The genesis of Queens Of The Stone Age-the band and this first album-goes back to the 1995 dissolution of the criminally overlooked Kyuss, specifically founding guitarist Homme’s migration from the California Desert to the Pacific Northwest to work on a new project concurrent with spending time on the road as second guitarist in Screaming Trees. Homme discarded the sludgy low-end expanses of his former band for much tighter song structure (for the most part) and honest-to-goodness capital ‘H’ hooks and what was originally christened Gamma Ray was quickly changed to Queens Of The Stone Age shortly after its 1996 birth.
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This week we’re giving awaya Queen of the Stone Age Prize Pack with Signed QOTSA LP, T-Shirt (featuring the album art), Rekords Rekords 10,” and a Rekords Rekords coffee mug to ONE lucky Manolith Reader!
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The winners will be chosen randomly. Giveaway ends Wednesday April 27, 2011.The winner will be reached by email, and announced on the blog on that same day.