“We are not a fossil”, says Queen guitarist before Rock In Rio


10 September 2015

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Group participated in a press conference in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday morning (10)

Rio Press Conference

The members of the band Queen, one of the main attractions of Rock in Rio, attended on Thursday (10) by a press conference at the Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, and talked about the expectations for the festival, which begins next week.

Outside the hotel, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, founder of the band, they posed for pictures accompanied by Adam Lambert, who arrived in platform shoes to the event.

The musician revealed the reality show American Idol, talked about the expectation to present to the public the festival alongside the legendary rock band: “Well, I only had three years (laughs),but I did my research I want to leave here at. Rio, but it has been six months since the last time we played together and we have to rehearse. I heard that the audience here is very passionate and I’m excited, “he said.

The musicians in the band celebrated the partnership with Lambert.. “We play for people of all ages Adam he is the ‘real deal’, Freddie (Mercury) also Adam gives us a new energy, as in 1885. We are a entity, are not a fossil “

Queen already part of Rock City’s history. The band performed in the first edition of the festival in 1985. “The 30 years ago show was amazing, we were shocked by the fact that the audience sang every word, was not common where we were from people sing the songs together, especially in 

,” recalled Brian May talking about the first show of the band at the event.

Asked about their similarities with former frontman Freddie Mercury, Adam showed good moo. “The clothes I play the piano and compose as he Fredsiw was a great composer and I’d like to do it,” he said. Already Brian commented: “When Adam is with us on stage he is Adam, not Freddie But Freddie will be with us for a few moments as Love of My Life.”


Rio Press Conference

Rio Press Conference

Rio Press Conferenc

Rio Press Conference