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Gig review: QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT, Wembley Arena, London, 15 December 2017

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT, Wembley Arena, London, 15 December 2017

Arguably what we now think of as stadium or arena rock – big anthems designed for crowds to sing and sway along to and spectacular stage shows to match – can be dated back to 1977. After being overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Book review: Somebody to Love: The Life, Death & Legacy of Freddie Mercury

Matt Richards & Mark Langthorne Blink Publishing There have been many books published on both Queen and Freddie Mercury, so why another one and what is its hook? Well the two authors here have included the usual Queen story of … Continue reading

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Album review: QUEEN – On Air

Virgin EMI [Release date 04.11.16] Queen have always given the fans a treat around Christmas time in recent years with live releases and now we have the complete BBC radio sessions. There is this, the standard 2CD version and a 6CD … Continue reading

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Gig review: QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT – 02 Arena, London, 18 January 2015

The benchmark for live rock performance was surely set by Queen in their heyday, the way they stole the show at Live Aid perhaps being conclusive proof. While there were many aspects to Queen’s success, the larger than life routine … Continue reading

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Album review: QUEEN – Live At The Rainbow ‘74

Queen - Live At The Rainbow

Virgin/EMI [Released 09.09.14] Previously unreleased two live concerts from March and November 1974 recorded at the legendary Rainbow venue in London. These are available in numerous formats, from the single CD (of the November gig reviewed here) through to an … Continue reading

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DVD review: QUEEN + – The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

Eagle Rock Staged back on April 20th 1992 this was a the all star tribute concert held in honour of Freddie Mercury who had died the previous November as well as raising awareness of AIDS and funds for Mercury Phoenix … Continue reading

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Interview with RHYS THOMAS

Rhys Thomas is a comedian (‘The Fast Show’ and ‘Down The Line’ to name but a few) and has directed the new documentary on Freddie Mercury, ‘The Great Pretender’. He is a massive Queen fan and was also involved in … Continue reading

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FREDDIE MERCURY – The Great Pretender

Eagle Vision www.eagle-rock.com         Following on from last year’s award winning documentary on Queen comes one on Freddie Mercury. Produced by the same team which includes Queen superfan and comedian Rhys Thomas, this is a must have … Continue reading

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We Will Rock You Gets Special 10th Anniversary Edition Cast Soundtrack

Ben Elton and Queen’s Smash Hit Musical “We Will Rock You” Gets Special 10th Anniversary Edition Cast Soundtrack - Released by EMI Records, October 15, 2012.  Having recently celebrated its 10th birthday, and played over 4,000 performances to an audience of over … Continue reading

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Queen Extravaganza announced

Drummer Roger Taylor has taken on the role of serving as producer and musical director for the Queen Extravaganza, an “Official Queen Tribute Show,” which will hit clubs and theaters across North America this summer. “The Queen Extravaganza will not … Continue reading

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