The band took to Facebook to reveal the news, writing:
Lanegan came by. He didn’t say much, but he sang good.
This means that the classic line-up of ‘Songs For The Deaf’ era Queens Of The Stone Age will be appearing on the record, as Dave Grohl will be drumming on the album and the band’s former bassist Nick Oliveri has also been recording with the group again.
Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears has also seemingly revealed that he is working with the band on the new album after he Tweeted a picture of himself with the group online.
He joins Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor, who has been officially confirmed to appear on the follow-up to 2007’s ‘Era Vulgaris’,
The band will be playing a number of festivals this summer, including Benicàssim in Spain, and Download in the UK.
At the end of last year, Queens Of The Stone Age unveiled a mockumentary titled Secrets Of The Sound – scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to watch.
Josh Homme lifts the lid on their recording process in the spoof interview with UK comedian Matt Berry, who has starred in shows including The Mighty Boosh, The IT Crowd and Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace.