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Queens of the Stone Age Thrown Out of Rehab Clinic

The Pulse of Radio reports: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE were reportedly thrown out of a rehab clinic last week just one song into a performance, according to NME.com. The band accepted an invitation to play a six-song concert for patients at an unnamed California facility, but their set was abruptly cut short during the opening number and the group members were forcibly removed from the building by security guards. The song that the QUEENS opened with? "Feel Good Hit of the Summer", which consists of one line repeated over and over again: "Nicotine, Valium, Vicodin, marijuana, Ecstasy and alcohol...c-c-c-c-c-cocaine."

Staff members at the clinic were reportedly unamused and refused to do anything but eject the band.

Ironically, the Colorado Police Department uses the song in instructional videos about drunk driving.

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE perform in Dortmund, Germany on Friday night (November 16) and will remain in Europe until early December. The band returns home for five West Coast shows in the middle of next month as it continues promoting its latest CD, "Era Vulgaris".

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. metal2death writes:

f*** this band but thats some funny sh**

# Nov 17, 2007 @ 12:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. psythe writes:

hahahah, that's fairly hilarious!

probly close on the only song I really enjoy by QOTSA.

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 2:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. coldiem writes:

That's not funny at all. There are people with serious problems in the clinic trying to get help and these guys came in and made a mockery of it. They are nothing but complete a$$holes.

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Jackrum writes:

its the only song i like by them.. good choice for a load of junkies

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. dethmonkee writes:

thats a black sense of humour there :P

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 12:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RememberMetal? writes:

On the one hand thats hilarious, on the other hands I feel sorry for the patients that were offended or who got screwed out of a show...

A rehab clinc should know better than to bring a (stoner-rock!)band whose central focus is regularly drugs and alcohol.
I liked a few tracks off of Songs for the Deaf but their work prior to and since that album always irked me.

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# Nov 18, 2007 @ 3:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. SlugEmperor writes:

they only sang that song because they definitely use the drugs they listed and have problems themselves. Just a bad situation, dumb asses.

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 5:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. SlugEmperor writes:

if you are respected enough to have a band that plays shows around the country like they do, i dont care if you are "stoner rock," use your brain, you shouldnt get any shows if you have the maturity of an elementary schooler.

# Nov 18, 2007 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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