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Sonisphere Cancelled?

Sonisphere festival has been cancelled, Queen have claimed.The band - with Adam Lambert on vocals- had been due to headline the UK leg of the annual rock extravaganza but have now posted a statement on...

Unreleased Michael Jackson Songs Stolen By Hackers

Unreleased Michael Jackson songs have been stolen by hackers.Record company Sony music say over 50,000 tracks - including never before heard material the late singer had recorded with will.i.am and Freddie Mercury - were stolen...

Adam Lambert A 'Great Interpreter' Of Freddie

Queen say Adam Lambert will be a ''great Interpreter'' of Freddie Mercury's songs at Sonisphere. The 'We Will Rock You' group confirmed on Monday (20.02.12) they will headline the rock festival in July, with former...

Brian May: 'Mercury Would Give Lambert Seal Of Approval'

Queen rocker Brian May is adamant late legend Freddie Mercury would give singer Adam Lambert the "seal of approval" as the flamboyant star prepares to front the band at an upcoming U.K. festival.The former American...

Queen To Headline Sonisphere Festival

Queen have confirmed they will headline Sonisphere festival in the UK.The 'We Will Rock You' group will perform at Knebworth Park in the UK on July 7 with former American Idol singer Adam Lambert taking...

Queen Frontman To Be Former 'Idol' Winner Adam Lambert?

Adam Lambert has claimed that he'll be fronting a reunited Queen as it was reported that the rock legends will be headlining the UK's Sonisphere Festival this coming summer. As frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury...

Queen To Headline Sonisphere

Queen will headline Sonisphere festival.The legendary 'We Will Rock You' group have signed up former American Idol singer Adam Lambert to step into the shoes of late frontman Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991, for...

Brian May Wants Freddie Include In Future Releases

Queen want to make sure Freddie Mercury is still involved in their future work. The band's frontman died of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS in 1991 but guitarist Brian May says the group - who...

Taylor: 'There's No New Queen Album With Mercury's Unfinished Songs'

Roger Taylor has ruined Queen fans' Christmas by dismissing reports suggesting he and bandmate Brian May are working on a new album featuring unfinished Freddie Mercury songs.The drummer admits there are a handful of songs...

Katy Perry Gets Sweet Tattoo

Katy Perry has had a new tattoo inked on her foot. The 'One That Got Away' singer had the design - a smiling peppermint sweet with big eyelashes - done after a concert in Los...

Freddie Mercury, Musical Icon, Remembered 20 Years On

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the sad death of Freddie Mercury, the Queen vocalist and solo performer extraordinaire who, for many, will go down as the finest rock front man of all time -...

David Arnold Wants Queen For Bond Theme

David Arnold wants Queen to perform the next James Bond theme.The composer - who has penned the soundtracks for the iconic spy's last five cinematic outings - thinks the veteran rockers could produce a "bombastic"...

Michael Jackson Tour Footage To Sell For Millions

A previously unseen Michael Jackson documentary could make more than £4 million when it goes up for auction later this month. The backstage footage from the King of Pop's 1992/1993 'Dangerous World Tour' was recorded...

Freddie Mercury And Michael Jackson Songs Set For Release

Tracks featuring late legends Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson could be released next year (12), according to rocker Brian May.The Thriller hitmaker worked with Mercury in the 1980s on a number of secret songs, which...

Queen To Receive Global Icon At Mtv Emas

Queen will be honoured with the Global Icon Award at the 2011 European Music Awards (EMAs).The rock legends - who formed in 1971 - will receive the prestigious accolade at the star-studded event in Belfast,...

Freddie Mercury Honoured At Asian Awards

Late pop icon Freddie Mercury was posthumously honoured with a special prize at the Asian Awards on Tuesday (18Oct11).The star's family, as well as his Queen bandmate Brian May, collected the Founders Award in recognition...

Queen Named Bmi Icons

Queen were awarded the Icon trophy at last night's BMI Awards. The 'We Will Rock You' group were honoured with the prize in recognition of their success in America by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) -...

Brian May Launches Queen Book

Brian May launched new book '40 years of Queen' in London last night (03.10.11).The guitarist with the 'We Are the Champions' group joined fans and friends of the band to release the new book at...

Freddie Mercury To Receive Asian Award

Late pop icon Freddie Mercury is to be honoured at this year's (11) Asian Awards with a special tribute to his life.The Queen rocker, who died of Aids-related pneumonia in 1991, would have turned 65...

Queen's Boring Recording Sessions

Roger Taylor admits recording with Queen could be "long and boring".The group's drummer is thankful with the way he and his bandmates - Brian May, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - were able...

May Joins Melanie Chisholm For Charity Queen Tribute

Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm channelled her inner Freddie Mercury on Tuesday night (13Sep11) when she teamed up with Queen rocker Brian May to perform two of the band's classic hits.Chisholm and the veteran...

Brian May: 'I Was Suicidal After Mercury's Death'

Queen star Brian May contemplated suicide after the death of his bandmate and friend Freddie Mercury.The guitar great reveals the passing of his father and the singer's death in 1991 sent him spiralling into a...

Foo Fighters And Katy Perry Pay Tribute To Mercury

Rockers Foo Fighters and singer Katy Perry have recorded special video messages paying tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been his 65th birthday.The singing legend, who died in 1991,...

Freddie Mercury's Birthday Tributes

Brian May, Katy Perry and My Chemical Romance all paid tribute to Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday yesterday (05.09.11).A huge party was thrown at London's Savoy Hotel last night (05.09.11),...

Katy Perry Records Tribute To Freddie Mercury

Katy Perry has filmed a video tribute for Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday today (05.09.11).The 'Firework' hitmaker - who has previously called the deceased Queen frontman her "biggest influence" - sang 'Happy Birthday' to the star...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Mercury On His 65th Birthday

Rocker Brian May has paid a touching tribute to his late Queen bandmate Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday.The rock legend, who died in 1991 from Aids-related pneumonia, would have turned...

Katy Perry Channels Freddie Mercury For Charity Day

Katy Perry has dressed up as her idol Freddie Mercury to raise money for the late star's charity.Fans of Mercury are expected to don replicas of the Queen star's flamboyant stage outfits alongside his bandmates...

Silent Classic Metropolis To Return -- With Rock Score

The independent film company Kino Lorber, which last year released a restored version of Sergei Eisenstein's classic silent film Battleship Potemkin is now planning both a theatrical re-release and a DVD/Blu-ray release of another classic,...

Lea Michele Wants More Tattoos

Lea Michele wants to get more tattoos.The 'Glee' star already has 10 inkings on her body which all have special meanings to her.And the actress thinks she will get more body art as she experiences...

Queen To Be Named Bmi Icons

Queen will be named Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Icons. The iconic 'We Will Rock You' group will be given the trophy recognising their contribution to songwriting at the organisation's annual UK ceremony in October.The group...

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