News Archive - Mar 2011

Queen Lyric T-Shirts

Your favourite Queen lyrics on a shirt. Lyrics can have a huge impact on our emotions. It can bring back memories, make us happy or cry and have the power…

Deep Cuts: Japanese Release Date

The new release date for Deep Cuts: Vol. 1 (1973-1976) in Japan has been announced. The original date had to be postponed due to the earthquake and tsunami that hit…

QueenOnline In Spanish

  The first batch of Queen re-issues is being released in most Spanish-speaking countries as we type. To celebrate this and the 40º Anniversary of the band, we are making…

Vote for Queen on Gold Radio

Vote for Queen in Gold Radio’s online vote to find the Top 300 Greatest Hits of all Time. The UK’s classic hits radio station will reveal ‘Gold’s Greatest Hits: The…

Classic Rock Magazine: Queen Coverage

  CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE March 2011, 100 Greatest Song Writers Page 74. By Royal Appointment - Freddie Mercury Roger Taylor: Everybody gets so mixed up with all the other sides: the flash,…

Queen On Songs For Japan Album

  Global Music Effort Launches "Songs for Japan" Album on iTunes to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief Proceeds from Star-Studded Album to Support Disaster Relief Efforts of Japanese Red Cross In…

Elizabeth Taylor

We sadly mourn the passing of Elizabeth Taylor - a great actress, and a formidable campaigner for the removal of the stigma attached to HIV, along with her devotion to the…

Brian In Cardiff: WWRY & Welsh Assembly

QUEEN fans got more of a treat than they expected when touring musical We Will Rock You stormed into Cardiff. Legendary guitarist Brian May delighted the audience when he took…

My Chemical Romance Channel Queen

My Chemical Romance channelling Queen for Reading And Leeds Festival My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way has said he plans to channel Freddie Mercury during the band's Reading And Leeds Festivals…

SIS Exhibition Raises over £5k for MPT

The recent London exhibition ‘Stormtroopers in Stilettos: Queen, The Early Years’ welcomed over 20,000 during it's two week residency and helped raise over £5,000 for the Mercury Phoenix Trust. Many thanks…

ROCKMOS! - €1k MPT Donation

Click here to read the full report as author Thilo Rahn tells all about the project, the amazing feedback he’s received and his generous donation to the MPT.  

Open Letter From Brian May

Brian May, Queen band member and animal rights campaigner, is today sending this open letter to Welsh Assembly Members who will tomorrow debate a Motion to Annul the Badger (Control…

US Release For Mark Blake Book

   Is This The Real Life? The Untold Story of Queen a behind-the-scenes narrative biography of the band is being released this month in the US. Based on early interviews…

Roger Taylor Interview: Audio

Roger Taylor on "The First Time With..." BBC Radio 6 Music Transmitted on Sunday 20 March 2011  Over the the course of the hour, Roger, as guest of Matt Everitt,…

WWRY Press Nights

The press nights for the second leg of the WWRY UK tour have now been confirmed and are as shown below.  WWRY Tour - Press Nights - September - December,…

This Is Lincolnshire - Brian Feature

Queen legend to play gig at air base where parents fell in love DON’T stop him now – Queen superstar Brian May is set to rock you with a gig at the Lincolnshire air…

Queen on BBC6

BBC 6 MUSIC will feature Queen as their Classic Concert early on Saturday morning and Queen drummer Roger Taylor is Matt Everitt's guest on 'The First Time With...' on Sunday…

'Don't Stop Me Now': London 2012 Trailer

The new trailer for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games features Queen's ultimate party anthem 'Don't Stop Me Now'. 'The Greatest Show On Earth', clearly needs the Greatest Band...…

Key103 Manchester Review Re-issues

  ALBUM OF THE WEEK: QUEEN REISSUES 1973 - 1976 40 years after Queen's formation and with their career-spanning record deal with EMI finally at an end, their new imprint…

Queen Re-masters On Spotify

The Deluxe editions of Queens Remastered albums are now available on Spotify for Premium users to listen to. Not a Premium subscriber yet? Simply sign up to Spotify here and then…

WWRY: The Public's Favourite Show - Official

We Will Rock You: The Public's Favourite Show - Official The Queen-Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You has been crowned the UK’s favourite show. At last night’s Olivier awards,…

First Five Albums Re-Released Today!

  “We aimed for the top slot and we were not going to be satisfied with anything less.” Freddie Mercury This week sees Queen's first five albums re-released with bonus…

We Will Rock You Wins Olivier Award!

Guitars will be thrashed in celebration as long-running Queen musical We Will Rock You wins the BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award. The rock musical, which has called the Dominion…

Daily Mail Review: 'Majestic Pomp'

  We STILL rock you: Re-releases chart Queen's rise to power By Adrian Thrills Queen: The Queen Reissues (Island) Verdict: Majestic pomp Rating: 4 Star Rating Freddie Mercury once predicted…

US Release Dates Confirmed for Re-masters

Queen's first five albums will hit the US and North America in deluxe format on Tuesday May 17th. Click here to read the Press Release for all Queen activity in…

Queen Re-issues Collector's Box

A collector’s box housing the first five albums is to be made available as part of the Queen re-issues series.  The box is a limited edition and a "one run…

'A Day At The Races': Review by Rhys Thomas

Today sees the fifth and final instalment of the Rhys Thomas Review series in the Features section. Last and by no means least is 'A Day At The Races'... Remastered…

'A Night At The Opera': Rhys Thomas Review

"The big one...or the album with Bohemian Rhapsody on it..." as some might so crudely describe it. Either way 'A Night At The Opera' is often cited as one of…

Rhys Thomas Reviews 'Sheer Heart Attack':

'Sheer Heart Attack', Roger Taylor's favourite Queen album, is put through the Rhys Thomas review process today, as QOL presses on with it's features on the first five albums. Click…

Vote For Your Favourite Queen Video

As part of 'Virgin Media's Queen Takeover Month', you can now vote for your favourite Queen video by clicking here. On the subject of voting you can also go over…

'Queen II' Feature by Rhys Thomas

Today sees part 2 of our Rhys Thomas re-issue feature. Everyday this week will see a fresh, personal review by Rhys on the each of the first five albums prior…

'Queen II': A Review by Rhys Thomas

  QUEEN II (1974) In the Tate Gallery, London, a picture hangs on the wall called ‘The Fairy Feller’s Master Stroke’ painted by Richard Dadd between 1855 - 64. This…

Brian May - The Eddy Christani Award 2011

Brian May will be given Eddy Christiani Award 2011 On 23 April 2011, Brian May, one of the greatest rock stars of the last 40 years, will come to the…

Re-issues Notes By Rhys Thomas

As we build up to next week's re-release in Europe and Asia of Queen's first five albums, today we start a series of features all written by comedian and Queen…

Brian May/Kerry Ellis: Anthems In The Park

  THEY WILL ROCK YOU! KERRY ELLIS AND BRIAN MAY: ANTHEMS IN THE PARK Queen guitarist Brian May and West End and Broadway star Kerry Ellis are to top the…

Stormtroopers In Stilettos: The QOL Review

QueenOnline.com rewarded it's message board moderators for all their hard work by inviting them to the UK Press Night of the Stormtroopers In Stilettos exhibition in London. Click here to…

Disorder Magazine SIS Footage

Disorder magazine have put a really a nice little film together from the SIS press night. The clip features Brian May and Taylor Hawkins from the Foo Fighters walking around…

Queen 40th Anniversary on Virgin Media (UK)

Queen are taking over Virgin Media TV next month, watch out for a trailer that will run from 7th March. Queen will also feature in Virgin's TV Highlights e-newsletter and the…

Queen Mash Up On New Sucker Punch Album

Click here to check out the out the new 'I Want It All / We Will Rock You' mash up that has been included on the soundtrack for the new…

New Def Leppard Material Has Queen Influence

Def Leppard are set to release their first-ever live album this May. The album, titled Mirrorball, will feature a mixture of live classics, like “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and…

US Press Release: 40th Anniversary Celebrations

US: Queen's 40th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off With Deluxe Reissue Of First Five Studio Albums, Plus Greatest Hits Ii, “Stormtroopers In Stilettos” Gallery Exhibition And More… Queen’s 40th anniversary is now…

Further Stormtroopers In Stilettos Online Coverage

There has been a tremendous amount of online coverage for the Queen Stormtroopers In Stilettos exhibition. Below are links to a number of highlights that have been reported. Entry to…

US Release Date Round Up

Queen are going to be a big part of Record Store Day in the U.S. & Canada w/the limited edition release of a commemorative edition of their very first single…

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