News Archive - Sep 2011

Chris Evans signs-off 'Freddie' Evora

Broadcaster and car enthusiast Chris Evans visited Lotus yesterday to agree the final spec of the Evora S he bought at auction to raise money for Freddie Mercury’s charity Mercury…

New WWRY Cast For 10th Anniversary

ROCK ON - LONDON’S NUMBER 1 ROCK MUSICAL WE WILL ROCK YOU UNVIELS NEW CASTING TO TAKE SHOW INTO 10th ANNIVERSARY AND 2012 OLYMPICS YEAR New Cast Opening  Night Monday…

Queen Fest Mexico 2011

Francisco J. Arellano B. has contacted us with details of the QUEEN FEST MEXICO 2011 celebrations on Saturday 8th October, see below for all the fun and information. Great news! To celebrate…

Symphonic Queen: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Celebrating 40 years of legendary hits! Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Symphonic Queen - Tuesday 18 October 2011 - 7:30 PM A tribute to the many hits of Queen in a magnificent and…

German Fan Club Convention

The German Queen Fan Club Convention ill take place on October 29th in the city of Essen (Rhine area) at the ZECHE CARL-hall, Wilhelm-Nieswandt-Allee 100.  The convention is open to…

Roger: 'Being in Queen was a privilege’

As drummer Roger Taylor hints that Queen may re-form for the Olympics, he talks about why he so fiercely protects the band’s legacy. Click here to read the full Telegraph…

40 Years Of Queen Book: Telegraph Feature

Updated: Starting today in The Telegraph (UK) is three part feature on the new '40 Years Of Queen' book by Harry Doherty. The serialisation, continuing on Sunday and into next…

VH1 Classic Radio / Extravaganza Reports

  Earlier this week, Queen drummer Roger Taylor announced plans for a Queen Extravaganza tour next year.  During the concerts, rare footage of the group will be shown and a…

Sheer Heart Attack Video Comp - Public Vote

Voting has now started for the Sheer Heart Attack videos for the Round 2 submissions of the Queen/Talenthouse competition. There are 44 fabulous submissions for Brian, Roger and video director…

US Online Store Offers

We’re running a great Halloween promotion in the US Queen webstore with two great offers: 1) Buy One T-Shirt Get Another for $5; and 2) Get 20% off on all…

Queen Extravaganza: Open to US and Canada

Queen Extravaganza: Just to clarify that the Queen Extravaganza auditions are open to residents of both the United States AND Canada (only). All those who audition must have the correct…

Bo Rhap: Queen Of The iPod

Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody is the song most likely to be found on British iPods. More than 40% of owners have the mega hit, which tops a chart of the favourite…

Press Release: The Queen Extravaganza

DITCH THE DAY JOB – BECOME A ROCK STAR! QUEEN DRUMMER ROGER TAYLOR TO LAUNCH NORTH AMERICAN TALENT SEARCH  VEVO TO UNVEIL EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE FROM EACH AUDITION ROUND AND FINALS…

Jer and Kash Bulsara: The One Show Clip

Last night Freddie's mum, Jer, and his sister, Kash both appeared live on The One Show on the BBC. They were interviewed live in the studio and also featured in…

Czech Fan Club Convention

The 19th November 2011 is the date of the Czech Queen Fan Club convention with special guests including Freddie's sister Kash Cooke and Peter Freestone, Freddie's assistant of 12 years. For…

Brian Features on New Paul Rodgers Release

Brian features on the new Paul Rodgers release: Paul Rodgers & Friends - “Live At Montreux 1994”. Released through Eagle Rock Entertainment, the CD and DVD is out now. Click here to…

Jim Jenkins Montreux Memorial Weekend Write Up

Queen friend and biographer Jim Jenkins contributes a write up of the 9th Annual Montreux Memorial Weekend, this year celebrating Freddie's 65th Birthday. Click here to read now.

Mel C and Brian Rock WWRY London

Last night one of the most recognised singers in the world, Melanie C took to the stage joining cast members from the award-winning West End musical We Will Rock You…

Live At Wembley Stadium DVD Hits No.2 In UK

Live At Wembley Stadium - 25th Anniversary Edition  has hit No.2 in it's first week of release the UK Music DVD Chart! Click here to view the full chart. Click…

A BIG Thank You from The MPT

Hi Everybody Well we did it!  We put Freddie for a Day squarely on the global map. What an amazing achievement and what an incredible feat in just one year!…

The Word - 7 Page Queen Feature

This month's The Word magazine (Adele, George Harrison and Freddie cover) has a 7 piece feature on the band by Kate Mossman between pages 54 and 60. 'BISSMILLAH' We Will…

FFAD Savoy Party: Official Photos

Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday Party in aid of The Mercury Phoenix Trust September 5th 2011 www.freddieforaday.com / www.mercuryphoenixtrust.com All photos Dave Hogan.

Freddie Party - Savoy Set List

  Love Of My Life - Brian + Kerry Ellis  Days Of Lives - Roger + Brian (duet) Under Pressure - Roger + Patti Russo (duet) Good Old Fashioned Lover…

Brian's Google Blog Post

I'm happy to add some words to wish Freddie a happy 65th Birthday, and trust that, even though he's not still here with us in the normal way, he will…

Happy Birthday Freddie!

Today is Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday. As you are aware there are all manner of activities and releases going on today, but here we are just going to keep it…

September 5th - Action This Day!

  Birthdays, Album & DVD Releases, Freddie For A Day & a Doodle! September 5th 2011...Five For The 5th! 1. Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday! 2. The release of the final…

Press Release: Freddie Mercury Google Doodle

  Google celebrate Freddie Mercury’s 65th Birthday with a very special Google doodle in support of The Mercury Phoenix Trust www.google.co.uk As one of the definitive rock icons of our age,…

Press Release: Don't Stop Me Now Tops HMV Lyric Poll

Feel-good lyric from ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ is the greatest according to Queen fans in Island Records and HMV 40th anniversary online poll  London, 05th September 2011 –  A huge…

Bid For Queen Collectables

Look out for full details on a number of Queen collectables being made available for offer to raise funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust as part of the Freddie For…

Brian Tops The Rock Exchange

Evening Standard - Friday 2nd September 2011. The Rock Exchange* Up 40 Points - Brian May Fresh from appearing onstage at the Reading Festival with My Chemical Romance, the Queen…

Live At Wembley Stadium Super Deluxe Package

  Details are emerging of a third version of the Live At Wembley Stadium: 25th Anniversary Edition. The Live At Wembley Stadium Super Deluxe Package will include the following content and…

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