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Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

23rd February 2015

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is fighting to keep a statue of late frontman Freddie Mercury outside his home after local officials ruled the imposing figure breaks planning laws.The percussionist erected the statue in the garden...

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Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

13th January 2015

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

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Brian May: Queen 'Ain't A Tribute Band'

12th January 2015

Brian May insists Queen ''ain't a tribute band''.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers were originally a four-piece band, and although lead singer Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991 and bassist John Deacon retired in 1997, the group's...

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Adam Lambert Wants To Honour Freddie Mercury

6th January 2015

Adam Lambert wants to keep Freddie Mercury's ''memory alive'' when he performs with Queen.The former 'American Idol' star sings with the legendary band live and has won rave reviews for his performances as the group's...

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The Things They Say: 4516186

23rd December 2014

"Apart from that (sic) it is a rather odd mixture of our slower stuff, I didn't want the double-album version they've put out. It's an awful lot for people to take in, and it’s bloody...

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Brian May Praises Adam Lambert

22nd December 2014

Adam Lambert ''can sing higher than even Freddie'' according to Brian May.The 67-year-old Queen guitarist has praised the former 'American Idol' contestant - who has collaborated with Brian and drummer Roger Taylor since 2011 -...

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Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

10th November 2014

Freddie Mercury stormed out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he insisted on bringing his pet chimp to the studio. The two late music icons came together nearly 30 years ago to duet on...

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Queen's Roger Taylor Hoping To Record New Music With Adam Lambert

29th October 2014

Queen icon Roger Taylor is eager to expand the band's collaborations with Adam Lambert by recording new music with the singer.The former American Idol star has been touring with the British rock group as their...

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Queen To Record Album With Adam Lambert

28th October 2014

Roger Taylor is keen to record a Queen album with Adam Lambert.The group - whose singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - are preparing for another tour with the former 'American Idol' singer and after...

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Queen Set For Glastonbury?

30th September 2014

Queen are in line to headline Glastonbury Festival.The legendary rock band - which sees newest frontman Adam Lambert joined by founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor - is wanted by the event organisers, and...

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Queen And Adam Lambert Announce UK Tour

29th September 2014

Queen have announced a UK with Adam Lambert.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rockers and the 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker will perform at seven venues across the country - including a date at London's famous O2 Arena -...

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Queen To Release Michael Jackson Collaboration

19th September 2014

Queen are to release a track they recorded with Michael Jackson on their new compilation album.The legendary 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band's frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991 but new recordings have now emerged which feature the...

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

31st August 2014

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...

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Queen, Adam Lambert Blast Off With Bombastic Tour Opener

By Lauren James | 20th June 2014

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...

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Queen Stars: 'Paul Rodgers Stretched Us As Frontman'

16th June 2014

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...

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Queen Stars Rock Theatre As Curtain Comes Down On Musical

2nd June 2014

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...

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Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

27th May 2014

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...

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Roger Taylor Forms Queen Tribute Band

21st May 2014

Roger Taylor has formed his own Queen tribute band.The Queen drummer admits he was so fed up of seeing below average tribute acts that he decided to host auditions for his own, with fans being...

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Queen Hint At Australia Tour

19th May 2014

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'...

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Peaches Geldof Honoured With Musical Tributes At Funeral

25th April 2014

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...

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Queen Announce Tour With Adam Lambert

7th March 2014

Adam Lambert will tour with Queen this summer. The 'American Idol' 2009 winner, who has performed with the band in the past, will join guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor on a 19-date tour,...

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Queen To Play With Adam Lambert In Us

7th February 2014

Queen are expected to play gigs in America this summer with Adam Lambert. Brian May has revealed the band - which also features Roger Taylor - are still working together and planning to perform with...

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Freddie Mercury On New Queen Track

15th January 2014

Queen could be set to release a new song featuring Freddie Mercury on vocals. The forgotten track - which was recorded more than 30 years ago before frontman Freddie died in 1991 - has been...

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Roger Taylor Loved Cross-dressing Promo

13th December 2013

Queen star Roger Taylor insists he is not embarrassed by his cross-dressing in the promo for I Want To Break Free, because he is still haunted by his camp performance in another video.The drummer famously...

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Roger Taylor Proud Of Queen's Live Olympics Show

12th December 2013

Rocker Roger Taylor is extra proud of Queen's performance at the 2012 Olympic Games because they were one of the few acts who refused to mime.Taylor and guitarist Brian May were joined onstage by pop...

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The Things They Say: 3995562

12th December 2013

"For 20-odd years, I had the best seat in the house, watching the best frontman in the world. Do we miss him? Of course. Every day." Queen drummer Roger Taylor still misses the band's charismatic...

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Multi-instrumentalist Roger Taylor

27th October 2013

Roger Taylor played most of the instruments on his new solo album himself. The legendary 'Radio Ga Ga' hitmaker has made his first solo album in 15 years, and although he is best known as...

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Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

By Lauren James | 21st October 2013

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

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Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

By Joe Wilde | 20th October 2013

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

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Roger Taylor Beats Tinnitus

20th October 2013

Queen's Roger Taylor mentally trained himself to beat Tinnitus.The 'Radio Ga Ga' drummer has lived a loud life as a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and it had led...

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