Queens Of The Stone Age Announces ‘In Times New Roman…’ Album, Releases ‘Emotional Sickness’

May 13, 2023

Queens Of The Stone Age is ready to release the follow-up to 2017’s Villains album. Their eighth studio album, “In Times New Roman…”, is being released on June 16!


The band also released the first single, “Emotion Sickness”. They recorded and mixed the album at singer Joshua Homme’s own Pink Duck (RIP), with additional recording at Rick Rubin’s Shangri-La.

A press release says, “Sometimes one needs to look beneath scars and scabs to see beauty, and sometimes the scabs and scars are the beauty.”

You can pre-order here.

The album was produced by QOTSA and mixed by Mark Rankin. You’ll be able to buy the album across all digital platforms and on vinyl (black, green, red, silver and blue) and CD. The artwork and double LP gatefold packaging was designed by longtime collaborator Boneface.

The track listing is as follows:

01. Obscenery
02. Paper Machete
03 Negative Space
04. Time & Place
05. Made To Parade
06. Carnavoyeur
07. What The Peephole Say
08. Sicily
09. Emotion Sickness
10. Straight Jacket Fitting

Meanwhile, QOTSA is confirmed to play some festivals this summer; Boston Calling, Sonic Temple, Aftershock Festival and Louder Than Love.

Queens of the Stone Age 2023 Tour Dates:
05/28 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival
06/16 – Allston, MA @ Boston Calling Festival
06/17 – Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival
06/18 – Landgraaf, Netherlands @ Pinkpop
06/20 – Halifax, UK @ The Piece Hall
06/22 – Margate, UK @ Dreamland
06/23 – Cardiff, UK @ Cardiff Castle
06/28 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
06/30 – Gdynia, PL @ Open’er Festival
07/02 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/04 – Lyon, FR @ Les Nuits de Fourvière
07/05 – Albi, FR @ Base Recreation Pratgraussals
07/07 – Madrid, ES @ Mad Cool Festival
07/08 – Oeiras, PT @ NOS Alive
08/12 – Forest Hills, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium ^
09/09 – São Paulo, BR @ The Town
09/24 – Louisville, KY @ Louder Than Life
10/08 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock


Written by Todd Hancock