by Queens Of The Stone Age


Villains is the seventh studio album by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age, released on August 25, 2017 through Matador. The album was announced on June 14, with a teaser trailer taking the form of a comedy skit featuring the band performing a polygraph test with Liam Lynch. The first single, “The Way You Used to Do”, was released the following day along with the announcement of a world tour. Villains is the first Queens of the Stone Age album to not feature any special guest musicians, the second to not feature Mark Lanegan, and the first to feature Jon Theodore as full time member of the band.The album received widely positive reviews and performed well commercially, topping Billboard’s Top Alternative Albums and Top Rock Albums charts. At the 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony, it was nominated for Best Rock Album, losing to The War on Drugs’ A Deeper Understanding.


  1. Feet Don’t Fail Me
  2. The Way You Used To Do
  3. Domesticated Animals
  4. Fortress
  5. Head Like A Haunted House
  6. Un-Reborn Again
  7. Hideaway
  8. The Evil Has Landed
  9. Villains Of Circumstance

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Format Vinyl LP, Vinyl LP Single Sided Etched, All Media Album Limited Edition (Indie Edition)
Label Matador
Catalog Number OLE-1125-8
Notes Limited press of 7,000 units worldwide - exclusively released to Indie Record stores This is the US pressing. For the E.U. edition pressed by [l313190] see [r10756198] Hype sticker text: Limited Special Cover Art By Boneface Includes Free Download Of The Entire Album On MP3 And FLAC Packaged in a gatefold cover with printed inner sleeve and lyric insert. OLE-1125-8 P&C 2017 Queens Of The Stone Age Under License To Matador Records Track numbering is sequential on the release. Engineered […] at United Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA Mixed […] at Pink Duck Studios, Burbank, CA Mastered by […] of Lurssen Mastering, Burbank, CA Board Stiff Music, all rights administered by Songs Of Kobalt Music (BMI) Magic Bullet Music (ASCAP) Sleeping Disorder Music (BMI) Dr. Shoes (BMI) Pressing plant and lacquer cut by credit derived from matrix info.
Discogs URL Queens Of The Stone Age - Villains