Rolling Stone announced today that Queens of the Stone Age will headline the magazine's South by Southwest showcase on March 16, kicking off four days of events at La Zona Rosa.
Queens of the Stone Age will be re-releasing their self-titled 1998 debut album on their own label, Rekords Records, in March, and their SXSW performance will launch the band's 2011 North American tour.
"We're excited to be doing another year of concerts at SXSW," said Jason Fine, Rolling Stone. "We can't think of a better lineup to help kick it off."
The Wednesday showcase lineup also includes The Black Angels, Mini Mansions, J Mascis and Beast Make Bomb (winner of the Converse Get Out of the Garage contest). The complete lineup for all four days of events will be announced next week.
for QOTSA's show at Terminal 5 in NYC are already sold out, but general sale begins Friday at noon.