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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...

Franz Ferdinand Bow Before Queen

British rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have revealed the surprising inspiration behind their new album - eighties glam rockers QUEEN. The band recently released YOU COULD HAVE IT SO MUCH BETTER, a quick follow up to...

Lennon Lyrics Fail To Sell

JOHN LENNON's handwritten THE BEATLES lyrics have failed to sell at auction, despite being tipped to fetch $360,000 (GBP200,000). The I'M ONLY SLEEPING verses, written on the back of a telephone bill, went under...

Queen Myth Prompted Franz Ferdinand To Go Backwards

FRANZ FERDINAND's self-titled debut album featured a hidden message inspired by frontman ALEX KAPRANOS' love of late QUEEN singer FREDDIE MERCURY. The Scottish group recorded the words, 'Call your mother. She worries about you',...

Taylor Congratulates Williams On Live 8 Triumph

QUEEN drummer ROGER TAYLOR has praised ROBBIE WILLIAMS for giving the best performance of the day at the London leg of Live 8 earlier this month (JUL05). Taylor also gave Williams the ultimate compliment,...

Led Zeppelin Voted Best 'Fantasy' Supergroup Of All Time

All four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted as the ideal supergroup in a British poll to find the fantasy band - which ended up with the real band being nominated the dream rock...

Rodgers Accepted By Mercury's Mother

Former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS finally felt comfortable about replacing FREDDIE MERCURY as QUEEN's frontman when he shared a magical moment with the late singer's mother. The 55-year-old rocker was deeply moved when he...

Queen Most Successful Act In UK Chart History

Rock legends QUEEN have beaten ELVIS PRESLEY and THE BEATLES to be named the most successful music act in UK album chart history. The Guinness World Records have released shocking figures, which prove Queen...

The Darkness Channel Hero Mercury

Rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY is helping glam rockers THE DARKNESS record their new album, from beyond the grave. Frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is a massive fan of Mercury - who died of AIDS in 1991...

Rockwell Thanks Ex For Hitchhiker's Success

Actor SAM ROCKWELL credits his ex-girlfriend, actress GINA BELLMAN with being the brains behind his portrayal of alien ZAPHOD BEEBLEBROX in his latest movie THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Rockwell separated from Bellman...

Mercury To Be Honoured At Family Home

Rockers QUEEN and fans from all over the world are expected to gather at FREDDIE MERCURY's British family home to pay tribute to the band's late frontman at the unveiling of a plaque in his...

Queen Slammed Over Rome Gig

Reformed rock group QUEEN has faced a barrage of criticism in Italy for failing to cancel their Rome concert last night (04APR05), as the nation mourns the death of POPE JOHN PAUL II. Civil...

Mercury To Sing Beyond The Grave With Queen

Late rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY's voice will be heard by thousands of fans when his former band QUEEN make their big comeback in London tonight (28MAR05). Original Queen members - guitarist BRIAN MAY and...

Darkness Record In Queen Studio

THE DARKNESS are communing with the late FREDDIE MERCURY by recording the follow-up album to PERMISSION TO LAND in QUEEN's old studio. The flamboyant British rockers are currently hard at work in the studio...

Williams Pursued Queen Job

The surviving members of QUEEN nearly invited pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS to replace the late FREDDIE MERCURY as the band's frontman - until they decided he wasn't the best man for the job. Drummer...

Queen Join Forces With Melua

Rock legends QUEEN will grant Georgian-born singer KATIE MELUA's childhood dream when they perform together at NELSON MANDELA's South African AIDS charity concert later this month (MAR05). The CRAZY hitmaker, Melua was inspired to...

Queen Enforce Smoking Ban

British rockers QUEEN have banned audiences from smoking during their comeback tour in March (05) - because it damages their new frontman PAUL RODGERS' vocal chords. The newly reformed band lost their singer, FREDDIE...

May Defiant Over New Look Queen

BRIAN MAY has defended his decision to recruit FREE singer PAUL RODGERS on vocals and reform QUEEN for a series of live performances. The BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY guitarist set his sights on Rodgers to replace...

Queen Say No To Brits

British rockers QUEEN are refusing to attend this year's (FEB05) BRIT AWARDS in London - because they find prize-giving ceremonies "boring". Drummer ROGER TAYLOR, 55, considers the band - who are nominated in the...

Queen Replace Freddie Mercury For New Tour

BRIAN MAY has stunned QUEEN fans by announcing the rock group will reform, with ex-FREE and BAD COMPANY star PAUL RODGERS taking over vocal duties from the late FREDDIE MERCURY. The guitarist has confirmed...

Electric Six Upset Queen Fans With Radio Ga Ga Video

ELECTRIC SIX rocker DICK VALENTINE has defended his band's latest video after receiving threatening emails from enraged QUEEN fans accusing him of disrespectfully dancing on FREDDIE MERCURY's grave. Electric Six release a cover of...

Elton Plays Feisty Rocker In New Comedy

SIR ELTON JOHN will play a feisty rock star in a new American TV comedy - but he insists the character is not based on himself. The ROCKET MAN describes the show as an...

Queen Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

The three remaining members of rock legends QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. BRIAN MAY, JOHN DEACON and ROGER TAYLOR sued a German record label over an unsolicited...

Williams Influenced By Axl Rose

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is influenced by former QUEEN singer FREDDIE MERCURY and rocker AXL ROSE when it comes to his stage persona. The ANGELS singer, 30, says his flamboyant act is a composite of...

Mercury Destroyed Girlfriend's Life

Late QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY's homosexuality destroyed his only girlfriend ROSE ROSE's life. Retired art lecturer Rose has tried to block out her turbulent romance with the BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY star - who died of...

American Idol Reject Lands Movie Role

AMERICAN IDOL reject WILLIAM HUNG's celebrity status has just gone up another notch, after he won a starring role in a feature film in his native Hong Kong. The 21-year-old self-confessed virgin, who shockingly...

Queen Fans Attack Hung's Champions

American fans of QUEEN are fighting the release of a new rendition of rock classic WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS by tone deaf AMERICAN IDOL reject WILLIAM HUNG - because they feel it's inappropriate. Hung,...

Queen Star Returns In New York Musical

Late QUEEN singer FREDDIE MERCURY will live again in New York next year (04) - in a new musical. The rocker will be the subject of a new theatre production called MERCURY: THE AFTERLIFE...

Meatloaf: I Sing In Character

Veteran rocker MEATLOAF has never performed as himself - because he can only sing in character. And the BAT OUT OF HELL star follows an intense concentration ritual just before he goes onstage....

Eric Mccormack To Play Freddie Mercury

WILL + GRACE star ERIC McCORMACK has become famous worldwide with his portrayal of gay lawyer WILL TRUEMAN - and now he's set to depict a gay legend. The 40-year-old Canadian is will play...

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