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Brian May Praises Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert ''can sing higher than even Freddie'' according to Brian May.The 67-year-old Queen guitarist has praised the former 'American Idol' contestant - who has collaborated with Brian and drummer Roger Taylor since 2011 -...

Freddie Mercury Stormed Out On Michael Jackson Because Of Pet Chimp

Freddie Mercury walked out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he took his pet chimp to the studio. The iconic duo were set to collaborate on on 'There Must Be More To Life Than...

Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

Freddie Mercury stormed out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he insisted on bringing his pet chimp to the studio. The two late music icons came together nearly 30 years ago to duet on...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

Queen To Record Album With Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor is keen to record a Queen album with Adam Lambert.The group - whose singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - are preparing for another tour with the former 'American Idol' singer and after...

Queen Set For Glastonbury?

Queen are in line to headline Glastonbury Festival.The legendary rock band - which sees newest frontman Adam Lambert joined by founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor - is wanted by the event organisers, and...

Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duet To Appear On New Queen Album

Queen Forever, a new album being compiled by Queen’s guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, will feature a previously unreleased duet between frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop Michael Jackson.Queen's Roger Taylor...

Freddie Mercury/michael Jackson Duet Makes New Queen Album

Freddie Mercury's lost duet with Michael Jackson has made it onto Queen's latest hits and rarities album.Just weeks ago, Queen drummer Roger Taylor confessed he could only hope that the track, There Must Be More...

Queen To Release Michael Jackson Collaboration

Queen are to release a track they recorded with Michael Jackson on their new compilation album.The legendary 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band's frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991 but new recordings have now emerged which feature the...

Queen Release Limited-edition Vodka

Queen have created the ''perfect tribute'' to Freddie Mercury - a bottle of vodka.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' group have teamed up with Stoli spirits producer SPI to mark the 40th anniversary of their hit single 'Killer...

Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

Queen will release new tracks featuring Freddie Mercury singing later this year. The legendary 'We Will Rock You' band's frontman died in 1991, but drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May have since carried on...

Brian May Reworking Forgotten Freddie Mercury Songs For New Queen Album

Queen are bringing Freddie Mercury back from the dead for a new album similar to Michael Jackson's hit posthumous release Xscape.In a new Bbc interview, guitarist Brian May has revealed plans to release new material...

Queen Announce Tour With Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert will tour with Queen this summer. The 'American Idol' 2009 winner, who has performed with the band in the past, will join guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor on a 19-date tour,...

Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

Queen guitarist Brian May is disappointed the band's former bassist John Deacon will not be involved in the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.Deacon features on all of the group's 15 albums but has refused to appear...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Freddie Mercury Pressed Pants In His Sleep

Flamboyant rock icon Freddie Mercury was so obsessed with his image, he stored his trousers under his mattress to keep them wrinkle-free while he slept.The late Queen legend was known for his magnetic stage presence...

Tonight Matthew, I'm Going To Be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform on which to build this story – surrounding Ben Whishaw’s upcoming turn as Freddie Mercury...

Freddie Mercury's Duet With Jacko To Be Released

Freddie Mercury's lost songs could soon be released. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor have confirmed that undiscovered tracks recorded by the frontman - including 1983 collaborations with Michael Jackson - are being finished...

Brian May Teases Possible 'New' Queen Album After New Demos Are Found

Its been more than two decades since the passing of Freddie Mercury, but before his tragic passing, the powerful Queen vocalist may have spent more time in the recording booth than was initially anticipated. In...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Hologram Museum To Open In London

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

Dominic Cooper For Freddie Mercury Biopic?

Dominic Cooper has been linked to the role of Freddie Mercury in the new biopic. The 35-year-old actor - known for playing Darcy in 'Dead Man Down' - is reportedly being lined up to replace...

Queen: Adam Lambert Is 'One In A Billion'

Queen say Adam Lambert has ''one voice in a billion''.The legendary rock band - featuring original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - have been touring with the former 'American Idol' star in replacement...

Roger Taylor Urges Michael Jackson Executors To Speed Up Duets Release

Queen rocker Roger Taylor blames the executors of Michael Jackson's estate for a four-year delay in the release of the Thriller star's secret duets with Freddie Mercury.The existence of several unreleased collaborations between the two...

Daniel Radcliffe A No-go For Freddy Mercury Role, But Why?

Since Sacha Baron-Cohen dropped out of the Freddy Mercury biopic, a few names have been touted for his return.Johnny Depp was even mentioned following his high-profile flop as Tonto in Lone Ranger, and so was...

Daniel Radcliffe: I'm 'Completely Wrong' For Freddie Mercury

Daniel Radcliffe is ''completely wrong'' for the role of Freddie Mercury.The 'Harry Potter' star has denied rumours he will replace Sacha Baron Cohen in a new biopic about the legendary Queen singer, insisting he wouldn't...

Daniel Radcliffe Rumoured Freddie Mercury Replacement After Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury: it was almost too perfect. The looks, the singing ability, the eccentricity, the confidence; the planned Queen biopic was bound to be a hit. However, then Baron Cohen shocked...

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