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Brian May: 'We Need Cecil's Law'

The musician, who is a keen animal rights campaigner, was horrified last month (Jul15) when it emerged the beloved beast had been shot dead in Zimbabwe after it was allegedly lured out of...

Brian May Doesn't Believe In Aliens

Brian May doesn't believe in aliens. The Queen guitarist has a PHD in astrophysics and is fascinated by space and although he'd love to discover proof of extra-terrestrials he thinks Earth maybe the only life-giving...

Ed Sheeran Says Treating His Parents Is Best Thing About Fame

He may be one of the biggest pop stars of the moment, but it's not the money, or the awards, or even the screaming fans that make the climb to the top worth all the...

Sir John Hurt Is 'Extremely Optimistic'

Sir John Hurt and his oncologist are ''extremely optimistic'' he will recover from pancreatic cancer. The 75-year-old actor - who received Oscar nominations for his roles in 'The Elephant Man' and 'Midnight Express' in the...

Ricky Gervais, Peter Egan And Brian May In Uproar At Dog Breeding Ruling

The British stars have vocally opposed the proposals for a Beagle farm to be constructed in East Yorkshire, England, but their campaign failed to move Local Government and Communities Secretary Greg Clark, who...

Ricky Gervais And Brian May Celebrate Fox Hunt Vote Axe

The Office creator and the Queen guitarist led a number of celebrity animal rights campaigners who publicly denounced the proposed alteration of the 2004 Hunting Act, which they feared would effectively repeal the...

Brian May Swears Repeatedly During Televised Fox Hunting Debate

The British guitarist, a leading animal rights activist, appeared on BBC Newsnight to debate against the proposed alteration of the U.K. Hunting Act, claiming relaxing the limit on the number of dogs used...

Queen Release Queen Bohemian Lager

Queen are releasing their own beer to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their biggest hit single 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The British rock legends have teamed up with RnR Brew Ltd - who previously created the popular Killer...

Queen Mark Bohemian Rhapsody Milestone With Beer Launch

Last year (14), the band unveiled a vodka brand inspired by their song Killer Queen, and now they are moving into lager with a new drink named after their 1975 anthem. Queen...

Brian May And Peter Egan Back Dog Breeding Campaign

A long-running application to open a vivisection supply centre in Yorkshire has been rumbling through the U.K. judicial process for several years, and is currently under review after it was rejected by planning...

Giorgio Moroder For Ultimate Dj?

Giorgio Moroder has hinted he may be in line for a judging role on 'Ultimate DJ'.The legendary record producer has claimed he's been approached to join the panel on Simon Cowell's new show which will...

Brian May: Queen Are Interested In Headlining Glastonbury

Brian May says Queen would be interested in headlining Glastonbury. The 67-year-old rocker has confessed that while the band ''probably'' won't be taking to the stage at the world famous music festival this year, they...

Roger Taylor's Son Joins The Darkness

The Darkness' drummer Emily Davies, who took over from original member Ed Graham, quit in April (14), and they have now hired Rufus Taylor as her replacement. Guitarist Dan Hawkins confirmed...

Brian May Debates With Russell Brand At Film Screening

The veteran musician was in the audience for a showing of Brand's film The Emperor's New Clothes at the Hackney Picturehouse in east London. May has been campaigning to encourage Brits to...

Roger Taylor Brands Sacha Baron Cohen Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

The British actor/comedian was initially hired to portray the tragic singer in a new movie backed by both Taylor and his bandmate Brian May, but Cohen subsequently exited the production and Skyfall star...

Adam Lambert Had To 'Re-examine' His Career

Adam Lambert had to re-evaluate why he wanted to be in the music industry before recording his new album.The rock singer - who finished as runner-up on the eighth season of 'American Idol' - decided...

Brian May Undergoes Laser Eye Surgery

The Queen guitarist went in for the procedure on Friday (10Apr15) and must wear protective dark glasses for a week after the operation on doctor's orders. In a post on Twitter.com, he...

Freddie Mercury To Be Honoured With London Blue Plaque

The sign will be placed as a tribute to the star, who passed away aged 45 in 1991, and will be visible outside the terrace house in Feltham, west London, where Mercury lived...

Graham Gouldman: 'Queen Heard 10cc Rock Opera Before Writing Bohemian Rhapsody'

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is adamant Freddie Mercury had never heard the band's 1975 epic Une Nuit A Paris when he penned his most famous song, which was released later the same year....

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist...

Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

Brian May Denies Sacha Baron Cohen Will Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Borat star originally agreed to play the late Queen frontman, but dropped out due to creative differences with the band's remaining members, and Skyfall star Ben Whishaw was subsequently linked to the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Play Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has been confirmed as playing Freddie Mercury in a upcoming Queen biopic, according to the band’s manager Jim Beach. Beach, who has managed the band since 1978, made the announcement on Thursday...

Brian May Launches Political Campaign Group

The Queen guitarist decided against running as an independent candidate in the U.K. general election in May (15), and instead set up activist organisation Common Decency to call for a reform to the...

5 Things You Need To Know About Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli has recently been admitted into rehab so she can get help with substance abuse problems. The 69-year-old reportedly checked herself in early this week and is already showing signs of "excellent progress". Just...

Adam Lambert Wants To Work With Ed Sheeran And Sam Smith

Adam Lambert wants to work with Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran.The Queen singer has revealed he's in awe of British talent at the moment and would love to get in the studio with some of...

Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is fighting to keep a statue of late frontman Freddie Mercury outside his home after local officials ruled the imposing figure breaks planning laws.The percussionist erected the statue in the garden...

Jimmy Page Promises More Led Zeppelin Surprises

Jimmy Page insists he is ''not holding anything back'' from the reissued Led Zeppelin albums.The 71-year-old guitarist has been busy over the past couple of years remastering the legendary rock band's back catalogue and searching...

Brian May Considers Politics

Queen star Brian May is considering a political run as an independent candidate at the upcoming U.K. general election.The guitarist's agent Phil Symes tells Britain's The Mirror newspaper the 67 year old is frustrated by...

Jimmy Page Getting 'Match Fit' For Concerts

Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page has started rehearsing to get ''match fit'' for his live comeback.The 71-year-old guitarist no longer wants to wait for his former bandmate Robert Plant to agree to a Led Zep...

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