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Lydia Loveless On Mountain Stage

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Queens of the Stone Age, led by Josh Homme (center). The band's new album Villains was released August 25. Andreas Neumann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Amplified And Orbital: Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme On Living In The Moment

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Clockwise from upper left: S. Carey, Beck, King Krule, Weaves, Curtis Harding Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Beck Weaves, S. Carey, More

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Dan Wilson On World Cafe

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The War On Drugs's new album, A Deeper Understanding, reflects lead singer Adam Granduciel's stronger sense of self. Shawn Brackbill/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Its New Album, The War On Drugs Searches For 'A Deeper Understanding'

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