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Queen Plan to Put Out Freddie Mercury-Featuring Unreleased Material This Year

Turns out releases from Michael Jackson and Johnny Cash may not be the only albums getting the old-is-now-new treatment in the coming months.

05/27/2014

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Queen Biopic Finds its Star in Ben Whishaw

According to Deadline, British actor Ben Whishaw — best known for his role as Q in the most recent Bond flick, Skyfall — will play Mercury in the upcoming biopic.

12/10/2013

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Brian May On Reviving Freddie Mercury: “I Don’t Want To Be Touring With A Hologram”

May doesn’t like the idea, mainly because it would make him, Roger Taylor and the others feel more like an exhibit at the Museum of Science than a rock concert.

10/23/2013

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Not Fade Away: Queen’s Debut Turns 40

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]

09/06/2013

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Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Demos Coming UPDATE!!

**Update!** So I just learned that when Freddie & michael were recording, they had intentions of doing more than just 3 songs. There were some scheduling conflicts, and something very strange. Michael brought a llama […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/29/2013

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Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets To Be Released This Fall

After 30 years, music fans hoping to hear the long-awaited duets of Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson will finally get their chance.

07/29/2013

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Biopic

The actor has since dropped out of the biopic due to “creative differences” with the surviving members of Queen.

07/23/2013

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Katy Perry Announces Queen-Insired Perfume

Katy Perry’s new perfume is inspired by a timeless classic rock hit. “Killer Queen,” is named after the classic Queen track. The singer told WWD that her third fragrance, available in August, is more mature than her previous […]

07/12/2013

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Dream Band, Players Wanted

This is pretty KOOL. A U.K. magazine called “Metro” did a survey of their readers to choose a fantasy supergroup.  This would be the ultimate band.  They got over 2,000 responses and here is the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/26/2013

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So, Who Should Play The Super Bowl Next Year?

Last night’s Super Bowl Halftime show – Beyonce’s tribute to Beyonce – blew up Twitter and possibly caused a power failure at New Orleans’ Superdome. But hey, at least no one flipped the bird or […]

02/04/2013

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