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The Best Queens Of The Stone Age Albums 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.2k votes 385 voters 5.7k views 8 items

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Queens of the Stone Age are considered by many to be the best desert rock bands of all time. Formed by Josh Homme of the lesser known band Kyuss, Queens of the Stone age was actually originally going to be called Gamma Ray, before being threatened with a lawsuit by a German metal band with the same name. The band has had several members come and go, including legendary vocalist Mark Lanegan (known best for this work with Screaming Trees). This is Ranker's list of the best Queens of the Stone Age albums, including pictures of the album covers when available.

This Queens of the Stone Age discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Queens of the Stone Age albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Queens of the Stone Age singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Queens of the Stone Age album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Queens of the Stone Age album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Queens of the Stone Age album of all time?" or "What are the top Queens of the Stone Age albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing has a variety of albums, like Songs for the Deaf and Lullabies to Paralyze, in it.This list of popular Queens of the Stone Age CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Queens Of The Stone Age Albums
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1. You Think I Ain't Worth a Dollar, But I Feel Like a Millionaire
2. No One Knows
3. First It Giveth
4. A Song for the Dead
5. The Sky Is Fallin'
6. Six Shooter
7. Hangin' Tree
8. Go with the Flow
9. Gonna Leave You
10. Do It Again
11. God Is In The Radio
12. Another Love Song
13. A Song for the Deaf
14. Mosquito Song

Release Date: 2002

Artist: Queens of the Stone Age

Tracks: You Think I Ain’t Worth a Dollar, but I Feel Like a Millionaire, First It Giveth, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Alternative metal, Stoner rock, + more

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...Like Clockwork is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Queens Of The Stone Age Albums
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1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
2. I Sat by the Ocean
3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory
4. If I Had a Tail
5. My God Is the Sun
6. Kalopsia
7. Fairweather Friends
8. Smooth Sailing
9. I Appear Missing
10. ...Like Clockwork

Release Date: 2013

Artist: Queens of the Stone Age

Tracks: I Sat by the Ocean, Kalopsia, Fairweather Friends, + more

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Rock music, Hard rock, Alternative metal, + more

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Rated R is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Queens Of The Stone Age Albums
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1. Feel Good Hit of the Summer
2. The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret
3. Leg of Lamb
4. Auto Pilot
5. Better Living Through Chemistry
6. Monsters in the Parasol
7. Quick and to the Pointless
8. In the Fade
9. Tension Head
10. Lightning Song
11. I Think I Lost My Headache

Release Date: 2000

Artist: Queens of the Stone Age

Tracks: In the Fade, Feel Good Hit of the Summer (reprise), Quick and to the Pointless, + more

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Alternative metal, + more

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Lullabies to Paralyze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Queens Of The Stone Age Albums
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1. This Lullaby
2. Medication
3. Everybody Knows That You Are Insane
4. Tangled Up in Plaid
5. Burn the Witch
6. In My Head
7. Little Sister
8. I Never Came
9. Someone's in the Wolf
10. The Blood Is Love
11. Skin on Skin
12. Broken Box
13. "You Got a Killer Scene There, Man..."
14. Long Slow Goodbye

Release Date: 2005

Artist: Queens of the Stone Age

Tracks: Broken Box, “You Got a Killer Scene There, Man…”, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Alternative metal, Stoner rock

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