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Queen Extravaganza Returns With 2013 North American Tour

After a successful U.S. and Canadian tour this past summer, which was spring-boarded by an appearance on “American Idol,” the the ultimate Queen tribute band will return with a 2013 tour kicking off this January.

12/18/2012

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Queen’s Epic Battle Song Goes Larger Than Life: “We Will Rock You” Gets VonLichten Treatment

Queen’s epic battle song, “We Will Rock You” off of 1977’s “News Of the World” has just gotten the orchestral treatment from famed composer VonLichten and can now be heard during NFL games on CBS.

11/16/2012

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Vote For The Greatest Rock Drummer Of All Time – #KingOfBeats

Just exactly who is the best rock and roll drummer to ever bash a kit into submission? Vote for your favorite beat-keeper now!

11/08/2012

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Matt Bellamy On Muse’s Upcoming Tour: “It’s Like Our Version Of ‘The Wall’”

Muse is known for making over-the-top musical statements, so it should come as no surprise that they’ve turned to Pink Floyd to influence their epic new stage show.

10/17/2012

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Freddie Mercury Biopic To Be Released In Early 2014

A Freddie Mercury biopic has been in the works for several years – a film that is assuredly still on track, according to Queen guitarist Brian May.

10/15/2012

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Queen’s Brian May Announces Acoustic Tour

After a summer spent playing Queen shows with pop stars Adam Lambert and overseeing the Queen Extravaganza tour, Brian May will now focus on his own tour, this time acoustic.

10/04/2012

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A Day At The Races? Not For Queen’s Brian May

May, a noted animal rights champion, paid a surprise visit to the Lonesome Primary School in Mitcham, England, last week to talk to students about treating animals in a humane way. He told students at the school that he would love to see Wimbledon Stadium, the home of greyhound racing in England, shut down.

09/19/2012

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From Beach Boys to Queen, 5 Bands With Too Many Greatest Hits Compilations

In recent years particularly, labels like Rhino and Sony Legacy have released more best-of collections and box sets than ever. But how many is too many? If nearly all the compilations are identical in tracklisting, what’s the point?

08/13/2012

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Your Guide To Olympic Closing Ceremony Music: The Who, The Beatles & What NBC Didn’t Air

The ceremony featured a “Symphony of British Music” over the last 50 years, which included a mega-set by The Who; a touch of Queen, Pink Floyd and The Kinks; five songs by the Beatles (though no Beatles performed in the ceremony); and the first performance in years by the reunited Spice Girls.

08/12/2012

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Did Queen’s Keyboardist Spill The Beans On World Tour Plans?

Queen’s keyboardist, Spike Edney, may have had a bad case of loose lips during a keyboard demonstration with Korg.

08/08/2012

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