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4 Side Projects That Should Reunite And Make A Comeback

Musicians can be restless souls—uninhibited even by mountains of platinum records and awards. For these individuals, a side project can be the proper outlet to channel one’s overflowing creative energy. While the results vary, side projects can be a wonderful endeavor—offering up a new musical setting for both artists and consumers. Here’s a list of four side projects that should reunite and come back for another go around. Please follow and like us:

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The Do’s And Don’t Of Opening for Bands Much Bigger Than You

I play bass for blues-rock band Fritz Montana. Have you heard of us? Probably not.  But you have heard of Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend, Queens of the Stone Age, AFI, The Arctic Monkeys, and Capital Cities – all of whom I had the pleasure of opening for at Not So Silent Night 2013 at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. So what do you do when you’re faced with playing the biggest show (yet) of your career and opening for bands you grew up admiring?  You DON’T panic because you’re now reading…

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Josh Homme Discusses Collaboration With Elton John

In a recent interview with BBC Radio 5, Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme revealed that the band has a ‘strange chemistry’ with Sir Elton John. Queens Of The Stone Age collaborated with Elton John on the track “Fairweather Friends” from their new record …Like Clockwork. You can purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Listen to the full BBC interview here. Please follow and like us:

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Queens Of The Stone Age Announce UK And Ireland Tour Dates

Queens Of The Stone Age will head to the UK and Ireland this fall in support of their new album …Like Clockwork.  You can purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Check out the new dates below. Please follow and like us:

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Queens Of The Stone Age Earn Second Place On UK Charts

Queens Of The Stone Age came in second place on the UK album charts with …Like Clockwork yesterday after they were overtaken by British electronic duo Disclosure. However, the second place spot is the highest-ever chart rating for Queens Of The Stone Age. You can purchase a CD of …Like Clockwork here. Please follow and like us:

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Josh Homme Says His Guitar Solos Are Nonsense

Frontman for Queens of the Stone Age, Josh Homme, recently stated in an episode of the Noisey series, Guitar Moves, that his guitar solos are mostly nonsense. “Guitar solos to me, should be a really articulate way to make fun of guitar solos. My guitar solos [have] gotten to nonsense and sometimes they sound like nonsense, but they’re played on purpose.” Watch the video that finds Homme discussing ZZ Top, the “two Jimmys,” and his thoughts on guitar solos after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Queens Of The Stone Age Discuss New Album

Josh Homme and Queens Of The Stone Age discuss their favorite moments recording their new album. Check out the video and be sure to purchase a CD of …Like Clockwork and buy concert tickets for upcoming shows. Please follow and like us:

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Josh Homme: Playing with Former QOTSA Member Nick Oliveri “Was Easy”

Despite reports to the contrary, Josh Homme recently stated to MTV that he and former Queens of  the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri have been on good terms following Oliveri’s departure from the group in 2004.  “Nick recorded his new record at my studio, and then he was going to drop off some records and…said, ‘Hey, need anyone to sing backup?’” Homme told MTV News.  “And I was like ‘Actually, yeah, come on in.’ It’s that causal… and it was easy. It’s nice to know someone since you were a…

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Josh Homme Talks New Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Queens of the Stone Age have been making news lately by releasing their new single “My God is the Sun” in preparation of their new album, …Like Clockwork.  But for the band, making the new album has been anything but clockwork.  “We went through a particularly dark period in the last couple of years, trying to figure out what it all means and how to get through all that,” Frontman and QOTSA mastermind Josh Homme told MTV news.  “This record was like finding a way out from there to where…

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Dave Grohl Will Not Tour With Queens of the Stone Age

Despite drumming on Queens of the Stone Age new album, Dave Grohl will not be the band’s drummer on their upcoming tour. Grohl confirmed the news during an interview with New York’s  101.1 WCBS-FM.  However, Grohl did hint at a possible reunion with his other band, Them Crooked Vultures -which also includes QOTSA frontman Josh Homme and famed Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones.  “We’ve talked about it,” Grohl said.  “I know that someday we’ll get back together and do stuff, because we love playing with each other.”   Please follow…

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