Queens of the Stone Age Confirm Return to Studio


Those who have been following the relatively lifeless Queens of the Stone Age Facebook page - praying for some hint of news in between all those Bejeweled Blitz notifications – woke up to a pleasant little surprise yesterday, as the band posted a status that simply read “recording”. The Californian fivesome, who have remained relatively unheard of since 2007′s [...]

Watch: Glen Campbell Releases ‘A Better Place’ Video feat. Josh Homme


When country legend Glen Campbell announced his on-going battle with Alzheimers last year, it was certainly a sombre day for music. In the past months we’ve seen a celebration of the singer-songwriters’ work, including a special performance at the 2012 Grammy’s and numerous interviews with the singer, who’s acted with both dignity and understanding of [...]

Listen: Florence + the Machine Duet with Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme


Of all the collaborations I thought I would see, this wouldn’t be one that comes straight to mind, but hell, Joshua Homme III and Florence Welch’s duet on “Jackson” (the made-famous-by Johnny Cash classic) have made me proud to be of a somewhat ginger disposition. You can and most definitely should take a listen to the [...]

Nick Oliveri quits Kyuss Lives!


We don’t think that the Kyuss Lives! project is not going as planned. First two original members file a lawsuit against the band and now Nick Oliveri has quit. In a recent interview with Antiquiet, the bass player talks about Kyuss Lives!, the lawsuit filed against the band,  his alleged stand-off with an L.A. SWAT [...]

Ex-Queens of the Stone Age Bassist Pleads Not Guilty to Multiple Charges


As previously reported, Nick Oliveri, former bassist for Queens of the Stone Age, was arrested last July for felony domestic violence  after a heated confrontation with his girlfriend turned into a 2-hour standoff with an L.A. S.W.A.T. team. Earlier today, Oliveri was in court where he pleaded not guilty to all charges, which included “two counts of [...]

Queens of the Stone Age Discuss New Album

Queens of the Stone Age have sent a much welcome update on the progress of their new album, tentatively said to be released in early 2012, having previously stated the album would be done by the end of this year. Homme took to the bands Facebook page to detail the progress: Locked away in the [...]

Adele, Lenny Kravitz and Cage The Elephant Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan In New Album


Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International will include new and previously unreleased song by 80 musicians.

Josh Homme Will Appear On the New Mark Lanegan Band Album


Mark Lanegan has announced the release of his new album ‘Blues Funeral’. Recorded under the moniker, the Mark Lanegan Band, this will be the first solo release since 2004′s ‘Bubblegum. Released on 6th February via 4AD records, ‘Blues Funeral’ was recorded at Queens of the Stone Age and Them Crooked Vultures collaborator, Alain Johnannes’ Hollywood [...]