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Queens of the Stone Age threaten to cancel festival performance due to VIP section

1 month ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

Queens of the Stone Age threatened to cancel their set at Spain's Mad Cool Festival in response to a VIP section at the foot of the stage. Frontman Josh Homme stopped the show to demand that festival organizers remove the fences and allow general ticket holders to come closer to the stage.
“Security, you'd better let those people in,” he said. “I'm not playing until you let them in... you'd better let them in because you work for me tonight.”
“That's right, come on in,” he added. “It's a Queens Of The Stone Age concert and you can do whatever you want to do... Let them in. Look at my face...
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Mad Cool Festival Day 3: Depeche Mode, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails Provide a Thunderous Close

Mad Cool Festival Day 3: Depeche Mode, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails Provide a Thunderous Close

1 month ago   |   By Pop Matters

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There are many, many details about Spain's Mad Cool festival, many, even headlining, shows, many anecdotes that we have not even mentioned in the reports. The monumental grinding from Alice in Chains, the swagging rock party thrown by Jet, the gargantuan, hypnotizing electro jams by Paul Kalkbrenner and Underworld, the absolutely berserk rave from Richie Hawtin , astonishing low key gigs by Post Malone, Sofi Tukker, and many more. There is the gigantic Ferris wheel, the amazing food from all corners of the world, and the exuberant, utterly engrossing atmosphere of a large-scale...
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