An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a collection on compact disc ( CD), vinyl, audio tape, or another medium. Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century as individual 78- rpm records collected in a bound book resembling a photograph album; this format evolved after 1948 into single vinyl LP records played at 33 1 ⁄ 3 rpm. Era Vulgaris is the fifth full length studio album by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age. The album was completed in early April and released on June 8, in some countries, June 11, in the United Kingdom and June 12, in the United States. The single " Sick, Sick, Sick" was released in May, a second single " 3' s & 7' s" was released in early June, with a third c 20, 1971 · Check out Hot Rocksby The Rolling Stones on Amazon Music.