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Queen Stars: 'Paul Rodgers Stretched Us As Frontman'

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...

Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

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...

Queen Planning New Album With Freddie Mercury

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...

Jason Bonham Hoping For All Star Album

Jason Bonham wants to record an album with Robert Plant and Slash.The drummer - son of late Led Zeppelin sticksman John Bonham - is planing an original album and hopes to get some of the...

Adam Lambert Wants Queen Album

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...

Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

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...

Foreigner & Rodgers Set Sail For Rock Festival Cruise

Foreigner, Paul Rodgers and Creedence Clearwater Revisited are among the 15 acts who will set sail on the second Rock Legends Cruise at the beginning of 2013.The floating festival departs Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 10...

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

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...

Queen To Headline Sonisphere

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...

Paul Rodgers Helps To Save Struggling Animal Sanctuary

Rocker Paul Rodgers has stepped in to help save hundreds of animals at a struggling sanctuary in Scotland after donations dwindled in recent years.The All Right Now singer, who has fronted Queen after the death...

Paul Rodgers Becomes Canadian Citizen

British-born rocker Paul Rodgers has become a Canadian citizen after a nationalisation ceremony last week (ends23Oct11).The musician married Canadian model Cynthia Kereluk in 2007 and the couple lives in British Columbia. Rodgers was declared a...

Rodgers: 'I'm Up For Queen Reunion At The Olympics'

Rocker Paul Rodgers has given Queen fans hope he'll reteam with Brian May and Roger Taylor for a spectacular to open the Summer Olympics in London next year (12) by revealing he's open to the...

Queen Named Bmi Icons

Queen were awarded the Icon trophy at last night's BMI Awards. The 'We Will Rock You' group were honoured with the prize in recognition of their success in America by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) -...

Taylor Wants Queen Reunion With Rodgers At Olympics

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is hoping for a reunion with the band's former frontman Paul Rodgers as part of next year's (12) London Olympic Games.Rodgers took on vocal duties alongside Taylor and guitarist Brian May...

Paul Rodgers To Tour With Queen Again?

Paul Rodgers may tour with Queen again. The former Free and Bad Company vocalist joined Brian May and Roger Taylor to tour as Queen + Rodger Taylor between 2005 and 2009, and while they have...

Paul Mccartney's Son Records With The Cure

Paul McCartney's son has covered one of his father's tracks with The Cure.James McCartney plays on a new tribute album which sees artists including Billy Joel and BB King record songs from Paul's post-Beatles solo...

Paul Rodgers Was Lined Up As Jim Morrison's Replacement

Rocker Paul Rodgers missed out on the chance to replace Jim Morrison as The Doors frontman because he was living in a country retreat and the legendary band struggled to track him down.The Free and...

Rodgers Casts Doubt Over Bad Company's U.s. Return

BAD COMPANY frontman PAUL RODGERS has warned fans the British rock supergroup are unlikely to return to tour in America following the band's Oklahoma show next month (Oct10).The Feel Like Makin' Love hitmakers will play...

Queen To Quit Emi

Queen are set to quit EMI after 40 years with the label.The legendary band - originally fronted by the late Freddie Mercury - are in talks with Universal Music Group to sign a deal that...

Brian May Picks Up Royal Honour

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY received his Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at her London residence today (06DEC05). The WE WILL ROCK YOU star, 58, last visited Buckingham Palace in...

Foo Fighters Duet With Queen

FOO FIGHTERS teamed up with veteran British act QUEEN in a surprise collaboration at a New Jersey gig on Friday (14OCT05). Fans of the BEST OF YOU hitmakers were treated to a rare duet...

Rodgers Accepted By Mercury's Mother

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...

'Devastated' Queen Cancel Gigs After Terror Attacks

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...

Mercury To Be Honoured At Family Home

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...

Queen Slammed Over Rome Gig

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...

Mercury To Sing Beyond The Grave With Queen

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...

Williams Pursued Queen Job

The surviving members of QUEEN nearly invited pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS to replace the late FREDDIE MERCURY as the band's frontman - until they decided he wasn't the best man for the job. Drummer...

Queen Join Forces With Melua

Rock legends QUEEN will grant Georgian-born singer KATIE MELUA's childhood dream when they perform together at NELSON MANDELA's South African AIDS charity concert later this month (MAR05). The CRAZY hitmaker, Melua was inspired to...

May Defiant Over New Look Queen

BRIAN MAY has defended his decision to recruit FREE singer PAUL RODGERS on vocals and reform QUEEN for a series of live performances. The BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY guitarist set his sights on Rodgers to replace...

Williams Desperate To Be In Queen

British pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS was desperate to take FREDDIE MERCURY's place in the newly-reformed QUEEN - and was devastated to be overlooked. After performing Queen hit WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS with the surviving...

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