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May Slams Dancing Judge

Queen legend Brian May has criticised a judge on Britain's Strictly Come Dancing for insulting his actress wife Anita Dobson on the TV talent show.Dobson has been showing off her fancy footwork on the U.K....

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Rockers Queen will receive the Global Icon award at the upcoming Mtv Europe Music Awards (EMAs). The British band will also perform at the ceremony in Belfast, Northern Ireland on 6 November (11).

Gaga To Front Queen?

Lady Gaga is in talks with Queen guitarist Brian May to take over as the band's new lead singer.Original frontman Freddie Mercury died in 1991 and Paul Rodgers took on vocal duties for the group...

Queen Honoured At Bmi Awards

British rockers Queen were honoured with the coveted Icon Award at the Bmi Awards in London on Tuesday night (04Oct11).Bandmembers Brian May and Roger Taylor were on hand to collect the trophy at the event,...

We Are The Champions Is The Catchiest Song Ever In New Study

Queen's rock anthem We Are The Champions has been named the catchiest song of all time in a new scientific survey.Musicologists at Goldsmiths University in England spent months researching what makes a song memorable and...

Taylor Wants Queen Reunion With Rodgers At Olympics

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is hoping for a reunion with the band's former frontman Paul Rodgers as part of next year's (12) London Olympic Games.Rodgers took on vocal duties alongside Taylor and guitarist Brian May...

Roger Taylor Launches Talent Search To Find Musicians For Tribute Show

Queen star Roger Taylor has launched a new talent search to find musicians worthy of carrying out an upcoming tribute show.The drummer has invited aspiring stars to submit video auditions, which will be judged by...

May Joins Melanie Chisholm For Charity Queen Tribute

Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm channelled her inner Freddie Mercury on Tuesday night (13Sep11) when she teamed up with Queen rocker Brian May to perform two of the band's classic hits.Chisholm and the veteran...

Brian May: 'I Was Suicidal After Mercury's Death'

Queen star Brian May contemplated suicide after the death of his bandmate and friend Freddie Mercury.The guitar great reveals the passing of his father and the singer's death in 1991 sent him spiralling into a...

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"If someone comes to you and says, 'We want to use We Will Rock You as part of an advert for jelly beans, and we're changing the words to 'We will, we will chomp you',...

Foo Fighters And Katy Perry Pay Tribute To Mercury

Rockers Foo Fighters and singer Katy Perry have recorded special video messages paying tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been his 65th birthday.The singing legend, who died in 1991,...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Mercury On His 65th Birthday

Rocker Brian May has paid a touching tribute to his late Queen bandmate Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday.The rock legend, who died in 1991 from Aids-related pneumonia, would have turned...

Way Befriended Queen Star May Over Bad Gig Stories

Queen star Brian May agreed to join My Chemical Romance onstage at the Reading Festival on Friday night (26Aug11) after learning his classic rock group had inspired frontman Gerard Way to return to the event...

Brian May Joins My Chemical Romance For Festival Show

Queen star Brian May thrilled revellers at Britain's Reading Festival on Friday (26Aug11) when he joined rockers My Chemical Romance onstage during their headlining set.The Welcome to the Black Parade hitmakers closed the first day...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Tragic Stunt Pilot

Queen guitarist Brian May has paid tribute to the British stunt pilot who was killed during a daredevil performance on Saturday (20Aug11), hailing his bravery for diverting his stricken plane away from houses below.Jon Egging...

Queen Honoured As Bmi Icons

British rockers Queen are to receive a lifetime achievement honour at this year's (11) Bmi London Awards.The Bohemian Rhapsody hitmakers, comprising of late frontman Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon, will be...

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...

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Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...