Queens of the Stone Age Shed Light on New Music Plans

Josh Homme says we can expect new music before their Australian tour in July
Queens of the Stone Age Shed Light on New Music Plans
Queens of the Stone Age got the hype train moving for a follow-up LP to 2013's ...Like Clockwork last week with a mysterious social media post, and while the photo eventually gave way to a string of summer Australian tour dates, frontman Josh Homme has offered some insight as to when we can expect new music from the band.

Speaking with News.com.au, the frontman revealed that the new LP's first single will arrive before the band's tour dates Down Under. The band will be in Australia for a run of four dates from July 13 to 20.

Homme also told the site that the band's forthcoming seventh studio album will feature no guests. ...Like Clockwork boasted a lengthy list of contributors that included Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, UNKLE's James Lavelle and Elton John, among others.

The frontman also spoke on his recent wrist surgery, having posted an Instagram photo alluding to some sort of procedure on April 4. "I had surgery on my wrist once before and four days later, I was on tour in Australia," he told the site. "My doctor called me a dipshit. I had a problem with my tendon, it was very difficult for me to flip the bird for a while." 

As previously reported, news of a new release from QOTSA was broken by Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders back in January, having told Rolling Stone that the band do have a full-length waiting in the wings.

You can find the band's mysterious Facebook post here or check out their tweet below.