Lady Gaga Makes Surprise Appearance at Queen Concert

August 27, 2014

Thanks to an unlikely intersection of Australian tour routes, Lady Gaga was able to make a surprise appearance with the Adam Lambert-fronted Queen at the band's Sydney stop on August 27th. The Artpop singer joined the group onstage for a performance...


Queen's Tragic Rhapsody

July 7, 2014

It was an utterly unexpected rebirth. from the moment Freddie Mercury and the other members of Queen – guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bassist John Deacon – took the stage at London's Wembley Stadium, on July 13th, 1985, at the...

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5 Things We Learned at Queen and Adam Lambert's First Gig

June 20, 2014

Even when he was auditioning for American Idol, singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" for the judges with all his falsetto fireworks, it was readily apparent Adam Lambert had a major soft spot for Queen. That he would later perform with the band itself at the end...


Queen Concerts From 1974 to Be Released as Live Album

June 16, 2014

The final concert of Queen's first headlining tour will be released as the live album Queen: Live at the Rainbow '74 on September 9th. The group recorded the 17-song set on March 31st, 1974 at a sold-out gig at the 3,000-capacity London venue the...


Freddie Mercury Biopic Director Drops Out

March 15, 2014

Another personnel change is in the works for the planned Freddie Mercury biopic as producers seek a replacement for director Dexter Fletcher. A representative for Fletcher confirmed to Rolling Stone that the filmmaker has parted ways with the production. Freddie...


Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Greatest Queen Song?

March 7, 2014

Queen announced an American tour this week with their new frontman Adam Lambert. "This is the closest that you'll ever get to see Queen as it was in our golden days," Queen guitarist Brian May told Rolling Stone. "But it's not a reproduction." Q&A:...


Queen, Adam Lambert Going on Tour

March 6, 2014

Adam Lambert will join Queen on a 19-date North American tour kicking off June 19th at Chicago's United Center and wrapping up July 20th at Washington D.C.'s Merriweather Post Pavilion. Brian May Talks New Queen Recordings, Freddie Mercury Biopic While...


Inside Queen's Huge Summer Tour With Adam Lambert

June 18, 2014

Like a lot of fans under a certain age, Adam Lambert first learned about Queen when he saw the "Bohemian Rhapsody" scene in Wayne’s World in 1992. "I said to my dad, 'Who's that?,'" Lambert says. "He was like, 'You know those songs 'We Will Rock...


Queen to Release New Album With Unreleased Freddie Mercury Songs

May 27, 2014

Queen guitarist Brian May stopped by BBC Radio ostensibly to discuss Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell, his new book on 19th century French stereoscopic cards. But after detailing his lifelong love of the cards and their odd visions of hell,...


Q&A: Queen, Adam Lambert on New Tour

March 6, 2014

Just five years ago, Adam Lambert auditioned for American Idol by singing Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "We Will Rock You." In his wildest dreams, he couldn't have imagined he was kickstarting a series of events that would make him the newest Queen...



Brian May Shares Freddie Mercury Biopic Secrets

December 16, 2013

When Freddie Mercury sang "we will rock you" in 1977, even he probably wouldn't have imagined that the rocking would continue into the 21st century. Mercury died in 1991, yet the industry of Queen continues. A touring version of We Will Rock You, a theatrical...


Brian May Reveals Why Sacha Baron Cohen Left Freddie Mercury Biopic

October 20, 2013

Brian May explained this weekend why Sacha Barron Cohen is no longer set to play Freddie Mercury in the biopic of the late Queen singer. "In the end, we felt that his presence in the movie would be very distracting," the guitarist told...


Queen's History Told in New Webisode

October 1, 2013

Queen are being honored in a new webisode entitled We Are the Champions: The Legacy of Queen as part of We Will Rock You, a rock theatrical built around 24 of the band's most influential hits.  Where Does Queen Land on Our List of 100 Greatest Artists? In...


Queen and Adam Lambert Dominate iHeartRadio

September 21, 2013

In an age where large-scale music festivals seem to take place every weekend, iHeartRadio, the annual gathering of superstars from all genres in Las Vegas, manages to stand out by packing a wildly diverse roster of acts onto one stage. True to form, iHeartRadio...


Freddie Mercury Movie Finds a Lead Actor

December 10, 2013

The departure of Sacha Baron Cohen from a planned Freddie Mercury biopic left a sizable casting hole that the producers have now filled: Skyfall actor Ben Whishaw will play the Queen frontman in the upcoming movie, which Dexter Fletcher will direct, Deadline...


Queen Play With Elton John in 1997

October 17, 2013

Five years after Freddie Mercury passed away, the three surviving members of Queen reunited in Paris at the opening of A Ballet for Life, which was partially inspired by Mercury's battle with AIDS. They were joined by Elton John and the ballerinas for...


How Queen Hooked Up with Fun. at iHeartRadio

September 21, 2013

Back at the beginning of the year, as fun. planned their Grammy night performance, they came up with the idea of sharing the stage with their musical heroes, Queen. Unfortunately, Queen guitarist Brian May had knee trouble and was unable to make it at...


Drake Added to iHeartRadio Festival

July 31, 2013

Drake has been added to the already stacked lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, joining headliners Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Elton John. Drake will perform on September 21st (the festival kicks off on the 20th), just days...