On This Day in Queen History – 13 April

In 1978 – Queen played the Falkoner Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark.
In 1979 – Queen played the Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.

Google Alert – “Brian May” Queen: Teo Torriatte

In 1981 – Roger Taylor first entered UK singles chart as solo artist at No 41 with ‘Future Management’.
In 1985 – Queen played Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.
In 1988 – The Cross played the Metropol, Berlin, Germany.
In 1988 – Shove It album released (USA): included ‘Heaven For Everyone [Roger Taylor vocals], with ‘Feel The Force” as an extra track on UK release.
In 2005 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria. Released for download ‘Guitar Solo (Live – 13/04/05)’ and ‘Radio Ga Ga (Live – 13/04/05)’.
In 2006 – Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Brian May - Vancouver 13 April 2006 - @ Jen Tunney
Brian May – Vancouver 13 April 2006 – @ Jen Tunney

In 2009 – Procol Harum’s ‘A Whiter Shade Of Pale’ was the most played song in public places in the past 75 years, according to a chart compiled for BBC Radio 2. Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was at No.2.
In 2010 – Brian May launched a major new campaign to try to prevent the return of legalised blood sports to the British Countryside. The ‘SAVE-ME’ campaign – named after May’s song, called on the British public to consider how their vote would affect the welfare of animals; and in particular fox-hunting, stag hunting and hare-coursing. The first ‘SAVE-ME campaign poster was unveiled by Brian at a prime advertising site on London’s West Cromwell Road.

Brian May presents Save Me poster on Cromwell Road billboard
Brian May presents Save Me poster on Cromwell Road billboard

In 2010 – Brian May interview with Adam Boulton on Sky News, on launch of Save Me campaign.

Brian May with Adam Boulton – www.Save-Me.org.uk

In 2011 – Queen “Deep Cuts: Vol. 1 (1973-1976)” compilation finally released Japan. The original date postponed due to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the country.
In 2012 – New edition of ” Flash Gordon” published by “Geneon Entertainment”, Japan.In

Flash Gordon video  - Geneon Ent Japan 2012

2014 – ‘One Voice’ by Brian May and Kerry Ellis went to No.11 in the iTunes singer/songwriter chart.
In 2014 – We Will Rock You North American Tour closing date Fisher Theatre, Detroit – and 25,000 likes on Brian May Facebook.
In 2014 – Brian May published the first photo from the casting for “WE WILL ROCK YOU II – The Show Must Go On” and reported intense 2-week “Seek Workshop ” with Ben Elton in Belsize Park, London. READ MORE HERE.

SEEK workshop team

In 2014 – Brian May and Anita Dobson attended the Oliviers 2014, Royal Opera House, London.
In 2015 – “Queen Forever” 4-LP Boxed set released.

Queen Forever 4-LP Pack shot
Queen Forever 4-LP Pack shot