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About Queens of the Stone Age
It's been said that Queens of the Stone Age is metal for people who don't like metal. But whatever the sound, and however you choose to describe it (or enjoy it), you can't help but note this group has found a style that works.
According to Billboard, Queens of the Stone Age was 'formed from the ashes' of stoner rock icons Kyuss. Still part of its lineup today are lead singer/guitarist Josh Homme, guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen, bass guitarist Michael Shuman, keyboardist Dean Fertita, and drummer Jon Theodore. Sure, the lineup has undergone plenty of change since its original formation in 1996, but wouldn't you know that Queens of the Stone Age has seemingly thrived with its revolving door of musicians.
It's been some 16 years since the band issued its self-titled debut album, and 14 years since a sophomore effort propelled them to stardom and a spot at that year's Ozzfest. Ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl then joined them for a third studio album in 2002. Not only was "Songs for the Deaf" one of the year's most anticipated hard rock albums, it was preceded by a tour that saw A Perfect Circle guitarist Van Leeuwen officially come on board and hook up with the band.
There have been plenty of ups and downs for QOTSA over the last decade, but the band resettled and began recording a new album in 2012, bringing Grohl back into the fold and also working with the likes of Mark Lanegan, Trent Reznor, Jake Shears, and Elton John, as well as Nick Oliveri. Queens of the Stone Age then signed with Matador in early 2013 and their "...Like Clockwork" album followed in June.
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Queens Of The Stone Age Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 10/31/2014 Inglewood CA The Forum 10/30/2014 Phoenix AZ Veterans Memorial Coliseum 10/07/2014 Bogota Teatro Royal Center Bogota 10/05/2014 Santiago RM Movistar Arena 10/02/2014 Buenos Aires C Luna Park 09/27/2014 Porto Alegre RS Pepsi on Stage 09/25/2014 Sao Paulo AM Espaco das Americas 09/21/2014 Mexico City Pepsi Center WTC 08/24/2014 Saint-Cloud Ile Domaine National De St Cloud 08/23/2014 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/22/2014 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/20/2014 Belfast Ant Custom House Square 08/09/2014 Zofingen AG Zofingen 07/20/2014 Philadelphia PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts 07/18/2014 Rochester NY Main Street Armory 07/17/2014 Columbia MD Merriweather Post Pavilion 07/16/2014 Port Chester NY The Capitol Theatre 07/14/2014 Providence RI Providence Performing Arts Center 07/13/2014 Albany NY Palace Theatre 07/12/2014 Bangor ME Cross Insurance Center 07/10/2014 Quebec QC Plains Of Abraham 07/09/2014 Montreal QC Bell Centre 07/06/2014 London ON Budweiser Gardens 07/05/2014 Oshawa ON General Motors Centre 07/03/2014 Ottawa ON Lebreton Flats 07/03/2014 Quebec QC Plains Of Abraham 06/09/2014 Ljubljana Krizanke 06/03/2014 Rome RM Ippodromo Le Capannelle 06/02/2014 Bologna Arena Joe Strummer 05/25/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/23/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/23/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/16/2014 Tulsa OK Brady Theater 05/16/2014 Gulf Shores AL Gulf Shores Beach 05/14/2014 Tulsa OK Brady Theater 05/13/2014 Kansas City MO Starlight Theatre 05/13/2014 Kansas City MO Starlight Theatre 05/11/2014 Des Moines IA Wells Fargo Arena 05/10/2014 Maryland Heights MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre 05/09/2014 Chicago IL Aragon Ballroom 05/07/2014 Milwaukee WI Riverside Theatre 05/06/2014 Saint Paul MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium 05/05/2014 Chicago IL Aragon Ballroom 04/18/2014 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/17/2014 San Francisco CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 04/15/2014 Portland OR Keller Auditorium 04/11/2014 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/10/2014 Reno NV Grand Sierra Theatre 03/20/2014 Wellington Wgn TSB Bank Arena 03/19/2014 Auckland Auk Vector Arena 03/17/2014 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 03/15/2014 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 03/14/2014 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 03/13/2014 Hindmarsh SA Adelaide Entertainment Centre 03/11/2014 Perth WA Perth Arena 02/13/2014 Las Vegas NV Hard Rock Hotel And Casino- The Joint 02/11/2014 El Paso TX Abraham Chavez Theatre 02/10/2014 San Antonio TX Majestic Theatre San Antonio 02/09/2014 Houston TX Bayou Music Center 02/07/2014 Orlando FL Hard Rock Live 02/06/2014 Bologna Bologna Arena Parco Nord 02/05/2014 Miami Beach FL The Fillmore Miami Beach 02/04/2014 Saint Petersburg FL Mahaffey Theater 02/03/2014 Jacksonville FL Florida Theatre 02/01/2014 Knoxville TN Tennessee Theatre 01/31/2014 Columbia SC Township Auditorium 01/30/2014 Raleigh NC Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Queens Of The Stone Age Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/16/2013 Richmond VA The National 12/14/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 12/13/2013 Boston MA Agganis Arena 12/11/2013 Rosemont IL Allstate Arena 12/08/2013 San Diego CA Valley View Casino Center 12/07/2013 Los Angeles CA Shrine Auditorium 12/07/2013 Los Angeles CA Shrine Auditorium 11/29/2013 Copenhagen ?? Forum Copenhagen 11/28/2013 Hamburg HH O2 World Hamburg 11/26/2013 Amsterdam A Ziggo Dome 11/25/2013 Antwerp Van Antwerps Sportpaleis 11/23/2013 London London Wembley Arena 11/22/2013 London London Wembley Arena 11/21/2013 Birmingham Warwickshire NIA Academy 11/20/2013 Manchester Lancashire Manchester Arena 11/18/2013 Belfast Ant Odyssey Arena 11/17/2013 Dublin D The O2 - Dublin 11/16/2013 Glasgow Glg The SSE Hydro 11/14/2013 Paris Ile Zenith de Paris 11/13/2013 Paris Ile Zenith de Paris 11/12/2013 Lyon Rho Halle Tony Garnier 11/09/2013 Utrecht UT Tivoli Oudegracht 11/08/2013 Dusseldorf NW Mitsubishi Electric Halle 11/06/2013 Basel Basel-stadt St. Jakobshalle 11/05/2013 Munich ?? Zenith - Munich 11/04/2013 Stuttgart BW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle 11/03/2013 Assago LM Mediolanum Forum 10/27/2013 Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 10/26/2013 Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 10/13/2013 Mexico City ?? Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez 10/12/2013 Mexico City ?? Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez 10/11/2013 Austin TX Zilker Park 10/09/2013 Tulsa OK Brady Theater 10/08/2013 Fayetteville AR Arkansas Music Pavilion 10/07/2013 Nashville TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium 10/05/2013 Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 10/04/2013 Austin TX Zilker Park 09/21/2013 Atlanta GA Piedmont Park 09/20/2013 Atlanta GA Piedmont Park 09/20/2013 Asheville NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 09/20/2013 Atlanta GA Piedmont Park 09/19/2013 Charlotte NC Uptown Amphitheatre at NC Music Factory 09/18/2013 Louisville KY Louisville Palace 09/17/2013 Indianapolis IN Murat Theatre 09/15/2013 Columbus OH Lifestyle Communities Pavilion 09/14/2013 Pittsburgh PA Stage AE 09/13/2013 Cincinnati OH PNC Pavilion 09/12/2013 Detroit MI The Fillmore Detroit 09/10/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 09/06/2013 London London Roundhouse 08/31/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 08/31/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 08/17/2013 Universal City CA Gibson Amphitheatre 08/15/2013 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 08/10/2013 Squamish BC Loggers Sports Grounds 08/09/2013 Squamish BC Loggers Sports Grounds 08/08/2013 Calgary AB Stampede Corral 08/08/2013 Squamish BC Loggers Sports Grounds 08/07/2013 Edmonton AB Shaw Conference Centre 08/05/2013 Sturgis SD Broken Spoke Saloon and Campground 08/04/2013 Council Bluffs IA Stir Cove At Harrahs 08/03/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/03/2013 Bonner Springs KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater - KS 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/01/2013 Chicago IL Metro 07/29/2013 Los Angeles CA Jimmy Kimmel Live Outdoor Stage 07/03/2013 Gdynia Gdynia-kosakowa Airfield 07/02/2013 Hradec Kralove Letiste 06/21/2013 Scheessel Lower Saxony Eichenring 06/19/2013 Paris Ile Le Trianon 06/14/2013 Derby Derbyshire Donington Park 06/14/2013 Landgraaf Lim Megaland 06/11/2013 London London Rough Trade East 06/07/2013 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Masonic Temple 05/23/2013 Los Angeles CA The Wiltern 04/06/2013 Santiago AI Parque O'Higgins
Queens Of The Stone Age Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 08/02/2011 Calgary AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 07/31/2011 Seattle WA The Showbox 07/28/2011 Portland OR Roseland Theater 07/26/2011 Santa Cruz CA The Catalyst 07/25/2011 Pomona CA Fox Theater Pomona 07/23/2011 Las Vegas NV Live At The Chelsea Ballroom, Cosmopolitan Las Vegas 05/02/2011 Cologne NW E-Werk 04/13/2011 Los Angeles CA The Wiltern 04/12/2011 Los Angeles CA The Wiltern 04/11/2011 Oakland CA Fox Theater 04/08/2011 Denver CO Ogden Theatre 04/06/2011 Kansas City MO Beaumont Club 04/05/2011 Saint Louis MO The Pageant 04/04/2011 West Des Moines IA Val Air Ballroom 04/02/2011 Omaha NE Sokol Auditorium 04/01/2011 Chicago IL Riviera Theatre 03/31/2011 Indianapolis IN The Vogue 03/30/2011 Cleveland OH House Of Blues Cleveland 03/29/2011 Toronto ON Sound Academy 03/27/2011 Montreal QC Metropolis 03/26/2011 Boston MA House of Blues Boston 03/25/2011 New York NY Terminal 5 03/24/2011 Philadelphia PA Electric Factory 03/23/2011 Asheville NC The Orange Peel 03/21/2011 Atlanta GA Center Stage Theatre 03/20/2011 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 03/19/2011 Birmingham AL Workplay Theatre 03/18/2011 New Orleans LA One Eyed Jacks