On This Day in Queen History – 25 January

In 1969 – The Art played the Community Centre, Kirby Muxloe, UK.
In 1974 – (25-27) Queen played one concert, Sunbury 74 Festival, Sunbury, Australia.
In 1975 – Readers of Record Mirror chose Queen as 2nd best novice group, 9th best International group and ‘Killer Queen’ as 2nd best single.
In 1977 – Queen played the Civic Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
In 1978 – Queen awarded Gold for ‘We Are The Champions’, USA.
In 1980 – ‘Save Me’ / ‘Let Me Entertain You’ (Live) released UK, Canada and Japan.
In 1986 – Queen recorded an outtake, unreleased demo of ‘One Year Of Love’, written by John Deacon.
In 1988 – Roger Taylor and Dominique Beyrand married at Kensington and Chelsea register office. (not 3 Jan) Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin signed the register as witnesses.

Freddie, Dominique Beyrand and Roger Taylor
Freddie, Dominique Beyrand and Roger Taylor

In 1988 – “Shove It” released UK – debut album by The Cross.
 In 1995 – Roger Taylor played the Teatro Metropolitan, Palermo, Italy.
In 2008 – WWRY Musical Asian Tour, opening night, Seoul.
In 2010 – EMI released 3rd set of Queen heavyweight vinyl albums: The Game / UK Cat no. QUEENLP 8 / ICPN 5099968486112; Hot Space / UK Cat no. QUEENLP 10 / ICPN 5099968486419; Made in Heaven / UK Cat no. QUEENLP 15 / ICPN 5099968486518.
In 2011 – Brian May presented the 6-track EP album “Musica Sara” by Martha Rossi (“Scaramouche” We Will Rock You Italian Touring Show inc Italian version of “We Believe (Credimi)” – arrangements by Brian.

Brian May presenta l’album di Martha Rossi
In 2011 – The current issue “Q” magazine carried 16-page report “May And Taylor Speak! The Unseen Freddie”, with new interviews with Brian May and Roger Taylor.
In 2013 – The Queen Extravaganza 2013 Tour played Capitole de Quebec, Quebec City Canada.
In 2014 – The Roger Taylor Collector Series DW Icon Snare Drum (complete with Queen logo) presented by DW Drums at the NAMM Show 2014, Anaheim, USA – part of “The DW ICON Snare Drums” series. MORE HERE: Roger Taylor stars in DW Icon™ Snare Drum Ad.

The DW ICON™ Snare Drums

In 2014 – The German “We Will Rock You” cast and Brigitte Oelke opened the ball season with “Another One Bites The Dust” at the Promo Event “Ball Total”, Deutsches Theater, Munich, Germany,
In 2015 – Queen + Adam Lambert visit the famous “Le Crazy Horse de Paris” in Paris.
In 2020 – Queen + Adam Lambert played Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo, Japan.