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Queen Honoured With Royal Mail Stamps For Band's 50th Anniversary

Queen are being honoured with UK postage stamps to mark their 50th anniversary.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' icons - made up of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - will be immortalised...

Sir Rod Stewart Wants A Biopic Like Pal Elton John

Sir Rod Stewart wants a biopic made about his life just like his friend Sir Elton John.The 75-year-old musician was a big fan of 'Rocketman', which was about the career of his life-long pal Elton,...

Brian May Dashes Hopes For A Bohemian Rhapsody Sequel

Queen legend Brian May has dashed hopes for a 'Bohemian Rhapsody' sequel.The 2018 musical movie, which starred Rami Malek as the iconic rock band's late frontman Freddie Mercury, was a huge success at the box...

Queen + Adam Lambert Release Charity Single You Are The Champions

Queen and Adam Lambert have released 'You Are The Champions' to raise funds for the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.The charity rendition of the rock legends' iconic 1977 hit 'We Are The Champions' got its...

Liam Gallagher 'Apologises' For Offending Freddie Mercury Fans

Liam Gallagher is hardly well known for his charm and diplomacy, but for some reason people still get surprised when he comes out with an offensive comment. His latest remark was in regards to the...

Rami Malek Is The Spitting Image Of Freddie Mercury In Biopic's First Look

The world has desperately been waiting on a Freddie Mercury or Queen biopic for years, and now we're finally getting one in the shape of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' starring Rami Malek next year. The first picture...

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen have confirmed their biopic is ''finally happening''.The rockers - comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - have announced that work on...

Brian May Pays Tribute To Freddie Mercury's Mother, Who Has Died Aged 94

Queen guitarist Brian May has paid tribute to Jer Bulsara, the mother of the late Freddie Mercury, who has died aged 94.May announced on Facebook that Bulsara had passed away last Sunday, quietly and peacefully...

'Mr Robot' Star Rami Malek To Portray Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

American actor Rami Malek has become the latest star to sign up to portray Freddie Mercury in the much-disrupted Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.The 35 year old star, who won an Emmy for his role as...

Asteroid Named After Freddie Mercury To Commemorate His Birthday

Freddie Mercury would have been 70-years-old today, and to mark his birthday, the International Astronomical Union has decided to name an asteroid after him. His Queen co-member Brian May was on hand to celebrate the...

Blue Plaque Unveiled Outside Freddie Mercury's Childhood Home In West London

A blue plaque commemorating the first house that the iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury lived in when his family arrived in Britain has been unveiled in Feltham, West London.Mercury – birth name Farrokh Bulsara –...

'Sacha Baron Cohen Is An A***': Brian May Is Brutally Honest About Comedian's Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic

Brian May is painfully truthful about his opinion of Sacha Baron Cohen after the comedian pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic over disagreements about the content of the movie. When Cohen suggested that producers...

Brian May Brands Sacha Baron Cohen An 'Arse' Over Freddie Mercury Biopic

Queen guitarist Brian May has hit out at Sacha Baron Cohen, calling him an ‘arse’ over his recent comments about the planned Freddie Mercury biopic. Last month Cohen had said he left the film because...

Florence Welch's Broccoli Medicine

Florence Welch told Dave Grohl to eat broccoli to heal his broken leg.The Florence + the Machine singer - who broke her foot jumping off stage at Coachella earlier this year - sought advice on...

Adam Lambert Intimidated By Queen Gigs

Adam Lambert admits performing with Queen is ''intimidating''.The 33-year-old star found singing with the legendary band - whose frontman Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - a ''big challenge'' and admits knowing the performances have all...

Queen Release Queen Bohemian Lager

Queen are releasing their own beer to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their biggest hit single 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The British rock legends have teamed up with RnR Brew Ltd - who previously created the popular Killer...

Queen Mark Bohemian Rhapsody Milestone With Beer Launch

Last year (14), the band unveiled a vodka brand inspired by their song Killer Queen, and now they are moving into lager with a new drink named after their 1975 anthem. Queen...

Adam Lambert Won't Date Closeted People Again

Adam Lambert won't date anyone ''in the closet'' again. The 'Ghost Town' hitmaker previously said he had liaisons with celebrities who are closeted and unable to reveal their sexuality to the public. Now he has...

Giorgio Moroder For Ultimate Dj?

Giorgio Moroder has hinted he may be in line for a judging role on 'Ultimate DJ'.The legendary record producer has claimed he's been approached to join the panel on Simon Cowell's new show which will...

Brian May: Queen Are Interested In Headlining Glastonbury

Brian May says Queen would be interested in headlining Glastonbury. The 67-year-old rocker has confessed that while the band ''probably'' won't be taking to the stage at the world famous music festival this year, they...

Sacha Baron-cohen 'Didn't Fit As Freddie Mercury'

Sacha Baron-Cohen wasn't cast as Freddie Mercury because he wasn't ''at heart an actor''. Roger Taylor, who played the drums in the iconic band Queen, has revealed he opted against casting the 'Borat' actor...

Roger Taylor Brands Sacha Baron Cohen Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

The British actor/comedian was initially hired to portray the tragic singer in a new movie backed by both Taylor and his bandmate Brian May, but Cohen subsequently exited the production and Skyfall star...

Freddie Mercury To Be Honoured With London Blue Plaque

The sign will be placed as a tribute to the star, who passed away aged 45 in 1991, and will be visible outside the terrace house in Feltham, west London, where Mercury lived...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist...

Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

Brian May Denies Sacha Baron Cohen Will Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Borat star originally agreed to play the late Queen frontman, but dropped out due to creative differences with the band's remaining members, and Skyfall star Ben Whishaw was subsequently linked to the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Play Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has been confirmed as playing Freddie Mercury in a upcoming Queen biopic, according to the band’s manager Jim Beach. Beach, who has managed the band since 1978, made the announcement on Thursday...

5 Things You Need To Know About Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli has recently been admitted into rehab so she can get help with substance abuse problems. The 69-year-old reportedly checked herself in early this week and is already showing signs of "excellent progress". Just...

Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is fighting to keep a statue of late frontman Freddie Mercury outside his home after local officials ruled the imposing figure breaks planning laws.The percussionist erected the statue in the garden...

Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

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