Just in case you weren’t already excited enough hearing news last week about Elton John’s involvement on their new record, Queens Of The Stone Age have released a third mysterious message regarding their as-of-yet untitled sixth album, this time to Kerrang. The theme of time continues, much like in the previous releases to Mojo Magazine in December and Uncut last month.
Check out the new message below:
The artwork not only repeats imagery involving clocks, but there is also a mentioning of a phone. A possible allusion to the previous message about how they “dialed 999”,? Seems like it, especially noticing the small set of numbers on the wrist above – also matching the clock worn by the rabbit on the previous message, and the one featured inside the eye of the first message, all pointing to nine o’clock. The number of nine sure seems to be an important one to this band and this record. Stick around to see what comes next.
In light of these recent messages, NME updated readers by posting a clue that was exclusive to them. It appears to be from 2012, but for many, it’s still news and it still fits with their running theme. Give it a look: