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Bohemian Rhapsody Named Best Song Of All Time

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been voted the best song of all time.A poll completed by 2,000 Brits to mark the launch of the new Sony Walkman player found the rock legends' 1975 hit to be...

Roger Taylor Says Adam Lambert Has An Elvis Presley-like Aura

Roger Taylor thinks Adam Lambert has an Elvis Presley-like aura.The 70-year-old Queen star has heaped praise on Adam, describing him as a ''complete joy to work with'' and has even likened him to Elvis.Roger said:...

Queen Honoured With Royal Mail Stamps For Band's 50th Anniversary

Queen are being honoured with UK postage stamps to mark their 50th anniversary.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' icons - made up of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - will be immortalised...

Queen + Adam Lambert Release Charity Single You Are The Champions

Queen and Adam Lambert have released 'You Are The Champions' to raise funds for the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.The charity rendition of the rock legends' iconic 1977 hit 'We Are The Champions' got its...

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen have confirmed their biopic is ''finally happening''.The rockers - comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - have announced that work on...

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...

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...

Roger Taylor Brands Sacha Baron Cohen Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

The British actor/comedian was initially hired to portray the tragic singer in a new movie backed by both Taylor and his bandmate Brian May, but Cohen subsequently exited the production and Skyfall star...

Duran Duran Sign Record Deal

Duran Duran have signed an album deal with Warner Bros. Records.The world-renowned band - featuring Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor - have announced their 14th album is scheduled to be...

Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

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...

Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

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...

Adam Lambert Wants To Honour Freddie Mercury

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...

Brian May Praises Adam Lambert

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 -...

Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

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...

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

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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