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Queens of the Stone Age Announce ‘The End Is Nero’ Australian Tour

Queens of the Stone Age are back with their first Australasian tour since 2018. Fans can expect a thrilling setlist featuring hits from their latest album, ‘In Times New Roman…’. For die-hard fans, you’ll be pleased to hear that the setlist is rumored to include some deep cuts and fan favorites from earlier albums. Brace yourselves, Australia and New Zealand—the Queens are coming.

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Teasing The Tour

Last week, the band subtly hinted at the upcoming tour on social media, instantly fueling excitement among their fan base. Sharp-eyed fans might have noticed that the teaser featured a snippet from “Better Living Through Chemistry,” a classic from their second album ‘Rated R.’ Now, the official announcement is here, and the tour, aptly named ‘The End Is Nero,’ will kick off in February 2024.

Tour Dates and Cities

Firstly, the tour will commence at Red Hill Auditorium in Perth on 10th February 2024. Subsequently, the band will make their way to Adelaide, Hobart, Torquay, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, and Brisbane. For the super-fans keeping score, this marks their fifth visit to Australia since their first appearance in 2001.

Complete Tour Dates and Venues with Supporting Acts

  • Sat 10th Feb 2024 – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Tues 13th Feb 2024 – The Drive, Adelaide
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Fri 16th Feb 2024 – Mona Lawns, Hobart
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Sun 18th Feb 2024 – Lookout, Torquay Common, Torquay
    • Supporting Acts: The Chats, Spiderbait, Pond, Gut Health & Lola Scott
  • Mon 19th Feb 2024 – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Wed 21st Feb 2024 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Sat 24th Feb 2024 – Lookout, Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast
    • Supporting Acts: The Chats, Spiderbait, Pond, Gut Health & Lola Scott
  • Sun 25th Feb 2024 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health
  • Mon 26th Feb 2024 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane
    • Supporting Acts: Pond & Gut Health

In Support of ‘In Times New Roman…’

Importantly, the tour aims to promote their critically acclaimed eighth studio album, ‘In Times New Roman…’. The album features collaborations with long-time friends like Dave Grohl and Mark Lanegan. It debuted at #2 on the ARIA charts and is described as “their darkest, knottiest material to date.”

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Inviting All Fans

Moreover, Joshua Homme and the rest of the Queens crew are encouraging fans from all walks of life to join the tour. Longtime QOTSA followers will recall the infamous “No One Knows” video featuring the band’s off-kilter sense of humor; they’ve emphasized that “this is where you belong.”

Ticket Information

Eager fans can start marking their calendars for these critical dates:

Fan Presale

The Queens of the Stone Age fan presale begins at 11 am (local) on Wednesday, 25 October. Historically, fan presale tickets for the band have sold out within minutes, so act fast.

My Live Nation Members

Members can secure their tickets during the ‘My Live Nation’ presale, also beginning at 11 am (local) on Wednesday, 25 October.

General Sale

Lastly, general ticket sales start at 1 pm (local) on Monday, 30 October.

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About Queens of the Stone Age

Formed in the 1990s by Joshua Homme in Palm Desert, California, Queens of the Stone Age have long since outgrown the confines of any single genre. Homme initially started the band as a way to explore different musical styles after the dissolution of his previous band, Kyuss. Known for their incredible live performances, the band has evolved from desert “generator parties” to sold-out arenas worldwide.

TLDR

To sum up, the ‘The End Is Nero’ Summer 2024 Australian and New Zealand tour promises to be an electrifying experience for fans and super-fans alike. Don’t miss out on what promises to be a truly memorable series of concerts. Get your tickets now and be part of this epic musical journey!

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