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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...

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...

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