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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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Freddie Mercury Biopic Is 'Very Much Alive'

3rd September 2013

The team behind the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic insist the film is ''very much alive'' despite Sacha Baron Cohen exiting the lead role.Screenwriter Peter Morgan, who penned the script for the film, recently indicated the...

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Brian May Heading Back To Work After Knee Surgery

20th August 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May is bouncing back and returning to the recording studio following his recent knee replacement surgery.The rock veteran had an operation to correct a chronic problem on 6 August (13) and he...

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The Things They Tweet: 3801185

6th August 2013

"Well, I'm tweeting from a hospital bed, but I'm still on it rather than in it! About 1pm I go down for the chop. I may be quiet after that." Queen star Brian May is...

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Unheard Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury Duets? Listen To Them Now

By Michael West | 31st July 2013

Duets featuring two of the greatest pop stars of all time, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, are expected to get full releases in the fall.According to The Times of London, Freddie's former band mates Brian...

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Unheard Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets Set For Release 30 Years Later

By Lauren James | 30th July 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he's working on and plans to release previously unheard material from Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury and pop star Michael Jackson. The surfacing of the dead icons' collaboration...

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Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury's Unheard Duets To Be Released Later This Year

By Joe Wilde | 30th July 2013

One may have been dead for over two decades an the other for just short of half a decade, but Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson still have unfinished business with the charts as previously never-before...

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Brian May To Undergo Knee Replacement Operation

28th July 2013

Queen star Brian May fears he will soon have to undergo surgery to fix his "deteriorating" knee.The 66-year-old rocker has been having knee troubles for some time and has been undergoing physical therapy in a...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Booted Off Unnamed Freddie Mercury Biopic Due To Disagreements With Queen

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has been rumored to play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic for a while now, but unfortunately, the plans have fallen through. While the movie appears to be something of a pet...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic: Who'll Play The Queen Frontman Now?

By Lauren James | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen AKA Ali G AKA Borat AKA... you get it, was an example of a truly fitting casting decision when it was announced he'd be playing Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the...

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I’M Out: Sacha Baron Cohen Bails On Freddie Mercury Film

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has reportedly pulled out of playing Freddie Mercury in a film about the Queen frontman due to creative differences with the existing band members, Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.Cohen – who...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Movie As Attention Turns To Depp

By Michael West | 23rd July 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the movie biopic of iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after a disagreement over the direction of the project. Cohen - who bears a dramatic resemblance to the singer - had...

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Iheartradio Festival To Welcome Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars And Err, Queen

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry are among the names confirmed for the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas in September. The two-day festival, set to be held on...

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Katy Perry Names New Perfume After Queen Hit

16th July 2013

Katy Perry is honouring her love for rockers Queen by naming her latest perfume after the group's 1974 track KILLER Queen.The pop star's new scent will hit stores next month (Aug13) and represents a "powerful,...

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Brian May Backs Freddie Mercury's Charity In Gorilla Dispute

11th July 2013

Rocker Brian May has attempted to smooth over a dispute regarding a gorilla sculpture resembling late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury by explaining the reasons why the artwork prompted a complaint from the singer's charity.A statue...

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Brian May To Look Into Freddie Mercury Gorilla Dispute

10th July 2013

Queen star Brian May is planning to personally investigate the reasons behind the removal of a gorilla sculpture painted to resemble the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury following a copyright dispute.The statue, named Freddie 'Radio...

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Brian May Planning Collaboration With Psy

17th June 2013

Queen rocker Brian May is teaming up with South Korean sensation Psy for an unlikely pop collaboration.The guitarist met up for lunch with the Gangnam Style hitmaker and now they are reportedly set to head...

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Iron Maiden Win At Kerrang! Awards

14th June 2013

Iron Maiden received the Inspiration award at the Kerrang! Awards last night (13.06.13).The heavy metal band - made up of Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain and Janick Gers- picked up...

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Rock Legends Honoured At 20th Kerrang! Awards

14th June 2013

Rock legends Iron Maiden, Slayer, Pantera and Queen were feted at this year's (13) Kerrang! Awards in London on Thursday (13Jun13).Iron Maiden picked up the Inspiration Award for their pioneering role in the New Wave...

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Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

10th June 2013

PSY wanted to be Freddie Mercury while growing up.The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker found himself mesmerised with Queen's live performance at London's Wembley Stadium in 1986 and admits he would watch it on loop when a...

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Brian May Leads Badger Cull Protest In London

2nd June 2013

Queen star Brian May took the streets of London with thousands of animal lovers on Saturday (01Jun13) to protest a planned badger cull.The guitarist has led opposition to farmers and politicians' efforts to combat bovine...

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Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

30th May 2013

Courtney Love is preventing Nirvana's music being used for a ''jukebox musical.''The 'Doll Parts' singer - widow of grunge band's late songwriter Kurt Cobain, and shareholder in the rights to the band's back catalogue -...

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Brain May Already Working On New Album With Kerry Ellis

29th May 2013

Brain May is making another album with Kerry Ellis.The Queen guitarist has already begun working on a brand new record with the West End star, which he hinted would be a smaller, more organic affair...

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Brian May Backing Badger Rally

28th May 2013

Queen rocker Brian May is urging his fans to take to the streets of London on Saturday (01Jun13) to demonstrate against a planned badger cull in his native Britain.The animal-loving guitarist has long campaigned against...

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Muse's Debauched Afterparty

28th May 2013

Muse threw a debauched afterparty with dwarves and strippers this weekend. The 'Madness' band celebrated their sold out show at London's Emirates stadium on Sunday (26.05.13) with a hedonistic party on the rooftop of the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3690063

28th May 2013

Animal lover Slash has joined Queen star Brian May's campaign to save badgers in Britain from a planned cull. The two guitar greats are joining forces to come up with a new anthem for the...

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Muse Pay Tribute To Queen With Dwarves Party Prank

27th May 2013

Rockers Muse paid tribute to their heroes Queen by employing dwarves to carry trays of suspicious-looking white powder at a concert afterparty on Sunday night (26May13).According to undisputed myth, the late Freddie Mercury's handlers hired...

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Brian May: 'The Voice Is Most Depressing Show On Tv'

21st May 2013

Queen icon Brian May is urging Tv bosses in the U.K. to axe The Voice, branding the talent contest the "dullest, dumbest, most depressing show".The legendary guitarist feels sorry for Sir Tom Jones, who serves...

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