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Giorgio Moroder For Ultimate Dj?

Giorgio Moroder has hinted he may be in line for a judging role on 'Ultimate DJ'.The legendary record producer has claimed he's been approached to join the panel on Simon Cowell's new show which will...

Brian May: Queen Are Interested In Headlining Glastonbury

Brian May says Queen would be interested in headlining Glastonbury. The 67-year-old rocker has confessed that while the band ''probably'' won't be taking to the stage at the world famous music festival this year, they...

Leaked Emails Show Benedict Cumberbatch Linked To David Bowie Role

More than 17,000 emails and 30,000 confidential documents, which were stolen from the movie giant's computer network last year (14), were published on the WikiLeaks website last week (ends19Apr15). In one email...

Sacha Baron-cohen 'Didn't Fit As Freddie Mercury'

Sacha Baron-Cohen wasn't cast as Freddie Mercury because he wasn't ''at heart an actor''. Roger Taylor, who played the drums in the iconic band Queen, has revealed he opted against casting the 'Borat' actor...

Roger Taylor Brands Sacha Baron Cohen Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

The British actor/comedian was initially hired to portray the tragic singer in a new movie backed by both Taylor and his bandmate Brian May, but Cohen subsequently exited the production and Skyfall star...

Freddie Mercury To Be Honoured With London Blue Plaque

The sign will be placed as a tribute to the star, who passed away aged 45 in 1991, and will be visible outside the terrace house in Feltham, west London, where Mercury lived...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist...

Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

Brian May Denies Sacha Baron Cohen Will Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Borat star originally agreed to play the late Queen frontman, but dropped out due to creative differences with the band's remaining members, and Skyfall star Ben Whishaw was subsequently linked to the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Play Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has been confirmed as playing Freddie Mercury in a upcoming Queen biopic, according to the band’s manager Jim Beach. Beach, who has managed the band since 1978, made the announcement on Thursday...

5 Things You Need To Know About Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli has recently been admitted into rehab so she can get help with substance abuse problems. The 69-year-old reportedly checked herself in early this week and is already showing signs of "excellent progress". Just...

Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is fighting to keep a statue of late frontman Freddie Mercury outside his home after local officials ruled the imposing figure breaks planning laws.The percussionist erected the statue in the garden...

Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

Brian May: Queen 'Ain't A Tribute Band'

Brian May insists Queen ''ain't a tribute band''.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers were originally a four-piece band, and although lead singer Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991 and bassist John Deacon retired in 1997, the group's...

Brian May Praises Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert ''can sing higher than even Freddie'' according to Brian May.The 67-year-old Queen guitarist has praised the former 'American Idol' contestant - who has collaborated with Brian and drummer Roger Taylor since 2011 -...

Freddie Mercury Stormed Out On Michael Jackson Because Of Pet Chimp

Freddie Mercury walked out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he took his pet chimp to the studio. The iconic duo were set to collaborate on on 'There Must Be More To Life Than...

Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

Freddie Mercury stormed out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he insisted on bringing his pet chimp to the studio. The two late music icons came together nearly 30 years ago to duet on...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

Queen To Record Album With Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor is keen to record a Queen album with Adam Lambert.The group - whose singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - are preparing for another tour with the former 'American Idol' singer and after...

Queen Set For Glastonbury?

Queen are in line to headline Glastonbury Festival.The legendary rock band - which sees newest frontman Adam Lambert joined by founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor - is wanted by the event organisers, and...

Queen And Adam Lambert Announce UK Tour

Queen have announced a UK with Adam Lambert.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rockers and the 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker will perform at seven venues across the country - including a date at London's famous O2 Arena -...

Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duet To Appear On New Queen Album

Queen Forever, a new album being compiled by Queen’s guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, will feature a previously unreleased duet between frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop Michael Jackson.Queen's Roger Taylor...

Freddie Mercury/michael Jackson Duet Makes New Queen Album

Freddie Mercury's lost duet with Michael Jackson has made it onto Queen's latest hits and rarities album.Just weeks ago, Queen drummer Roger Taylor confessed he could only hope that the track, There Must Be More...

Queen To Release Michael Jackson Collaboration

Queen are to release a track they recorded with Michael Jackson on their new compilation album.The legendary 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band's frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991 but new recordings have now emerged which feature the...

Queen Release Limited-edition Vodka

Queen have created the ''perfect tribute'' to Freddie Mercury - a bottle of vodka.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' group have teamed up with Stoli spirits producer SPI to mark the 40th anniversary of their hit single 'Killer...

Ben Whishaw Doesn't Fear Being Typecast

Ben Whishaw doesn't fear being typecast now he has come out as a gay man.The 33-year-old actor - famous for playing gadget wizard Q in James Bond movie 'Skyfall' - revealed he was homosexual last...

Ben Whishaw Dismayed By Freddie Mercury Biopic Delay

British actor Ben Whishaw is baffled by the latest delay of the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic.The Skyfall star took over the role in November (13) after previous leading man Sacha Baron Cohen left the project...

Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

Queen will release new tracks featuring Freddie Mercury singing later this year. The legendary 'We Will Rock You' band's frontman died in 1991, but drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May have since carried on...

Brian May Reworking Forgotten Freddie Mercury Songs For New Queen Album

Queen are bringing Freddie Mercury back from the dead for a new album similar to Michael Jackson's hit posthumous release Xscape.In a new Bbc interview, guitarist Brian May has revealed plans to release new material...

Roger Taylor Forms Queen Tribute Band

Roger Taylor has formed his own Queen tribute band.The Queen drummer admits he was so fed up of seeing below average tribute acts that he decided to host auditions for his own, with fans being...

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