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Queen Will Rock You Again

Rock supergroup QUEEN are set to return to South America for the first time since the death of frontman FREDDIE MERCURY. The band performed historic shows on the continent during its heyday in the 1980s,...

May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY insists he had no idea bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay - assuming the parading frontman was just flamboyant. May met the late star in 1970 but claims it was not until...

Queen Win Karaoke Crown

Rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has been named the number one karaoke song of all time, after a new poll.The only single to have reached the UK Christmas number one spot twice, Bohemian Rhapsody...

By on 14 December 2007

Queen Remember Mercury With World Aids Day Release

Rockers QUEEN will pay a special tribute to former frontman FREDDIE MERCURY by releasing their new single on World Aids Day (01Dec07). Say It's Not True is the group's first studio collaboration with new singer...

Queen Release Aids Charity Single

British rockers QUEEN are to release a free song download to raise awareness of World AIDS Day - 17 years after frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died from the illness. The We Will Rock You hitmakers -...

Bohemian Rhapsody Voted Best Video

Queen's video for Bohemian Rhapsody has been voted the best video of all time in a survey of UK music fans.The six-minute promo was named the greatest ever by nearly a third of respondents to...

By on 08 October 2007

Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury?

Borat star SACHA BARON COHEN has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The funnyman has beaten his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny...

Mika: 'Stop Comparing Me To Queen'

Pop sensation MIKA hopes critics will stop comparing him to British music legends QUEEN - because he doesn't want to be associated with FREDDIE MERCURY's dress sense. The GRACE KELLY star, who yesterday (26MAR07) dubbed...

Mika Eyes Eurovision Entry

Pop sensation MIKA is planning to represent his home country of Lebanon in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest - because the current entries are "crap". The star, whose debut album LIFE IN CARTOON MOTION has...

The Show Must Go On For Johnny Depp?

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly in negotiations to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star is the early favourite to land the role,...

Cowell Slams UK Chart Star Mika

Acerbic AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has slammed new UK pop sensation MIKA - after he told the hotly-tipped star "not to bother" with a career in music. The singer, born MIKA PENNIMAN, has been...

May Can't Wait To Play New Queen Songs Live

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY can't wait to showcase the band's new tunes from the forthcoming album - because he's tired of playing the same songs over and over again. The new-look QUEEN are in the...

May Wants Depp To Play Mercury

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is backing JOHNNY DEPP to play late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in an upcoming biopic. The surviving members of the band - May, ROGER TAYLOR and JOHN DEACON - are all involved...

Plant Tops Heavy Metal Vocalists List

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT has been named heavy metal's top frontman in a new magazine poll. The KASHMIR singer claimed the top spot in Hit Parader's Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists. AEROSMITH's...

Stars Fight To Play Mercury

A film tribute to rock band QUEEN is being produced, prompting a battle between the biggest showbiz names desperate to be cast as the late FREDDIE MERCURY. The WE WILL ROCK YOU musical which...

Queen Recording First Album In 15 Years

The new-look QUEEN are in the studio recording the band's first album since late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died in 1991 Guitarist BRIAN MAY recruited former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS to take over vocal duties...

The Who First Freddie Mercury Award Winners

Legendary rockers THE WHO are the first winners of the Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement Award. Surviving members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will pick up the honour at the new Vodafone Live Music Awards in...

Mercury Speaks Beyond The Grave

Late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY has spoken out about his concerns for the modern world, according to celebrity medium PSYCHIC SALLY MORGAN. Mercury was contacted by the mystic in celebration of what would have been...

Queen Stars Mark Mercury's Birthday

QUEEN rockers BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR will mark what would have been the 60th birthday of late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY on Tuesday (05SEP06). The pair will perform live at a charity party performance of...

Muslims Protest Over Mercury Birthday Party

Plans to celebrate late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY's 60th birthday in his birth country Zanzibar could be axed over protests from a Muslim group. The homosexual rocker has been branded an insult to the Islamic...

May Promises New Queen Album

BRIAN MAY has announced plans to begin work on the first QUEEN album since late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY died in 1991. The BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY guitarist recruited PAUL RODGERS to take over vocal duties for a...

Sir Elton John's Aids Grief

SIR ELTON JOHN has lost 60 friends to AIDS including pop pal FREDDIE MERCURY and two members of his own staff. Speaking at a business awards ceremony in London, the superstar attacked the Catholic Church...

Mercury To Celebrate 60th

QUEEN superstar FREDDIE MERCURY will be honoured with a lavish 60th birthday bash on 5 September (06), 15 years after he died. Mercury passed away in 1991 after a private battle with AIDS, and will...

Hewitt Goes Public With Young Freddie Mercury

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT went public with her new romance at the Oscars post-show parties on Sunday night (05MAR06) by revealing her date ROSS MCCALL is her boyfriend. The actress fell for the Scottish actor when...

Weller Slams Ordinary Boy

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has added THE ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON to the list of musicians he can't stand, after seeing the young singer appear on a reality TV show. Preston has reignited...

Wilson Unimpressed With Weller's Moans

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is disappointed in his idol PAUL WELLER, after hearing the veteran rocker attack a host of other musicians. Weller hit the headlines last week (ends03FEB06) when he declared he...

Weller Slams Music Legends

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER has lashed out at past winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Awards - just two weeks before he receives the prestigious honour. THE JAM star...

Brian May Picks Up Royal Honour

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY received his Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at her London residence today (06DEC05). The WE WILL ROCK YOU star, 58, last visited Buckingham Palace in...

Mercury's Rolls-royce Up For Sale

FREDDIE MERCURY's vintage Rolls-Royce has been put up for sale on internet auction site eBay - 14 years after the QUEEN frontman died. The WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS star's sister KASH decided to sell...

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