Queens Of The Stone Age hint at secret London gig

The band have suggested they'll be playing a show before their iTunes Festival gig in September

Queens Of The Stone Age have hinted that they will soon be playing a secret show in London, ahead of their recently announced iTunes Festival show at the Roundhouse on September 6.

The band took to their Twitter account to tease the forthcoming show, which is likely to take place around their Download Festival appearance on June 15. They wrote:

Queens Of The Stone Age are currently streaming their forthcoming new album ‘…Like Clockwork’ in its entirety ahead of its official release on June 3. The band have put their sixth album online at iTunes.com/QOTSA.

The band debuted all of their new material at a show at The Wiltern last week in Los Angeles. Queens Of The Stone Age have also made a full video recording of the show available online. The gig, which was their first North American performance of the year, was live-streamed and is now being shown via NPR.

In addition to playing new material, the band 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, Jack White, Alex Turner and Trent Reznor.

‘…Like Clockwork’ is made up of 10 tracks and was produced by frontman Josh Homme and the band at Pink Duck in Burbank, California. It 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. Read a full review of the album in this week’s NME.

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