On This Day in Queen History – 21 April

In 1967 – The Reaction played the Country Grammar School, Truro, UK.
In 1974 – Queen played St Bernard Parish Civic Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
In 1978 – Queen played the Forest National, Brussels, Belgium.
In 1979 – Queen played Practica Ethics Commemoration Hall, Kanazawa, Japan.
In 1983 – Brian May recording Star Fleet mini album in LA with Edward Van Halen (guitar), Alan Gratzer (drums), Phil Chen (bass) and Fred Mandel (keyboards). Roger Taylor contributed bvs.

Star Fleet line-up
Star Fleet line-up

In 1983: Brian May was interviewed by Tommy Boyd on Central Television’s The Saturday Show.

Brian May interview on The Saturday Show, 1983

In 2001 – The Sun Newspaper carried a report on John Deacon’s supposed opinion of the Robbie Williams version of ‘We Are The Champions’ – “ROBBIE HAS RUINED OUR SONG… HE’S NO FREDDIE”.
In 1988 – Concert: The Cross live at the Tor 3, Düsseldorf, Germany.
In 2010 – Brian was in the midst of a media storm having called a Leicestershire councillor a “snivelling little DWEEB” BRIAN EXPLAINED ON SOAPBOX HERE
In 2011 – Remastered versions of both “Greatest Hits” and “Greatest Hits II” released by e-onkyo and Universal Music Japan as HD sound files in Japan -chance to hear albums as delivered by Bob Ludwig, for the first time as high-definition downloadable sound files. The albums and individual tracks 96 kHz/24-bit lossless audio files, and included the bonus tracks contained in 2011 Japanese CD issues.

GH1 and II HD Japan
GH1 and II HD Japan

In 2015 – Queen announced the release of two deluxe limited edition deckchairs featuring stunning re-imagined ‘Innuendo’ album artwork based on illustrations from Grandville’s book ‘Un Autre Monde’ released in 1844.

Seaside Rendezvous deckchairs
Seaside Rendezvous deckchairs

In 2015 – Brian May was out supporting Labour candidate, Polly Billington, in Thurrock, Essex. REPORT
In 2015 – Brian May attended premiere screening of Russell Brand’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes” film.
In 2015 – Adam Lambert revealed that Brian May was to feature on his “The Original High” album on the track ‘Lucy’.

Adam Lambert – Lucy [Track Commentary]