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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...

Queen Hint At Australia Tour

Queen have hinted they will return to Australia this year for their first tour since 1985.The 'We Will Rock You' band, made up of original members Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with 'American Idol'...

Queen Announce Tour With Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert will tour with Queen this summer. The 'American Idol' 2009 winner, who has performed with the band in the past, will join guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor on a 19-date tour,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Set For Alice In Wonderland 2?

Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks for the 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel.The 42-year-old actor is in early negotiations to take on the role of a villain in 'Through the Looking Glass', which is the follow-up...

It's A Kind Of Magic As Brian May Finds Lost Queen Track While Celebrating Health Boost

Queen rocker Brian May has another reason to smile after learning he's free of prostate cancer - he has discovered a lost song recorded by his late pal and bandmate Freddie Mercury.The guitarist alerted fans...

Freddie Mercury On New Queen Track

Queen could be set to release a new song featuring Freddie Mercury on vocals. The forgotten track - which was recorded more than 30 years ago before frontman Freddie died in 1991 - has been...

Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

Queen guitarist Brian May is disappointed the band's former bassist John Deacon will not be involved in the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.Deacon features on all of the group's 15 albums but has refused to appear...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Freddie Mercury Pressed Pants In His Sleep

Flamboyant rock icon Freddie Mercury was so obsessed with his image, he stored his trousers under his mattress to keep them wrinkle-free while he slept.The late Queen legend was known for his magnetic stage presence...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Lands Director, Confirms Star

Actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher has been handed the job of bringing Freddie Mercury back to life on the big screen in a new biopic starring Ben Whishaw as the tragic Queen rocker.Skyfall star Whishaw was tapped...

Tonight Matthew, I'm Going To Be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform on which to build this story – surrounding Ben Whishaw’s upcoming turn as Freddie Mercury...

Freddie Mercury's Duet With Jacko To Be Released

Freddie Mercury's lost songs could soon be released. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor have confirmed that undiscovered tracks recorded by the frontman - including 1983 collaborations with Michael Jackson - are being finished...

Brian May Teases Possible 'New' Queen Album After New Demos Are Found

Its been more than two decades since the passing of Freddie Mercury, but before his tragic passing, the powerful Queen vocalist may have spent more time in the recording booth than was initially anticipated. In...

Multi-instrumentalist Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor played most of the instruments on his new solo album himself. The legendary 'Radio Ga Ga' hitmaker has made his first solo album in 15 years, and although he is best known as...

Brian May: 'Sacha Baron Cohen's Personality Wasn't Right For Mercury Biopic'

Rocker Brian May has broken his silence about Sacha Baron Cohen's exit from an upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic, revealing the surviving members of Queen feared the comedian's presence would distract fans from the flamboyant frontman's...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Hologram Museum To Open In London

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

Dominic Cooper For Freddie Mercury Biopic?

Dominic Cooper has been linked to the role of Freddie Mercury in the new biopic. The 35-year-old actor - known for playing Darcy in 'Dead Man Down' - is reportedly being lined up to replace...

Queen: Adam Lambert Is 'One In A Billion'

Queen say Adam Lambert has ''one voice in a billion''.The legendary rock band - featuring original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - have been touring with the former 'American Idol' star in replacement...

Freddie Mercury Like A 'Bleating Sheep'

Freddie Mercury sounded like a ''bleating sheep'' when he first started singing.Roger Taylor - who drummed in Queen alongside the late vocalist - admits he and guitarist Brian May had reservations about allowing the flamboyant...

Roger Taylor: 'Freddie Mercury Would Love Queen Musical'

Queen star Roger Taylor has dismissed critics who accuse the makers of West End musical We Will Rock You of sullying the band's history, insisting frontman Freddie Mercury would have adored the show.Taylor and his...

Roger Taylor Suspected Queen Would Quit Touring

Queen rocker Roger Taylor suspected the band's touring days were over five years before Freddie Mercury's death because the singer had grown sick of life on the road.The We Will Rock You himakers played their...

Daniel Radliffe: Fans Will Be 'Startled' By Gay Sex Scene

Daniel Radcliffe thinks his gay sex scene will shock fans.The 'Harry Potter' star is enjoying making the switch to smaller films, but he admitted his role as poet Allen Ginsberg in 'Kill All Your Darlings'...

Roger Taylor Urges Michael Jackson Executors To Speed Up Duets Release

Queen rocker Roger Taylor blames the executors of Michael Jackson's estate for a four-year delay in the release of the Thriller star's secret duets with Freddie Mercury.The existence of several unreleased collaborations between the two...

Daniel Radcliffe A No-go For Freddy Mercury Role, But Why?

Since Sacha Baron-Cohen dropped out of the Freddy Mercury biopic, a few names have been touted for his return.Johnny Depp was even mentioned following his high-profile flop as Tonto in Lone Ranger, and so was...

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