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The Who Set For Stage Revival?

THE WHO are reportedly set to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN and ABBA by lighting up London's West End with a stage version of their rock opera QUADROPHENIA. A dramatic adaptation of guitarist Pete...

May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY did not realise his bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay for years - because the flamboyant star had a string of girlfriends. The pair were close during the early days of the...

Rose Denies May Snub

AXL ROSE has denied he changed former QUEEN star BRIAN MAY's contribution to the new GUNS N' ROSES album out of "spite" - insisting it sounded good at the time. In 1999 the legendary musician...

Queen To Rock On Despite Split Reports

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has dismissed reports the group's show in Brazil on Saturday (29Nov08) was its last with singer PAUL RODGERS. Internet rumours suggested the former Free star had split with May and Roger...

Queen + Wonder Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Classic songs from QUEEN and STEVIE WONDER are among 28 recordings that have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Queen's 1977 double A-side single We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You and Wonder's...

Queen Mark World Aids Day With Concert Movie

Rockers QUEEN are marking Monday's (01Dec08) World Aids Day with a series of preview screenings of their concert movie LET THE COSMOS ROCK in Britain. Thirty nine Vue cinemas across the U.K. will screen the...

Simmons Knows Nothing About Kiss/queen Tour

Rocker GENE SIMMONS is baffled by rumours his band KISS is to team up with the surviving members of QUEEN for a mega tour - because he's still waiting to be approached with the idea....

May Disappointed By Guns N' Roses Snub

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is disappointed after learning his contribution to the new GUNS N' ROSES album was dropped by frontman AXL ROSE. May teamed up with the band in 1999 to collaborate on track...

Taylor + May Keep Offering Deacon Queen Live Gig

QUEEN founders BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR always approach former bandmate JOHN DEACON before they plan a tour or live project, in the hope the bassist will rejoin the group. Deacon has refused to take...

10cc Star Jealous Of Queen's Success

10cc rocker GRAHAM GOULDMAN is disappointed his band is overshadowed by the success of rivals QUEEN and DAVID BOWIE - insisting they were just as prominent on the 1970s music scene. The guitarist concedes it...

Minogue: 'Freddie Mercury Inspires Tour Performances'

Pop singer KYLIE MINOGUE emulates QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY for her live performances - because she loves acting flamboyantly during concerts. The Australian star has just finished a tour of the U.K. - and admits...

Bohemian Rhapsody Is Best Pop Song Ever

QUEEN anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the best pop song of all time. The 1975 hit came top in a poll of more than 10,000 music fans in the U.K. The Village People's YMCA...

May Angered By Queen Tv Snub

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has hit out a British TV network for not broadcasting the group's performance at NELSON MANDELA's recent 90th birthday concert in London. The band, along with vocalist Paul Rodgers, were the...

Queen Plan South American Return

QUEEN are heading back to South America for the first time in 27 years after reportedly scheduling two dates in Argentina. Brian May and Roger Taylor will return to Buenos Aires in November (08) for...

Queen Stars Join Hawkins On Wilson Track

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR joined the FOO FIGHTERS' TAYLOR HAWKINS on a tribute to late THE BEACH BOYS drummer DENNIS WILSON. Drummer Hawkins was drafted in to provide vocals on Holy Man,...

Roger Slams Reality Shows

QUEEN drummer ROGER TAYLOR has condemned TV talent shows like AMERICAN IDOL and THE X FACTOR - because they fail to find any gifted stars. The musician, 58, has even penned a song about his...

May To Buy Beleaguered Radio Station

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY is in talks to buy a British radio station to save it from closure. Digital station Planet Rock is facing being shut down unless its parent company GCap Media finds a...

Queen + Lennox Will Perform For Mandela

QUEEN, LEONA LEWIS and ANNIE LENNOX will headline former South African President NELSON MANDELA's 90th birthday concert this summer. Dame Shirley Bassey, Simple Minds and Razorlight will also perform at the event in London on...

May Becomes University Chancellor

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY has officially begun his tenure as the chancellor of Liverpool John Moore University in England. The It's A Kind Of Magic guitarist, who recently completed a doctorate in astrophysics, became an...

Queen Will Rock You Again

Rock supergroup QUEEN are set to return to South America for the first time since the death of frontman FREDDIE MERCURY. The band performed historic shows on the continent during its heyday in the 1980s,...

May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY insists he had no idea bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay - assuming the parading frontman was just flamboyant. May met the late star in 1970 but claims it was not until...

May Banishes Spears References From Queen Musical

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has ordered references to BRITNEY SPEARS be removed from hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU out of respect for the troubled star. The 60-year-old musician insisted the character of "Britney" in...

Queen Start Work On Follow-up To We Will Rock You

Legendary rockers QUEEN have teamed up with British writer BEN ELTON once again to work on a sequel to their hit London musical WE WILL ROCK YOU. The West End show has been hugely popular...

Queen Remember Mercury With World Aids Day Release

Rockers QUEEN will pay a special tribute to former frontman FREDDIE MERCURY by releasing their new single on World Aids Day (01Dec07). Say It's Not True is the group's first studio collaboration with new singer...

Queen Release Aids Charity Single

British rockers QUEEN are to release a free song download to raise awareness of World AIDS Day - 17 years after frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died from the illness. The We Will Rock You hitmakers -...

May Named Chancellor At Liverpool University

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY has been named as the next chancellor to Liverpool John Moores University in England. The guitarist, who recently completed a doctorate in astrophysics, will take up his new post early next...

Queen Star Rodgers Rules Out Firm Reunion At Ertegun Show

Former FREE and current QUEEN frontman PAUL RODGERS has ruled out another major rock reunion at the upcoming Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert - he won't be reteaming with guitarist JIMMY PAGE. Page's Led Zeppelin will...

Bohemian Rhapsody Is U.k.'S Best Music Video

QUEEN hit BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY is the U.K.'s best music video of all time, according to a new poll. The promo attracted 30 per cent of the votes in a survey commissioned by mobile telecoms network...

Rodgers Wants To Record Meditation Anthem With Queen

Singer PAUL RODGERS hopes to record a new tune all about his love for meditation - with QUEEN. The rocker, who now fronts the British supergroup, reveals his latest composition Take Love was inspired by...

Rodgers' Wife Keeps Him Feeling 'All Right Now'

QUEEN rocker PAUL RODGERS insists he's one of classic rock's healthiest guys thanks to his fitness instructor wife. The All right Now singer wed former model Cynthia Kereluk last month (Sep07) after a 10-year romance...

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