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Rodgers Accepted By Mercury's Mother

8th July 2005

Former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS finally felt comfortable about replacing FREDDIE MERCURY as QUEEN's frontman when he shared a magical moment with the late singer's mother. The 55-year-old rocker was deeply moved when he...

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London Shows Shelved In Aftermath Of Terrorist Attacks

8th July 2005

Stars including EWAN McGREGOR, VAL KILMER, DAVID SCHWIMMER, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THE PRODIGY and SUM 41 have all called off performances in London tonight (07JUL05), following a series of terrorist attacks in the...

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Bombings Force Rem To Postpone Their Return To Live 8 Site

8th July 2005

LATEST: Rockers REM have rescheduled their Hyde Park show in London at the weekend (09JUL05) to allow police to revamp security in the wake of bomb attacks on the British capital. The group will...

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'Devastated' Queen Cancel Gigs After Terror Attacks

8th July 2005

QUEEN rockers have postponed their London concerts on Friday (08JUL05) after expressing their devastation at seeing the terrorist attacks in the British capital. London was in chaos this morning (07JUL05) after four bombs exploded...

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Ub40 Jump On Musical Bandwagon

5th July 2005

The songs of UB40 are set to be immortalised on stage when a musical based on the group's hit tunes opens next year (06). The RED RED WINE band have given permission for 12...

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Queen Most Successful Act In UK Chart History

5th July 2005

Rock legends QUEEN have beaten ELVIS PRESLEY and THE BEATLES to be named the most successful music act in UK album chart history. The Guinness World Records have released shocking figures, which prove Queen...

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Idol Star Maroulis To Record Bohemian Rhapsody For Tribute Cd

4th July 2005

AMERICAN IDOL star CONSTANTINE MAROULIS is on a winning streak again after losing out on a place in the finals of the TV talent show - his version of BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been chosen as...

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Prince William In Bomb Scare

1st July 2005

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM was caught up in a mid-air bomb scare yesterday (30JUN05) - when a discarded mobile phone was thought to be a danger to his flight between Los Angeles and Auckland, New...

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Queen Savage Coldplay

26th June 2005

Eighties rock legends QUEEN have launched a stinging attack on anthemic rockers COLDPLAY - claiming all their songs sound the same. Coldplay's single SPEED OF SOUND was kept off the top of the British...

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Tina Bans Ike Reference In Elton Musical

19th June 2005

TINA TURNER is so scarred by memories of her tempestuous marriage to IKE TURNER, she has banned any reference to him in BEN ELTON's forthcoming musical about her. The PRIVATE DANCER star gave the...

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Queen Rocker May Honoured By Queen

12th June 2005

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award in British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Birthday Honours list. The WE WILL ROCK YOU musician, joins other music...

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May Closes Bone Marrow Charity

9th June 2005

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has closed the BRITISH BONE MARROW DONOR APPEAL, after backing the fund for 15 years. The charity is now redundant, as its purpose - maintaining a register of bone marrow...

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Queen To Perform At Live 8 Via Satellite

3rd June 2005

Legendary British rockers QUEEN will perform at London's LIVE 8 concert thanks to a live satellite link-up. The WE WILL ROCK YOU legends - who starred in the original LIVE AID extravaganza 20 years...

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Bee Gees Musical Set To Rock Broadway

2nd June 2005

A BEE GEES musical is set to hit New York's Broadway early next year (06). The stage show - which has been given the working title YOU WIN AGAIN - will include all the...

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Mamet: 'I Hate Hollywood'

20th May 2005

Movie writer and playwright DAVID MAMET has attacked the Hollywood system, revealing he loathes making movies. The PULITZER PRIZE-winning GLENGARRY GLENROSS writer has written the screenplays for over 20 movies in a career spanning...

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The Darkness Channel Hero Mercury

6th May 2005

Rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY is helping glam rockers THE DARKNESS record their new album, from beyond the grave. Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is a massive fan of Mercury - who died of AIDS in 1991...

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Slated Beach Boys Musical To Close

20th April 2005

The musical based on the music of THE BEACH BOYS is being abandoned just three months after opening on New York's Broadway. GOOD VIBRATIONS, which opened in February (05) and closes on Sunday (24APR05),...

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Mercury To Be Honoured At Family Home

8th April 2005

Rockers QUEEN and fans from all over the world are expected to gather at FREDDIE MERCURY's British family home to pay tribute to the band's late frontman at the unveiling of a plaque in his...

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Intruders At Windsor Spark Fears For Wedding Security

6th April 2005

Security at British royal PRINCE CHARLES' wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES has been tightened - after two men broke into the grounds of QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Windsor Castle residence in London on Sunday (03APR05)....

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Queen Slammed Over Rome Gig

5th April 2005

Reformed rock group QUEEN has faced a barrage of criticism in Italy for failing to cancel their Rome concert last night (04APR05), as the nation mourns the death of POPE JOHN PAUL II. Civil...

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Prince Postpones Wedding For Pope's Funeral

4th April 2005

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has been forced to postpone his wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES until Saturday (09APR05) so he can attend POPE JOHN PAUL II's funeral in Rome, Italy. The heir to...

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Stefani Beats Moss In Fashion List

4th April 2005

Flamboyant singer GWEN STEFANI and Burlesque dancer DITA VON TEESE have caused a furore in the fashion world - by beating supermodel KATE MOSS to be named the best-dressed women celebrities. Fashion magazine HARPERS...

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Madonna And Guy Don Catholic Attire For Jewish Holiday

29th March 2005

MADONNA and her husband GUY RITCHIE celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim in an unusual manner on Thursday (24MAR05) - by dressing up as a nun and the Pope. The couple were spotted on...

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Jagger Exposed

28th March 2005

Rock lothario SIR MICK JAGGER's red underpants are to be the star attraction at a new rock memorabilia exhibition. Owners of Knebworth, the prestigious country estate in Hertfordshire, England, famous for rock concerts by...

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Prince Charles Refuses To Sign Pre-nuptial Agreement

28th March 2005

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has defied his legal advisers by refusing to sign a pre-nuptial agreement before his wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES next month (08APR05). The heir to the throne was forced...

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Mercury To Sing Beyond The Grave With Queen

28th March 2005

Late rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY's voice will be heard by thousands of fans when his former band QUEEN make their big comeback in London tonight (28MAR05). Original Queen members - guitarist BRIAN MAY and...

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Metal Acts Collaborate For Tsunami Survivors

23rd March 2005

Heavy rockers THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have teamed up to cover the 1981 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE hit UNDER PRESSURE to raise funds for tsunami survivors. The bands - who are currently enjoying each...

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Stars Rock Mandela Aids Benefit

20th March 2005

NELSON MANDELA's second Aids benefit concert in South Africa has taken place, boasting a star-studded line-up including US comic WILL SMITH and British rockers ANNIE LENNOX and QUEEN. Yesterday's gig (19MAR05) was hosted by...

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Darkness Record In Queen Studio

18th March 2005

THE DARKNESS are communing with the late FREDDIE MERCURY by recording the follow-up album to PERMISSION TO LAND in QUEEN's old studio. The flamboyant British rockers are currently hard at work in the studio...

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Mel C Considers 'Spice Girls: The Musical'

17th March 2005

Ex-SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM is considering composing a musical about her life as a member of the world-conquering girlband. The WANNABE singer is impressed by London's West End shows WE WILL ROCK YOU and...

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