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Adam Lambert Denies Reports That He Will Tour With Queen This Summer

‘American Idol’ alum Adam Lambert has blasted a reports that he has signed on to tour with Queen this summer. On Friday (Feb. 3), British newspaper The Daily Star claimed that the the legendary rockers would hit the autobahn for a headlining spot on this summer’s touring Sonisphere festival in Europe, with Lambert filling in for the late, great Freddie Mercury. But on Saturday, Lambert took to Twitter to say that the news wasn’t true and was the result of a simple misunderstanding.

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Joins The Darkness On Stage

Queen guitarist Brian May joined The Darkness during the encore of the last date of the retro-rock outfit’s comeback tour at the Hammersmith Apollo last month — and now high-quality footage of the joint performance is available online. May joined the band for the Darkness tunes ‘Bareback and ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love,’ plus a cover of Queen’s own ‘Tie Your Mother Down.’

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The Muppets Sing Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure’ in Google Commercial

The Muppets are the latest celebrities — they are A-listers in the plush world, mind you –  to appear in a Google TV ad. In their spot, Kermit & Co. hawk Google+ to the strains of ‘Under Pressure’ by Queen and David Bowie.

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Still Scheduled to Star Sacha Baron Cohen

Film producer Graham King says he’s still planning on filming a biopic about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in 2012, and Sacha Baron Cohen is still planning on playing the lead role. It’d be a rare serious role for Cohen, best known for starring in films like ‘Borat (2006)’ and ‘Bruno (2009).’

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Queen Planning Release of Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson Recordings

Queen‘s Brian May and Roger Taylor have revealed they’re in possession of recordings of late vocalist Freddie Mercury singing with Michael Jackson. British newspaper The Sun reports that the public may finally get a chance to hear the two men harmonize.

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William Shatner’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Music Video Will Blow Your Mind

As he recently proved on his breathtaking cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man,’ William Shatner has some impressive pipes. Now, he tackles Queen’s karaoke classic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in a truly bizarre music video. 

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Brian May Wants Lady GaGa To Front Queen

Maybe it's setting their standards too high or wanting to cash in on Lady Gaga's fame, but I think this is way off. Sorry Brian, I love Queen, I love your music, I love Lady Gaga's music, but having her be a part of Queen would make the band Queen GaGa

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Queen’s Brian May Contacts Lady Gaga About Fronting the Band

Queen is looking to fill the void left by the late Freddie Mercury, and Lady Gaga is being considered for it. Guitarist Brian May previously reached out to Bad Company leader Paul Rodgers, but now it looks as though the pop diva is at the top of the list.

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‘The Voice’ Coaches Put Their Spin on Queen and David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure’ [VIDEO]

Nothing quite says “pressure” quite like the last night of competition on a nationally televised singing competition — so it’s only fitting that the four judges of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ came together to duet on the Queen and David Bowie classic ‘Under Pressure.’

The quartet — Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, and Christina Aguilera — took the stage for a loose version of the song, starting off in unison before Shelton, Levine, and Cee Lo took turns soloing at the mic. Aguilera, naturally, added plenty of melismatic vocal runs.

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More Than 3,600 Waldos Sing ‘We Are the Champions’ To Set World Record [VIDEO]

If you wanted find the real Waldo in Dublin, Ireland last weekend you would have been in for quite a challenge.

That’s because 3,657 people donned the red-and-white striped costume of the notoriously illusive character from the ‘Where’s Waldo?’ children’s book series in order to set a world record for the most Waldo impersonators in one place.

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FreddeGredde Sings ‘Killer Queen’ Cover All By His Eight Selves [VIDEO]

The spirit of rugged individualism, that’s what viral videos are all about! Sure a full band could perform ‘Killer Queen’ quite nicely, but wouldn’t it be so much cooler if it was just one dude? Yeah it would. Come on Queen, get with the picture. Check out this FreddeGredde kid. He knows what’s up.

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Queen To Reissue First Five Albums

Queen fans make room in your CD collection for 5 more Queen albums.

Remastered versions of Queen, Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night At The Opera and A Day At The Races will be available as standard CDs and deluxe 2 CD sets and from iTunes on

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