Photo: Mel Appleby CC BY-SA 3.0 QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT Tue 26 & Wed 27 Aug 2014 8:00pm – TICKETS
Legendary superstar band QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT have announced they will visit Australia. “Let’s ROCK those beautiful arenas JUST ONE MORE TIME!” said Brian May.
This is the first QUEEN tour of Australia since 1985.
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT received glowing reviews for their performance together at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas last September, triggering a conversation between Adam, Roger and Brian to take the show on the road.
Rolling Stone said, “Lambert astounded the audience on songs like ‘We Will Rock You’ and the closing ‘We Are The Champions’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’. It was the most anticipated act of the night.”
Billboard claimed, “…Queen effectively stole the show, with timeless songs that music fans of all genres can sing along to” and the Hollywood Reporter exclaimed, “Adam Lambert, Queen bring down the iHeart house. With the perfect mix of rock attitude mixed with style, theatricality, sex appeal and impressive vocal gymnastics, [Lambert] took the band’s music to new heights.”
ALLPHONES ARENA: The Sydney Super Dome is a large entertainment and sporting complex located in Sydney, Australia. It is situated in Sydney Olympic Park, and was completed in 1999 as part of the facilities for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Wikipedia Address: Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127, Australia Capacity: 21,000 | Opened: September 4, 1999 Phone: +61 2 8765 4321 | Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
21 August 2014 by George Palathingal
We must admit we didn’t see the veteran Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor’s last attempt to resurrect their classic outfit, with Paul Rodgers of ’70s rockers Free and Bad Company on lead vocals. However, we do think their latest choice of frontman, the flamboyant, powerhouse singer Adam Lambert, makes much more sense as a replacement for the late, great Freddie Mercury. If May and Taylor have found a bass player, too, that can ably fill in for the long-retired (and hugely underrated) John Deacon on the likes of Under Pressure and Another One Bites the Dust, this should be a lot of fun. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8pm, Allphones Arena, Olympic Park, 132 849, ticketek.com.au, from $99.90.