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Harminoff
Oct 24, 2005

listerine and mr. green

Royal Blood is opening for them this tour which is pretty drat awesome

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White Rabbit
Sep 8, 2004

We Do Not Sow.

New single shares the sleazy infectious groove style of Smooth Sailing. Best direction for the band to go further in, I'm loving stoked.

Stokes
Jun 13, 2003

Maybe Kris can come in, and we can throw M-80s at his asshole.

White Rabbit posted:

New single shares the sleazy infectious groove style of Smooth Sailing. Best direction for the band to go further in, I'm loving stoked.

I was going to say that I liked this song better when it was called Smooth Sailing. The new single is just a boring version of said song. The terrible production isn't helping it much either. I'm not digging it at all.

Bobby Digital
Sep 4, 2009


I was kinda meh on the single yesterday, but I've played it a few times while running errands and it's growing on me.

Also the definitive ranking of QOTSA albums:

1. Queens of the Stone Age
1. R
1. Songs for the Deaf
1. Lullabies to Paralyze
1. Era Vulgaris
1. ...Like Clockwork

Juaguocio
Jun 5, 2005

egregium sanctumque
uirum si cerno,
bimembri hoc
monstrum puero


I can't say I'm a fan of the production on the new track, but new QOTSA is far better than no QOTSA.

Songs For The Deaf will always be their #1 album for me. It's the perfect balance between Josh and Nick, and Dave is a beast on drums.

Sir Lemming posted:

I think at this point the rift between him and John is a bigger deal than the Nick thing, which from the sound of things was basically over by the end of 2005. I recall Nick saying positive things about Era Vulgaris, and of course then he ended up doing a guest spot on Like Clockwork, which in typical QOTSA fashion was basically inaudible.

Yeah, bridging the divide between Homme and Garcia will take some serious work. I can't recall reading any recent statements by Josh about John, but John trashes Josh every time he's asked about him.

You can see and hear the tension if you watch any live footage from the last days of Kyuss. John was wasted a lot of the time and acting like a total dick to the audiences.

Zorodius
Feb 11, 2007

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BUY IT.


Bobby Digital posted:

I was kinda meh on the single yesterday, but I've played it a few times while running errands and it's growing on me.

Also the definitive ranking of QOTSA albums:

1. Queens of the Stone Age
1. R
1. Songs for the Deaf
1. Lullabies to Paralyze
1. Era Vulgaris
1. ...Like Clockwork

Agreed, although I'd put Clockwork at #1, and bump Songs for the Deaf to #1

GonSmithe
Apr 25, 2010

Perhaps it's in the nature of television. Just waves in space.


Really annoyed with the service they used for purchasing tickets for this show. I pre-ordered the album THEN signed up to their pre-registration site, was placed in the queue that's 1 hour later than people who pre-ordered the album. Their FAQ said to wait 24 hours before emailing them so I did. Emailed them, they asked for a screenshot of my page on the website and of my order confirmation. I check the site last night and it says I am now locked in position 2, so there's little possibility of me getting the seats I was willing to spend way too much money to get, all because of an error in their system. I'm waiting to see if they'll email me back before Tuesday but I doubt it.

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

1-(900) 720-2666


new single was I think referred to as the "poppiest" song on the album so that's good news to anyone who thought it was too jingly.

I remember before Like Clockwork came out, I read advance reviews of it from "hardcore" fans on the official forums, In The Fade or some poo poo like that, and it was like a funeral dirge of "this album is so incredibly bad it's all slow poo poo and piano poo poo"

now it's like the same thing except "this poo poo is too catchy, it's too happy, rip qotsa" like how did anyone even survive the move from Rated R to Songs for the Deaf to Lullabies to Paralyze, they've changed so much but still have that same core sound.

Sir Lemming
Jan 27, 2009

It's a piece of JUNK!

I do wonder what it must've felt like when Rated R came out, it was really a massive detour from the much more straightforward, unpolished rock sound of the self-titled album. All the other stylistic shifts they've done almost look safe by comparison.

Sir Lemming fucked around with this message at Jun 19, 2017 around 14:03

Cheesus
Oct 17, 2002

Let us retract the foreskin of ignorance and apply the wirebrush of enlightenment.

College Slice

DLC Inc posted:

now it's like the same thing except "this poo poo is too catchy, it's too happy, rip qotsa" like how did anyone even survive the move from Rated R to Songs for the Deaf to Lullabies to Paralyze, they've changed so much but still have that same core sound.
Don't forget the other chestnut "The band was so much better when Nick was in it!"

Sir Lemming
Jan 27, 2009

It's a piece of JUNK!

It's kinda weird that Nick is only full-time on less than 1/3 of the band's albums now. (I'm assuming he's not on the new one...)

algebra testes
Mar 5, 2011



Lipstick Apathy

Huh Mark Ronson? Interesting.

edit: Also I really like the new track it swings in a way that I like a lot. Although I think that's bad, my favourite QOTSA stuff never grabbed me first go

algebra testes fucked around with this message at Jun 20, 2017 around 07:17

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

1-(900) 720-2666


Sir Lemming posted:

It's kinda weird that Nick is only full-time on less than 1/3 of the band's albums now. (I'm assuming he's not on the new one...)

I always liked Alain better on bass/everything to be honest. I really loved the small timespan when Alain/Natasha were doing live shows, they did some great work on the Lullabies songs.

Just got tickets to see them at MSG. Man, I remember when I saw them in a sweaty Terminal 5 show doing their self-titled album tour, now they're finally at the big time. So loving stoked to see this.

GonSmithe
Apr 25, 2010

Perhaps it's in the nature of television. Just waves in space.


The website fixed their poo poo and I also got my Floor Space tickets for MSG. I still can't really believe they're actually playing there.

Boywhiz88
Sep 11, 2005

floating 26" off da ground. BURR!

I haven't bought tickets from Ticketmaster in forever and wow. It basically doubled the price. No print-at-home or will-call, so GETTING the ticket was like... 12 bucks in its own right. What the gently caress?

The REAL Goobusters
Apr 25, 2008



Boywhiz88 posted:

I haven't bought tickets from Ticketmaster in forever and wow. It basically doubled the price. No print-at-home or will-call, so GETTING the ticket was like... 12 bucks in its own right. What the gently caress?

yeah dude welcome to ticketmaster, they're the goddamn worst.

Juaguocio
Jun 5, 2005

egregium sanctumque
uirum si cerno,
bimembri hoc
monstrum puero


DLC Inc posted:

I always liked Alain better on bass/everything to be honest. I really loved the small timespan when Alain/Natasha were doing live shows, they did some great work on the Lullabies songs.

Just got tickets to see them at MSG. Man, I remember when I saw them in a sweaty Terminal 5 show doing their self-titled album tour, now they're finally at the big time. So loving stoked to see this.

I'm really glad I saw them on the Lullabies tour. What a show!

Dang, I guess it'll be 8 years since Natasha passed. May she RIP.

Cheesus
Oct 17, 2002

Let us retract the foreskin of ignorance and apply the wirebrush of enlightenment.

College Slice

I was just winding down from listening to Peace, Love, and Death Metal on a daily basis when Lullabies to Paralyze came out.

To this day I couldn't believe how lucky I felt watching EODM opening for QOTSA in Denver. Without a doubt, my favorite concert ever.

Zanael
Jan 30, 2007

Finn 3:16 says I just licorice
whipped your peppermint ass


Got three places for the nov 7 show in Paris, I'm super hyped !
New song is good, maybe a little too pop for my tastes, and it lacks a cool short riff like during Smooth Sailing, but that will do anyway. Can't wait for the new album.

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

1-(900) 720-2666


Cheesus posted:

I was just winding down from listening to Peace, Love, and Death Metal on a daily basis when Lullabies to Paralyze came out.

To this day I couldn't believe how lucky I felt watching EODM opening for QOTSA in Denver. Without a doubt, my favorite concert ever.

Closest I got to a "Josh and Friends" show was at Barclays when The Kills (with a 6 person drumline) and Brody Dalle opened for them, which was pretty neat.

Hot Diggity!
Apr 3, 2010

MEAN MUGGIN'


Going to the Michigan show. Worth the drive for a smaller venue than most.

Cheesus
Oct 17, 2002

Let us retract the foreskin of ignorance and apply the wirebrush of enlightenment.

College Slice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMIbDaEBBZw
The Evil Has Landed from the 6/22 concert.

DaddyBigBucks
Sep 28, 2003

Kerry Fraser is a beautiful man, and his semen keeps my skin looking soft and smooth...

Cheesus posted:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMIbDaEBBZw
The Evil Has Landed from the 6/22 concert.

I was there! This song was amazing, Josh set it up quite nicely saying that the song takes you all over the place. Loved the mix they had, such a guitar heavy song.

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

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DaddyBigBucks posted:

I was there! This song was amazing, Josh set it up quite nicely saying that the song takes you all over the place. Loved the mix they had, such a guitar heavy song.

sounds like it could have easily been a song from Them Crooked Vultures 2. A lot of this album feels like it's going to take that turn for some reason and I'm A-OK with that

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Kaboobi
Jan 5, 2005

SHAKE IT BABY!
SALT THAT LADY!


Saw em at Montebello Rockfest on Saturday and they played a great, if short set. Nothing from the self titled, but heavy on SFTD and LC which are my two favorite albums. Josh also played Speaking in Tongues on drums for EODM earlier in the day, which was a nice surprise.

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/queen...a-4be4f7ba.html

Got 4 floor tickets for the Boston show for me and my three friends that have seen em together the last...4 times they've been in the area, super pumped. Their last tour with the Kills was loving phenomenal (and I love the Kills too, which helped) so I've got high expectations for another music duo to fill an entire arena as an opener. QOTSA is one of the few bands I could listen to a 25 song set from and STILL want more.

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