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Freddie Mercury Banters With Queen Bandmates In Unheard Recordings

Freddie Mercury can be heard bantering with his Queen bandmates in newly released studio recordings.The late singer's voice features on previously unheard tapes made at Townhouse and Olympic studios in London and Mountain Studios in...

Duran Duran Guitarist Andy Taylor Suffering Stage Four Cancer

Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor has stage four metastatic prostate cancer.The 61-year-old was diagnosed four years ago and his bandmate Simon Le Bon fears he will not be “around for very long”.Duran Duran broke the...

Princess Diana Loved Duran Duran Hit The Wild Boys

Princess Diana loved listening to the song 'The Wild Boys' by Duran Duran.The late royal was a big fan of the popular 1980s band - made up of Simon Le Bon, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes...

Queen Unveil Lost Song Face It Alone

Lost Queen track 'Face It Alone' is a "real discovery", according to Roger Taylor.'Face It Alone' - which features the late Freddie Mercury on vocals - was unveiled to the world on October 13 and...

New Queen Song Featuring Freddie Mercury Is Being Revealed Today

A new Queen song featuring Freddie Mercury will be revealed this morning (13.10.22) by Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2.Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor are set to release a previously unheard track -...

Duran Duran Dedicates Save A Prayer To Queen Elizabeth

Duran Duran dedicated 'Save a Prayer' to Queen Elizabeth during a live performance at the Hollywood Bowl.The rock band - currently made up of Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor -...

Roger Taylor To Release The Outsider Live Album

Roger Taylor is to release a recording of 'The Outsider Live' as an album. The 73-year-old musician - who is best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Queen - embarked on a...

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...

Duran Duran Set To Headline Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Duran Duran are set to headline the Opening Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.The 'Hungry Like The Wolf' hitmakers - comprising Simon Le Bon, Roger Taylor, John Taylor and Nick Rhodes - join fellow...

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...

Duran Duran Quip Former Bandmates Better 'Behave' At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Duran Duran quipped that their former band members better "behave" themselves at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.The 'Wild Boys' hitmakers - who formed in 1978 - are set to be honoured alongside...

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...

Duran Duran To Reunite With Ex-guitarist Andy Taylor At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Duran Duran will reunite with former guitarist Andy Taylor at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.The 'Wild Boys' hitmakers are set to be honoured alongside the likes of Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie,...

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...

Simon Le Bon Lives In The Moment

Simon Le Bon says living in the moment is "most important".The Duran Duran frontman - whose band released their 15th studio album, 'Future Past', in October - has revealed it "dawned on him" in the...

Ed Sheeran Is Top Of The Airwaves With 4.3 Million Spins Worldwide

Ed Sheeran has been named the most-played artist on the radio worldwide.The 30-year-old Grammy-winner's hits received an impressive 4.3 million plays on the airwaves over the past 12 months.Ed was all over the radio over...

Roger Taylor Says Sacha Baron Cohen Would’Ve Been 'Utter Sh*t' As Freddie Mercury In Biopic

Roger Taylor has said Sacha Baron Cohen would’ve been sh**t as Freddie Mercury in the biopic based on him.The 72-year-old Queen drummer blasted the idea that comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen, 50, could have...

Duran Duran Are Heading To Ibiza For A Three-day Fan Experience

Duran Duran have announced the three-night Ibiza residency, 'Duran Duran: Touch The Sunrise'.Simon Le Bon and co will mark their 40th anniversary with the special experience over May Bank Holiday Weekend 2022, between April 29...

Duran Duran Weren't Always Friends

Duran Duran “didn’t start off as friends”.Singer Simon LeBon admitted his relationship with the rest of the band – which currently also includes Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor – has changed a lot...

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,...

Duran Duran Call Punk "Dull"

Duran Duran found punk music “dull”.The group - Simon LeBon, 63, Nick Rhodes, 59, Roger Taylor, 61 and John Taylor, 61 - said they once found the genre exciting but it became boring after...

Would Duran Duran Do A Hologram Tour Like Abba?

Duran Duran would be "quite happy" to be turned into holograms for a tour - once they've kicked the bucket.The 'Anniversary' hitmakers - who are currently locked in a fierce chart battle with Sir Elton...

Duran Duran Working On Biopic

Duran Duran are working on a Hollywood biopic.The British new wave band are in talks to make a movie about their remarkable career, with band members Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and John and Roger...

Duran Duran Up For Glastonbury If They Get The 'Right Slot'

Duran Duran would play Glastonbury if they were offered the "right slot".The 80s' New Romantic icons - who have released their 15th studio album, 'Future Past', today (22.10.21) - would jump at the chance to...

Duran Duran Think Their Racy Music Videos Would Get Them 'Cancelled' Today

Duran Duran think their 1980s music videos would get them "cancelled" in today's climate.The 'Hungry Like A Wolf' hitmakers earned a reputation for their racy and glamorous promos but frontman Simon Le Bon has claimed...

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...

Duran Duran Were 'At Each Other's Throats' Making New Album In Lockdown

Duran Duran were "at each other's throats" making their new album in lockdown.Frontman Simon Le Bon - who is joined by Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor in the group - has confessed he...

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