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Stewart Copeland 'Cried' Through Shawn Hawkins' Taylor Tribute Rehearsal

Stewart Copeland "cried" during the late Taylor Hawkins' son Shane's rehearsal for the Wembley Stadium tribute show.The 16-year-old offspring of the Foo Fighters drummer - who tragically passed away aged 50 in March - stole...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named UK's Best-selling Album Of All Time

Queen have become the first act in the UK to sell seven million copies of an album.The rock legends' 1981 'Greatest Hits' collection is owned by 1 in 4 households in the UK, the Official...

10cc Offered Glastonbury Legends Slot

Graham Gouldman claims 10cc were offered the legends slot at Glastonbury.The 'I'm Not In Love' hitmaker says it's unlikely they'll make it to Worthy Farm to play the Sunday afternoon teatime slot reserved for iconic...

Alanis Morissette And Miley Cyrus Set For Taylor Hawkins La Tribute Concert

Alanis Morissette and Miley Cyrus are among the artists performing at the Los Angeles Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert.After the lineup for London equivalent at Wembley Stadium on September 3 was unveiled, including the likes of...

Queen Stars And Liam Gallagher Set For Taylor Hawkins Wembley Tribute Show

Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor, Liam Gallagher and more are set to play at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium.The Foo Fighters will play London on September 3 and the Kia Forum...

Queen To Release 'Beautiful' Unheard Track Recorded By Freddie Mercury

Queen are to release a previously unheard track featuring vocals recorded by late frontman Freddie Mercury.The band's surviving members discovered the song in their archives and it dates from 'The Miracle' recording sessions during which...

Brian May Found It 'Weird And Traumatising' Hearing Freddie's Vocals After His Death

Brian May was left traumatised hearing the late Freddie Mercury's vocals after the Queen frontman's death.The iconic rock group's guitarist has recalled how painful it was listening to Freddie - who died from bronchial pneumonia...

Pearl Jam Frontman Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute To Taylor Hawkins During Live Show

Eddie Vedder says Taylor Hawkins "emitted something very incredible and very special".The Pearl Jam frontman paid tribute to the late Foo Fighters drummer - who tragically died in March aged 50 - as the band...

Adam Lambert Is Working On A Musical

Adam Lambert is writing a musical.The 40-year-old singer - who appeared in several stage productions before appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - is in the middle of writing a host of songs for a...

Brian May Feels 'Frustrated' By Taylor Hawkins' Death

Brian May feels "so frustrated" by Taylor Hawkins' death.The 74-year-old Queen guitarist was good friends with the late Foo Fighters drummer - who passed away on 25 December aged just 50 - and admitted it...

Brian May Says Heart Medication Almost Cost Him His Life

Brian May says medication he took after his 2020 heart attack almost cost him his life.The Queen guitarist - who underwent cardiac surgery and had three stents fitted after he was hospitalised in May 2020...

Brian May Thinks Queen Would Have Struggled In Today's Politically Correct World

Brian May thinks Queen would need to be more diverse in today's politically correct world.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' guitarist was part of the iconic rock group with Roger Taylor, John Deacon and late frontman Freddie Mercury,...

Roger Taylor Says Brian May 'Suddenly Lost Interest' In New Queen Song With Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor has revealed Brian May "suddenly lost interest" in writing a new Queen song.The two members of the iconic rock band - which also featured John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - had...

Roger Taylor Was 'Tempted To Laugh' At Freddie Mercury's First Singing Attempts

Roger Taylor and Brian May wanted to "laugh" the first time Freddie Mercury sang for them.The Queen musicians met at college in London in 1968 and the drummer and guitarist were originally in a band...

Queen Didn't Rehearse Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May says Queen didn't rehearse their iconic hit 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The iconic rock group's guitarist has revealed the 1975 track was practically cut straight to tape as his bandmates - late great frontman Freddie Mercury,...

Brian May Wants To Make Instrumental Album

Brian May wants to make a new solo album.The Queen guitarist - whose last solo LP was 1998’s 'Another World' - admits he is contemplating getting in the studio to record a selection of instrumental...

Brian May Teases Possible Bohemian Rhapsody Film Sequel

Brian May says a 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film sequel is being planned.The Queen legend has revealed there has been a discussion surrounding a possible sequel to the hit movie, which starred Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury,...

Brian May Re-releases Solo Cut Too Much Love Will Kill You

Brian May has re-released his haunting solo cut 'Too Much Love Will Kill You' with a remastered music video.Taken from the Queen guitarist's 1992 solo album, 'Back to the Light', the song was penned during...

Brian May: Freddie Would Still Be In Queen

Brian May believes Freddie Mercury would still be playing with Queen if he were here today.The 'We Will Rock You' group's late frontman passed away in 1991 of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in 1991,...

Queen's Killer Paycheque: Iconic Rock Band Earn £100k A Day From Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen are raking in a whopping £100,000-plus a day from 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.Surviving band members, Brian May, 73, Roger Taylor, 71, and John Deacon, 69, and the estate of late frontman Freddie Mercury's bank balances have...

Brian May To Re-release Debut Solo Album

Brian May is to re-release his debut solo album.The Queen rocker was "nervous" about revisiting his back catalogue but is now excited for new fans to hear 'Back to the Light' - which he first...

Sorry Noel Gallagher! Here Are Six Do-gooders People Do Like

In a recent interview, Noel Gallagher shared the reason he thinks so many people seem to inexplicably hate U2’s Bono. According to him, “nobody likes a do-gooder”, and Bono is certainly well known for his...

Queen To Re-release 1981 Greatest Hits Collection

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' collection is being re-released to mark five decades of the iconic rock legends and the 40th anniversary of the LP.Upon its release, the album made history as the first and only...

Brian May: There's A Possibility Queen Might Not Tour Again

Brian May has warned "there's a possibility" Queen will never tour again.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers' tour with Adam Lambert was delayed until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the guitar hero has insisted...

Sir Paul Mccartney Honoured With Royal Mail Stamp Collection

Sir Paul McCartney is being honoured with a collection of stamps by Royal Mail.The 78-year-old music icon's solo career will be celebrated with a set of 12 postage stamps featuring photographs from the making of...

Queen Working On New Music

Queen have been "trying things out" in the studio with Adam Lambert.The remaining members of the group, Brian May and Roger Taylor, have been performing live with the former 'American Idol' star for a decade,...

Brian May: Gardening Has Helped Me To Beat Depression

Brian May thinks gardening has helped him to beat depression.The 73-year-old star has been busily gardening amid his recovery from the heart attack and stomach haemorrhage he suffered last year, and Brian believes it has...

Brian May Says Queen Could Release A Never-before-heard Recording Of One Of Their First Shows

Queen are considering releasing a recording of one of their first gigs.Guitarist Brian May recently heard a tape of the band performing at Imperial College London, a recording he didn’t know existed, and he thinks...

Roger Taylor Still Has 20-Foot Freddie Mercury Statue In His Garden

Roger Taylor still has his Freddie Mercury statue in his garden.The Queen drummer nabbed the memorial to his late bandmate - who was the frontman of the iconic rock band - for the grounds of...

Brian May Launching Badger-smelling Perfume In Aid Of His Wildlife Protection Charity Save Me Trust

Brian May is launching a fragrance with the scent “sandalwood and badger" to help protect wildlife. The Queen legend has partnered with Xerjoff boss Sergio Momo on the perfume called 'Save Me' after the iconic...

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