Band's gig at The Wiltern now online
Queens Of The Stone Age have made a full recording of their gig at The Wiltern in Los Angeles from earlier this week (May 23) available online.
The gig, which saw the band play new album ‘…Like Clockwork’ in its entirety and was their first North American performance of the year following an appearance at Lollapalooza Brazil this Spring, is being showed in full via NPR. In addition to playing new material from the new LP, Josh Homme and co also performed a number of classic tracks such as ‘Song For The Dead’, ‘First It Giveth’, ‘No One Knows’ and ‘Make It Wit Chu’ in front of a crowd that included Morrissey and Jack White.
“I’m quite excited to play for you,” said Homme mid-way through the concert. “I coudn’t be more excited. Fucking ecstatic is the word.” The frontman then raised a toast to Los Angeles, saying: “To our die hard fans, our friends who’ve never been to a show in their fucking lives and our family. Thank you so much, it’s like we’re playing in our back yard, y’know?”
Queens Of The Stone Age played:
‘Keep Your Eyes Peeled’
‘You Think I Ain’t Worth a Dollar, But I Feel Like a Millionaire’
‘Sick Sick Sick’
‘First It Giveth’
‘No One Knows’
‘My God Is The Sun’
‘I Sat By The Ocean’
‘The Vampyre Of Time and Memory’
‘I Never Came’
‘If I Had A Tail’
‘Turnin On The Screw’
‘Burn The Witch’
‘Make it Wit Chu’
‘I Think I Lost My Headache’
‘Go With The Flow’
‘I Appear Missing’
‘Feel Good Hit Of The Summer’
‘Song For The Dead’
‘…Like Clockwork’, which is set for release on June 3, was produced by frontman Josh Homme and the band at Pink Duck in Burbank, California, and was recorded by Mark Rankin with additional engineering by Justin Smith. It contains a list of guest stars, including Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters.