Some new fast facts about Josh Homme and his Queens of the Stone Age bandmates are part of a new group of trading cards the group is releasing to promote its upcoming album "Villains."
The five cards each feature special artwork, photos, and facts about the band members; Homme's card, for instance, reveals that "plaid" is his favorite color and that he "once pulled up next to an elderly woman holding grocery bags at a bus stop and asked in his smoothest voice 'What's in the bag, lady?'"
Queens Of The Stone Age have shared their own trading cards, with one for each individual band member. #QueensOfTheStoneAge #QOTSA
"Villains" is due out August 25; It was produced by Mark Ronson, and QOTSA has released the first single, "The Way You Used To Do," so far.
The group begins a tour to support the album on July 13 in New Zealand, with North American dates starting September 6 in Port Chester, N.Y.
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