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Freddie Mercury Becomes An Angry Bird In Skit

3rd September 2012

The brains behind the Angry Birds video game phenomenon have turned late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury into a feathered king as part of a charity awareness campaign.Game makers at Rovio posted the short clip of...

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Brian May Still Searching For Freddie Mercury's Stolen Guitar

31st August 2012

Brian May has called for the safe return of Freddie Mercury's white Telecaster guitar after recalling it was stolen from Queen's storage facility in a new video Dvd compilation.May and bandmate Roger Taylor offer up...

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Brian May: 'I'll Always Regret Not Performing Songs With Freddie'

28th August 2012

Queen star Brian May will always regret the fact he never got the chance to perform the songs I Want It All and The Miracle with late pal Freddie Mercury.The guitarist has revisited the two...

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Tears All Round As Blur Close Olympics Celebration Concert

13th August 2012

Blur packed a punch that could rival one that Olympic boxing champion Luke Campbell would struggle to match, as they blew away the Hyde Park crowd at the sold-out Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert last night.As...

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Spice Girls Reunite At London Closing Ceremony

12th August 2012

The Spice Girls reunited to perform at the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The 90s girl band - made up of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C -...

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Kate Beckinsale Dreams Of Playing Freddie Mercury

2nd August 2012

Actress Kate Beckinsale has set herself a real movie challenge - she wants to portray Freddie Mercury on film.The sexy Underworld star has revealed that playing the late Queen frontman is a role she'd relish...

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Elton John: I Should Have Got Aids, And Died

24th July 2012

Elton John believes he should've contracted Aids and died during his reckless lifestyle some decades ago just like fellow music legend Freddie Mercury and actor Rock Hudson.The rock star spoke out about the stigma of...

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Adam Lambert Wants Queen Album

13th July 2012

Adam Lambert wants to make an album with Queen.The former 'American Idol' contestant has been singing with the group live in place of the late Freddie Mercury this summer, and is keen to record new...

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Lost Freddie Mercury Footage Unearthed For New Dvd

10th July 2012

A lost Freddie Mercury interview from the set of I Was Born To Love You and footage of him performing with Rod Stewart are to form the basis of a new retrospective Dvd about the...

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Katy Perry: 'I Haven't Been Asked To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic'

27th June 2012

Singer Katy Perry has played down reports suggesting she's set to portray the girlfriend of flamboyant rocker Freddie Mercury in Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming biopic.The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker has previously showed off her...

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Adam Lambert 'Comfortable' Fronting Queen

27th June 2012

Adam Lambert is finding it ''surprisingly comfortable'' fronting Queen.The US singer is stepping into the shoes of late singer Freddie Mercury to front the band when they play in Europe this summer and and said...

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Elvis Presley To Get The Hologram Treatment

7th June 2012

They're going to need some pretty big mirrors for this one: it's been announced that the former King of rock and roll Elvis Presley is to be brought back to life via the new sensation...

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Freddie Mercury Returning To The Stage With Queen

14th May 2012

Freddie Mercury will return to the stage with Queen as an ''optical illusion''. The band's late frontman - who passed away in 1991 - will seem to perform on stage during Queen musical 'We Will...

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Freddie Mercury To Make Tupac Style Return To The Stage

11th May 2012

Utilising the wonders of 21st century technology, it has been revealed that deceased rock legend Freddie Mercury is to make an appearance on stage at a special 10th anniversary production of the West End Queen...

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Freddie Mercury To Appear On Stage As An 'Optical Illusion'

11th May 2012

Freddie Mercury is to appear on stage as an ''optical illusion.'' The late Queen front man - who passed away in 1991 - will seem to perform for an audience at musical 'We Will Rock...

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Freddie Mercury To 'Appear' In Queen Musical Anniversary Show

11th May 2012

Late rocker Freddie Mercury will "appear" on stage during a special performance of West End musical We Will Rock You through an "optical illusion", according to Queen star Brian May.The show is nearing its 10th...

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Freddie Mercury Joining Queen For 'We Will Rock You' Anniversary?

10th May 2012

Brian May has announced new plans to continue to pay tribute to late friend Freddie Mercury by getting him to "appear" for the 10th anniversary of the Queen inspired 'We Will Rock You' musical. With...

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Roger Taylor Dismisses Freddie Mercury Hologram

1st May 2012

Queen rocker Roger Taylor has no plans to follow the holographic craze by performing with an image of late singer Freddie Mercury, insisting, "It's the real one or no hologram for me".Since deceased rapper Tupac...

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American Idol Recap: Impressive Night From The Final Six

26th April 2012

The first half of last night's American Idol episode (April 25, 2012) was a Queen-themed affair, with the contestants brushing off their finest Freddie Mercury impressions. The remaining six performers knew that they had to...

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Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

29th March 2012

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

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Queen Looking For New UK Summer Show

29th March 2012

Queen are looking for a new place to perform in the UK after Sonisphere was cancelled. Organisers confirmed this morning the UK leg of the rock festival - which had been due to take place...

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Sonisphere Cancelled?

28th March 2012

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...

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Unreleased Michael Jackson Songs Stolen By Hackers

5th March 2012

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 and Freddie Mercury - were stolen...

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Adam Lambert A 'Great Interpreter' Of Freddie

22nd February 2012

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...

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

21st February 2012

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...

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Queen To Headline Sonisphere Festival

20th February 2012

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...

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

3rd February 2012

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...

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Queen To Headline Sonisphere

3rd February 2012

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...

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Brian May Wants Freddie Include In Future Releases

13th December 2011

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...

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

2nd December 2011

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...

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