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Brian May Celebrating After Badger Win

30th November 2013

Queen rocker Brian May is celebrating after winning the latest battle in his war against Britain's badger cull.A planned shoot set for Saturday (30Nov13) in Gloucestershire, England has been cancelled thanks in part to the...

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Eminem To Appear At Mtv Emas

9th November 2013

Eminem will be appearing at the MTV Europe Music Awards tomorrow (10.11.13).The rapper has been confirmed to attend the awards ceremony held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he is due to be presented with the...

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Eminem To Appear At Mtv Emas

9th November 2013

Eminem will be appearing at the MTV Europe Music Awards tomorrow (10.11.13).The rapper has been confirmed to attend the awards ceremony held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he is due to be presented with the...

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Multi-instrumentalist Roger Taylor

27th October 2013

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...

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Brian May: 'Sacha Baron Cohen's Personality Wasn't Right For Mercury Biopic'

21st October 2013

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...

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Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

By Lauren James | 21st October 2013

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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Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

21st October 2013

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

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Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

By Joe Wilde | 20th October 2013

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

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Roger Taylor Beats Tinnitus

20th October 2013

Queen's Roger Taylor mentally trained himself to beat Tinnitus.The 'Radio Ga Ga' drummer has lived a loud life as a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and it had led...

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Roger Taylor's Labour Of Fun

11th October 2013

Roger Taylor's latest solo album has been a ''labour of love''.The legendary Queen drummer is releasing his first solo album in 15 years, 'Fun On Earth', on November 11 and has been crafting the tracks...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

9th October 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

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Queen: Adam Lambert Is 'One In A Billion'

2nd October 2013

Queen say Adam Lambert has ''one voice in a billion''.The legendary rock band - featuring original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - have been touring with the former 'American Idol' star in replacement...

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Freddie Mercury Like A 'Bleating Sheep'

28th September 2013

Freddie Mercury sounded like a ''bleating sheep'' when he first started singing.Roger Taylor - who drummed in Queen alongside the late vocalist - admits he and guitarist Brian May had reservations about allowing the flamboyant...

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Roger Taylor: 'Freddie Mercury Would Love Queen Musical'

27th September 2013

Queen star Roger Taylor has dismissed critics who accuse the makers of West End musical We Will Rock You of sullying the band's history, insisting frontman Freddie Mercury would have adored the show.Taylor and his...

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Roger Taylor Suspected Queen Would Quit Touring

27th September 2013

Queen rocker Roger Taylor suspected the band's touring days were over five years before Freddie Mercury's death because the singer had grown sick of life on the road.The We Will Rock You himakers played their...

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Roger Taylor Urges Michael Jackson Executors To Speed Up Duets Release

26th September 2013

Queen rocker Roger Taylor blames the executors of Michael Jackson's estate for a four-year delay in the release of the Thriller star's secret duets with Freddie Mercury.The existence of several unreleased collaborations between the two...

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The Things They Say: 3882329

26th September 2013

"I used to hear from David quite a lot, but not for years. I listened to his new album a few times because I loved the single but... I did think it was just slightly...

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Daniel Radcliffe: I'm 'Completely Wrong' For Freddie Mercury

25th September 2013

Daniel Radcliffe is ''completely wrong'' for the role of Freddie Mercury.The 'Harry Potter' star has denied rumours he will replace Sacha Baron Cohen in a new biopic about the legendary Queen singer, insisting he wouldn't...

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Daniel Radcliffe Rumoured Freddie Mercury Replacement After Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out

By Lauren James | 24th September 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury: it was almost too perfect. The looks, the singing ability, the eccentricity, the confidence; the planned Queen biopic was bound to be a hit. However, then Baron Cohen shocked...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Too Much Of A Joke For Freddy Mercury Biopic - A Huge Mistake?

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th September 2013

So, it was creative differences all along. The remaining band members - Roger Taylor and Bryan May – have revealed exactly why Sacha Baron Cohen was forced out of the Freddie Mercury biopic, but have...

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Sacha Baron Cohen 'Too Funny' For Freddie Mercury Biopic

24th September 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen was reportedly dropped from the Freddie Mercury biopic for being too funny.The 'Les Miserables' actor quit the long-planned film about the late Queen frontman earlier this year amid clashes with Mercury's surviving...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Was Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

24th September 2013

Rockers Queen decided against Sacha Baron Cohen playing their late bandmate Freddie Mercury on the big screen over fears the Brit was too funny for the part.The Borat star is said to have fallen out...

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Alright, That's Enough - I Need A Break, Says Daniel Radcliffe

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd September 2013

Since he burst onto the scene as a wee magician all those years ago, Daniel Radcliffe has become a global star. Eight Harry Potter films secured him a lifetime of wealth and fame, but the...

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Iheartradio Music Festival Hits Las Vegas With The Best Line-up Yet

By Nick Hill | 22nd September 2013

The iHeartRadio Music Festival hit the MGM Grand Garden for the 3rd consecutive year on Friday (Sept 20th) to kick-off the 2 day extravaganza.Elton John received the biggest cheer from the Las vegas crowdThe action-packed...

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Nate Ruess To Front Queen At Iheartradio Music Festival

19th September 2013

Fun. star Nate Ruess is set to become the latest singer to front Queen when he joins the band at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this weekend, according to reports.Sources tell Billboard.com the...

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Brian May Apologises Over Badger Genocide Comment

12th September 2013

Queen star Brian May has issued a public apology after he upset Jewish leaders by comparing Britain's badger cull to genocide.The veteran musician is fiercely opposed to pest control measures used to stop the spread...

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Queen Planning New Album With Freddie Mercury

11th September 2013

Queen are planning a new album featuring Freddie Mercury's vocals.The 'We Will Rock You' band's singer died in 1991 but left behind a number of vocal takes - some of which were used for 1995...

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Stars Turn Out For Freddie Mercury Benefit Gala

6th September 2013

The Who star Roger Daltrey and former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm were among the famous faces who turned out to honour late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury at a charity gig marking his 67th birthday.The...

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Katy Perry Models Herself On Freddie

6th September 2013

Katy Perry models herself on Freddie Mercury. The 'Roar' singer takes not just her musical stylings from the late Queen frontman, but believes he helped make her a confident woman. She told the UK edition...

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The Things They Tweet: 3850640

5th September 2013

"Happy Birthday Freddie ! We will be celebrating at 1 Mayfair tonight. And making a ton of money to fight Aids." Brian May remembers his late Queen bandmate Freddie Mercury, who was born on September...

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