Scissor Sisters Frontman Will Guest on New Queens of the Stone Age Album

Jake Shears tweets about doing 'something insanely cool' with Josh Homme's crew

Jake Shears/Josh Homme
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December 21, 2012 2:15 PM ET

Earlier this week, Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears tweeted about doing "something insanely cool with some fierce Queens," and followed it up with a picture of him with Queens of the Stone Age. Shears also tweeted about singing together with QOTSA frontman Josh Homme, and according to Antiquiet.com, Shears is a guest on the band's new record.

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Homme appeared in a promo clip for the Scissor Sisters' Magic Hour earlier this year. Shears joins Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor and original QOTSA bassist Nick Oliveri on the new QOTSA record.

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