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Queen To Release Monopoly Board Game Based On Band's History

Bandmember Brian May revealed the new music-themed board game, which will take fans through iconic moments in the band's history, will be released in May (17). According to editors at Rolling Stone magazine, the British...

Queen Get Monopoly Game

Queen have made their own edition of Monopoly. The 'We Will Rock You' group's guitarist Brian May was forced to officially announce their version of the world famous board game after details were leaked on...

Brian May And Kerry Ellis Join Forces Once Again For 'Golden Days'

Queen guitarist Brian May and Broadway legend Kerry Ellis are finally re-teaming for their second album release 'Golden Days', six years on from their first full-length output. It's a compilation of original and re-arranged tracks,...

Brian May Announces New Album With Theatre Star After Cancelling Christmas Tour

The guitarist first worked with Ellis on 2010's Anthems, and the odd couple has teamed up for joint tours every winter, while May is taking a break from Queen. The duo was...

Brian May To Release New Album With Kerry Ellis

Brian May has teamed up with his collaborator of 13 years Kerry Ellis for their second studio LP 'Golden Days'.The record features five original compositions, two by May, including the title track, and three by...

Brian May To Release New Album With Kerry Ellis

Brian May has teamed up with his collaborator of 13 years Kelly Ellis for their second studio LP 'Golden Days'.The record features five original compositions, two by May, including the title track, and three by...

Adam Lambert Was 'Intimidated' By Queen Shows At First

Adam Lambert felt ''intimidated'' when he was first asked to join Queen on tour.The 34-year-old singer started touring with the rock legends - Brian May and Roger Taylor - in 2012 after the Queen +...

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce North American Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert have announced a North American tour.The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers' guitarist Brian May was forced to axe shows at the end of 2016 after battling with a ''persistent illness'', but...

Queen Set 2017 North American Summer Tour After Brian May Illness

Brian May and Roger Taylor have announced a 25-city arena tour, which is scheduled to begin in Phoenix, Arizona on 23 June (17) and feature a "special" show at the Hollywood Bowl in...

Boy George Longed For George Michael To Return To Music

The former Wham! frontman passed away peacefully from heart failure aged 53 on Christmas Day (25Dec16) and countless stars have been paying tribute.Culture Club singer George, who rose to fame in the '80s like Michael,...

Sam Smith Pays Homage To George Michael

Sam Smith has credited George Michael for helping to shape him as an artist. The 'Stay With Me' singer broke his social media silence on Monday (26.12.16) - his first post since June -...

Francis Rossi 'Wasn't Ready' For Bandmate Rick Parfitt's Death

The guitarist lost his battle with a severe infection last week (22Dec16) at the age of 68. Brian May and The Who stars Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were among the first stars...

United Nations Recognises Brian May's Asteroid Day

The Queen icon helped to establish Asteroid Day in 2014 in a bid to spread awareness about the potential dangers of an outer-space rock crashing to earth, and how to prepare to protect...

Adam Lambert: Brian May Is In 'Good Spirits'

Adam Lambert says Brian May is in ''great spirits''The Queen guitarist was forced to cancel his 2016 tour dates after battling with a ''persistent illness'' but the 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker says the musician is...

Adam Lambert Wants Collaboration With X Factor's Saara Aalto

Adam Lambert wants to collaborate with 'X Factor' runner up Saara Aalto.The 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker - who duetted with the singer on the ITV talent show on Saturday (11.12.16) - is keen to work...

Brian May 'Getting Stronger' As He Recovers From Mystery Illness

The 69-year-old Queen rocker made the decision to axe his Christmas Candlelight Tour with West End theatre star Kerry Ellis, which had been due to take place in December (16), announcing the news on his...

Freddie Mercury Didn't Tell Best Friend He Had Aids

Freddie Mercury cut his best friend out of his life because he didn't want to tell him he had AIDS. The Queen frontman - who died in 1991 aged 45 due to complications caused by...

Brian May Compiles Air Guitar Greatest Hits

The We Will Rock You star's latest project features hits by Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Motorhead, Rainbow, and Rush. "It's an interesting discussion between a simple riff and a complex riff," May says,...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Freddie Mercury's Mother, Who Has Died Aged 94

Queen guitarist Brian May has paid tribute to Jer Bulsara, the mother of the late Freddie Mercury, who has died aged 94.May announced on Facebook that Bulsara had passed away last Sunday, quietly and peacefully...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Freddie Mercury's Mother

May announced on Saturday (19Nov16) that Jer Bulsara had passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 94 on 13 November (16), and wrote an emotional and heartfelt tribute to her...

Ailing Brian May Recovering In A 'Safe Place'

The Queen star, 69, took to his official website on Friday (21Oct16) to announce he was cancelling his Christmas Candlelight Tour with West End theatre star Kerry Ellis, which had been due to...

Brian May Cancels Tour Dates Over 'Persistent Illness'

Brian May has been forced to cancel his 2016 tour dates after battling with a ''persistent illness''.The Queen guitarist was due to perform a series of concerts across the UK in December with singer Kerry...

Brian May Cancels December Concerts Due To 'Persistent Illness'

Brian May has cancelled his Christmas Candlelight Tour dates with West End star Kerry Ellis.The Queen guitarist was scheduled to perform 11 dates across the UK, but has been forced to pull out due to...

'Persistent Illness' Forces Brian May To Axe Remaining 2016 Concerts

The British rock veteran had been due to hit the stage alongside West End theatre star Kerry Ellis for the Christmas Candlelight Tour, but all 11 shows in December (16) have since been...

Brian May Disappointed With 'Hero' David Beckham Over Hunting Pictures

The rocker, who is a fervent animal rights activist, was appalled when he saw photos of the retired soccer ace and his pal Guy Ritchie hunting fowl in the British newspapers over the...

Brian May Blasts David Beckham For Going On A Partridge Hunt

Brian May has blasted David Beckham for going on a partridge hunt.The 69-year-old rock legend has taken aim at the former English soccer star after pictures emerged of David preparing to go hunting with his...

Asteroid Named After Freddie Mercury To Commemorate His Birthday

Freddie Mercury would have been 70-years-old today, and to mark his birthday, the International Astronomical Union has decided to name an asteroid after him. His Queen co-member Brian May was on hand to celebrate the...

Rock Star Freddie Mercury Has Asteroid Named After Him

The Queen frontman died from an Aids related illness in November 1991 but had he still been alive, he would have reached the landmark age on Monday (05Sep16). To celebrate Mercury's special day, the 2016...

Blue Plaque Unveiled Outside Freddie Mercury's Childhood Home In West London

A blue plaque commemorating the first house that the iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury lived in when his family arrived in Britain has been unveiled in Feltham, West London.Mercury – birth name Farrokh Bulsara –...

Brian May Unveils Plaque In Memory Of Freddie Mercury

Brian attended the unveiling ceremony on Thursday (01Sep16) at the unassuming terraced house in Feltham, England. A blue English Heritage plaque, used to mark buildings of cultural or historical significance, now adorns...

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