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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...

Prince Postpones Wedding For Pope's Funeral

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has been forced to postpone his wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES until Saturday (09APR05) so he can attend POPE JOHN PAUL II's funeral in Rome, Italy. The heir to...

Stefani Beats Moss In Fashion List

Flamboyant singer GWEN STEFANI and Burlesque dancer DITA VON TEESE have caused a furore in the fashion world - by beating supermodel KATE MOSS to be named the best-dressed women celebrities. Fashion magazine HARPERS...

Madonna And Guy Don Catholic Attire For Jewish Holiday

MADONNA and her husband GUY RITCHIE celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim in an unusual manner on Thursday (24MAR05) - by dressing up as a nun and the Pope. The couple were spotted on...

Jagger Exposed

Rock lothario SIR MICK JAGGER's red underpants are to be the star attraction at a new rock memorabilia exhibition. Owners of Knebworth, the prestigious country estate in Hertfordshire, England, famous for rock concerts by...

Prince Charles Refuses To Sign Pre-nuptial Agreement

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has defied his legal advisers by refusing to sign a pre-nuptial agreement before his wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES next month (08APR05). The heir to the throne was forced...

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...

Metal Acts Collaborate For Tsunami Survivors

Heavy rockers THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have teamed up to cover the 1981 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE hit UNDER PRESSURE to raise funds for tsunami survivors. The bands - who are currently enjoying each...

Stars Rock Mandela Aids Benefit

NELSON MANDELA's second Aids benefit concert in South Africa has taken place, boasting a star-studded line-up including US comic WILL SMITH and British rockers ANNIE LENNOX and QUEEN. Yesterday's gig (19MAR05) was hosted by...

Darkness Record In Queen Studio

THE DARKNESS are communing with the late FREDDIE MERCURY by recording the follow-up album to PERMISSION TO LAND in QUEEN's old studio. The flamboyant British rockers are currently hard at work in the studio...

Mel C Considers 'Spice Girls: The Musical'

Ex-SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM is considering composing a musical about her life as a member of the world-conquering girlband. The WANNABE singer is impressed by London's West End shows WE WILL ROCK YOU and...

May Hits Back At Elton's Musical Attack

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has launched a scathing attack on SIR ELTON JOHN for criticizing the rock band's hit London musical WE WILL ROCK YOU. May is furious the ROCKET MAN branded their West...

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...

Boy George Declines Obe

Eighties pop icon BOY GEORGE infuriated his mother by turning down an OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE) from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II last year (04). The former CLUB CULTURE...

Queen Track Tops Funeral List

QUEEN's 1991 hit THE SHOW MOST GO ON is the most popular song at European funerals - a new poll has found. Digital TV station MUSIC CHANNEL questioned 45,000 adults across the continent and...

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...

Halliwell Late For Royal Appointment

GERI HALLIWELL shocked guests at a British royal reception hosted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II and PRINCE PHILLIP last night (01MAR05) by arriving 40-minutes late. The royal couple had already met a large portion of...

Will Smith To Host Mandela Aids Benefit

Rapper and actor WILL SMITH is set to host NELSON MANDELA's Aids benefit concert in George, South Africa next month (MAR05). The MEN IN BLACK hitmaker, 36, will compere the 46664 gig - a...

Jackson's Thriller Video Voted All-time Best

MICHAEL JACKSON's classic THRILLER video has beaten QUEEN and MADONNA to be crowned the best music promo of all time. The 1983 horror video - in which the superstar morphs into a werewolf...

Royals Go Back To School

British royal PRINCE EDWARD and his wife SOPHIE are learning French because they spend so much time in the European country. The regal couple enrolled at London's exclusive INSTITUT FRANCAIS last year (04) and...

Queen Triumph In Number Ones Poll

Classic QUEEN tune BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been crowned Britain's greatest number one single ever in a new poll. The song beat out offerings by OASIS, KYLIE MINOGUE and MADONNA to scoop the BBC RADIO...

Diana Investigation Questions British Spies

A British police investigation into late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' death have questioned the secret services about the intelligence they gathered on the royal prior to the 1997 car crash that killed her. SIR...

Queen Enforce Smoking Ban

British rockers QUEEN have banned audiences from smoking during their comeback tour in March (05) - because it damages their new frontman PAUL RODGERS' vocal chords. The newly reformed band lost their singer, FREDDIE...

Dj Read Composes Slade: The Musical

British radio DJ MIKE READ has written a musical about seventies glam rockers SLADE. The former BBC presenter, who is organising a tsunami charity single with SIR CLIFF RICHARD, BOY GEORGE and former BEE...

Paltrow's Ex Dating Kruger

TROY beauty DIANE KRUGER has reportedly struck up a romance with GWYNETH PALTROW's ex-boyfriend and ketchup heir CHRIS HEINZ. American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS reports the German model-turned-actress, 28, separated from her French...

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...

Queen Say No To Brits

British rockers QUEEN are refusing to attend this year's (FEB05) BRIT AWARDS in London - because they find prize-giving ceremonies "boring". Drummer ROGER TAYLOR, 55, considers the band - who are nominated in the...

Mccartney Helps Mandela's Aids Fight

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, QUEEN and STING have recorded exclusive tracks for internet download site iTunes - in a fundraising drive to bolster former South Africa leader NELSON MANDELA's 46664 campaign. Every contribution to the...

Bowie Song Voted Top British Tune Of Past 25 Years

DAVID BOWIE's HEROES has beaten tracks by QUEEN and the BEE GEES to top a poll as the best British song of the past 25 years. Listeners of BBC station RADIO 2 selected Bowie's...

Led Zeppelin Tops Another Best Song Poll

LED ZEPPELIN's 1970s classic STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN has been voted the best pop song of all time - just a week after winning best rock song in another poll. More than 20,000 music fans...

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