On This Day in Queen History – 1 April

In 1967 – The Reaction played the Public Rooms, Bodmin, UK.
In 1976 – Queen played the Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.
In 1982 – Queen signed contract with EMI.
In 1989 – The Cross live Geneva, Switzerland.
In 1990 – The Cross live Geneva, Switzerland.
In 1991 – Queen received Silver Award “Innuendo” UK sales.
In 1993 – The Brian May Band played the Portland Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
In 2000 – Alexandre Aja’s movie “Furia”, for which Brian wrote all the original score shown for the first time during the “Festival du film de Paris” (3 showings).

Furia DVD

In 2005 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Palacio De Los Deportes, Madrid, Spain. Released for online download” “I Want To Break Free (Live) and “Can’t Get Enough” (Live).
In 2006 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played Cox Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
In 2013 – Brian May short pre-record interview aired on Jo Whiley Show Radio 2, UK, Jo Whiley counted down the final 30 of the Top 100 favourite albums, chosen by the listeners to BBC Radio 2. Queen came in at No 10 in the countdown with “A Night At The Opera”.

Brian May with Jo Whiley BBC R2 Top 100 – 01-04-2013

In 2014 – Eagle Rock Entertainment released Brian May & Kerry Ellis “The Candlelight Concerts – Live At Montreux 2013” DVD + CD set, Blu-Ray + CD set and digital formats North America.
In 2014 – We will Rock You North America ran 01.04. – 13.04.2014, Fisher Theatre, Detroit.
In 2014 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis made a guest appearance for “City Rocks”, Coram Charity Concert, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, appearing along with The Feeling and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Brian and Kerry interviewed by Hello! magazine.

Tie Your Mother Down (City Rocks)

– a rather manic ending !!