Queens of the Stone Age announce long awaited new album ‘Villains’

UPDATE: Queens of the Stone Age share the first song from their upcoming album, Villains, which comes out August 25 via Matador Records. Listen to  “The Way You Used to Do” below. The band also revealed North American tour dates with Royal Blood supporting. Find those dates here.

After months of speculation and teasing, Queens of the Stone Age finally revealed their new album. Titled Villains, the follow-up to 2013’s …Like Clockwork was produced by Mark Ronson. The band made the announcement in a cryptic video showing frontman Josh Homme taking a lie detector test. The clip also features a preview of the new song “Feet Don’t Fail Me.” Watch it below.

A day after the official album announcement, it was revealed Villains is slated for an August 25 release.

Queens of the Stone Age are currently touring the festival circuit. They’ll make appearances at Fuji Rock Festival, Outside Lands, Splendour in the Grass, and Riot Fest.

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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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