Tag Archives: Queen

The Queen/Freddie Mercury Trailer Is Here [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: Rami Malek is out from behind the computer and rocking the mic with style in the first trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody. In the upcoming Queen biopic, the Mr. Robot star takes on the role of legendary rocker Freddie Mercury. The journey to the big screen hasn’t been an easy one for Bohemian Rhapsody. First, after years of ...

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Pentatonix – Bohemian Rhapsody [VIDEO]

Robert Philpot reviews: Although there were music videos before 1975, Queen’s clip that year for its now-classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” is seen as groundbreaking. That was before MTV, way before YouTube, and certainly before any of the five members of Pentatonix was born. But the Arlington-founded a cappella group — which released its latest EP, “PTX Vol. 4 — Classics” — ...

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AGAIN: Queen Slams Trump For Using Their Music

Last month Queen’s Brian May denounced Donald Trump for using We Are The Champions as his walk-on music, saying that that “permission to use the track was neither sought nor given.” May went to say that the band was “taking steps” to ensure that Trump was stopped. But pesky things like intellectual property laws are for the little people and ...

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Queen’s Brian May To Trump: Stop Using Our Music

The Guardian reports: Brian May has followed in the footsteps of REM and Neil Young by becoming the latest rock A-lister to complain about Donald Trump’s use of his music. On Tuesday, having triumphed in the final round of presidential primaries, the Republican presumptive nominee walked on stage at his televised victory conference to the strains of We Are the ...

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Sacha Baron Cohen: I Quit The Freddie Mercury Biopic Because Queen Members Will Ruin The Film [VIDEO]

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared on Howard Stern’s show yesterday to explain that he quit the Freddie Mercury biopic because the surviving members of Queen plan to depict Mercury’s death at the movie’s halfway point and spend the rest of the film telling the story of the band struggling on. According to Cohen, nobody will be interested in that. From Stereogum: ...

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Pop Stars Unite For Queen Cover

Posted last night to the Tonight Show‘s YouTube channel: “In honor of the Super Bowl, Jimmy and the Roots join Carrie Underwood, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton, Usher, Meghan Trainor, One Direction, and Christina Aguilera for an a cappella version of We Are The Champions.”

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BRITAIN: Pop Music Stars Perform Beach Boys Classic God Only Knows

With a cast of new performers, the BBC has restaged its 1997 star-studded take on the Beach Boys classic, God Only Knows. Via the Guardian: As in 1997, the BBC has succeeded in gathering together a fairly staggering array of stars. Joining Brian Wilson, the song’s writer, are Sir Elton John, One Direction, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams. Jake Bugg, Lorde, ...

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Panic! At The Disco – Bohemian Rhapsody

USA Today raves: Rock band Panic! at the Disco performed Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody on its recent Gospel Tour, which ended Aug. 28 in San Jose. For fans who didn’t get to see it — or just want to relive it — the Las Vegas-based band posted a video of one of the performances to YouTube Monday. The band, known for ...

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Adam Lambert – Somebody To Love

The Queen + Adam Lambert tour continues through the end of the month. They play Madison Square Garden on the 17th.

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Adam Lambert To Tour With Queen

ABC News reports: Singer Adam Lambert, who gained fame when he appeared on “American Idol,” will join the classic rock band, Queen, in a North American tour this summer, Lambert and original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor announced today in an appearance on “Good Morning America.” “Queen is one of the quintessential rock bands of all time…they’ve influenced ...

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Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury

Openly gay British actor Ben Whishaw has been cast to play Freddie Mercury in a biopic to be directed by Dexter Fletcher. Mercury died in 1991 of complication from AIDS, but it is said his last days will not be the subject of the film. Sacha Baron Cohen was due to play the Queen frontman but left the production in ...

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Puscifer – A Bohemian Rhapsody

Spin Magazine provides a review: Puscifer mostly play it straight on their recent cover of Queen’s glam-opera classic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which appears on the band’s new Donkey Punch the Night EP, out today (February 19). The same can’t be said of the six-minute epic’s John Waters-flavored music video. Frontman Maynard James Keenan and drag performer Dina Martina superimpose their heads ...

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Freddie Mercury Would Be 66 Today

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Gayest Closing Ceremony EVAH

Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, openly bisexual Jessie J, and a full stadium singalong with Freddie Mercury on center-stage screens. I don’t think we could have asked for much more.

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Jesus & Freddie Mercury

Cartoonist Mr. Fish tells the Jesus In Love blog about the above panel, which was first published in mid-May in reaction to North Carolina’s marriage ban. “I chose Freddie Mercury as Jesus’ partner because, a.) he is immediately recognizable as a gay icon and b.) there is something both holy and tragic about Mercury’s life and premature death. In many ...

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Today’s Viral Video

Trending in Twitter’s top ten. Sample media tweet: “Drunk suspect sings Bohemian Rhapsody in back of squad car. Nails it.” Over a million YouTube hits in 24 hours.

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Adam Lambert To Front Queen?

Speculation began last year and now there might be some news, if you believe one British tabloid. Freddie Mercury’s place will be taken by Adam Lambert, the American Idol winner. He wowed fans by singing with original members Brian May and Roger Taylor at MTV’s EMAs in Belfast last November. Adam told me he can’t wait to sing with guitarist ...

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Lady Gaga, Frontwoman For Queen?

Queen’s short list for a new lead singer includes Lady Gaga. Could Gaga go from a lady to a Queen? Guitarist Brian May has said that among the singers Queen’s considered to front the band, Lady Gaga is a top contender. “We get a lot of offers to work with other people,” May told Express. “I worked with Lady Gaga ...

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She Wants To Break Free

On the BBC’s Let’s Dance For Comic Relief, controversial former model and author Katie Price dressed as Freddie Mercury in a recreation of Queen’s classic 1984 drag video for I Want To Break Free. Those are her real actual boobies, by the way.

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Mustaches Make A Difference

Movember is the global cancer awareness campaign in which participants grow mustaches to draw attention to men’s cancers. Copyranter tips us to the above image being used in Singapore’s prostate cancer campaign. Hit the link for more images of the famously mustachioed and what they’d look like clean-shaven.

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