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Queen Stars: 'Paul Rodgers Stretched Us As Frontman'

16th June 2014

Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor have confessed their world tours with Free singer Paul Rodgers was "a stretch" at times because the rock veteran wasn't a natural fit for them.The duo joined forces...

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Queen Stars Rock Theatre As Curtain Comes Down On Musical

2nd June 2014

Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor took to the stage at the end of the final performance of the band's West End musical We Will Rock You to bring the curtain down in style.The...

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Fascinating Fact: 4224443

1st June 2014

Queen musical We Will Rock You took its final bow in London on Saturday night (31May14). Creators Brian May, Ben Elton and Roger Taylor announced in March (14) that the show would close after 12...

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Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

27th May 2014

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...

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Brian May Reworking Forgotten Freddie Mercury Songs For New Queen Album

27th May 2014

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...

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Queen Hint At Australia Tour

19th May 2014

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'...

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Peaches Geldof Honoured With Musical Tributes At Funeral

25th April 2014

Tragic socialite Peaches Geldof was honoured with musical tributes at her funeral performed by her rocker husband Thomas Cohen, Queen star Roger Taylor, and musician Jools Holland.Bob Geldof's daughter was remembered at a private memorial...

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Lily Allen Headlines City Rock Gig

2nd April 2014

Lily Allen performed her first headline show since reviving her music career last night (01.04.14).The 28-year-old star took to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall in London for the City Rocks gig - which...

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Queen Musical Closing On London's West End

11th March 2014

A stage show featuring music from British rock band Queen is set to close on London's West End this summer (14).We Will Rock You opened in 2002 and has become the longest-running production in the...

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Adam Lambert And Queen To Tour North America

6th March 2014

Legendary rockers Queen have reunited with Adam Lambert for a North American tour this summer (14).The American Idol star has been playing with the band on and off since 2012, and he will now fill...

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George Michael Doesn't Understand Radio Edit

17th February 2014

George Michael doesn't ''understand'' why he has had to edit his new single.The 50-year-old singer has digitally-removed the audience noises from his latest track 'Let Her Down Easy' - which was recorded during his 'Symphonica'...

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Brian May Criticises Britain's Princes Over Hunting

17th February 2014

Queen rocker and animal rights activist Brian May has criticised Britain's Princes William and Harry for embracing hunting while also launching an anti-poaching campaign.Prince William hit headlines earlier this month (Feb14) when pictures of him...

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Brian May Calls For Zoo Boycott After Danish Giraffe Slaughter

13th February 2014

Queen rocker and animal rights activist Brian May has condemned officials at a Danish zoo over the controversial killing of a giraffe and called for a boycott.The healthy young animal, named Marius, was deemed unfit...

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Queen Bee: The Top Five Biggest Selling British Albums

By Stephanie Chase | 11th February 2014

With Queen's 'Greatest Hits' album now reaching the landmark 6 million sales in Britain, the album is now the biggest selling album of all time in the UK. It leads the top five by 900,000...

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Queen's 'Greatest Hit' Is First Ever Album To Sell 6 Million Copies In UK

By Nick Hill | 11th February 2014

Queen have made history in the UK this past week.The British rock band have reached a milestone that no other musical act has before.Queen have become the first act to reach 6 million sales for...

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Queen Album Makes Chart History In U.k.

11th February 2014

Queen's Greatest Hits has become the first album to sell over six million copies in the U.K.It took the 1981 release almost 33 years to reach the milestone, and guitarist Brian May is thrilled with...

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

15th January 2014

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...

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Brian May Celebrates Prostate Cancer All-clear

15th January 2014

Queen rocker Brian May celebrated with a cup of tea after doctors ruled him free of prostate cancer.The veteran guitarist underwent a number of tests and scans over the festive holiday in a bid to...

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Brian May Shares 'Mainly' Good Health News With Fans

13th January 2014

Queen rocker Brian May is keeping his fingers crossed after initial health tests to rule out a cancer scare came back negative.The veteran guitarist has been battling a series of ailments in recent months after...

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The Things They Tweet: 4008596

31st December 2013

"Humbled by response to my 'health scare' getting on the news. Nothing new to report tonight but I am in good spirit. Big Thanks Bri." Queen star Brian May ‏has yet to find out the...

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Brian May In Cancer Scare Over Christmas

30th December 2013

Brian May has undergone several tests for cancer over the festive period. The 66-year-old guitarist - who had a knee replacement earlier this year - has taken to his website to reveal he has been...

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Queen And Bowie Producer David Richards Dies At 57

22nd December 2013

Rockers Queen have paid tribute to their former producer David Richards, after he passed away on Friday (20Dec13).The British musician died at his home in Switzerland at the age of 57 following a long illness,...

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Brian May Suffering Torn Spinal Discs

18th December 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May has been diagnosed with torn spinal discs after undergoing a scan at a London hospital on Monday (16Dec13).The rock icon has been struggling to recover from knee surgery in August (13),...

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Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

17th December 2013

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...

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John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

By Joe Wilde | 17th December 2013

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...

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Roger Taylor Loved Cross-dressing Promo

13th December 2013

Queen star Roger Taylor insists he is not embarrassed by his cross-dressing in the promo for I Want To Break Free, because he is still haunted by his camp performance in another video.The drummer famously...

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Roger Taylor Proud Of Queen's Live Olympics Show

12th December 2013

Rocker Roger Taylor is extra proud of Queen's performance at the 2012 Olympic Games because they were one of the few acts who refused to mime.Taylor and guitarist Brian May were joined onstage by pop...

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The Things They Say: 3995562

12th December 2013

"For 20-odd years, I had the best seat in the house, watching the best frontman in the world. Do we miss him? Of course. Every day." Queen drummer Roger Taylor still misses the band's charismatic...

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Lands Director, Confirms Star

10th December 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 1st December 2013

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...

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