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Adam Lambert Was 'Intimidated' By Queen Shows At First

Adam Lambert felt ''intimidated'' when he was first asked to join Queen on tour.The 34-year-old singer started touring with the rock legends - Brian May and Roger Taylor - in 2012 after the Queen +...

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce North American Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert have announced a North American tour.The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers' guitarist Brian May was forced to axe shows at the end of 2016 after battling with a ''persistent illness'', but...

Adam Lambert Wants Collaboration With X Factor's Saara Aalto

Adam Lambert wants to collaborate with 'X Factor' runner up Saara Aalto.The 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker - who duetted with the singer on the ITV talent show on Saturday (11.12.16) - is keen to work...

Duran Duran 'Saddened' After Losing Copyright Battle

Duran Duran have lost a High Court battle to reclaim the US rights to some of their most well-known hits.The iconic new wave band - who comprise of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor...

Freddie Mercury Didn't Tell Best Friend He Had Aids

Freddie Mercury cut his best friend out of his life because he didn't want to tell him he had AIDS. The Queen frontman - who died in 1991 aged 45 due to complications caused by...

Duran Duran Stars Record New Song With At-risk Youths

The band's bassist and drummer spent nine months exchanging song ideas and lyrics with youths at the Road Recovery programme and No Rewind is the song that came from the initiative. The...

Duran Duran Fighting For U.s. Rights To First Three Albums

The group founders are fighting to end copyright deals with publishers at Gloucester Place Music, now owned by Sony/ATV in the U.S., linked to their first three albums. The trio's bandmate John...

Duran Duran To Be Recieve Ascap Golden Note Award

Duran Duran are to be honoured with The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) Golden Note Award.The legendary band - whose famous hits include 'Girls on Film' and 'Planet Earth' - will be...

Adele Calls Lgbt Fans 'Soulmates' As She Breaks Down Onstage

The Hello singer was performing in Belgium less than 24 hours after 49 people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida by American-born shooter Omar Mateen, 29, in the worst U.S. terror...

Adam Lambert: 'There's No Romance With Sam Smith'

The American Idol alumnus was linked to British singer Sam after the pair was spotted on a night out in New York in March (16). However Adam explains it was far from the romantic rendezvous...

Roger Taylor's Daughter Tigerlily Teased For Liking Queen

The British group may be one of the most famous acts in musical history, but 21-year-old Tigerlily's peers didn’t see it that way.Originally fronted by the late Freddie Mercury, Queen now calls upon American star...

Brian May: I Don't Understand Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May doesn't understand the meaning of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The Queen guitarist has dismissed recent claims that the chart-topping single is about bandmate Freddie Mercury coming out as gay - but admitted he's not sure what...

Roger Taylor: 'I'm Sick Of Bohemian Rhapsody'

The drummer attended the Q Awards in London last month (Oct15) to collect the Classic Single award for the track, on the 40th anniversary of its release. However, he has confessed he...

Queen To Headline 2016 Isle Of Wight Festival

Brian May and Roger Taylor will reteam with singer Adam Lambert for the big gig, which will serve as the band's debut performance at a U.K. music festival. Guitarist Brian May admits...

Adam Lambert Wants To Do Glastonbury

Adam Lambert wants to perform with Queen at Glastonbury.The 'Ghost Town' hitmaker has toured the world fronting the rock band since 2011 and now wants to perform with them at the iconic British festival following...

Duran Duran See Themselves In One Direction

Duran Duran say One Direction remind them of themselves. The English rock legends believe the 'Little Things' hitmakers - who recently announced their decision to take an extended hiatus after five years of unstoppable pop...

Duran Duran Don't Miss Sex Symbol Label

Duran Duran don't miss the sex symbol label.The band was formed over 30 years ago and insisted they are happy that as they get older there is more focus on their music rather than their...

Foo Fighter's Mark Freddie Mercury's Birthday With Under Pressure

Foo Fighters performed 'Under Pressure' with Queen's Roger Taylor and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones.The 'All My Life' hitmakers celebrated what would have been Freddie Mercury's 69th birthday by performing Queen and David Bowie's superhit...

Foo Fighters Make Triumphant Return To U.k.

The rockers made their first appearance in Britain since pulling out of their highly-anticipated festival slot and gigs at Wembley Stadium in June (15) after Grohl broke his leg onstage in Sweden....

Roger Taylor: Princess Diana Was Real And Ordinary

Duran Duran's Roger Taylor says his friend Princess Diana was just an ''ordinary'' person.The 66-year-old musician became close to the British royal because she was a fan of the band in the '80s and said...

Duran Duran Want Kanye West For Bond Theme

Duran Duran want Kanye West to do the next James Bond theme.The 'Hungry Like The Wolf' hitmakers have suggested the 38-year-old musician should follow in Adele's footsteps by rapping the theme to the forthcoming James...

Queen Release Queen Bohemian Lager

Queen are releasing their own beer to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their biggest hit single 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The British rock legends have teamed up with RnR Brew Ltd - who previously created the popular Killer...

Adam Lambert: I Would Have Got Along Well With Freddie Mercury

Brian May and Roger Taylor believe Adam Lambert would have got ''along really well'' with Freddie Mercury.The remaining Queen members have been performing with the 'American Idol' contestant for the past four years, and told...

Lindsay Lohan Confirmed For Duran Duran Lp

Lindsay Lohan will feature on Duran Duran's new album.The 'Mean Girls' actress, who released her debut record 'Speak' in 2004, has recorded with the band for their 14th LP, 'Paper Gods', alongside other artists including...

Adam Lambert: It'd Be Fun If Queen Headline Glastonbury

Adam Lambert would love to see Queen headline Glastonbury.The 33-year-old singer has collaborated with the iconic British band, which features Brian May and Roger Taylor, since last year and has echoed Brian's view that they'd...

Duran Duran And Kasabian Win O2 Silver Clef Awards

Duran Duran and Kasabian have won O2 Silver Clef Awards.The 'Girls On Film' hitmakers have been announced as the recipients of the highly coveted Spotify Lifetime Achievement Award, honouring their 37-year career during which they...

Adam Lambert On Dating Closeted Men

After previously revealing he has dated some in-the-closet actors, Adam Lambert has now clarified that they were not actually celebrities, bringing all the exciting rumours to an end. Speaking to The Mirror, the 33-year-old singer...

Brian May: Queen Are Interested In Headlining Glastonbury

Brian May says Queen would be interested in headlining Glastonbury. The 67-year-old rocker has confessed that while the band ''probably'' won't be taking to the stage at the world famous music festival this year, they...

Roger Taylor's Son Joins The Darkness

The Darkness' drummer Emily Davies, who took over from original member Ed Graham, quit in April (14), and they have now hired Rufus Taylor as her replacement. Guitarist Dan Hawkins confirmed...

Sacha Baron-cohen 'Didn't Fit As Freddie Mercury'

Sacha Baron-Cohen wasn't cast as Freddie Mercury because he wasn't ''at heart an actor''. Roger Taylor, who played the drums in the iconic band Queen, has revealed he opted against casting the 'Borat' actor...

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