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Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

10th June 2013

PSY wanted to be Freddie Mercury while growing up.The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker found himself mesmerised with Queen's live performance at London's Wembley Stadium in 1986 and admits he would watch it on loop when a...

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Brian May Leads Badger Cull Protest In London

2nd June 2013

Queen star Brian May took the streets of London with thousands of animal lovers on Saturday (01Jun13) to protest a planned badger cull.The guitarist has led opposition to farmers and politicians' efforts to combat bovine...

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Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

30th May 2013

Courtney Love is preventing Nirvana's music being used for a ''jukebox musical.''The 'Doll Parts' singer - widow of grunge band's late songwriter Kurt Cobain, and shareholder in the rights to the band's back catalogue -...

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Brain May Already Working On New Album With Kerry Ellis

29th May 2013

Brain May is making another album with Kerry Ellis.The Queen guitarist has already begun working on a brand new record with the West End star, which he hinted would be a smaller, more organic affair...

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Brian May Backing Badger Rally

28th May 2013

Queen rocker Brian May is urging his fans to take to the streets of London on Saturday (01Jun13) to demonstrate against a planned badger cull in his native Britain.The animal-loving guitarist has long campaigned against...

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Muse's Debauched Afterparty

28th May 2013

Muse threw a debauched afterparty with dwarves and strippers this weekend. The 'Madness' band celebrated their sold out show at London's Emirates stadium on Sunday (26.05.13) with a hedonistic party on the rooftop of the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3690063

28th May 2013

Animal lover Slash has joined Queen star Brian May's campaign to save badgers in Britain from a planned cull. The two guitar greats are joining forces to come up with a new anthem for the...

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Muse Pay Tribute To Queen With Dwarves Party Prank

27th May 2013

Rockers Muse paid tribute to their heroes Queen by employing dwarves to carry trays of suspicious-looking white powder at a concert afterparty on Sunday night (26May13).According to undisputed myth, the late Freddie Mercury's handlers hired...

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Brian May: 'The Voice Is Most Depressing Show On Tv'

21st May 2013

Queen icon Brian May is urging Tv bosses in the U.K. to axe The Voice, branding the talent contest the "dullest, dumbest, most depressing show".The legendary guitarist feels sorry for Sir Tom Jones, who serves...

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The Things They Tweet: 3643000

6th May 2013

"Yep, Clapton Is a kind of god. Still. Sometimes you think you've heard everything he has to give - and then... you haven't!" Queen star Brian May heaps praise on another guitar great.

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Dizzee Rascal Goes Crazy With Robbie

2nd May 2013

Dizzee Rascal recruited Robbie Williams for his new single.The rapper didn't have to do much to persuade Robbie to appear on 'Goin' Crazy', as he is a huge fan of his previous hits.He told The...

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Fascinating Fact: 3625270

24th April 2013

Queen star Brian May is refusing to give up on his campaign to stop badger culls in his native Britain - he has produced a song to promote the cause. The animal activist has also...

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The Things They Say: 3623723

23rd April 2013

"We hadn’t seen the footage for years, but when we looked at it we couldn’t believe how good it was. We were on fire." Queen drummer Roger Taylor was impressed by the quality of footage...

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Brian May Angry Over College Lab Scandal

16th April 2013

Queen rocker Brian May has blasted staff at his former college after a probe uncovered allegations of animal abuse at one of its research laboratories.Activists at the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection...

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Peter Frampton & Steve Lukather Add Tributes To Late Producer Johns

9th April 2013

Rockers Steve Lukather, Chad Smith and Peter Frampton have joined Queen star Brian May in paying tribute to late music producer and studio engineer Andy Johns, who died on Sunday (07Apr13).Johns, who worked with artists...

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Queen Voted Top Band To Spend 15 Minutes With

2nd April 2013

Queen have been voted the top band the UK would most want to spend 15 minutes with.The 'We Are The Champions' rockers topped a survey conducted by Virgin Media, who today (02.04.13) announced the launch...

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Actor James Floyd Interested In Playing Young Freddie Mercury Again

21st March 2013

Anglo-Indian actor James Floyd is keen to reprise his portrayal of Queen rocker Freddie Mercury for Sacha Baron-Cohen's much-anticipated biopic.The young star played the tragic singer, who died in 1991, in British Tv movie The...

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Brian May Dismayed By Slow Recovery After Knee Surgery

8th March 2013

Queen star Brian May has been playing through the pain at recent gigs as he is still struggling to recover from a knee operation.The 65-year-old rocker underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair ripped cartilage in his...

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Queen Given Music Heritage Award

6th March 2013

Queen were given the PRS For Music Heritage Award yesterday (05.03.12).The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers - originally made up of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - were honoured...

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Freddie Mercury's Burial Plaque Vanishes From Cemetary

5th March 2013

Freddie Mercury's burial plaque has gone missing.The recently discovered dedication which is believe to be placed at the site where the late Queen legend's ashes were scattered by ex-girlfriend Mary Austin has mysteriously vanished from...

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Freddie Mercury Cemetery Plaque Disappears

5th March 2013

A recently discovered London cemetery plaque bearing Freddie Mercury's name has mysteriously disappeared, sparking new interest in the Queen legend's final resting place.The bronze plaque inscribed with Mercury's real name, Farrokh Bulsara, and signed by...

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Fascinating Fact: 3536106

2nd March 2013

Queen legend Brian May turned heads on Friday (01Mar13) as he performed a free gig at a London train station to highlight a tiger conservation initiative. The rocker played his greatest hits with the help...

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Brian May Loses Badger Cull Battle

28th February 2013

Queen star Brian May has been left saddened and frustrated after he lost a bid to stop a badger cull in his native Britain.The animal-loving rocker has spent months campaigning against government plans to reduce...

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Queen Stars Release Greatest Concert Footage On New Dvd

27th February 2013

Queen stars Roger Taylor and Brian May are belatedly celebrating the 25th anniversary of the group's greatest gigs with the release of a new two-Dvd package featuring both London shows back in the summer of...

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Justin Timberlake Inspired By Led Zeppelin

26th February 2013

Justin Timberlake was inspired by Led Zeppelin to write 10-minute tracks for his new album. The 32-year-old singer says the average length of songs on 'The 20/20 Experience' is seven to eight minutes, after he...

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Freddie Mercury's Final Resting Place Discovered?

25th February 2013

Freddie Mercury's final resting place may have been discovered.A plaque seemingly dedicated to the late Queen singer - who died from complications caused by AIDS in 1991, aged 45 - has been found in Kensal...

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Queen Set For London Concert Plaque

21st February 2013

Rock icons Queen are to be honoured with a special commemorative plaque at the venue where they played their first concert in London.Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor will be at Imperial College on...

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Lady Gaga Demanded Mannequin On Tour Rider

6th February 2013

Lady Gaga demanded a ''mannequin with puffy pink hair'' on her tour rider.The eccentric 'Bad Romance' singer has made a number of unusual requests for items tour venues must supply her ahead of shows including...

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Dappy Felt 'Victimised' At Petrol Station Brawl

11th January 2013

N-Dubz star Dappy believes he was ''victimised'' for being famous during a petrol station brawl last year.The 25-year-old rapper told Guildford Crown Court in Surrey, South East England, yesterday (10.01.13) he was simply trying to...

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Dappy Brawl Drama Sparked By Brian May Boast

11th January 2013

Former N-Dubz star Dappy became caught up in a brawl at a gas station last year (12) after boasting about his collaboration with Queen guitarist Brian May, a court has heard.The British rapper has pleaded...

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