Queens Of The Stone Age – “Silent Night” (Feat. C.W. Stoneking) & “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas” (Feat. Brody Dalle & The Homme Family)

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In keeping with the banal but enjoyable tradition of goofy and unconventional artists making holiday music, Queens Of The Stone Age have shared a Christmas single, with the intention, according to a press release, of “spreading year-end tidings of comfort of comfort and joy whether you want [them] to or not.” … More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Includes New Music From D’Angelo, Willie Nelson, Nas, Arca, Josh Homme, & More

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Red Dead Redemption 2Earlier this week, what sounded like a new D’Angelo song appeared online, plucked from the wildly popular new video game Red Dead Redemption 2. Today the company behind the game, Rockstar Games, has confirmed details on the soundtrack, and it’s official: “Unshaken” really is new D’Angelo. It’s one of several new vocal performances … More »

Queens Of The Stone Age Turns 20

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Queens Of The Stone AgeCrafted in the California desert, cutting their teeth playing free impromptu parties beneath the stars, and named after an undead creature from the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, Kyuss have an origin story with all the trappings of legends. While their massively influential run only lasted a brief, volatile five years, their sound was primordial. With … More »

Third Eye Blind – “Blood Bank” (Bon Iver Cover)

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Third Eye Blind just wanna say thank you for the music. (Sorry for the ABBA reference). But seriously, the legacy rockers’ newest EP Thanks For Everything, which is out today, is an offering of “gratitude and support for all that inspires us.” It’s a covers record that features seven tracks originally by Bon Iver, Santigold, … More »

Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

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Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon’s NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe’s more appealing festivals. It isn’t hard for international fests to be more enticing than the ones stateside these days, where lineups have become increasingly repetitive. NOS Alive, like other European festivals, tends to offer something more … More »

Stream New Elton John Covers From Kacey Musgraves, The Killers, Queens Of The Stone Age, & More

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Today is a big day for fans of contemporary pop, country music, and Elton John. Yes, that’s right: Today is the day that not one but two star-studded Elton John tribute albums, Revamp and Restoration, come out. The former features modern pop and rock acts hand-selected by Elton John himself taking a crack at … More »

Queens Of The Stone Age – “Head Like A Haunted House” Video

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Queens Of The Stone Age have been continuing on with their Villains world tour, even after frontman Josh Homme kicked a photographer in the face at a show in December. They just wrapped up a Latin American leg, and are about to embark on a second go-round of North America in a couple days. More »

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

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In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Ellen Appearance Cancelled

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Queens Of The Stone Age were scheduled to perform on The Ellen Show today (12/14), but the appearance was quietly cancelled after frontman Josh Homme kicked a photographer in the face at the KROQ Christmas Show over the weekend. Today’s episode of Ellen only featured Will Smith. More »

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme Shares Second Apology To Woman He Kicked In The Face

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On Saturday night, while his band Queens Of The Stone Age were performing at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Los Angeles, frontman Josh Homme kicked photographer Chelsea Lauren in the face. She’s written about how he looked right at her and smiled just before kicking her. In an initial apology, Homme write that … More »