Queens of the Stone Age’s thundering Eden Project show – in pictures

There are certain locations that are beyond perfect to catch a live band. The Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm falls into that category. As does the Sydney Opera House and Slane Castle in Ireland; but the south coast of England has added another spot to that list, and it’s the Eden Project.

Since it’s opening, the Eden Project has hosted various Eden Sessions, where 6000 revellers can enjoy huge name artists (like The Flaming Lips, Sigur Rós and Lionel Richie) at the centre of this mad, beautiful attraction. A huge festival stage is plopped in the middle of the complex, with the two futuristic biomes peaking out behind it, and in short, it’s a totally gorgeous concert venue.

This Tuesday it was the turn of the mighty Queens of the Stone Age to play the Eden Project. With the crowd of punters in a festive mood (only amplified by a slick support set from the Nick Valensi led-CRX, excellent old school tunes courtesy of the Sailor Jerry Amp Bar and, of course, the footie), it was a big one. Here’s what went down: