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Queen 'Agrees One Billion Pound Deal' To Sell Legendary Music Catalogue

Queen has reportedly agreed a £1 billion deal to sell its music catalogue to Sony Music.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band - which still includes founding members Sir Brian May and Roger Taylor - has been in...

Sony 'In Talks To Buy Queen Catalogue For Hundreds Of Millions'

Sony Music is reportedly in talks to buy the Queen music catalogue for £800 million.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' legends - whose biggest hits include the likes of 'We Are The Champions', 'Radio Gaga' and 'We Will...

Kt Tunstall To Receive An Ivor Novello Award For Outstanding Song Collection

KT Tunstall is to receive the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.The 48-year-old signer has achieved massive success over the years with hits like 'Suddenly I See' - which won the Ivor Novello for...

10cc's Graham Gouldman Collaborates With Queen's Brian May And Beatles Legend Ringo Starr On New Solo Album

10cc singer Graham Gouldman has announced a new solo album that includes collaborations with Sir Brian May, Hank Marvin, Albert Lee and Sir Ringo Starr.The 77-year-old musician will release his sixth solo LP 'I Have...

Brian May 'Bowed Out' Of Fight With 'Forceful' David Bowie To Make Under Pressure Heavier

Brian May "bowed out" in a disagreement over 'Under Pressure' with David Bowie.The Queen guitarist has recalled how the “heavy guitar was lost” because the late 'Starman' hitmaker didn't want the 1981 song to sound...

Brian May Brands Ai Use In Music ‘Massively Scary‘ – As He Fears The Tech Can ‘Cause Evil’

Brian May finds the use of AI in music “massively scary” as he believes it possesses the power to inflict “evil”.The Queen guitarist, 76, revealed his worries in an interview in which he asked he...

'Woke Gone Mad': Fat Bottomed Girls Dropped From Queen's New Greatest Hits Collection

'Fat Bottomed Girls' has been dropped from Queen's new Greatest Hits collection.The 1978 song, written by guitarist Brian May, celebrates a young man's appreciation for fuller-figured women but appears to be the latest victim of...

Queen + Adam Lambert Set To Rock Japan For First Time In 3 Years

Queen and Adam Lambert are returning to Japan in February 2024 for their first shows there since 2020.Sir Brian May, Roger Taylor, and Adam - who sings in the place of late frontman Freddie Mercury...

Brian May’S Heart Attack Mistaken By Wife As Over-exercising

Brian May was offered a cup of tea by his wife when she mistook his heart attack for exercising too hard.Actress Anita Dobson, 73, who has been married to the Queen guitarist since 2000, admitted...

Brian May Hits Out At Critics Of Yungblud's Queen Cover

Brian May has hit back at criticism of Yungblud's performance of Queen's 'We Are The Champions'.The guitar legend was flooded with people's opinions after he re-shared the 25-year-old rocker's rendition of the 1977 hit for...

Freddie Mercury Banters With Queen Bandmates In Unheard Recordings

Freddie Mercury can be heard bantering with his Queen bandmates in newly released studio recordings.The late singer's voice features on previously unheard tapes made at Townhouse and Olympic studios in London and Mountain Studios in...

Queen Unveil Lost Song Face It Alone

Lost Queen track 'Face It Alone' is a "real discovery", according to Roger Taylor.'Face It Alone' - which features the late Freddie Mercury on vocals - was unveiled to the world on October 13 and...

New Queen Song Featuring Freddie Mercury Is Being Revealed Today

A new Queen song featuring Freddie Mercury will be revealed this morning (13.10.22) by Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2.Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor are set to release a previously unheard track -...

Stewart Copeland 'Cried' Through Shawn Hawkins' Taylor Tribute Rehearsal

Stewart Copeland "cried" during the late Taylor Hawkins' son Shane's rehearsal for the Wembley Stadium tribute show.The 16-year-old offspring of the Foo Fighters drummer - who tragically passed away aged 50 in March - stole...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named UK's Best-selling Album Of All Time

Queen have become the first act in the UK to sell seven million copies of an album.The rock legends' 1981 'Greatest Hits' collection is owned by 1 in 4 households in the UK, the Official...

10cc Offered Glastonbury Legends Slot

Graham Gouldman claims 10cc were offered the legends slot at Glastonbury.The 'I'm Not In Love' hitmaker says it's unlikely they'll make it to Worthy Farm to play the Sunday afternoon teatime slot reserved for iconic...

Alanis Morissette And Miley Cyrus Set For Taylor Hawkins La Tribute Concert

Alanis Morissette and Miley Cyrus are among the artists performing at the Los Angeles Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert.After the lineup for London equivalent at Wembley Stadium on September 3 was unveiled, including the likes of...

Queen Stars And Liam Gallagher Set For Taylor Hawkins Wembley Tribute Show

Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor, Liam Gallagher and more are set to play at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium.The Foo Fighters will play London on September 3 and the Kia Forum...

Queen To Release 'Beautiful' Unheard Track Recorded By Freddie Mercury

Queen are to release a previously unheard track featuring vocals recorded by late frontman Freddie Mercury.The band's surviving members discovered the song in their archives and it dates from 'The Miracle' recording sessions during which...

Brian May Found It 'Weird And Traumatising' Hearing Freddie's Vocals After His Death

Brian May was left traumatised 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...

Pearl Jam Frontman Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute To Taylor Hawkins During Live Show

Eddie Vedder says Taylor Hawkins "emitted something very incredible and very special".The Pearl Jam frontman paid tribute to the late Foo Fighters drummer - who tragically died in March aged 50 - as the band...

Adam Lambert Is Working On A Musical

Adam Lambert is writing a musical.The 40-year-old singer - who appeared in several stage productions before appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - is in the middle of writing a host of songs for a...

Brian May Feels 'Frustrated' By Taylor Hawkins' Death

Brian May feels "so frustrated" by Taylor Hawkins' death.The 74-year-old Queen guitarist was good friends with the late Foo Fighters drummer - who passed away on 25 December aged just 50 - and admitted it...

Brian May Says Heart Medication Almost Cost Him His Life

Brian May says medication he took after his 2020 heart attack almost cost him his life.The Queen guitarist - who underwent cardiac surgery and had three stents fitted after he was hospitalised in May 2020...

Brian May Thinks Queen Would Have Struggled In Today's Politically Correct World

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,...

Roger Taylor Says Brian May 'Suddenly Lost Interest' In New Queen Song With Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor has revealed Brian May "suddenly lost interest" in writing a new Queen song.The two members of the iconic rock band - which also featured John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - had...

Roger Taylor Was 'Tempted To Laugh' At Freddie Mercury's First Singing Attempts

Roger Taylor and Brian May wanted to "laugh" the first time Freddie Mercury sang for them.The Queen musicians met at college in London in 1968 and the drummer and guitarist were originally in a band...

Queen Didn't Rehearse Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May says Queen didn't rehearse their iconic hit 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The iconic rock group's guitarist has revealed the 1975 track was practically cut straight to tape as his bandmates - late great frontman Freddie Mercury,...

Brian May Wants To Make Instrumental Album

Brian May wants to make a new solo album.The Queen guitarist - whose last solo LP was 1998’s 'Another World' - admits he is contemplating getting in the studio to record a selection of instrumental...

Brian May Teases Possible Bohemian Rhapsody Film Sequel

Brian May says a 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film sequel is being planned.The Queen legend has revealed there has been a discussion surrounding a possible sequel to the hit movie, which starred Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury,...

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