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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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9/5/16-Freddie Mercury gets asteroid

(CNN) Freddie Mercury, who would have turned 70 on Monday, has had an asteroid named after him to celebrate the occasion. The Queen front man, who sang the famous words, "I'm a shooting star leaping through the sky," from the song "Don't Stop Me Now," was honored by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center (IAU). The center renamed Asteroid 17473 after him, which was discovered in 1991 -- the […]

todaySeptember 5, 2016

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7/20/16-Queen vs. Trump again

Queen have been frustrated by Trump's use of their music during his campaign to secure the US top spot. A statement from the band has been released below. “Sony/ATV Music Publishing has never been asked by Mr. Trump, the Trump campaign or the Trump Organization for permission to use “We are the Champions” by Queen. On behalf of the band, we are frustrated by the repeated unauthorized use of the […]

todayJuly 20, 2016

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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

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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

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11/4/14-New Queen Song vs. AIDS

Queen has released the song "Let Me In Your Heart Again," with vocals from the late Freddie Mercury, as part of Coca Cola and (RED)'s campaign to help combat AIDS. The song has been remixed by William Orbit for this release using Mercury's original vocals. Other artists that have lent their music to the "Share the Sound of an AIDS-Free Generation" include Aloe Blacc (Together is out November 10), Wyclef […]

todayNovember 4, 2014

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10/10/14-New Queen Tracks

Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 10th 2014 on the Virgin Records label. The tracks include a long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, There Must Be More to Life Than This, a previously unfinished Mercury-Queen track Let Me In Your Heart Again originating from the band's The Works album recording sessions, and a scorching […]

todayOctober 10, 2014

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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

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2/11/14-Queen #1 UK LP! See Top 25!

Queen's 1981 "Greatest Hits" album has surpassed another milestone as the biggest selling album in British music history. It is has just passed the six million sales mark. Brian May told the Official Charts Company "Queen's Greatest Hits which was released in 1981 has passed the 6 million mark in sales, which is incredible. I just want to say thanks to everyone who has supported us through the years, we […]

todayFebruary 11, 2014

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