Monday, 29 June 2015

Eagles Of Death Metal Announce First Album In Seven Years

Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes unveil new song "Complexity"

Eagles of Death Metal, the draft Jesse Hughes and Queens of the Stone Age Josh Homme, have returned with a new song, "Complexity", the first offering of its next LP, down zipper.

"Complexity" is rooted in Hughes and Homme fondness for classic rock & roll, and is powered by a backbeat hip-shaking and the persistent rumble of a piano. The track also has a lot of blown-out guitars and charmingly awkward lyrics about not taking rock music - or whatever - so seriously.

The single also comes with scandalous work in which Homme and Hughes are dressed as members of the crew of Star Trek clueless, wearing uniforms with a patch devil horn instead of the Starfleet insignia.

Eagles of Death Metal have yet to announce a release date for the zipper down. The LP marks the first since 2008 Heart of the band. Eagles of Death Metal are currently on tour in Europe, with plans to return to North America for a handful of dates from the end of August.

Despite the long delay between Eagles of Death Metal albums, both Hughes and Homme they have remained busy with the release of former Honkey Kong in 2011, a solo album under the name of Boots Electric.

Homme, meanwhile, he has spent much of the last two years of touring in support of 2013 Queens efforts Stone Age ... like clockwork, the first album of the band since 2007. Notable contributions Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, Elton John and Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears ... Like Clockwork also featured original bassist Nick Oliveri, who was fired from the band in 2004.