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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...

Roger Taylor Releases Kt Tunstall Duet

Roger Taylor has released a new duet with KT Tunstall.The Queen drummer is set to release his first solo album in eight years, 'Outsider', on October 1, and the iconic sticksman has given fans a...

Brian May Re-releases Solo Cut Too Much Love Will Kill You

Brian May has re-released his haunting solo cut 'Too Much Love Will Kill You' with a remastered music video.Taken from the Queen guitarist's 1992 solo album, 'Back to the Light', the song was penned during...

Brian May: Freddie Would Still Be In Queen

Brian May believes Freddie Mercury would still be playing with Queen if he were here today.The 'We Will Rock You' group's late frontman passed away in 1991 of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in 1991,...

Queen's Killer Paycheque: Iconic Rock Band Earn £100k A Day From Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen are raking in a whopping £100,000-plus a day from 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.Surviving band members, Brian May, 73, Roger Taylor, 71, and John Deacon, 69, and the estate of late frontman Freddie Mercury's bank balances have...

Brian May To Re-release Debut Solo Album

Brian May is to re-release his debut solo album.The Queen rocker was "nervous" about revisiting his back catalogue but is now excited for new fans to hear 'Back to the Light' - which he first...

Roger Taylor Announces Solo Intimate Tour

Roger Taylor has announced a solo intimate tour.The Queen drummer is set to appear in a string of intimate shows across the UK, starting on October 2 at the O2 Academy in Newcastle and ending...

Queen To Re-release 1981 Greatest Hits Collection

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' collection is being re-released to mark five decades of the iconic rock legends and the 40th anniversary of the LP.Upon its release, the album made history as the first and only...

Brian May: There's A Possibility Queen Might Not Tour Again

Brian May has warned "there's a possibility" Queen will never tour again.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers' tour with Adam Lambert was delayed until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the guitar hero has insisted...

International No Diet Day: The Body Positivity Songs We All Need To Hear [Playlist]

It's true that the COVID-19 pandemic has not been kind to our bodies; many of us have found ourselves eating our way out of our slim-fitting clothes and if the prospect of a new diet...

Sir Paul Mccartney Honoured With Royal Mail Stamp Collection

Sir Paul McCartney is being honoured with a collection of stamps by Royal Mail.The 78-year-old music icon's solo career will be celebrated with a set of 12 postage stamps featuring photographs from the making of...

Queen Working On New Music

Queen have been "trying things out" in the studio with Adam Lambert.The remaining members of the group, Brian May and Roger Taylor, have been performing live with the former 'American Idol' star for a decade,...

Brian May: Gardening Has Helped Me To Beat Depression

Brian May thinks gardening has helped him to beat depression.The 73-year-old star has been busily gardening amid his recovery from the heart attack and stomach haemorrhage he suffered last year, and Brian believes it has...

Roger Taylor Slams Brexit As 'Dreadful Retrograde Step' For Musicians And Crews

Queen's Roger Taylor has branded Brexit a "dreadful retrograde step" for musicians and their crews.The 71-year-old drummer is the latest musician to speak out on post-Brexit touring, after they were left out of the Brexit...

Sir Elton John Compares Olly Alexander To Freddie Mercury

Sir Elton John has compared "full of life" Olly Alexander to the late great Freddie Mercury.The 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker has hailed the 'It's A Sin' star for being "hilariously funny" and talented like the...

Adam Lambert Would Love To Start His Own Make-up Line

Adam Lambert would love to launch his own make-up line.The 38-year-old singer - who has performed lead vocals in Queen since 2011 - is known for his flamboyant style and more often than not rocks...

Brian May Launching Badger-smelling Perfume In Aid Of His Wildlife Protection Charity Save Me Trust

Brian May is launching a fragrance with the scent “sandalwood and badger" to help protect wildlife. The Queen legend has partnered with Xerjoff boss Sergio Momo on the perfume called 'Save Me' after the iconic...

Short Songs For The Shortest Day: When Brevity Is A Necessity You'll Want This Playlist

When time is of the essence and you need a quick fix you require some succinct songs to get you through the day. On the shortest day of the year your time is precious but...

Royal Mint's Commemorative David Bowie Coin Orbits Earth

A commemorative coin created in honour of late music legend David Bowie has been launched into space.The Royal Mint's music legends collection has seen some new additions added to celebrate the 'Life on Mars' hitmaker.A...

Banned Music Videos: What's All The Fuss About?

It's thirty years ago this week that MTV banned Madonna's Justify My Love video. Back in 1990 it was deemed that chicly shot, arty portrayals of men and women enjoying a bit of casual BDSM...

Freddie Mercury: Gone But Never Forgotten

Sadly, it was on this day back in 1991 that Queen's iconic front man, Freddie Mercury, passed away at the age of forty five. The very definition of a showman, Mercury could not win his...

Brian May Says Queen Thought Iconic Live Aid Set 'Went Ok'

Brian May says Queen had no idea how "epoch-making" their iconic Live Aid set would be.The ‘Don’t Stop Me Now' hitmakers’ guitarist has admitted that when he and his bandmates - late frontman Freddie Mercury...

Bohemian Rhapsody Named Best Song Of All Time

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been voted the best song of all time.A poll completed by 2,000 Brits to mark the launch of the new Sony Walkman player found the rock legends' 1975 hit to be...

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce First Live Album

Queen + Adam Lambert are set to release their first-ever live album.'Live Around The World' will arrive on October 2 on CD, CD/DVD, CD/Blu-ray, vinyl, as well as digitally and on streaming platforms.The 'We Will...

Brian May To Release Tony Iommi Collab?

Brian May says there is a ''chance'' he'll release his collaboration with Tony Iommi.Back in 2013, the Black Sabbath legend revealed he and the Queen guitarist had discussed teaming up to do something with the...

Roger Taylor Says Adam Lambert Has An Elvis Presley-like Aura

Roger Taylor thinks Adam Lambert has an Elvis Presley-like aura.The 70-year-old Queen star has heaped praise on Adam, describing him as a ''complete joy to work with'' and has even likened him to Elvis.Roger said:...

Sir Elton John's Monetary Honour

Sir Elton John will be honoured with a £1,000 gold coin.The 73-year-old singer has admitted it is a ''truly humbling milestone'' after the Royal Mint chose to commemorate his long career with the latest in...

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...

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