On This Day in Queen History – 27 September

In 1981 – Queen played the Poliedro De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela. [3rd show] Filmed for later release but never was.
In 1984 – Queen played the Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany.
In 1989 – Queen filmed ‘Scandal’ promo, Pinewood Studios directed by Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher – released on The Miracle EP VHS and Greatest Video Hits 2 DVD.

Scandal video shoot
Scandal video shoot

In 1992 – Brian May guest appearance Pavarotti & Friends, Parco Novi Sad, Modena, Italy. Performed ‘Too Much Love Will Kill You’, also joined in the finale, ‘La Donna E Mobile’. Programme was broadcast live BBC Radio 2 and recorded by Italian TV, (Live At Pavarotti International Charity Gala Concert. Appears on “Pavarotti & Friends”  CDDVDVHS.

Too Much Love Will Kill You

Brian May - Pavarotti & Friends
Brian May – Pavarotti & Friends 1992

In 1993 – Queen released the first batch of CD’s in Queen Digital Master Series, UK – “Sheer Heart Attack”, “A Night At The Opera”, “A Day At The Races” and “News Of The World”.
In 1994 – Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs released Limited Edition CD remaster of “The Game” (USA).
In 1998 – Brian May Band at Rockafella, Oslo, Norway.
In 2000 – Brian May + Roger Taylor guest appearance with 5ive Millennium Dome, London, UK – played ‘We Will Rock You’.

5ive feat Queen-we will rock you.(Millenium Dome 2000)wmv

In 2003 – Brian May guest appearance WWRY Musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK – played ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
In 2013 – Brian May played for Hope 4 Apes, The Savoy, London, UK.

Hope for Apes Private Fundraising Dinner at The Savoy Brian May and Kelly Ellis sing Born Free Song

In 2013 – Brian May’s'”Save The Badger Badger Badger’, mixes and Extended Versions together achieved over one million hits on youTube.
In 2013 – The BBC Radio Solent programme “Breakfast In Dorset” pre-recorded an interview with Brian May on the first tree-planting in “May’s Wood”.
In 2013 – New Roger Taylor ‘Sunny Day’ single presented on “The Chris Evans Breakfast Show” on “BBC Radio 2”.
In 2015 – Queen + Adam Lambert on their “Don’t Stop Them Now” South American tour in 2015, Orfeo Superdomo Stadium, Cordoba, Argentina.
In 2015 – Brian May visited the Paranal Observatory while he was in Santiago, Chile, on tour with Queen + Adam Lambert. MORE: REPORT AND PHOTOS HERE

Brian May at Paranal
On 28 and 29 September 2015, ESO’s Paranal Observatory welcomed a very special visitor — British rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and astrophysicist, Brian May. Famed for being the lead guitarist of the legendary rock band Queen — May also has a passion for astronomy. This picture shows Brian May on the platform of the ESO Very Large Telescope.

In 2016: “Highlander – 30th Anniversary” released as Blu-Ray Edition by Lionsgate Home Entertainment in the US.