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Brian May Named As Charity Patron

Queen guitarist Brian May has been named as a patron for a non-animal medical research charity.The kind-hearted Bohemian Rhapsody rocker will join the Dr Hadwen Trust's (Dht) alongside other high profile patrons for the British...

Queen To Mark Mercury's Birthday With Classic Albums Release

Rock legends Queen are planning to re-issue new versions of the band's last five studio albums later this year (11) to mark late frontman Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday.The legendary singer would have turned the milestone...

Roger Taylor To Re-release Anti-murdoch Anthem

Queen rocker Roger Taylor is to re-release a 1994 protest song he wrote about media tycoon Rupert Murdoch as the mogul fights to save his embattled empire's reputation amid the ongoing phone-hacking scandal.Murdoch's News Corporation...

Brian May Attacks Golf Club Over Fox Killer Controversy

Queen star Brian May has blasted officials at a Scottish golf club for refusing to ban a member who attacked a fox on the course.The guitarist, who is a keen British wildlife conservationist, was appalled...

Taylor's Daughter Is A Doctor

Queen star Roger Taylor has help at hand if he ever encounters a medical emergency - his daughter has graduated as a doctor.The rocker's 25-year-old daughter Rory has been studying for a medical degree for...

Tyler's Grandson Has Queen Obsession

Rocker Steven Tyler's grandson is obsessed with Queen.The Aerosmith star's actress daughter, Liv Tyler, can't believe her son Milo is so into the music of Freddie Mercury and Brian May. She says, "He knows, like,...

Brian May Takes To The Skies With The Red Arrows

Queen star Brian May was riding high on Thursday (16Jun11) after taking a ride with the famous Red Arrows formation flying team.The guitarist met with pilots and ground crew of the Royal Air Force (Raf)...

The Voice Judges To Team Up For Queen Medley

Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will show the contestants on their talent show The Voice how to rock out by teaming up for a special medley of Queen's greatest hits.The...

Queen Star Taylor Is Partially Deaf

Queen drummer Roger Taylor has revealed years of playing loud music has left him partially deaf and reliant on hearing aids.The 61-year-old musician has spoken about his dramatic hearing loss for the first time, confirming...

Baron Cohen Pushed Brian May Into Mercury Film

Queen rocker Brian May only decided to green-light a movie portraying his late bandmate Freddie Mercury after Sacha Baron Cohen spent years "pushing" the guitarist to agree.Last year (10) it was announced the Borat star...

Brian May Continues Badger Battle With Welsh Assembly Debate

Queen star Brian May found himself in the middle of a political row in Wales on Wednesday (23Mar11) as he continued his crusade to save badgers from a planned cull.The rocker is the brains behind...

Roger Taylor And Brian May Launch Queen Anniversary Exhibit

Rock icons ROGER TAYLOR and BRIAN MAY have marked QUEEN's 40th anniversary by opening a new London exhibition documenting the band's early years.Stormtroopers in Stilettos takes fans back in time to the group's first five...

Queen's Anniversary Bittersweet For Taylor

ROGER TAYLOR has been battling his emotions in the run-up to QUEEN's 40th anniversary as he recalls the "pain" and feuds behind the band's hit albums.The drummer is teaming up with guitarist Brian May to...

Mott The Hoople Taught Queen How To Rock

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR credit MOTT THE HOOPLE with inspiring them to embrace their flamboyance and become fully-fledged rock stars in the 1970s.The Bohemian Rhapsody hitmakers were Mott the Hoople's opening act...

May Holds Surprise Concert For Special Needs School

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY has shown off his generous side by performing a free concert for children at a special needs school in London.The musician and actress wife Anita Dobson visited the West Lea facility...

May Backs Residents' Protest Over Trump's Golf Course

QUEEN legend BRIAN MAY has thrown his support behind a campaign against DONALD TRUMP's controversial golf course resort in Scotland, insisting he's "disgusted" nearby residents may be forced to move out to make way for...

Robbie Williams: The Musical?

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is set to follow in the footsteps of ABBA, QUEEN and the SPICE GIRLS - he's reportedly agreed for his hits to be transformed into a West End musical.The Angels hitmaker is said...

May Working On We Will Rock You Movie

BRIAN MAY has confirmed he's planning to bring successful QUEEN musical WE WILL ROCK YOU to the big screen in a new movie.The stage show, based around the rock group's music and named after their...

May Backing Mercury Movie

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has thrown his support behind an upcoming biopic of his late bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY, insisting he's "very excited" to see SACHA BARON COHEN tackle the role.It was announced last year (10)...

London Mayor Champions Richards For Knighthood

London's eccentric Mayor BORIS JOHNSON has sparked a last-minute campaign to land rocker KEITH RICHARDS a knighthood in the QUEEN's New Year Honours List.In a letter published by Britain's Daily Telegraph, the journalist-turned-politician admits he's...

May Joins Monkey Campaign

QUEEN rocker BRIAN MAY is the latest star to sign up for a campaign to save baby monkeys from animal testing labs, calling on the U.K. government to "cut all ties" with the industry.Officials at...

Queen Rock Prince's Trust Concert

Veteran rock stars QUEEN led performances at a royal charity concert in London on Wednesday night (17Nov10), taking to the stage with KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN and MIDGE URE.The band thrilled the crowd with a...

Queen Quit Ailing Emi

Rockers QUEEN have confirmed they are abandoning their longtime record label EMI to sign a lucrative new contract with the Universal Music Group.It was rumoured in May (10) that the Bohemian Rhapsody legends would follow...

Dancing With The Stars Celebrates 200th Episode Tonight

DANCING WITH THE STARS will celebrate its 200th episode with a two-part special that begins tonight (1st November 2010). The show will feature former celebrity dancers taking their place on the judge's panel, and APOLO...

Mariah Carey's Pregnancy Education

Mariah Carey is obsessed with pregnancy books.The 'Hero' singer - who finally confirmed last week she is expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon - is determined to do as much preparation for motherhood...

Johnny Depp Hunting For Snow White?

Johnny Depp has been offered the lead role in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'.The actor - who is currently filming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' - is said to be the favourite to...

Charlize Theron For Evil Queen Role?

Charlize Theron is being lined up to star in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 'Monster' actress is reportedly producers' second choice to play the evil queen Ravenna after they failed to land Angelina Jolie...

Tom Hardy For Snow White Role?

Tom Hardy is in talks to star in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 'Inception' actor is in negotiations to play the titular huntsman in the project, which is a revisionist take on the classic...

Colin Firth's Rotten Cabbage Fears

Colin Firth is worried he will get "rotten cabbages" thrown at him. The actor - whose new movie 'The King's Speech' has led to suggestions he may get an Oscar nomination next year - is...

Helena Bonham Carter Loves Royal Roles

Helena Bonham Carter loves playing queens so she can pretend to be a royal. The British actress - who plays the Queen Mother in new movie 'The King's Speech' alongside Colin Firth (King George VI)...

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