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Queens of the Stone Age
With Chelsea Wolfe
Fillmore Miami Beach
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Better Than: Those sad years when Queens of the Stone Age stopped being a band, the Dwarves gig at Churchill's a few years back, and any recent Kyuss reboot.
It's been 11 years since Queens of the Stone Age last performed in South Florida. In that intervening decade-plus, frontman and figurehead Josh Homme and his perpetually evolving lineup of collaborators have gone from a period of dormancy (that many presumed to mark the band's end) to a level of acclaim that we believe signals its arrival as the most important rock 'n' roll band of its generation.
Riding in on a wall of sputtering feedback, thunderclap drums, and machismo-drenched croons, Homme and crew made their triumphant return to South Florida last night, destroying the Fillmore Miami Beach with a ringing affirmation that -- despite popular opinion -- Miami is absolutely a rock 'n' roll town, and Queens of the Stone Age is a damn near infallible force of nature.More »