1. Mastodon Singer Troy Sanders on New Project Gone Is Gone: 'The Stars Aligned to Make This Band Happen'

    June 16, 2016 12:12 PM EDT Gone Is Gone wasted no time after announcing its formation in April. The group, who will release its self-titled EP on July 8 (on Rise Records), has already played a gig at Los Angeles’ Dragonfly club to live-test the material. But the band’s swift moves from announcement to singles to concert to…

  2. Snow Patrol's 'Empires' Coming Stateside after Strong U.K. Debut

    November 30, 2011 11:55 AM EST Snow Patrol has come a long way in recent years. A good measure of just how far? The company that the Irish/Scottish five-piece now keeps. When singer Gary Lightbody was suffering from writer's block last year, for instance, he called up R.E.M. 's Michael Stipe for advice. Not a bad…

  3. Snow Patrol Announces 'Fallen Empires' Release Date

    October 11, 2011 11:15 AM EDT Emotional alt-rockers Snow Patrol will return on Jan. 10, 2012 with their sixth studio album "Fallen Empires," the group announced on Tuesday (Oct. 11). Best known for slow-building hits like "Run" and "Chasing Cars," the Glasgow-based group teamed with producer…

  4. Dean Fertita 'Fires' Up Solo Project, Talks New QOTSA & Dead Weather Albums

    December 29, 2010 10:24 AM EST Dean Fertita likes making his own music, but not necessarily under his own name. The Queens of the Stone Age and Dead Weather guitarist-keyboardist recently released "Hello=Fire," a title that serves as both the name of the 12-track album and of the entity that recorded it. And…

  5. Dead Weather Recording More Music Before Tour

    April 16, 2009 1:49 PM EDT Jack White and company knocked out their first album as the Dead Weather during three weeks in January, and there may be even more to listen to when "Horehound" is released on June 16. Guitarist Dean Fertita tells Billboard.com that the group was recently in the studio recording…

  6. Dulli, Lanegan Wrap Gutter Twins Album

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan have wrapped the debut album from their long-in-the-works Gutter Twins project. Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan have wrapped the debut album from their long-in-the-works Gutter Twins project. Due March 4 via Sub Pop, "Saturnalia" features guest appearances by…

  7. Homme Itching To Record With New QOTSA Lineup

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Josh Homme is so happy with Queens Of The Stone Age's current lineup that he can't wait to get the group back into the studio to work on new material. "Queens sounds better than it ever has live," Hom Josh Homme is so happy with Queens Of The Stone Age's current…

  8. Britney Confirms VMA Performance, Mobile Deal

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears has made good on weeks of speculation by confirming she will open the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (Sept. 9). Britney Spears has made good on weeks of speculation by confirming she will open the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (Sept. 9).…

  9. Criminally 'Vulgar'

    June 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "It has taken me 15 years to find guys that want to skip the BS and make something that is really gestalt -- it's the sum of the parts," frontman Josh Homme says of Queens Of The Stone Age bandmates T "It has taken me 15 years to find guys that want to skip the BS and make…

  10. Hot Product

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age Stone Cold Queens Of The Stone Age tapped into the post-millennial modern rock zeitgeist with their 2002 breakthrough "Songs for the Deaf," a collection of brutally loud, utterly thrilling sonic salvos threaded with mock DJ voice-overs for nonexistent radio…

  11. Queens Of The Stone Age Ready To Rule Rock Again

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Queens of the Stone Age tapped into the post-millennial modern rock zeitgeist with their 2002 breakthrough "Songs for the Deaf," a collection of brutally loud, utterly thrilling sonic salvos threaded with mock DJ voice-overs for…

  12. QOTSA Re-Tills Musical Soil For Spring Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming album, "Lullabies To Paralyze." As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming…

  13. Queens Of The Stone Age Prepare To 'Paralyze'

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Josh Homme-led Queens Of The Stone Age have confirmed details of their third album for Interscope. "Lullabies To Paralyze" will arrive March 22, although group member Troy Van Leeuwen admits that Queens Of The Stone Age has confirmed details of its highly anticipated third album…

  14. QOTSA Eyeing New Album In March

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age is eyeing a March release for its third Interscope album. Queens Of The Stone Age is eyeing a March release for its third Interscope album. The as-yet-untitled set finds group leader Josh Homme flanked by multi-instrumentalist Troy Van Leeuwen, drummer Joey Castillo,…

  15. ZZ Top Axeman Jams With QOTSA

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age were joined this week in a Los Angeles studio by ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons. While working on their next Interscope studio album , Queens Of The Stone Age were joined this week in a Los Angeles studio by ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons. According to QOTSA'…

  16. A Perfect Circle Looks To Lucky 'Thirteen'

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit A Perfect Circle will return Sept. 16 with its sophomore Virgin album, "Thirteenth Step." As previously reported, the set is the band's first with new bassist Jeordie White (Marilyn Manson Rock outfit A Perfect Circle will return Sept. 16 with its sophomore Virgin…

  17. QOTSA Keeping New Songs To Themselves

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age have approximately 25 new songs in the pipeline for their next Interscope studio album, but guitarist/vocalist Josh Homme tells Billboard.com fans shouldn't hold their breath t Queens Of The Stone Age have approximately 25 new songs in the pipeline for their next…

  18. A Perfect Circle Tapped For Lollapalooza

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit A Perfect Circle has been tapped for six dates on the mainstage of this summer's Lollapalooza festival, filling in for Queens Of The Stone Age, who have prior European touring commitm Hard rock outfit A Perfect Circle has been tapped for six dates on the mainstage of…

  19. Queens Of The Stone Age Go 'Deaf'

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "The time is right for a good rock record," says Queens Of The Stone Age bassist/vocalist Nick Oliveri matter-of-factly of the Palm Desert, Calif.-based group's third studio set, "Songs for the Deaf." The 15-track…

  20. Queens, Trail Of Dead Expand Tour Plans

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through Oct. 1 in Denver. The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through…