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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...

Queen Romp To Victory With Online Classic Rock Awards

Queen have landed three Ultimate Classic Rock Awards following an online vote.The band, fronted by former American Idol star Adam Lambert, has picked up Tour, Live Album/Video and Commercial of the Year titles. Lambert,...

Brian May Battling Ill Health On Tour

Veteran rocker Brian May has been battling a nasty bout of flu on Queen's European tour.The 67-year-old guitarist fell sick following the band's show in Paris, France last week (beg26Jan15), and has been struggling with...

Queen And Adam Lambert World Tour In Progress Following Birmingham Barclaycard Arena Show! [Photos]

Queen are by far one of the most recognisable and celebrated bands of all time. Yet, after the tragic passing of lead singer Freddie Mercury, the two remaining members of band (Brian May and Roger...

Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

Adam Lambert Wants To Honour Freddie Mercury

Adam Lambert wants to keep Freddie Mercury's ''memory alive'' when he performs with Queen.The former 'American Idol' star sings with the legendary band live and has won rave reviews for his performances as the group's...

Adam Lambert And Queen Ringing In The New Year With Televised Concert

Singer Adam Lambert and rockers Queen are set to ring in the new year with a televised concert in London.The group will perform at Central Hall Westminster before the annual New Year's Eve fireworks display...

Queen Announce New Year's Eve Gig

Queen + Adam Lambert will perform in London on New Year's Eve (31.12.14).The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers are thrilled to be presenting some of their most famous hits at a special show close to...

Brian May Wins Award For Animal Rights Campaigning

Queen rocker Brian May was honoured for his activism at an animal rights awards ceremony on Wednesday (26Nov14).The guitarist founded animal welfare organisation Save Me in 2010 and he has been tirelessly campaigning on issues...

Noel Gallagher Quit Cocaine After Alien Chat

Noel Gallagher stopped taking cocaine because he got ''bored'' of talking about aliens.The 'In The Heat Of The Moment' singer has revealed that while he still smokes cigarettes and enjoys drinking alcohol, he no longer...

Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

Freddie Mercury stormed out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he insisted on bringing his pet chimp to the studio. The two late music icons came together nearly 30 years ago to duet on...

Brian May Spends $16,000 On Plane Seat For Guitar

Queen legend Brian May spent $16,000 (£10,000) on a first-class plane ticket for his beloved guitar.The veteran rocker was flying from London to Los Angeles to attend the Classic Rock Awards in Hollywood on Tuesday...

Queen To Release Lost Freddie Mercury Song For Charity

Queen will release new track Let Me Be In Your Heart Again to help raise funds for Coca-Cola's Red campaign to benefit the Global Fund, which fights Aids, tuberculosis and malaria.The unreleased tune, which was...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

Fleetwood Mac Won't Headline Glastonbury

Michael Eavis insists Fleetwood Mac and Queen will not headline Glastonbury 2015.Both bands have been heavily rumoured to be closing the Pyramid stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, next June but the...

Glastonbury Boss Rules Out Queen And Fleetwood Mac As 2015 Headliners

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis has thrown next year's (15) festival wide open by sensationally revealing Fleetwood Mac and Queen will not be headlining.The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumoured to have been booked as...

Queen's Roger Taylor Hoping To Record New Music With Adam Lambert

Queen icon Roger Taylor is eager to expand the band's collaborations with Adam Lambert by recording new music with the singer.The former American Idol star has been touring with the British rock group as their...

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