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11/11/20-Brian May: Live Aid

Source: Brian May: Queen had no idea how 'epoch-making' Live Aid set would be The guitarist has admitted that when he and his band mates - late front man Freddie Mercury and bassist John Deacon, and drummer Roger Taylor, 71 - got off stage they just thought "that went kind of OK" and never envisaged the dual-venue benefit show at London's Wembley Arena in July 1985, which also featured […]

todayNovember 11, 2020


5/25/20-Brian May heart attack

London (CNN) Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he was rushed to the hospital by his doctor after suffering a heart attack. In a video posted to Instagram on Monday, May revealed that in addition to injuring his buttocks in a gardening incident earlier this month, he had also recently suffered from serious heart problems. The 72-year-old musician described the "saga" of incidents that had befallen him in May, […]

todayMay 25, 2020


7/8/17-Queen Movie News

Rocker Brian May has stepped back from the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic because he's convinced he's found the right guy to play the late Queen leader. Actor Rami Malek has replaced Sacha Baron Cohen after the British funnyman fell out with May and his bandmate Roger Taylor over their artistic vision for the film, and now for the first time in over a decade, the guitarist is happy to let […]

todayJuly 8, 2017


6/9/16-Queen Trumps Trump

Brian May has taken to the blog on his official website to say he is not happy with Donald Trump using the Queen track "We Are the Champions." According to May, he has received a long list of complaints from fans about Trump’s use of the song at his victory speech on Tuesday night. As he feels the band would never want Trump to use the song, and because permission […]

todayJune 9, 2016


10/29/15-Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody!

Rock band Queen used to love head banging to their own music while driving in their cars. Guitarist Brian May has opened up about the creation of the band's famed song Bohemian Rhapsody, which turns 40 on Halloween. In received a new lease of life when it was featured in Mike Myers' 1992 movie Wayne's World and Brian has laughed that the scenes showing the characters going wild to the […]

todayOctober 29, 2015


5/8/14-Queen's Brian May gets Emmy

Brian May of Queen is one of the last people you would think of to be nominated for a Sports Emmy Award, much less winning one but, on Tuesday night in New York, he was one of a group of people who took home the award for Outstanding Open/Tease. May was an Associate Producer on a remix of Queen's "We Will Rock You" that was used for Super Bowl XLVII. […]

todayMay 8, 2014


1/16/14-Queen's Brian May cancer free!

Brian May's cancer test has come back negative which is great news for the Queen guitarist. After a weekend where a misinterpreted comment led to British papers announcing an all clear for Brian May's cancer testing when the results were not known, we now have the definitive answer on the health of the guitarist. May has written on his site that his specialist had called and said "The result of […]

todayJanuary 16, 2014


8/7/13- Brian May of Queen's new knee

It's an operation that has become relatively common but is, nonetheless, disruptive to a normal life for a few weeks. Brian May of Queen underwent a knee replacement operation earlier today that should take away the pain that he has been suffering for some time. There is no estimate of how long he will be down for recovery. May revealed the operation on his webpage on September 27, saying that […]

todayAugust 7, 2013


5/21/13- Brian May/Queen: "The Voice" Sucks

Brian May thinks The Voice is an 'insult to music'. The Queen guitarist blasted the TV talent show which has editions across the world, including the United Kingdom, America and Australia. The 65-year-old feels that the program is disrespectful to performers because of its format. 'Sorry, hate to be negative but "The Voice" is the dullest, dumbest, most depressing show on TV,' he wrote on his website. 'It's the ultimate […]

todayMay 21, 2013