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Queens Age

Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1997. The band's line-up includes founding member Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen (guitar, lap steel, backing vocals), Dave Grohl (drums, percussion), Michael Shuman (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Dean Fertita (keyboards, guitar, backing vocals).
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Queens of the Stone Age frontman 'truly sorry' for kicking photographer
CNN - 2 months
Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Josh Homme has apologized for kicking a female photographer during a concert, leaving her bruised and in tears.
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Josh Homme: 'Truly Sorry' for Kicking Photographer Onstage - RollingStone.com
Google News - 2 months
RollingStone.com Josh Homme: 'Truly Sorry' for Kicking Photographer Onstage RollingStone.com "I was a dick ... I hope you're OK," Queens of the Stone Age singer says in pair of apology videos following incident. 1/2. A post shared by QOTSA (@queensofthestoneage) on Dec 10, 2017 at 9:59pm PST. Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme apologized for ... Josh Homme Issues Second Apology to Photographer He Kicked: 'I've Made a Lot of Mistakes in My Life'Billboard 'I Was a Total D–k': Josh Homme Kicks Photographer in the Face at Queens of the Stone Age ShowLoudwire Josh Homme Apologizes for Kicking Female Photographer Onstage—Victim Calls it a 'Very Intentional' ActPEOPLE.com JamBase -Washington Post -USA TODAY -Fstoppers all 388 news articles »
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Rocker Josh Homme Apologizes For Kicking Photographer: 'I Was A Total Dick'
Huffington Post - 2 months
Queens of the Stone Age frontman's kick sent a photographer to the ER.
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Queens of the Stone Age shimmy at Riot Fest
Chicago Times - 5 months
About midway through its headlining set Saturday at Riot Fest in Douglas Park, Queens of the Stone Age dropped the tempo a notch for the hip-swaying “Make It Wit Chu.” The song has some of the hallmarks of a late ’60s boogie blooze outfit like Savoy Brown or Canned Heat, but it’s confident and...
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Not My Job: We Quiz The Founder Of Queens Of The Stone Age On The Flintstones
NPR - 5 months
Josh Homme founded and fronted Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Eagles of Death Metal and Them Crooked Vultures. We'll ask him three questions about the kings of the Stone Age — The Flintstones. (Image credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Queens of the Stone Age, Redefining Itself to Renew Its Sound
NYTimes - 6 months
Joshua Homme’s band teamed with the pop- and soul-leaning producer Mark Ronson for its seventh album, “Villains,” but didn’t stray far from its aesthetic.
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California Sounds: Queens of the Stone Age, Chelsea Wolfe, Dream Syndicate and Shannon Lay
LATimes - 8 months
Computers and keyboards may be running the city’s commercial pop music industry, but you still can’t toss a Telecaster in this town without hitting a guitarist. Below, a few new six-string driven songs that complicate a recent story on the death of the guitar, one of which stars a cat named Blood,...
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Queens Of The Stone Age Release New Song, 'The Way You Used To Do'
NPR - 8 months
The first single from Villains features a bouncing blues riff honkin' heavy on The Rolling Stones with Homme's unmistakable croon. (Image credit: Andrews Neumann/Courtesy of the artist)
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Gorgeous Photos Show Disney Princesses Reimagined Years Later As Queens
Huffington Post - 9 months
Age ain’t nothing but a number, even for Disney princesses. In a gorgeous new photo series, costume designer Nephi Garcia and photographer Tony Ross reimagined Disney princesses as powerful, mature Disney queens. And to make the shoot even more magical, the women portraying older versions of the characters are the real-life mothers (or mothers-in-law) of the princesses.  Here’s younger Snow White as we know her from the movie: And here she is as a queen, stately and still eating those apples: Here’s Ariel, fresh out of water:  And here she is as a queen, fully part of our world:  Garcia ― whose intricate, Disney-inspired costumes have gone viral in the past ― created these gowns as a Mother’s Day tribute. He told HuffPost that it took a little convincing to get the moms involved, but once they slipped on the dresses, they were sold. “They were definitely hesitant in the beginning, but as they saw themselves evolve into these amazing iconic queens, they got...
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Gorgeous Photos Show Disney Princesses Reimagined Years Later As Queens
Huffington Post - 9 months
Age ain’t nothing but a number, even for Disney princesses. In a gorgeous new photo series, costume designer Nephi Garcia and photographer Tony Ross reimagined Disney princesses as powerful, mature Disney queens. And to make the shoot even more magical, the women portraying older versions of the characters are the real-life mothers (or mothers-in-law) of the princesses.  Here’s younger Snow White as we know her from the movie: And here she is as a queen, stately and still eating those apples: Here’s Ariel, fresh out of water:  And here she is as a queen, fully part of our world:  Garcia ― whose intricate, Disney-inspired costumes have gone viral in the past ― created these gowns as a Mother’s Day tribute. He told HuffPost that it took a little convincing to get the moms involved, but once they slipped on the dresses, they were sold. “They were definitely hesitant in the beginning, but as they saw themselves evolve into these amazing iconic queens, they got...
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Riot Fest 2017 headliners: Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker
Chicago Times - 10 months
Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and punk veterans Jawbreaker will headline Riot Fest when it returns Sept. 15-17 to Douglas Park. The lineup also includes New Order, Paramore, rap-rock all-stars Prophets of Rage (a collaboration among members of Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine and...
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Metallica, the Who, Gorillaz top 2017 Outside Lands lineup
LATimes - 11 months
Metallica, the Who, Gorillaz, Lorde, A Tribe Called Quest and Queens of the Stone Age top this year’s lineup for Outside Lands. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the festival — set for Aug. 11-13 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco — will also feature alt-J, Fleet Foxes, Solange, Empire...
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    During this period, the members of the band worked on various other projects. Josh Homme and Dean Fertita contributed to Iggy Pop's 2016 album Post Pop Depression and subsequent tour, while Troy van Leeuwen joined the rock supergroup Gone Is Gone with plans to release an EP and a studio album.
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  • 2014
    In June 2014, Homme performed a solo acoustic show at James Lavelle's Meltdown festival, featuring guest performances from Troy Van Leeuwen and Mark Lanegan.
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    In January 2014, Homme stated in the Rolling Stone magazine that the band would start recording a new album when they finished their tour for Like Clockwork.
  • 2013
    Homme also confirmed with Lowe that the album would be released prior to their performance at the Download Festival in June 2013.
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    Following a performance by QOTSA at the Jay Z-owned Made In America Festival in the summer of 2013, Homme made comments about the rap star during a radio interview with CBC Radio 2 ’s “Strombo Show.” Homme explained that his band was frisked by the event's security team prior to the performance and referred to Jay Z's personal interaction with the band as a marketing stunt.
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    Queens Of The Stone Age premiered a new song "My God Is The Sun" at Lollapalooza Brasil on March 30, 2013, a performance in which Theodore made his live debut.
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    In early 2013, Homme and fellow Queens contributors including Alain Johannes and Chris Goss recorded to the soundtrack of Dave Grohl's Sound City: Real to Reel.
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  • 2012
    In November 2012, Homme informed BBC's Zane Lowe that Joey Castillo had left the band and that drums on the new album would be performed by Dave Grohl, who also performed on Songs for the Deaf.
    In September 2012, it was revealed that Homme and producer Dave Sardy co-wrote and recorded a song entitled "Nobody To Love", which is featured during the end credits of the film End of Watch.
  • 2011
    In November 2011, frequent collaborator Alain Johannes stated in regard to his studio work with the band: "We had a late night with Queens of the Stone Age again.
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    In March 2011, Homme stated, "Doing the rehearsals for the first record is really defining the new one.
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    After Homme recovered from the botched operation, Queens of the Stone Age released a remastered version of their self-titled debut album in early 2011, and performed the album in its entirety in a promotional tour.
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  • 2010
    In autumn 2010, Homme suffered from a botched knee operation during which his heart stopped for a short time due to asphyxiation.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2007
    In July 2007, Van Leeuwen stated the band had written new material, "still in its infancy" which Homme later suggested might be released as an EP.
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  • 2005
    Lullabies was then officially released on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 in the US, debuting in the number 5 slot on the Billboard Music Chart, the greatest initial success of any Queens record until Like Clockwork debuted at number 1 in June 2013.
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  • 2004
    Homme has stated that the band's lowest point was during the Lullabies era, but that the record "took the lead jacket off" the band following the firing of Oliveri in 2004.
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    In late 2004, Homme, along with Eleven multi-instrumentalist Alain Johannes and remaining band members Van Leeuwen and Castillo recorded the Queens' fourth studio album, Lullabies to Paralyze, a title taken from a lyric in "Mosquito Song" from their previous album.
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  • 2001
    Towards the end of the Rated R tour, the band's performance at the 2001 Rock am Ring festival in Germany was, according to Homme, "the worst show we've ever played and it was in front of 40,000 people."
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    During the 2001 Rock in Rio show, bassist Nick Oliveri was famously arrested after performing on stage naked, with only his bass guitar covering his dangling genitals.
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  • 2000
    2000's Rated R featured a myriad of musicians familiar with Homme and Oliveri's work and "crew" of sorts: among others, drummers Nick Lucero and Gene Trautmann, guitarists Dave Catching, Brendon McNichol, and Chris Goss contributed, and even Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, recording next door, stepped in for a guest spot on "Feel Good Hit of the Summer".
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Born in 1998.
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