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6/7/22-New Freddie Mercury/Queen track!

Queen’s Roger Taylor and Brian May have unearthed a previously unreleased song featuring Freddie Mercury. In an interview with Zoe Ball for BBC Radio 2 on Monday, the musicians announced that the as-yet-unheard track will arrive later this year. “We did find a little gem from Freddie that we’d kind of forgotten about,” Roger said of the song. “And it’s wonderful. Actually, it was a real discovery.” He added, “It’s […]

todayJune 7, 2022

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5/11/22-Brian May on Freddie Mercury

Source: music-news.com Brian May was left traumatized hearing the late Freddie Mercury's vocals after the Queen frontman's death. The iconic rock group's guitarist has recalled how painful it was listening to Freddie - who died from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in November 1991 aged 45 - singing on the recordings he worked on for the 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers' first and only LP released following the music icon's […]

todayMay 11, 2022

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11/26/21-Queen’s Brian May: cancel culture

Source: music-news.com Brian May thinks Queen would need to be more diverse in today's politically correct world. The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' guitarist was part of the iconic rock group with Roger Taylor, John Deacon and late frontman Freddie Mercury, who was openly gay and born in Zanzibar. Speaking at the ITV Palooza in London, he said: "I am sure if Queen started now, we would be forced to have people of […]

todayNovember 26, 2021

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2/24/21-George Michael & Queen?

Source: music-news.com Roger Taylor: 'George Michael would not have been a good fit for Queen' Queen star Roger Taylor has shot down long-standing rumors suggesting George Michael turned down the job as the band's new frontman following Freddie Mercury's death, insisting he was never offered the role. The late Careless Whisper singer fronted the group for three songs during the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in London, but the gig […]

todayFebruary 24, 2021

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2/3/21-Freddie’s statue!

source: music-news.com Roger Taylor still has his Freddie Mercury statue in his garden. The Queen drummer nabbed the memorial to his late bandmate - who was the frontman of the iconic rock band - for the grounds of his sprawling Guildford pad in Puttenham in Surrey, England, after it was removed from outside the Dominion Theatre at Tottenham Court Road in London, where The Queen musical 'We Will Rock You’ […]

todayFebruary 3, 2021

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11/11/20-Brian May: Live Aid

Source: music-news.com 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

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2/27/20-Freddie gets a street!

(CNN) — A suburban London street has been renamed in honor of late musician Freddie Mercury. The street, now called Freddie Mercury Close, is located in Feltham, west London, which is where Mercury's family settled after moving from Zanzibar. However, Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, did not grow up on that street. The Bulsara family lived nearby at 22 Gladstone Avenue, which is marked with one of the round blue plaques […]

todayFebruary 27, 2020

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3/12/19-Queen Sequel?

Queen could be planning a sequel to their blockbuster biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody," according to a longtime confidant of the band. The movie was a box office and awards season hit, earning more than $875 million worldwide and four Oscars, including a Best Actor gong for Rami Malek, who played Queen's iconic front man Freddie Mercury. Rudi Dolezal, who directed videos for the band, including for their 1985 hit One Vision, […]

todayMarch 12, 2019

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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

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