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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... »

Bohemian Rhapsody released in China with homosexuality references removed

Bohemian Rhapsody released in China with homosexuality references removed

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was released in China with all references to Queen singer Freddie Mercury’s sexuality removed. The Oscar-winning rock band biopic starring Rami Malek as the late frontman was released in China on Friday (22.03.19) however all references to the musician’s homosexual tendencies and AIDS diagnosis were censored. The legendary singer – who is considere... »

Queen and Adam Lambert to perform at Oscars

Queen and Adam Lambert to perform at Oscars

Queen with Adam Lambert are set to perform at this year’s Oscars ceremony. To acknowledge the five nominations for biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, which focuses on the British band’s huge success and the life of late frontman Freddie Mercury, the band, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor will perform along with regular singer Adam at the 91st Academy Awards on February... »

Tom Chaplin to cover Queen songs on UK tour

Tom Chaplin to cover Queen songs on UK tour

Tom Chaplin is set to tour the UK covering Queen’s songs. The Keane frontman – who performed ‘It’s a Hard Life’ with the surviving members of the band, Brian May and Roger Taylor, at The Prince’s Trust Rock Gala concert in 2010 – is set to perform at theatres across the country playing the iconic band’s hits backed once again by the 24-piece Leo Gree... »

Brian May ‘disappointed’ by Bohemian Rhapsody Special Effects snub

Brian May ‘disappointed’ by Bohemian Rhapsody Special Effects snub

Brian May thinks the critics got it wrong after ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was omitted from the BAFTAs’ Special Visual Effects category. The Queen guitarist is thrilled that the blockbuster musical about the iconic band and their late frontman Freddie Mercury is up for seven awards at the prestigious ceremony, but he finds it odd that the extensive work it took to recreate the Wembley S... »

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