Rated R is the second studio album by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age. It released on June 6, 2000 through Interscope Records. It is the band's first album to feature bass guitarist Nick Oliveri and vocalist Mark Lanegan. Rated R was a critical and commercial success and became the band's breakthrough album. It peaked at number 54 in the UK and was eventually certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry. Three singles were released from it: "The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret", "Feel Good Hit of the Summer" and "Monsters in the Parasol", with the first helping Queens of the Stone Age reach mainstream popularity.