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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Movie As Attention Turns To Depp

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the movie biopic of iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after a disagreement over the direction of the project. Cohen - who bears a dramatic resemblance to the singer - had...

Katy Perry Names New Perfume After Queen Hit

Katy Perry is honouring her love for rockers Queen by naming her latest perfume after the group's 1974 track KILLER Queen.The pop star's new scent will hit stores next month (Aug13) and represents a "powerful,...

Brian May Backs Freddie Mercury's Charity In Gorilla Dispute

Rocker Brian May has attempted to smooth over a dispute regarding a gorilla sculpture resembling late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury by explaining the reasons why the artwork prompted a complaint from the singer's charity.A statue...

Brian May To Look Into Freddie Mercury Gorilla Dispute

Queen star Brian May is planning to personally investigate the reasons behind the removal of a gorilla sculpture painted to resemble the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury following a copyright dispute.The statue, named Freddie 'Radio...

Brian May Planning Collaboration With Psy

Queen rocker Brian May is teaming up with South Korean sensation Psy for an unlikely pop collaboration.The guitarist met up for lunch with the Gangnam Style hitmaker and now they are reportedly set to head...

Iron Maiden Win At Kerrang! Awards

Iron Maiden received the Inspiration award at the Kerrang! Awards last night (13.06.13).The heavy metal band - made up of Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain and Janick Gers- picked up...

Rock Legends Honoured At 20th Kerrang! Awards

Rock legends Iron Maiden, Slayer, Pantera and Queen were feted at this year's (13) Kerrang! Awards in London on Thursday (13Jun13).Iron Maiden picked up the Inspiration Award for their pioneering role in the New Wave...

Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

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...

Brian May Leads Badger Cull Protest In London

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...

Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

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 -...

Brain May Already Working On New Album With Kerry Ellis

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...

Brian May Backing Badger Rally

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...

Muse's Debauched Afterparty

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...

Muse Pay Tribute To Queen With Dwarves Party Prank

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...

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

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...

Dizzee Rascal Goes Crazy With Robbie

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...

Brian May Angry Over College Lab Scandal

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...

Peter Frampton & Steve Lukather Add Tributes To Late Producer Johns

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...

Queen Voted Top Band To Spend 15 Minutes With

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...

Actor James Floyd Interested In Playing Young Freddie Mercury Again

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...

Brian May Dismayed By Slow Recovery After Knee Surgery

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...

Queen Given Music Heritage Award

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...

Freddie Mercury's Burial Plaque Vanishes From Cemetary

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...

Freddie Mercury Cemetery Plaque Disappears

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...

Brian May Loses Badger Cull Battle

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...

Queen Stars Release Greatest Concert Footage On New Dvd

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...

Justin Timberlake Inspired By Led Zeppelin

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...

Freddie Mercury's Final Resting Place Discovered?

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...

Queen Set For London Concert Plaque

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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