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Anita Dobson ‘would never have met’ Brian May without iconic EastEnders episode

Anita Dobson ‘would never have met’ Brian May without iconic EastEnders episode

Anita Dobson "would never have met" Brian May if it wasn’t for her record breaking ‘EastEnders’ episode. The 70-year-old actress played Albert Square icon Angie Watts from 1985 to 1988, and she admitted their memorable 1986 scene which saw Dirty Den (Leslie Grantham) serve her character divorce papers was a turning point in her life as a whole. Appearing on ‘Sunda... »

Brian May slams idea of touring with Freddie Mercury impersonator

Brian May slams idea of touring with Freddie Mercury impersonator

Brian May has hailed Adam Lambert as a "true phenomenon" and slammed anyone who has suggested Queen should tour with a Freddie Mercury impersonator. The former ‘American Idol’ star, Brian and drummer Roger Taylor are currently on ‘The Rhapsody Tour’ in North America, and the 71-year-old guitar legend has heaped praise on the 37-year-old singer, who he called a &qu... »

Westlife to collaborate with Queen?

Westlife to collaborate with Queen?

Westlife are reportedly in talks with Queen to collaborate on a "special project". The Irish boyband – comprised of Mark Feehily, Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan – have wowed their fans with a medley tribute to the legendary rock group on their recent ‘Twenty Tour’ to mark 20 years of the band, with Mark proving he could give Adam Lambert, who has been perf... »

Brian May: Adam Lambert can do all the stuff that Freddie did and more

Brian May: Adam Lambert can do all the stuff that Freddie did and more

Brian May has heaped praise on Adam Lambert for doing "all the stuff" Queen frontman Freddie Mercury did "and more". The ‘We Will Rock You’ hitmaker has paid the former ‘American Idol’ contestant the biggest compliment for his phenomenal work stepping in for the late great enigmatic singer. And although he feels it’s impossible to compare the two s... »

Brian May makes ‘pilgrimage’ to Freddie Mercury’s childhood home

Brian May makes ‘pilgrimage’ to Freddie Mercury’s childhood home

Brian May has been on a "pilgrimage" to Freddie Mercury’s childhood home. The 71-year-old musician has fulfilled a long-held dream by travelling with his wife Anita Dobson to the African island of Zanzibar, where he’s taken time to visit his late Queen bandmate’s old abode, which is now a hotel and called Mercury House, and also Zanzibar Missionary School, where the ... »

Adam Lambert inspired by work as Queen frontman

Adam Lambert inspired by work as Queen frontman

Adam Lambert has "learned a lot" from fronting Queen. The 37-year-old star has spent eight years leading the legendary rock band – in place of legendary late singer Freddie Mercury – and he revealed his time with the group has helped inspire his own work as a solo artist as he’s been working on new album ‘Velvet’. He told The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre co... »

Brian May defends artistic licence in Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May defends artistic licence in Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May has defended the artistic licence used in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. The Queen guitarist insisted that the Freddie Mercury biopic was not a documentary but an attempt to tell the story of the late frontman "as a human being", and the 71-year-old musician argued that obsessing over incorrect facts in the movie is a "waste of breath". In an interview with MOJO mag... »

Brian May is mentoring new girl band King’s Daughters

Brian May is mentoring new girl band King’s Daughters

Brian May has turned his hand to mentoring the next generation of artists starting with new girl band King’s Daughters. The Queen guitar legend has had the four-piece, comprised of former ‘X Factor’ hopeful Talia Dean – who was mentored by Nicole Scherzinger on the 2017 series – Rosetta Carr, Isabel Lysell and Vicky O’Neon, in his studio this week and is said to... »

Brian May wants to see another concert put on to tackle climate change

Brian May wants to see another concert put on to tackle climate change

Brian May wants to see another Live Aid-type concert put on to raise awareness for climate change. The Queen guitar legend, astrophysicist and noted environmentalist has called on musicians to come together again and repeat 2007′s ‘Live Earth’ concerts, which featured more than 150 musical acts in 11 locations, including Madonna, Foo Fighters, Metallica, The Black Eyed Peas and S... »

Roger Taylor: Adam Lambert joining Queen was like fate unfolding

Roger Taylor: Adam Lambert joining Queen was like fate unfolding

Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert joining the group was like "fate unfolding". The iconic rock band’s 69-year-old drummer has admitted they thought the ‘We Are The Champions’ group would never perform again after the death of frontman Freddie Mercury – who died in 1991 from bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS at the age of 45 – and that the ch... »

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