On This Day in Queen History – 2 December

In 1973 – Queen played the Central, Chatham, UK.
In 1974 – Queen played Brienner Theater, Munich, Germany. In 1975 – Queen played Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
In 1975 – “A Night At The Opera” released in the USA.

"A Night At The Opera - Elektra

In 1975 – “Bohemian Rhapsody” / “I’m In Love With My Car” 7” released on Elektra USA.
In 1977 – Queen played Madison Square Garden, New York, USA. (2nd show)
In 1985 – Queen released “The Complete Works” boxed set, among the contents, 14 vinyl LPs. Album No XIV “Complete Vision, could not be found elsewhere and featured B-sides to singles that had never appeared on albums, including ‘Thank God It’s Christmas’.  Two hundred copies of this album were signed by all 4 members of Queen and included in boxed sets and distributed randomly around the UK.  A prized item.

Complete Works

In 1991 – Brian May and Roger Taylor gage thrie firstt interview since death of Freddie Mercury, TVAM show, UK.
In 1994 – Roger Taylor played City Hall, Truro, UK.
In 2007 – Roger Taylor interviewed Sky News TV, London, about release of “Say It’s Not True”.
In 2012 – Brian May presented the first box set with 12x 3-D cards from “Diableries”, to be sold with 2 bonus cards. The book “Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell” due for released in summer 2013. Brian May wrote on Soapbox: “The first Diableries are ready!” SEE HERE

Box

Black Cards
The first 12 out of the box

In 2013 – Official opening of the Queen Studio Experience, Montreux attended by Brian May and Roger Taylor, (Exhibition open to the public from 3 Dec 2013). Also in Montreux, Queen had signed an agreement with the Universal Music Group to renew their contract. The contract, signed with Max Hole, Chairman and Chief Executive of Universal Music Group International, included new projects such as rare and unpublished material and a film.

L to R: Roger Taylor; Dominique Desseigne, President, Lucien Barriere Group; David Simpson, Managing Director, Marmalade London; Brian May
L to R: Roger Taylor; Dominique Desseigne, President, Lucien Barriere Group; David Simpson, Managing Director, Marmalade London; Brian May – Queen Studio Experience – Montreux Opening – 2 Dec 2013. Credit Emo-Photo.com
Max Hole, CEO Universal Music; Brian May; Dominique Desseigne, President, Lucien Barrier Group; Roger Taylor; Andrew Daw, Universal Music; Justin Shirley-Smith; Jim Beach 	  Back 	 Queen Studio Experience - Montreux Opening - 2 Dec 2013

L to R: Max Hole, CEO Universal Music; Brian May; Dominique Desseigne, President, Lucien Barrier Group; Roger Taylor; Andrew Daw, Universal Music; Justin Shirley-Smith; Jim Beach
back – Queen Studio Experience – Montreux Opening – 2 Dec 2013. Credit Justine Ellis