News Archive - May 2011

MTV World Stage: Queen - Live At Wembley

June 27th sees the re-issue of 5 classic Queen albums (News Of The World, Jazz, The Game, Flash Gordon and Hot Space) and to celebrate MTV World Stage is proud…

Further 'Days Of Our Lives' Reviews

'Fantastic and moving two parter' - Guardian 'Excellent, essential documentary' - Times  'handsome history' - Independent 'A terrific documentary' - Daily Mail 'An accomplished profile' - Time Out 'Dazzling two…

Queen Tribute in Spain

Part of the Hard Rock Cafe 40th Anniversary celebrations, ‘Forty Days That Rock’ is a season of concerts, contests and special offerings around the world. Madrid will join the initiative…

Deaf Metal - Roger Taylor Interview

  Express.co.uk, Sunday May 29,2011 By Brigit Grant As the celebrations for the 40th anniversary of Queen get underway, drummer Roger Taylor tells how, despite personal setbacks, the band is…

Queen: Days Of Our Lives Reviews

The Times "This excellent two part documentary tells their story in their own words-a compelling , rollercoaster recounted with intelligence, plenty of humour and painful honesty, against a backdrop of…

Queen: Days Of Our Lives Teaser Clip

Queen: Days Of Our Lives is on BBC2 at 10pm on Sunday, 29 May, with the second part showing at the same time the following evening. Worldwide transmission dates to…

Queen: Days Of Our Lives - Rhys Thomas Interview

Freddie Steady Go: Rhys Thomas's Queen TV Special Previewed  www.quietus.com From the least cool kid in school to trusted custodian of the Queen archives, comedian Rhys Thomas has turned his…

BBC Breakfast Interview

This morning Brian and Roger were on the BBC Breakfast programme discussing the new documentary 'Queen: Days Of Our Lives'. The band commented on the formation of Queen, the disagreements…

Queen Talenthouse T-shirt Competition Winner

The winner of the Queen T-shirt competition in conjunction with Talenthouse was Kay and Henning Wolters, with their 40th Anniversary interpretation of Freddie's 'Live Magic' yellow jacket, which can be…

Michael Brenner

  BB Promotion Mourns The Passing of Michael Brenner - Producer of We Will Rock You Germany.  Michael Brenner, producer and impresario, founder and managing partner of the Mannheim based…

Seattle Rock Orchestra Performs Queen

Seattle Rock Orchestra Proves Freddie Mercury Is One of a Kind, Saturday at the Moore Seattle Rock Orchestra Performs Queen - The Moore - Saturday, May 21 Here's the problem with performing…

Roger and Brian On BBC Breakfast

Roger and Brian will be appearing on the UK's BBC Breakfast at approximately 8.30am on Thursday May 26th,  Be sure to tune in if you can. They will be discussing…

Queen Music Life Footage

Check out the footage from the recent 'Queen Music Life' Exhibition in Japan. As well as using a number of items from the UK 'Stormtroopers In Stilettos' Exhibition, it also…

Classic Rock Magazine July 2011

July's edition of Classic Rock (Iron Maiden front cover) includes two features on the band, plus an inclusion in the Heavy Rotation column. Page 30: Heavy Rotation - What we've…

First Five Albums Hit North America Today!

Today sees the release of the first five albums in the US and Canada! Also available in an Amazon exclusive box set that houses 'Queen', 'Queen II', 'Sheer Heart Attack',…

Foos Cover TYMD At Radio 1's Big Weekend

Foo Fighters headlined at the Radio 1 Big Weekend this Saturday night just gone and ended their set with a cover of 'Tie Your Mother Down’. Check it out below! Hi…

iTunes LPs Video Tracklistings

As part of the re-issue of the second batch of Queen albums next month a set of iTunes LPs will be released. The audio content follows that of the physical…

Spinner Interview With Mark Blake

2011 looks to be a very busy year for Queen and there is a special reason behind it: the group is celebrating its 40th anniversary. So far, the festivities began…

US Releases Round Up

Next Tuesday, May 17th sees the releases of the first five albums in the US. Also available in an Amazon exclusive box set that houses 'Queen', 'Queen II', 'Sheer Heart…

Worldwide Release Dates For Re-issues Batch 2

ARGENTINA - Tuesday 28th June AUSTRIA - Friday 1st July AUSTRALIA - Saturday  2nd July BELGIUM - Friday 1st July BRAZIL - Tuesday 28th June CANADA - Tuesday 27th September CZECH…

New Products In QOL Store

There have been a number of new items added to the new QOL store over the last few days, check out the list below that includes Blackberry accessories and new…

WWRY Celebrates Its 9th Anniversary

  WE WILL ROCK YOU CELEBRATES 9th ANNIVERSARY Storms towards a decade in the West End - Special (Belated) Celebration Performance Tuesday May 31. Victorious at the recent Olivier Awards, taking…

Candlelight Day 2011

The clip below is part of a national anti-AIDS day campaign in Bulgaria called Candlelight Day. Now in it's 7th consecutive year, it is organised by a local NGOs coalition…

Queen Month with Lucky Voice

May is Queen month for Lucky Voices Karaoke Bars!  All the blurb is below or you can just click here for all the details! The Queen Party - exclusive ticket…

Anthems Tour Latest

Be sure to keep checking Brian's site for all the latest reviews, images and set lists from the current UK Anthems Tour.  There are still tickets available in selected venues. Click…

Roger Live! Wintershall 2011

  Roger will be performing 20 minute slot at the Wintershall Charity Concert on Saturday June 4th. He will be joined by Spike Edney (keyboards), Steve Stroud (Bass), his son…

Jim Jenkins Interview

QOL continues with it's exclusive series of 'Queen Team' interviews with an features with Jim Jenkins. For those of who don't know Jim, his is a friend of the band…

Second Five Albums: Bonus EP Tracklistings

  News Of The World  Feelings, Feelings (Take 10, July 1977) Spread Your Wings (BBC Session, October 1977) My Melancholy Blues (BBC Session, October 1977) Sheer Heart Attack (Live in…

Queen Fan Club: Fundraising Gig

  Queen Fan Club Fundraiser - Saturday 24th September 2011, 4pm til Late The Gliding Centre, Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 6JJ (15 Minutes from J20 of the M1) Live band, Disco, Raffle, Auction,…

Queen40.com.br Competition

Brazil takes part of the band’s 40th Anniversary celebrations with amazing competitions in the social networks.  Two sets of the first five re-issued albums will be raffled through Facebook and…

Anthems Tour: Update

Brian and Kerry kicked off their Anthems Tour at the weekend with two shows at the Royal Albert Hall. Check out the set below, plus some fan footage, Brian and…

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