ALBUM REVIEW: Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains

The fascinating evolution of Joshua Homme continues on this, the band’s seventh album. He’s spoken of not wanting them to become a parody of their own original sound and if you rewind back to Regular John, the opening track on their self-titled debut it sounds positively primitive and a million miles away from how they sound now. Back then he was peddling Kyuss mark II … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains

LIVE REVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails @ Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (06/03/14)

Eschewing the trend of recent years for hard rock bands to base their touring around festivals such as Soundwave and to a lesser extent Big Day Out, Josh Homme and Trent Reznor decided they could have more fun and deliver a better show for the fans by teaming up as a double-headed alt-rock tag team and playing ten arena shows across Australasia. Who would play … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails @ Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (06/03/14)

ALBUM REVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age | …Like Clockwork

By Chris Familton Just over a decade after their defining and most successful album Songs For Deaf, Josh Homme and gang return with their sixth studio record in the highly anticipated …Like Clockwork. Since that 2002 peak the band have increasingly explored darker, more eclectic musical territory and while much of it was brave, genre defying and often fascinating there was always the nagging question … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age | …Like Clockwork

NEWS: Triple J announces TV concert series…

  Australian youth market conglomerate Triple J are sticking by their mission statement to get music to the masses with the announcement of a run of televised concerts every Tuesday @ 10.15pm on ABC2. Kicking things off is Cut Copy’s recent Sydney Opera House show but the highlight should be the Queens of the Stone Age gig which we were in attendance and can attest to its … Continue reading NEWS: Triple J announces TV concert series…

LIVE REVIEW: Queens Of The Stone Age @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney (02/03/11)

written by Chris Familton Apart from a few diversions on recent albums, Queens Of The Stone Age have been one of the more consistent rock bands of the last 13 years and to celebrate the journey so far the band decided to treat us to a run through of their landmark self-titled debut album. Of course there was the obligatory encore to add a handful … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Queens Of The Stone Age @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney (02/03/11)