Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris

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Album Review

Release date: 11 June 2007

Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris

Queens Of The Stone Age

Era Vulgaris

Calling your new record “Common Era” takes guts – especially if, merely years before, you were the figurehead of the greatest band on the planet. Circa 2002’s ‘Songs For The Deaf’, Queens – then flame-haired brute savant Josh Homme, naked berserker bassist Nick Oliveri, Neanderthal drummer Dave Grohl and walking cadaver Mark Lanegan – wore that crown with both pride and menace....

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  • Jun 13, 2007

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Queens of the Stone Age News

Former Queens Of The Stone Age member Nick Oliveri to release solo album 'Leave Me Alone'

Former Queens Of The Stone Age member Nick Oliveri to release solo album 'Leave Me Alone'

Bass player's third solo effort will come out in September

Queens Of The Stone Age to finish '...Like Clockwork' tour with Halloween party in LA

Queens Of The Stone Age to finish '...Like Clockwork' tour with Halloween party in LA

Former band member Nick Oliveri's Uncontrollable will support alongside The Kills

Mark Lanegan joins Josh Homme on stage at rare London acoustic show

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QOTSA guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen also joined the frontman at Meltdown festival gig

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Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris: Wikipedia Album Entry

Era Vulgaris is the fifth full length studio album by American hard rock band Queens of the Stone Age. The album was completed in early April 2007 and released on June 8, 2007 in some countries, June 11, 2007 in the United Kingdom and June 12, 2007 in the United States. The tracks "Sick, Sick, Sick" and "3's & 7's" were released as singles in early June, with a third single "Make It wit Chu" released around Halloween of 2007.

The album debuted at number fourteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 charts selling 52,000 copies in its first week, which was a decline in comparison to the previous album, which opened at number 5 with 91,000 copies sold in its debut week. In other countries it has reached much loftier debut positions, mostly in the top ten, such as number five in Canada where it sold approximately 10,000 copies in its opening week. The album debuted at number nine at United World Chart, selling approximately 149,000 copies worldwide in its first week.

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