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A Day At The Races? Not For Queen’s Brian May

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.

09/19/2012

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From Beach Boys to Queen, 5 Bands With Too Many Greatest Hits Compilations

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?

08/13/2012

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Your Guide To Olympic Closing Ceremony Music: The Who, The Beatles & What NBC Didn’t Air

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.

08/12/2012

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Did Queen’s Keyboardist Spill The Beans On World Tour Plans?

Queen’s keyboardist, Spike Edney, may have had a bad case of loose lips during a keyboard demonstration with Korg.

08/08/2012

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Read Anti-Piracy Letter from Elton John, The Who, Queen, Robert Plant to British Prime Minister

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.

07/26/2012

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Freddie Mercury Photo Book Coming This Fall

If Freddie Mercury made your rockin’ world go ’round back in the day, September is going to be a very exciting month for you.

07/25/2012

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Freddie Mercury Documentary Sheds Light On Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson Collaborations

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.

07/13/2012

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Elton John Joining Queen For AIDS Charity Show Before Euro Cup Final

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 […]

06/11/2012

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Paul McCartney Plays For The Queen!

Paul’s set at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert included four BEATLES songs:  “Magical Mystery Tour”, “All My Loving”, “Let It Be” and “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”. Check it out…

06/05/2012

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Roger Taylor Talks Queen Extravaganza, Adam Lambert

This summer, Brian May and Roger Taylor are reactivating Queen for a handful of dates that will feature former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert on vocals. But they’re also plotting a way to keep Queen’s […]

05/22/2012

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