News Archive - Aug 2011

New T-shirts In Online Store

Four new t-shirts from the final five albums have been added to the QOL Store. You can now get T-shirts for 'A Kind Of Magic', 'The Miracle', 'Innuendo' and 'Made…

Reissues: Final Five Albums

BUY LINKS The Works Standard CD Album - Play.com, HMV.com, Amazon Bonus EP Edition - Play.com, HMV.com, Amazon, iTunes LP A Kind Of Magic Standard CD Album - Play.com, HMV.com, Amazon…

Queen Rule BBC Radio 2

Radio 2 was all about Queen over this UK bank holiday weekend. Have a listen back to some of the amazing coverage below.  Saturday 27th Queen tracks and reference in…

Shaun Keaveny - The Freddie Mercury Prize

BBC 6 presenter Shaun Keaveny keeps up his love and support of all things Queen and Freddie For A Day with this great video of himself, as Freddie, discussing the…

Brian Appears With Ga Ga at MTV Awards

Brian May flew to LA to open the MTV Awards with Lady Ga Ga on Sunday night to perform 'You And I', the track he recorded on for her latest…

Brian Joins MCR At Reading

Brian appeared with My Chemical Romance at Reading last night, performing on 'We Will Rock You' and 'Welcome To The Black Parade. Check out the clip below.

Press Release: Tea and Rhapsody

  TEA AND RHAPSODY  Dominion Theatre serves up a West End Summer Tea Party For Freddie For A Day.  With a rare chance to view Freddie Mercury’s personal stamp collection. Monday,…

Johnnie Walker: Radio 2 Queen Features

BBC RADIO 2 - Sunday 28 August 15:00–17:00 Johnnie Walker's Sounds of the 70s - Go Your Own Way: Johnnie Meets Stevie Nicks Johnnie speaks to Stevie Nicks and his Album of…

Cornish Queen Party: Jim Jenkins Write Up

Band friend and Queen Biographer Jim Jenkins has kindly crafted a write up of the recent Fan Club event in Cornwall which traced the band's link to the area, including…

Official Dutch Fan Club: Queens Day Programme

  Official Dutch Fan Club: Queen day in Maassluis (Holland) - November 5th. Full programme includes: Let Us Introtain You quiz, the new 'kroontje op, kroontje af' game (involves lots…

North America Release Dates: Second Five Albums

North American Release Dates: Please note that the second set of re-issues - 'News Of The World', 'Jazz', 'The Game', 'Flash Gordon' and 'Hot Space' - are hitting the US…

New Freddie For A Day T-shirt and Mug

Two new Freddie For A Day products have just been added to the FFAD Store. The first in a 'moustached' mug for those of you who want to be 'Freddie…

Final Five Re-issues and LAW International Release Dates

ARGENTINA - Tuesday 6th September   AUSTRIA - Friday 9th September AUSTRALIA - Saturday 10th September (TBC) BELGIUM - Friday 9th September BRAZIL - Tuesday 6th September   CANADA -  Final Five Albums dates TBC…

Freddie For A Day: Guardian Article

Click here to read a great article on Freddie For A Day by Jim Beach's daughter and Mercury Phoenix Trust charity co-ordintaor Matilda Beach. For more information on how to…

REMINDER - Queen Season For Absolute Radio

  Absolute Radio Create New & Exclusive Queen Documentary Series - ‘Killer Queen’ TONIGHT - The series will be broadcasted across Absolute Radio and digital sister stations Absolute 80s and Absolute…

Financial Times Ad: Tomorrow 20th August

Check out the ad that is appearing in the Financial Times (UK) tomorrow for the Freddie For A Day auction. www.freddieforaday.com/auction Click here to read the full press release.

Happy Birthday John!

Bass man Mr John Deacon celebrates the milestone that is his 60th Birthday today! Have a fantastic day! The QOL.com team    

Vote For Queen: Classic Rock - Roll Of Honour

Queen's 2011 Remastered Deluxe Editions of their catalogue are up for the REISSUE OF THE YEAR award in Classic Rock Magazine's 2011 Roll Of Honour Awards. Click the button below…

Freddie For A Day: Update

With Freddie For A Day hurtling towards up, please find an update of useful links for all many of things! Freddie For A Day is Monday September 5th. Competition -…

Jazz Party Feature in Classic Rock Magazine

This month's Classic Rock magazine (AC/DC Cover, Issue 162) includes a 3 page feature which aims (or should that be ‘claims’) to tell the inside story of the now famous…

Brian To Play WWRY London

  Brian has confirmed that he will be taking to the stage at WWRY London for Mazz Murray’s last night, next Saturday August 20th.  To book tickets head over to…

Dave Dilloway

  DAVE DILLOWAY  Sadly I have to report the loss this week of a dear friend - Dave Dilloway.    The more devoted fans of our ancient pre-Queen history will…

Brian May Supports Bob Marley Save The Children Appeal

  ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY LAUNCHES BOB MARLEY CAMPAIGN TO REACH 600 MILLION FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FANS TO SUPPORT SAVE THE CHILDREN’S EAST AFRICA APPEAL Today sees the launch of a ground-breaking…

Brian Answers Live At Wembley Question

Question Hello, Is Brian able to clarify how the Friday night show has been prepared? I specifically recall him saying in the past that Friday night was used as a…

Win Tickets To Freddie's 65th Birthday Party!

Freddie's 65th birthday party celebrations at The Savoy Hotel in London on September 5th is looking like one of THE party events of the year and you could be there!…

Reissues: Final Five Albums Promo Clip

Check out the new promo clip for the reissue of the final five albums! 'The Works', 'A Kind Of Magic', 'The Miracle', 'Innuendo' and 'Made In Heaven' all hit the…

Freddie For A Day - The Global Charity Network

The Freddie For A Day Global Charity Network aims to use the life and legacy of Freddie Mercury to bring together as many AIDS related charities as possible from around…

Dear Mr. Murdoch On Argentinian TV

Visión 7 Internacional, a well-known news program from Argentina’s state-owned TV Pública (Canal 7) national channel, featured Roger Taylor’s Dear Mr. Murdoch when addressing the Murdoch-gate last week. Watch below…

The Miracle - Bonus EP Revised Tracklisting

Please see the revised tracklisting for 'The Miracle' Bonus EP. There are now seven tracks included following the addition of The Invisible Man (Early Version with Guide Vocal) from August 1988.…

Queen Fan Club - Cornish Party

Cornish Queen Party - all the details are below from Jacky! August 9th will mark 40 years since Queen played a pub called The Driftwood Spars (www.driftwoodspars.co.uk), in St Agnes,…

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