to Remember have all been added to the bill.
Those waiting for a new Queens of the Stone Age album will have to settle for the Josh Homme solo single titled 'Nobody to Love' for the time being. The track made a rather low-key debut late last week as it appeared over the closing credits of Jake Gyllenhaal-Michael Pena cop movie, 'End of Watch.'
Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri is breathing a little easier today. TMZ reports that the musician was able to reach a plea deal that will keep him out of jail so long as he remains out of trouble for three years and completes his anger management and community service obligations.