On This Day in Queen History – 25 June


In 1974 – ‘Seven Seas Of Rhye’ bw ‘Loser In The End’ released on Elektra – 2nd single in Japan.
In 1979 – John Deacon’s third child (only daughter) Laura born.
In 1980 – Queen rehearsing for “The Game Tour”, LA.
In 1984 – Roger Taylor released “Strange Frontier” album  (UK). 

Roger Taylor "Strange Frontier" album
Roger Taylor “Strange Frontier” album

In 1985 – Freddie Mercury’s interview with DJ Simon Bates broadcast BBC Radio One.
In 1989 – Breakthru entered the UK chart at 13. 
In 1993 – The Brian May Band played Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany.
In 1994 – Roger Taylor appeared on BBC TV’s Pop Quiz.

Roger Taylor Pop Quiz 1994

In 1998 – Brian May writes letter for the Queen Fan Club Summer 1998 magazine from Marriot Beach Resort, Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, about forthcoming “Another World” tour and Roger Taylor’s soon-to-be released album.
In 2001 – Confirmation Brian May on Robbie Williams’ new single ‘Eternity’: “EMI Germany have sent out a Promo Maxi-CD with an insert which says: “you can hear Brian May as guest guitarist.”
In 2009 – Brian May guest appearance with Kerry Ellis, Shaw Theatre, London, UK.
In 2009 – Michael Jackson died at Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, USA. R.I.P.
In 2010 – News that a reprint of the book “Queen Live: A Concert Documentary” planned for 2011. In this 3rd edition of Greg Brooks and Gary Taylor a lot of new information and corrections and compared to the original book more photos, memorabilia, documentaries, live Discography etc. published.
In 2012 – Queen + Adam Lambert finish rehearsals for their tour.

Band rehearsal 25 June 2012
Band rehearsals completed 25 June 2012 [Shared by Brian 18 June on SOAPBOX 18 June 2012]

In 2013 – Brian May and Kerry Ellis, Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.

Brian May, Lowry, Salford - Candlelight concert with Kerry Ellis
© Jen Tunney 2013

Kerry Ellis with Brian May No One But You Lowry 25 06 2013

Kerry and Brian - Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays © Frank Tunney
Kerry and Brian – Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays © Frank Tunney

In 2014 – Queen + Adam Lambert spent their day off in Calgary, Canada.
In 2016 – Brian May and Roger Taylor presented with a 28X LP Platinum Award backstage at the Queen + Adam Lambert concert at the Anfitteatro Camerini Piazzola Del Brenta in Padua.
In 2016 – Queen + Adam Lambert – European Summer Festival Tour, 2016, Anfitteatro Camerini Piazzola Del Brenta, Padua, Italy.

Queen+AL – Love of my life @ Padova, 25.06.2016

In 2017 – Brian May Guitars released the “2017 USA Tour Exclusive” offer. Visitors to the Queen + Adam Lambert North American Summer Tour 2017 can register with their ticket to purchase an exclusive Brian May-signed BMG Special Guitar.
In 2017 – Brian May presented “Queen In 3-D” in a one-off show on “Planet Rock”.
In 2018 – Queen + Adam Lambert played lie at The Forum, Milan, Italy.