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3/15/23-Brian May Knighted

Source: music-news.com Brian May was knighted by King Charles III at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. The Queen guitarist was included in the 2023 New Year's Honors list, which named those set to receive an honorary title from the royal family this year, in recognition of his services to music and charity. On Tuesday, Brian took to Instagram with a photo of the moment, showing King Charles III laying a sword […]

todayMarch 15, 2023


2/4/23-Queen used to be mad at singing fans!

Source: music-news.com   Queen used to get "irritated" by crowds singing every lyric to their songs. Guitarist Brian May has admitted they were annoyed because they wanted their fans to listen to the amazing lyrics they had spent hours penning. Speaking to Total Guitar magazine, Brian explained: "Because we thought: 'People, just listen. We're working really hard, so bloody well listen!' But they were unstoppable. "And this particular night, they […]

todayFebruary 4, 2023


12/31/22-Brian May, Sir!

Source: music-news.com Queen guitarist Brian May has been honored with the title Sir in the 2023 New Year’s Honors List published Friday December 30th. Brian’s Honors List citation recognizes Brian as Dr. Brian Harold May CBE “Musician, Astrophysicist and Animal Welfare Advocate. For services to Music and to Charity.” Already carrying the title of Dr. as well as previously receiving a CBE, the Queen musician now receives the award of […]

todayDecember 31, 2022


10/13/22-New Queen Track with Freddie Mercury!

Sources CNN and London Reuters Queen released a rediscovered song featuring Freddie Mercury on Thursday, the band’s first new track with the late frontman’s instantly recognizable vocals to come out in more than eight years. Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor first told fans about the existence of “Face It Alone” during an interview in the summer. The track was originally recorded in the late 1980s during sessions for […]

todayOctober 13, 2022


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


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


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


4/18/21-Queen hardships in ’75

source: music-news.com Queen were so heavily in debt before the release of 1975's A Night At The Opera, they would have been forced to split if the album had not been a success. The band’s fourth album, which featured the hits Bohemian Rhapsody and You’re My Best Friend, became a lifesaver for the rockers, who would have been forced to give up on their dreams if it had flopped. "We […]

todayApril 18, 2021


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