On This Day in Queen History – 2 October

In 1980 – Queen returned to UK at end of USA leg of The Game Tour.
In 1998 – Brian May Band played Columbia Halle, Berlin, Germany.
In 2006 – EMI issues “Freddie Mercury Talking To David Wigg” Audio Book. (Download only) First eight interviews are from the “Freddie Mercury: Solo” box set.

Freddie Mercry Talking to David Wigg Audio Book
In 2006 – Diana Ross released her “I Love You” album, featuring her cover, recorded with Brian May of “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”.
In 2008 – Queen+PR played SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany. Released for download “Another One Bites The Dust (Live – 02/10/08)”.

Mannheim by Marcus Hunger
Mannheim by Marcus Hunger

In 2012 – Brian May appeared on the Alan Titchmarsh Show, ITV, UK.

Brian May discusses Badgers on Alan Titchmarsh Show 2 Oct 2012

In 2012 – Marking 10 year anniversary of musical 2-CD set “We Will Rock You” 10 Years of The Musical” released. Disc One London cast recording. Disc Two a highlight collection of tracks from worldwide cast recordings, including ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ from Party at The Palace DVD. AMAZON

WWRY 10 Years of the Musical cover
WWRY 10 Years of the Musical cover

In 2014 – Brian May interviewed by Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie on BBC Radio 6 (6Music) – talking about the newly published book “Brian May’s Red Special” and forthcoming book, “The Poor Man’s Picture Gallery”, and Queen album “Queen Forever”, Brian’s book talks and exhibition.

Brian May interview with Mark Radcliffe & Stuart Maconie 02/10/2014  Note: The play-in they discuss at the start is Jimi Hendrix
– http://youtu.be/iJ1e1iRN_68
In 2021 – Roger Taylor played the O2 Academy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.