News Archive - Nov 2009

AG STILL in UK Top 5!

Absolute Greatest continued to fly off the shelves last week as the 20 track Queen 'Best Of' locked down it's second week in the UK Top 5.UK Top 10 Album…

WWRY - 11 Trivia Facts

Most Popular Song At American Sports VenuesEarlier this month Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) announced the most-played song at sporting events around the nation. The winner will rock you.STOMP - STOMP…

Radio Scotland Interview

Another super Roger interview for the promotion of Absolute Greatest, this time he is talking to Janice Forsyth on Radio Scotland.He covers Live Aid, recording harmonies, songwriting, his drumming style,…

Q Review Of Absolute Greatest

QueenAbsolute GreatestEMI - Vinyl/CD/DownloadOUT NOW(4/5 Stars)Oddly selected, but still winning compilation. What a strange beast this is. Twenty hits, seemingly picked via the trusty blindfold-and-pin method, which means no sign…

Brian Interview In MOJO

Brian has a short interview in this month's MOJO magazine as part of the What Goes On Section and the Rock n Roll Confidential feature.Accompanied by a very sweet looking…

RT Radio 2 Interview

Roger gave an interview with Radio 2's Johnnie Walker last week as part of the promotion of Absolute Greatest. Roger talks about the naming of the band, their first show…

VH1 Report: Roger Taylor Is Mad

QUEEN'S ROGER TAYLOR IS MADQueen drummer Roger Taylor has a new song out called “The Unblinking Eye (Everything is Broken)” and the rocker is talking about why he wrote his…

Fan Club Memorial Report

Jacky has written a lovely little piece about the unveiling on 'Freddie's Star' in Feltham on Tuesday.Be sure to click here and check out her report.Tuesday 24th saw a celebration…

Queen + The Muppets

Quite possibly the finest cover of Bohemian Rhapsody ever...Click here to view the Muppets version of Queen's defining track.Our favourite bit is at the 2m50sec mark...step forward Beaker!

I Will Not Let You Go: The Bohemian Rhapsody Sto

I Will Not Let You Go: The Bohemian Rhapsody Story is now available on BBC's iPlayer following it's transmission on BBC Radio 2 last night (24/11/09).Click here to listen now.…

VH1 Report: Memorial and Muppets

VH1 CLASSIC RADIO REPORT FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH, 2009 QUEEN SELLS BIG IN TIME FOR MERCURY MEMORIALOn Monday in the U-K, Queen released their best of album, Absolute Greatest, and…

Memorial Report

Freddie Mercury memorial unveiled in FelthamBy Paul TeedMore photos and original report at www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk Hundreds of Queen fans paid tribute to Freddie Mercury today at a ceremony to unveil a…

Freddie Mercury Memorial

Today sees a celebration of Freddie Mercury with the unveiling of a memorial in his honour in Feltham High Street, Middlesex. The UK's first permanent memorial to Freddie, the installation…

Queen AG Quiz - New iPhone App!

Absolute Greatest Queen Quiz - iPhone AppClick here download now! Category: Music(c) 2009 Queen Productions Ltd Price: 59pApplication DescriptionWelcome to the Queen Absolute Greatest Quiz App!Are you the absolute greatest…

RT Video On QOL

Roger's video for his new single 'The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken) has now been added to the media section here on QOL.Click here to watch video for 'The Unblinking…

A Village Lost And Found EPK

Click here here to check out the EPK for Brian May and Elena Vidal's book 'A Village Lost and Found' on Queen's You Tube channel. It can also be viewed…

New Roger Taylor Single OUT TODAY!

Roger Taylor Returns To His Solo Career With 'The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)'Click here to download 'The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)'.Click here to watch video for 'The Unblinking…

Press Release: AG and Queen on TV

Queen Absolute Greatest album ships in excess of a quarter of a million copies in first week of releaseLegendary Queen Christmas 1975 show to be broadcast on BBC2 on Friday…

AG Goes Top 3 In The UK!

UK albums chart Top Ten:1. Leona Lewis - 'Echo'2. JLS - 'JLS'3. Queen - 'Absolute Greatest' NEW ENTRY4. Robbie Williams - 'Reality Killed The Video Star'5. The Black Eyed Peas…

BBC Memorial Coverage

The London Borough of Hounslow is unveiling Britain's first permanent memorial to Freddie Mercury on Tuesday 24th November 2009. The event will be attended by Freddie's family and former band…

Radio 2 Queen Documentary

I Will Not Let You Go: The Bohemian Rhapsody StoryTuesday November 24, 22:30Another chance to hear Steve Wright examine the phenomenon of Queen's fourth charted single - Bohemian Rhapsody.Contributors include…

VH1 Report: RT + Foos

Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl is currently working with Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones in Them Crooked Vultures and now, there is news another musical legend wants to team up…

US Downloads - Absolute Greatest

Queen's Absolute Greatest is now available for download in the US through Napster.Click here to download now.Physical product is released exclusively through Best Buy. Click here to pick up your…

Hammersmith 75 on BBC2

The Legendary Queen Christmas show at the Hammersmith Odeon from December 24th 1975 is to be broadcast on BBC2 on Friday Nov 27th at 11.35pm.On Christmas Eve 1975, Queen crowned…

The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)

The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)What happened to the protest song? Music is now so polished, shiny and predictable, we have forgotten to try and “say something with it” I…

Absolute Greatest Hits The US

Queen's Absolute Greatest is released exclusively through Best Buy in the US today.Click here to pick up your copy now.

Freddie Memorial Details

The London Borough of Hounslow is proud to unveil Britain's first permanent memorial to Freddie Mercury on Tuesday 24th November 2009. The event will be attended by Freddie's family and…

Absolute Greatest Out Today!

Charting over 21 years of making people rock, feel, sense and celebrate, Absolute Greatest reminds us just what fine, and smart, rock and pop writers and musicians Messrs Deacon, May,…

Roger Taylor Radio and TV Promo

Mon 17 Nov - BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show (7 - 10am)Wed 18 Nov - Across Regional BBC stations.Thu 19 Nov - BBC Radio 2 - Ken Bruce ShowFri…

AG Review - The Sun

Absolute GreatestThe supremely untalented Jedward (loveable though they may be) trashed We Will Rock You the other week.Tomorrow, all the X Factor contestants will ransack the back catalogue of Freddie…

AG Bonus Material

For those who have ordered the vinyl and book versions of Absolute Greatest, be sure to visit www.queenonline.com/bonus to access unique video content or do download the entire album if…

QOL Logitech Session Video

On Monday a number of experienced QOL message board members came along to a presentation in London for the Queen Logitech Squeezebox.We also allowed them all a sneak preview of…

Absolute Queen US Release

Queen's Absolute Greatest release in the US will a Best Buy exclusive up to and during the Christmas period.Absolute Greatest is released in the US on November 17th.Click here for…

Absolute Queen US Release

Queen's Absolute Greatest release in the US will a Best Buy exclusive up to and during the Christmas period.Absolute Greatest is released in the US on November 17th.

Roger Taylor Solo News

Look out for some Roger Taylor solo news very shortly...The Unblinking Eye (Everything Is Broken)...

Queen Rock Edinburgh

May and Taylor join in finale in opening of Queen musical spectacleBy HAZEL MOLLISONTHE red carpet was rolled out at the Playhouse for the opening night of We Will Rock…

Best Buy Exclusive (US)

Queen's Absolute Greatest release in the US will a Best Buy exclusive up to and during the Christmas period.Absolute Greatest is released in the US on November 17th.Click here for…

Absolute Greatest TV Ad

The UK TV ad for the forthcoming Absolute Greatest release is now up on You Tube.Click here to check it out.

RT on BBC Breakfast

Roger was on BBC Breakfast this morning talking about the release of Absolute Greatest.Click here to check out the interview. The clip includes live footage of the band performing 'Liar'.

BM Talks Heroes and Touring

NO QUEEN FOR GLASTO... BUT IF ASKED BY PLANT...?Reportedy, according to:BBC 6 MUSIC03/11/2009Georgie RogersBut May would do it at the 'drop of a hat' if asked by Plant...Last Monday (26…

Pinktober: Woman Of Rock

PINKTOBER: WOMEN OF ROCK, ROYAL ALBERT HALLNews report from Sunday's Pinktober concert at the Royal Albert Hall in which Brian took part, with newly formed 4-piece girl group 'WOMAN' -…

Roger on BBC Breakfast

Roger Taylor will be a guest on the sofa of BBC1 Breakfast News this coming Friday, 6 November, and will be talking to Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams, in connection…

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