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Queens of the Stone Age announce UK tour dates

Fans can get tickets early by pre-ordering the record.

Queens of the Stone Age will be returning to the UK and Ireland for four headline shows in November. The dates come in support of new album Villains, due for release on the 25 August 2017 through Matador Records.

“The title Villains isn’t a political statement. It has nothing to do with Trump,” says vocalist and guitarist Joshua Homme. “It’s simply 1) a word that looks fantastic and 2) a comment on the three versions of every scenario: yours, mine and what actually happened… Everyone needs someone or something to rail against—their villain—same as it ever was. You can’t control that. The only thing you can really control is when you let go.”

The record is their first since 2013’s …Like Clockwork. The band have now unveiled new track, The Way You Used To Do.

 
News of the record, produced by Mark Ronson and co-produced by Mark Rankin, comes alongside confirmation of UK and Ireland headline shows.

19 November – Manchester Arena, Manchester
21 November – The O2, London
23 November – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
24 November – 3Arena, Dublin

How to get tickets early
Pre-order Villains, the new album from QOTSA, from their official store before 23:59 on Saturday 17 June 2017, and receive a unique code to gain advance access to UK tour tickets (this does NOT include Dublin). You can purchase tickets in the exclusive album presale window, running between 9:00 on Tuesday 20 June 2017 and 8:59 on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Ticketmaster.

Tickets are on sale from 9:00 on Wednesday 21 June through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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