Former 'American Idol' contestant Adam Lambert might come across like a strutting, seasoned performer onstage, but in a new interview he admits that even with all of his bravado, he was nervous when he was approached to perform in Freddie Mercury's place with the legendary British rock group Queen.
Queen have enjoyed one of the more prolific and entertaining careers in music and fairly soon fans will be able to enjoy a new multi-touch electronic edition of the band's '40 Years of Queen' book that provides fans extra media components.
Football may be a distinctly American sport, but it's about to get a bit of a classic British feel. A mash-up that incorporates Queen's 'We Will Rock You' will be used as part of CBS' coverage of the NFL.
Few rockers have lived a life as deserving of a biopic as Queen's Freddie Mercury. Apparently, people in Hollywood agree, because yesterday (Oct. 10) guitarist Brian May spilled the news that such a film is in the works.
Tour dates for Queen are few and far between these days, but that doesn't mean guitarist Brian May is stuck sitting at home, counting his money. In fact, this fall will see May hitting the road for a special tour with vocalist Kerry Ellis.
Long a vegetarian and supporter of animal rights, Queen guitarist Brian May has taken to the British press in an attempt to prevent an upcoming mass slaughter of badgers by the British government. In the Daily Mail on Sunday (Aug. 26), he penned an editorial against the plan, which is being carried out to stem an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in Somerset and Gloucester.
Start making travel plans for Sept. 16, as London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to the 2012 edition of the Sunflower Jam. The event is a night filled with music performances that will be hosted by actor Jeremy Irons.
While the Olympians fight it out to win their gold, silver and bronze, the entertainment world is placing bets on what world famous artists might be featured in the closing ceremony on Sunday (Aug. 12).
During a promotional video for Korg keyboards, Queen keyboardist Spike Edney may have revealed more than he intended. Now speculation is running wild that the band will tour the world with Adam Lambert as their singer in 2013.
Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is as popular as ever, and the vocalist is getting yet another salute this year. Along with the upcoming documentary release, ‘The Great Pretender,’ which chronicles his life and times, there’s also a new book in the works titled ‘The Great Pretender: A Life in Pictures.’
Most remember Freddie Mercury as the frontman for Queen, but a new documentary film takes things a little further by digging through the archives to chronicle the singer’s life, career, and even his solo projects.
The long gestating movie about Queen seems to be one step closer to reality, with reports suggesting that director Stephen Frears (‘Dangerous Liasons,’ ‘High Fidelity,’ ‘the Grifters,’ ‘The Queen’) is in the running to helm the project.
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