A Freddie Mercury biopic has been in the works for several years – a film that is assuredly still on track, according to Queen guitarist Brian May.
After a summer spent playing Queen shows with pop stars Adam Lambert and overseeing the Queen Extravaganza tour, Brian May will now focus on his own tour, this time acoustic.
May, a noted animal rights champion, paid a surprise visit to the Lonesome Primary School in Mitcham, England, last week to talk to students about treating animals in a humane way. He told students at the school that he would love to see Wimbledon Stadium, the home of greyhound racing in England, shut down.
In recent years particularly, labels like Rhino and Sony Legacy have released more best-of collections and box sets than ever. But how many is too many? If nearly all the compilations are identical in tracklisting, what’s the point?
The ceremony featured a “Symphony of British Music” over the last 50 years, which included a mega-set by The Who; a touch of Queen, Pink Floyd and The Kinks; five songs by the Beatles (though no Beatles performed in the ceremony); and the first performance in years by the reunited Spice Girls.
Queen’s keyboardist, Spike Edney, may have had a bad case of loose lips during a keyboard demonstration with Korg.
While artists speaking out against music piracy is nothing new, a formidable collection of UK music stars are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action in the matter.
If Freddie Mercury made your rockin’ world go ’round back in the day, September is going to be a very exciting month for you.
Where were the members of Queen the moment they learned that “Bohemian Rhapsody” hit Number 1? Fans who want to know the answer will need to line up at their local DVD store on September 25th for The Great Pretender, a new documentary on the band that focuses on the life and times of their flamboyant singer, the late Freddie Mercury.
From Adam Lambert’s frontman stint to the Queen Extravaganza tour, Queen is all about the musical partnerships as of late. The band’s latest collaborator: Elton John. With a shared goal of fighting AIDS, John and […]