Articles tagged queens of the stone age

Getting the Poison-to-Punch Ratio Just Right: Mini Mansions Steps Into the Limelight

Mini Mansions discusses the band's current/future efforts, the sometimes-arduous process of writing compelling lyrics, and the intimate interrelationship they maintain to pop, music, and the wider culture of major-label work.

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The Uncontrollable Nick Oliveri in His Own Words

The bad boy of rock and the badass of metal. This is Nick Oliveri without a filter.

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Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Phantom Radio is the quintessential Mark Lanegan album, both a great starting point for those uninitiated to his world and a document that the most devoted members of his cult fanbase will cherish as one of his best.

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Queens of the Stone Age: ...Like Clockwork

Josh Homme and friends' first album since 2007 is a fun, laid-back affair that retains all the crunchiness of their previous records. Plus Dave Grohl is back on drums and it makes a big difference.

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Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood: Black Pudding

Black Pudding is a souvenir record for Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood fans, an album full of theme songs for gunslingers, bluesman and desert-wandering derelicts.

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Pearl Jam: 20 Years in the Rearviewmirror: 3 - 4 September 2011

Pearl Jam's great 20th Anniversary blowout festival was held in Alpine Valley.

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18 Apr 2010 // 11:35 AM

My Decade in Music

They are simply the albums that shaped my musical landscape, for which I know every lyric of every song backward and forward, that I would take with me to that mythical desert island we music lovers always talk about

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24 Aug 2007 // 5:36 AM

King of Queens: Josh Homme keeps things unpredictable

A half hour after his concert ended in a dizzying assault of noise, Josh Homme stood behind a catering table quietly handing out bottles of

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Queens of the Stone Age: Era Vulgaris

Fifth full-length from the desert hard-rockers is slick, hard-hitting and sly... score one for big-time rock and roll.

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	Queens of the Stone Age: Over the Years and Through the Woods

Just in terms of what is collected and how it is presented, this deserves to become the live presentation gold standard for anyone producing a concert record in the age of DVD.

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24 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Queens of the Stone Age: Lullabies to Paralyze

With their fourth album, hard-partying bassist Olivieri is out of the band. Dave Grohl is nowhere to be seen. But most noticeable is the gaping, glaring and truly unfortunate absence of gimmick.

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	Queens of the Stone Age: Songs for the Deaf

It’s one of those inimitable, split-second moments of pure rock and roll that you can experience at home: You’re sitting at the computer,

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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