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Roger Taylor: 'Jackson Estate Has Been Difficult Over Mercury Duet'

Queen drummer Roger Taylor has spoken out about his dealings with the executors of Michael Jackson's estate over his plans to release a forgotten King of Pop/Freddie Mercury duet, revealing they have been "difficult" to...

Lady Gaga Performs With Queen In Australia

Lady Gaga surprised the audience at a Queen concert in Australia on Wednesday night (27Aug14) by taking to the stage to perform classic hit Another One Bites The Dust.The Bad Romance hitmaker has been gigging...

Beyonce Surprised Nicki Minaj With Diamond Necklace

Beyonce surprised her friend Nicki Minaj with a diamond necklace to thank her for featuring on a remix of the superstar's song Flawless.Earlier this month (Aug14), the Drunk in Love hitmaker released a surprise version...

Brian May: 'Adam Lambert Has Woken Queen Up'

Queen star Brian May has credited the band's new frontman Adam Lambert with reinvigorating himself and Roger Taylor on tour.The guitarist suggested the Lambert experiment might be Queen's last hurrah just before he stepped in...

William Orbit Teases Collaboration With Queen

Dance producer William Orbit is giving legendary rock band Queen a music makeover by teaming up for an unlikely collaboration.The British beatmaker, who has previously worked with the likes of Madonna and Britney Spears, is...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Queen Manager

Queen star Brian May has paid tribute to the band's first manager following his death at the age of 74.Norman Sheffield, who managed the rockers during the early days of their career, passed away in...

Queen, Adam Lambert Blast Off With Bombastic Tour Opener

Queen and Adam Lambert have managed to ace the nerve-wracking first night of their tour in North America, rocking Chicago's United Center to its foundations with a bombastic rock show to surpass all others. Combining...

Lost Queen Live Album And Film Set For Release After 40 Years

One of rock group Queen's most famous early concerts is to be released as a Cd, Dvd and Blu-Ray 40 years after it was recorded in London.Queen: Live at the Rainbow '74 chronicles the then-up-and-coming...

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 Stars Rock Theatre As Curtain Comes Down On Musical

Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor took to the stage at the end of the final performance of the band's West End musical We Will Rock You to bring the curtain down in style.The...

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...

Brian May Reworking Forgotten Freddie Mercury Songs For New Queen Album

Queen are bringing Freddie Mercury back from the dead for a new album similar to Michael Jackson's hit posthumous release Xscape.In a new Bbc interview, guitarist Brian May has revealed plans to release new material...

Queen Hint At Australia Tour

Queen have hinted they will return to Australia this year for their first tour since 1985.The 'We Will Rock You' band, made up of original members Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with 'American Idol'...

Peaches Geldof Honoured With Musical Tributes At Funeral

Tragic socialite Peaches Geldof was honoured with musical tributes at her funeral performed by her rocker husband Thomas Cohen, Queen star Roger Taylor, and musician Jools Holland.Bob Geldof's daughter was remembered at a private memorial...

Lily Allen Headlines City Rock Gig

Lily Allen performed her first headline show since reviving her music career last night (01.04.14).The 28-year-old star took to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall in London for the City Rocks gig - which...

Queen Musical Closing On London's West End

A stage show featuring music from British rock band Queen is set to close on London's West End this summer (14).We Will Rock You opened in 2002 and has become the longest-running production in the...

Adam Lambert And Queen To Tour North America

Legendary rockers Queen have reunited with Adam Lambert for a North American tour this summer (14).The American Idol star has been playing with the band on and off since 2012, and he will now fill...

George Michael Doesn't Understand Radio Edit

George Michael doesn't ''understand'' why he has had to edit his new single.The 50-year-old singer has digitally-removed the audience noises from his latest track 'Let Her Down Easy' - which was recorded during his 'Symphonica'...

Brian May Criticises Britain's Princes Over Hunting

Queen rocker and animal rights activist Brian May has criticised Britain's Princes William and Harry for embracing hunting while also launching an anti-poaching campaign.Prince William hit headlines earlier this month (Feb14) when pictures of him...

Brian May Calls For Zoo Boycott After Danish Giraffe Slaughter

Queen rocker and animal rights activist Brian May has condemned officials at a Danish zoo over the controversial killing of a giraffe and called for a boycott.The healthy young animal, named Marius, was deemed unfit...

Queen Bee: The Top Five Biggest Selling British Albums

With Queen's 'Greatest Hits' album now reaching the landmark 6 million sales in Britain, the album is now the biggest selling album of all time in the UK. It leads the top five by 900,000...

Queen's 'Greatest Hit' Is First Ever Album To Sell 6 Million Copies In UK

Queen have made history in the UK this past week.The British rock band have reached a milestone that no other musical act has before.Queen have become the first act to reach 6 million sales for...

Queen Album Makes Chart History In U.k.

Queen's Greatest Hits has become the first album to sell over six million copies in the U.K.It took the 1981 release almost 33 years to reach the milestone, and guitarist Brian May is thrilled with...

It's A Kind Of Magic As Brian May Finds Lost Queen Track While Celebrating Health Boost

Queen rocker Brian May has another reason to smile after learning he's free of prostate cancer - he has discovered a lost song recorded by his late pal and bandmate Freddie Mercury.The guitarist alerted fans...

Brian May Celebrates Prostate Cancer All-clear

Queen rocker Brian May celebrated with a cup of tea after doctors ruled him free of prostate cancer.The veteran guitarist underwent a number of tests and scans over the festive holiday in a bid to...

Brian May Shares 'Mainly' Good Health News With Fans

Queen rocker Brian May is keeping his fingers crossed after initial health tests to rule out a cancer scare came back negative.The veteran guitarist has been battling a series of ailments in recent months after...

Brian May In Cancer Scare Over Christmas

Brian May has undergone several tests for cancer over the festive period. The 66-year-old guitarist - who had a knee replacement earlier this year - has taken to his website to reveal he has been...

Queen And Bowie Producer David Richards Dies At 57

Rockers Queen have paid tribute to their former producer David Richards, after he passed away on Friday (20Dec13).The British musician died at his home in Switzerland at the age of 57 following a long illness,...

Brian May Suffering Torn Spinal Discs

Queen guitarist Brian May has been diagnosed with torn spinal discs after undergoing a scan at a London hospital on Monday (16Dec13).The rock icon has been struggling to recover from knee surgery in August (13),...

Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

Queen guitarist Brian May is disappointed the band's former bassist John Deacon will not be involved in the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.Deacon features on all of the group's 15 albums but has refused to appear...

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