Emphasis there on "sounds": the sample that plays when you load up QOTSA.com is a loop of what sounds like people flailing at their instruments — though, in my estimation, it's more likely to be a short, short segment of what a new tune on the forthcoming ...Like Clockwork album, which is set to have a slew of guests.
Elton John will also appear on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album. Other guests confirmed to appear include Trent Reznor, Mark Lanegan, Nick Oliveri and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters. The band will be playing a number of festivals this summer, including Benicàssim in Spain, and Download in the UK.
I'm f—king pumped.