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JULY 2015

Contains some Industry and General News from 'OUT THERE'

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1 July - InTheStudio With Redbeard
5 Sep - Freddie Mercury Official Birthday Party, Montreux

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**Sun 19 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 19 JULY
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRIAN !!!!
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In 1947 - Brian May born in Gloucester House Nursing Home, Hampton, UK - only child of Ruth and Harold May.

Brian chatting in Robing Room before ceremony
On his birthday 2007 - Brian chatting in Robing Room before ceremony
to accept Fellowship of Liverpool John Moores University


In 1954 - Brian May received for his 7th birthday a Spanish acoustic guitar - his first ever guitar.
In 1969 - Smile played PJ's Club, Truro, UK.
In 1971 - Queen played the Rugby Club, Hayle, UK.
In 1978 - Brian May celebrated his birthday in Montreux, Switzerland, according to Fan Club Magazine - Freddie Mercury wrote Bicycle Race on this date, after seeing the 1978 Tour De France.
In 1982 - Queen released 'Calling All Girls' - their first the A-side release composed by Roger Taylor, bw 'Put Out The Fire' (USA).

Queen - Calling All Girls - https://youtu.be/2TnjmIMyG1M

In 1982 - From 19-20 July Queen were rehearsing in Montreal.
In 1986 - Queen played Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne, Germany.
In 1986 - Brian May guest appearance with Marillion at the Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne, Germany.
In 1993 - Freddie Mercury's "Living On My Own - The Re-mixes" released and reached No.1.
In 1993 - Freddie received in memoriam Ivor Novello award for 'Living On My Own'.
In 1996 - Brian appeared on BBC's Top Of The Pops with the Rock Therapy group on his 49th birthday, with 'Reaching Out'.
In 1997 - Brian May + Roger Taylor appeared at Brian's private 50th Birthday Party with the SAS Band, Surrey, UK - played All Right Now (Brian guitar & vocals), All The Young Dudes (Brian guitar, voc, Roger bvs), Tie Your Mother Down (Brian guitar & voc), Rock And Roll (Brian guitar, Roger voc) and Route 66 (Brian guitar, voc, Roger drums).
In 2003 - Celebrated 56th birthday at Jamie Oliver's restaurant.

Brian with birthday cake, Anita and Emily
Anita, Brian and Emily

In 2006 - Spent birthday attending auditions in the Dominion for upcoming cast change in October for WWRY

In 2007 - Brian May attended the Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral to receive a Fellowship of Liverpool John Moores University.

Fans with birthday greeting
Happy Birthday, Brian! Fans outside the Anglican Cathedral (2007)

In 2011 - Spent birthday with Anita on Isle of Wight - with no internet.
In 2012 - On 65th birthday, VHI Classic Rock Radido reported: BRIAN MAY ISN’T RETIRING ANY TIME SOON

Today (7/19) is Queen guitarist Brian May’s 65th birthday. He’s been making music for over 45 years, so does he ever think about hanging up his guitar strap and retiring? The rocker filled us in.

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“I don’t know what retirement would be for me. I love what I do and I know that I’m very fortunate. I’m one of the few people I know who loves their job as much as I do. I don’t know what retirement would be. I couldn’t really stop thinking about it and feeling it and doing something. I guess I could see the time when I wouldn’t be physically strong enough to but as long as long as I have fingers that move at all I’ll be playing the guitar.”


In 2013 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played Auditorium Stravinski, as partof Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland.

Kerry and Brian in Montreux

In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played the Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Brian plays solo at Uncasville
Solo at Uncasville

Brian and Adam, Uncasville

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**Sat 18 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 18 JULY
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In 1918 - Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918.

Mandela, Roger and Brian et al
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the great man - Nelson Mandela

In 1970 - Queen played Imperial College, London, UK - first public performance in London 0 (bass Mike Gross).

PRS plaque at Imperial College
Plaque unveied 5 March 2013 at Imperial College
BRIAN MAY & ROGER TAYLOR talk about this first gig: HERE.

Queen lige 1971Å

In 1975 - Robert Deacon born to John Deacon and Veronica Tetzlaff.
In 2011 - Brian May gave a talk (accompanied by Anita Dobson) The Dimbola Galleries and Photogaphic Museum, Freshwater Bay Isle of Wight. Brian spoke about his visit in The Lady magazine October 2011. 'I was invited to give a talk at the Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater, which has been showing my exhibition - A Village Lost And Found. We had a fantastic day. The ladies in the tearoom baked me a cake for my birthday......" MORE

Dimbola Exhibition

Brian May at Dimbola Lodge, Isle of Wight 18th July 2011 - http://youtu.be/jkw9eEkjF6w

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**Fri 17 Jul 15**
PRESS RELEASE: DON'T STOP THEM NOW
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT ANNOUNCE EXTRA SOUTH AMERICAN CONCERT
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Argentina: Friday 17 July, 2015.

It would seem that South America can’t get enough of Queen + Adam Lambert who head out to the Latin continent in September.

Having already sold out five stadium and arena shows in Brazil, Argentina and Chile, the band has now extended its tour with a further show added in Argentina.

In addition to topping the 30th Anniversary opening night of Rock in Rio on September 18 and further concerts in Brazil, Argentina and Chile through September, the band has now added a second Argentina show : at Cordoba’s Orfreo Superdome on Sunday 27th September. Tickets go on sale today, Friday July 17 at: http://www.orfeosuperdomo.com

The extra show brings Queen + Adam Lambert ‘s total number of September shows in South America to six.

On the announcement, Queen’s Roger Taylor said: “We are thrilled to be playing in Córdoba! Queen and Adam are flying high right now and guarantee to rock your socks off!”

Adam Lambert expressed his anticipation of the coming concerts saying: "I'm seeing and feeling the excitement for these shows. I can't wait to be on stage in South America for the very first time!"

Queen’s full South America date sheet now reads:

- Wed 16 September Brazil, Sao Paulo Ibirapuera Arena
- Fri 18 September Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Rock in Rio
- Mon 21 September Brazil, Porto Alegre, Gigantinho
- Fri 25 September Argentina, Buenos Aires Geba
- Sun 27 September Argentina, Cordoba Superdomo
- Wed 30 September Chile, Santiago Pista Atletica

Such was the excitement surrounding Queen + Lambert’s opening night at the historic Rock in Rio Festival, a show which will celebrate Queen’s return to Rio’s City of Rock almost exactly 30 years after appearing at the very first Rock in Rio January 11, 1985, that tickets for this appearance sold out in less than three hours after going on sale.

Other shows also sold out in record time.

The forthcoming shows follow Queen + Adam Lambert having played 67 completely sold out arena shows across North America, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Europe in less than a year.

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**Fri 17 Jul 15**
QUEEN STUDIO COLLECTION VINYL BOX SET TRAILER
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Queen - Studio Collection Vinyl Box Set Trailer - https://youtu.be/ypQJFEywbyc

Queen: Studio Collection
Special edition vinyl box set for release September 25

All 15 hit studio albums
Sourced from the original master tapes
Mastered by Bob Ludwig
Half-speed lacquers cut at Abbey Road Studios
Pressed on heavyweight 180 gram coloured vinyl
With a lavishly illustrated 108 page hardback book
LPs also to be available individually on 180 gram black vinyl

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**Fri 17 Jul 15**
ADAM LAMBERT 'WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS' ON JAMES CORDEN'S 50TH 'LATE SHOW'
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Adam Lambert helps James celebrate his first 50 shows with a very special version of We Are the Champions.


#LateLateShow with James Corden 2015 Adam Lambert's Tribute: We Are The Champions
- https://youtu.be/HwK3qIPmbDk


**Fri 17 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 17 JULY
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In 1965 - Johnny Quale and the Reaction played Werrington Park, Launceston, Cornwall, UK.
In 1966 - The Reaction played City Hall, Truro, UK.
In 1971 - Queen played The Garden, Penzance, UK.
In 1979 - Love Of My Life (live) entered UK singles chart No 63.
In 1996 - Rock Therapy release "Reaching Out' CD and 7" singles.
In 2000 - Five + Queen release "We Will Rock You singles (UK).
In 2006 - Brian May and Roger Taylor on stage with Foo Fighters, Hyde Park, London, UK - performed ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Tie Your Mother Down'.
In 2012 - Queen announced screenings of 27 July Budapest concert, titled "Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen live In Budapest" in selected theatres worldwide.

Cinema Poster - Hungarian Rhapsody

In 2013 - Adam Lambert interview with Ryan Seacrest aboutHeartRadio Music Festival, Queen & Glee.

Adam Lambert talks iHeartRadio Music Festival, Queen & Glee with Ryan Seacrest 17 07 2013
- https://youtu.be/-HsbMUz3Lk4

In 2013 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played the Auditorium, Milan, Italy.
In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA. READ BRIAN'S SOAPBOX REPORT

Trucks arrive at MSG
Queen vehicles arrive at MSG

Madison Square Garden

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Give the lighting guy a rise

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**Thu 16 Jul 15**
Q+AL ADDITIONAL SOUTH AMERICAN DATE - CORDOBA 27 SEPT
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Q+AL South America

New Live Date Added! Queen + Adam Lambert to play Orfeo Superdomo Stadium, in Córdoba- 27 SEPTEMBER 2015.

TICKETS: http://www.orfeosuperdomo.com - starting Friday July 17th

Q+AL Cordoba

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**Thu 16 Jul 15**
PRESS RELEASE: QUEEN: THE STUDIO COLLECTION
SPECIAL EDITION VINYL BOX SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 25
+ TURNTABLE
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Queen Collection

Studio Collection

ALL 15 HIT STUDIO ALBUMS
SOURCED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
MASTERED BY BOB LUDWIG
HALF-SPEED LACQUERS CUT AT ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS
PRESSED ON HEAVYWEIGHT 180 GRAM COLOURED VINYL
WITH A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED 108 PAGE HARDBACK BOOK

LPs ALSO TO BE AVAILABLE INDIVIDUALLY ON 180 GRAM BLACK VINYL

All box sets will contain download codes for high quality digital versions. 320 kbps MP3s

To coincide, Rega introduce brand new limited edition
‘Queen by Rega’ customised turntable.

Somehow I have to make this Vinyl Breakthru !

One Stop Shop for the release:
http://studiocollection.queenonline.com

London - July 16th 2015 - Queen on Vinyl: This is how listeners first heard the now legendary Queen in the 1970’s when vinyl was the predominant format for recorded music. This September Queen will hit the crest of an already massive wave – a world-wide renaissance of vinyl and record players – with the ultimate set of vinyl LPs, the complete collection of Queen studio albums, re-mastered to the highest standards of quality in both audio and artwork.

The band and their label Universal Music, today announced Queen: The Studio Collection, an 18 disc theme-coloured vinyl LP collection to be released September 25.

This unique package will be complimented with a fully customised limited edition Queen branded turntable made by Rega.

15 albums. 18 discs? What’s the story ?

Queen always had a special fondness for vinyl, the medium in which they first began to create, around 1970. As a matter of principle, every Queen studio album was offered at the time of original release on vinyl, even well into the era when CD’s had taken over as the medium of choice for most of the public. However, the final two albums, ‘Innuendo’ and ‘Made In Heaven’ were actually formatted primarily with the CD in mind, with a longer running time, so the contents had to be edited down to fit them on to the two sides of a vinyl album. Now, specially for this edition, for the first time, these two albums have been cut at full length as double vinyl LP’s - four sides each – making up a vinyl set that is complete in every way.

The box-set offers many other special features. Most noticeable is the coloured vinyl: designed for collectors, each album has been given a different colour, in keeping with its original artwork, giving a unique record-deck experience. The colour discs have been custom-produced especially for this set, using new material technology which ensures the sound quality is uncompromised.

There are more surprises in the box set; ‘Queen II’ originally never had a designated ‘A side’ or ‘B side’ - but ‘Side White’ and ‘Side Black’. For this new edition, the album has been cut on two separate discs, black and white, each with a custom etching on the reverse side, a nice bonus for collectors.

The collection has been five years in the making. Throughout this time Queen’s production team has worked extensively on all stages of this painstaking mastering process. The first step was the tape research; locating and confirming the correct versions and best sources for all tracks. Most notably, Under Pressure, plus five tracks on the ‘Innuendo’ album, were improved hugely after the discovery of better sources during this period. Particular attention was paid to the original releases to ensure that nothing was lost or changed for the worse by reverting to earlier sources.

Mastering: To ensure optimum quality in mastering the music, the Queen team asked a number of world-renowned mastering engineers to deliver their best efforts on the same three songs; after double-blind comparison tests, Bob Ludwig’s work was a clear winner, and he was asked to master the entire catalogue for this project. Ludwig is probably the best-known mastering engineer in the world. His skills, combined with a perfect acoustic environment and the some of the world’s finest analogue and digital equipment at Gateway Mastering in Portland, USA, allow him to produce matchless quality in the final result. The Queen team were pleased to confirm his reputation, as well as fulfilling their own exacting demands.

The original plan was to master everything straight from the analogue mix tapes, where available. But in fact most of those tapes, having suffered from the effects of time, were in need of some restoration. The problems encountered included speed errors, missing audio, newly developing clicks and other unwanted noise. So the decision was made to create new super-high quality digital masters, using 24 bit samples and a sampling rate of 96 kHz. All the restoration was then performed in the digital domain, and the vinyl was cut from these perfected files. All restoration was carried out with the lightest of touches, with a profound respect for the originals, and the resulting masters are undoubtedly the finest ever.

The Cut: Of course, with the vinyl process, everything depends on the final stage – the physical cut – one continuous modulated spiral groove on each side, carrying all the sound information which will eventually reach our ears.

For this process, there was only one man in the frame: Miles Showell at famed Abbey Road Studios, London, has perfected the technique of cutting at half speed. Showell runs the source file and the cutting lathe at 50% of the normal speed, which means double the accuracy in the cutting of the groove, resulting in superior reproduction of the music via the stylus in your record player. Showell uses a beautifully maintained Neumann VMS80 lathe boasting cutter-head amplifiers fitted with custom designed RIAA filters. These filters have been optimised for the very cleanest sound. Showell started by cutting the albums onto acetate discs to check the process for every track, and only after he’d fixed any sibilance or other vinyl-specific problems did he cut the lacquers to be sent to the manufacturing plant.

More trials were carried out before eventually deciding to manufacture at Optimal in Germany. Optimal have an enviable reputation for audiophile-quality pressings, plus unparalleled capability for the printing and manufacture of all the elements to be contained in the box set. The Queen team worked closely with the technicians at Optimal in an exhaustive quality control program where test-pressings of every disc, in black and coloured vinyl, were checked to minimise unwanted noise. Finally, the finished results were compared with original pressings of the LPs, on a top quality modern record player, to answer the question: “Was it all worth it?”

True to the final words of the song: “Yes, it was a worthwhile experience!!!”

*****

The 18 vinyl LP box set comes with a lavishly illustrated 12 x 12 inch 108 page hardback book which features introductions to each album, quotes from Queen themselves, hand-written lyrics, rare photographs, memorabilia, and information on singles and videos - all made possible with unlimited access to Queen’s own archive plus the personal archives of Brian May, Roger Taylor and some generous fans. Thanks to all.

The Queen Studio Collection

Queen
Queen II *
Sheer Heart Attack
A Night at the Opera
A Day at the Races
News of the World
Jazz
The Game
Flash Gordon
Hot Space
The Works
A Kind of Magic
The Miracle
Innuendo
Made in Heaven

* 2 disc special edition exclusive to the box set. 1 disc standard edition available separately.

*****

Turntable - full view

To complete the package, Queen have teamed up with one of the worlds most recognised and respected turntable manufacturers, Rega.

Queen and Rega are proud to announce a brand new limited edition official turntable to coincide with the release of the re-mastered vinyl multi disc box set. The design of this unique custom deck includes reproductions of classic Queen logos, and incorporates the tone arm technology of the multi-award-winning ‘plug and play’ Rega turntables. Both brand and band are quintessentially English and the combination of engineering and musical achievements make for a perfect match.

Features:
A custom designed high gloss acrylic laminated plinth silk screened with ‘Queen by Rega’ logo.
Hand built RB101 tone arm
Factory fitted Rega Carbon moving magnet cartridge.
New low noise low vibration 24v synchronous high performance motor.
Silk screen printed ‘Queen crest’ platter after Freddie’s original art work.
Queen dustcover lid badge.
An optional upgrade is available to a handmade high performance (weight matched) moving magnet Rega Bias 2 cartridge. This cartridge is designed specifically for the ‘plug and play’ RB101 tone arm mounted on the Queen by Rega turntable.

Release date: September 25, 2015.

http://studiocollection.queenonline.com

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**Thu 16 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 16 JULY
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Brian May Hello Toilet ! - 16 July 2014 - https://youtu.be/ddWpBbF9-hg

See explanation: http://brianmay.com/brian/brianssb/brianssbjul14a.html#17

 

In 1966 - The Reaction played the Winter Gardens, Penzance, UK.
In 1984 - Queen released "It's A Hard Life" bw "Is This The World We Created…?” single EMI QUEEN3 UK.

[221] It's A Hard Life 7" and 12" Singles (1984) - https://youtu.be/3rKvRd2sVko

Here is a selection of 7" and 12" vinyl singles that were issued for the It's A Hard Life single. Released by EMI records in 1984, you can see here all the singles from the UK, USA and Japan as well as copies from Spain and Germany.
Piano by Mariano Bryner.

In 1986 - Queen played Maine Road Stadium, Manchester, UK, to 35,000 fans

Rock Therapy - "Reaching Out" - Top Of The Pops (1996) - http://youtu.be/YGt_Cj6vuJ8

In 1996 - Rock Therapy perform "Reaching Out" on Top of The Pops UK
In 2006 - Brian May made a guest appearance in A Love Letter To Dan - A Tribute To Dan Crawford) at the Novello Theatre, London, UK.
In 2011 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played final date on their Anthems Tour The Orange College Hall Officers Mess, Cranwell, UK.
In 2013 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played the Diga Nazario Sauro, Grado, Italy.
In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Queen + Adam Lambert Philadelphia 2014 - https://youtu.be/z3dO_25k7JE


"Last Horizon & Brian May Guitar Solo" Queen & Adam Lambert@Wells Fargo Philadelphia 7/16/14
- https://youtu.be/2YpESsFmi1U

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**Wed 15 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 15 JULY
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In 1975 - "Keep Yourself Alive 7" (US Single Edit) US only released by Elektra.
In 1997 - Andrew Cunanan shot Gianni Versace twice in the head killing him on the steps of the designer's South Beach mansion. Versace designed the costumes for Queen's "Ballet For Life".

John Deacon, Gianni Versace, Elton John, Brian May and Roger Taylor at Ballet for Life Pemiere, Paris

In 2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Hyde Park, London, UK - performed "Imagine" and "We Are The Champions" both dedicated to victims of the terrorist attacks in London. "Bohemian Rhapsody (Live In Hyde Park)" Queen + Paul Rodgers was released at midnight. Interviewed by Nicky Horne, Capital Gold Radio.

Interview: Queen + Paul Rodgers with Nicky Horne Capital Gold Hyde Park 15 07 2005
- http://youtu.be/qcb8zCsityk
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Queen And Paul Rodgers Bohemian Rhapsody (Live At Hyde Park 2005)
- https://youtu.be/sPZdkfQxPwQ

In 2011 - Roger Taylor released on YouTube remix of 1994 "Dear Mr Murdoch".
In 2013 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played Wörtherseebühne, Klagenfurt, Austria. REPORT

Brian May and Kerry Ellis, Klagenfurt, Austria

Brian May, Klagenfurt, Austria

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**Tue 14 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 14 JULY
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In 1977 - "Good Old-Fashioned Lover-Boy" broadcast on Top of the Pops, UK.
In 1980 - Queen played the Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
In 1992 - Barcelona Gold compilation CD, ft freddie Mercury and Monterrat Caballe released by Warner Music.
In 1998 - EMI Australia issued Another World EPK for Brian May's Another World (promoting that territory).
In 2003 - Queen releases Live At Wembley Stadium (2CD) UK.

Queen Live At Wembley Stadium 2-CD 2003
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In 2004 - EMI re-releases Queen Greatest Karaoke Hits CD and DVD, Japan.
In 2005 - Roger Taylor phone interview with David Jensen, Capital Gold Radio, discussing forthcoming gig in Hyde Park and London terrorist attack, UK.
In 2007 - The Giant Telescope Canarias (GTC) began searching the Universe HERE.
In 2009 - Brian May explained stereoscopic "Noctilucent Clouds" on his Soapbox HERE.
In 2011 - Brian May as Chancellor of Liverpool JMU 14 July 2011 attended Graduation Ceremony for School of Humanities and Social Science.

LJMU 14 July 2011 AM - procession and Brian May address - http://youtu.be/wbWrmfSQ58E

Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, Dr Brian May, addresses the School of Humanities and Social Science graduands at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, 10.30am, Thursday, 14 July 2011. Includes entrance and Brian's address.

In 2012 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.



Queen & Adam Lambert - HD - Somebody to Love - Hammersmith Apollo UK - July 14
- http://youtu.be/ugws_2KbjOo

In 2013 - Brian May and Kerry Ellis played the Teatro D'Annunzio, Pescara, Italy.

Brian May - Pescara with Kerry Ellis - 14 July 2013

CHECK OUT MORE PHOTOS IN SLIDE SHOW HERE

In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played the Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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**Mon 13 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 13 JULY
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In 1968 - The Reaction played Princess Pavilion, Falmouth, UK.
In 1973 - Queen played Queen Mary College, Basingstoke, UK.
In 1973 - "Queen" debut album released UK.

Queen debut album

In 1980 - Queen played the Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
In 1985 - Queen appeared at Live Aid Wembley Stadium, London, UK - performed 20-minute set of hits 'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'Radio Ga Ga', 'Hammer To Fall', 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love', 'We Will Rock You' and 'We Are The Champions'. and late Freddie and Brian an acoustic version of 'Is This The World We Created'.

Queen - Live at LIVE AID 1985 [Best Version] 60fps
- https://youtu.be/A22oy8dFjqc

BBC Interview - Brian May (Live Aid 7/13/1985) - https://youtu.be/h3MtdSka8xE

In 1993 - The Brian May Band supported Guns’n’Roses, Palais Omnisports de Bercy, Paris, France, Brian later joining G'n'R for 'Knockin' On Heaven's Door.
In 2008 - Roger Taylor, Sarina Potgieter and some of Roger's children attended the Cartier Party at Goodwood, UK.

Roger Taylor and Family, Goodowod
Goodwood - 13 July 2008

In 2010 - Brian May interviewed by BBC Radio Wales on Welsh Badger Court Ruling - also by Jon Snow for Channel 4 News, on the day of the Bsdger Appeal court ruling not to permit Welsh Badger Cull. READ MORE: Brian "AN AMAZING VICTOR"

Brian May interview BBC Radio Wales on Welsh Badger Court Ruling 13 July 2010 - https://youtu.be/Q7ReIGbZdfo

BBC Radio Wales 'Good Evening Wales' - Felicity Evans's drive time phone interview with Brian May, following court ruling on Badger Trust appeal against Welsh cull -
TRANSCRIPT AT http://brianmay.com/brian/briannews/briannewsjul10c.html#22 .
More info: http://www.Save-Me.org.uk


Brian May with Jon Snow Channel 4 News 13 July 2010 - https://youtu.be/Q7ReIGbZdfo

On the day of the Badger Appeal court ruling not to permit Welsh Badger Cull, Brian May was interviewed by Jon Snow for Channel 4 News
TRANSCRIPT AT http://brianmay.com/brian/briannews/briannewsjul10c.html#18
More info: http://www.Save-Me.org.uk


In 2011 - Dr Brian May Cbancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, attended Graduation Ceremony and gave address.

LJMU 13 July 2011 PM - procession and Brian May address - https://youtu.be/zgAl-bGgwH4

Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, Dr Brian May, addresses Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure graduands at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, 2..30pm Wednesday, 13 July 2011. Includes entrance and Brian's address. Vice Chancellor Michael Brown had his own way of celebrating this, his 100th graduation ceremony in his closing remarks, before the officials led off in procession. Michael Brown also steps down as Vice Chancellor, a post held for the past 9 years.

Brian May Graduation ceremony 13 July 2011
Liverpool John Moores University Chancellor Brian May with Everton manager
David Moyes and Sir Richard Lambert

In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada13 July 2011

Adam and Brian - Toronto

Roger, Adam and Brian - Toronto

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**Sun 12 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 12 JULY
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In 1970 - Queen performs for the first time as Queen, Imperial College, London.
In 1980 - Queen played the Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA.
In 1982 - Queen awarded Gold for Hot Space USA sales.
In 1985 - Queen rehearsed for Live Aid, Shaw Theatre, London. ITV interviewed band for “Good Morning Britain”.

Queen Live Aid rehearsal + interview 1985 - https://youtu.be/HcViDt9eAsQ

In 1986 - Queen played Wembley Stadium, London, UK (2nd night) Performed Big Spender for first time in years. Entire concerts filmed and released on VHS, CD, DVD.
In 1986 - Queen made a guest appearance at the Kensington Roof Gardens Afterparty, London, UK. "Dicky & The Hearts" played "Gary Glitter, Samantha Fox, Freddie, et al).

Samantha Fox and Freddie
Samantha Fox and Freddie Mercury - Kensington Roof Gardens Afterparty 12 July 1986 [Queenphotos]

In 1993 - "Frank Stubbs" series first aired ITV1 featuring segments of Brian May's "Business".
In 1993 - A party held early for Brian’s birthday in a boat on River Seine, Paris, France.
In 1996 - Brian May appeared with Zucchero Montreux Jazz Festival, Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland - played guitar for ’Madre Dolcissima (Mama)’ with Zucchero Fornaciari.
In 2002 - We Will Rock You: The Musical performances (12 & 13 July) recorded for London cast album, Dominion Theatre, London UK.
In 2008 - Roger Taylor guest appearance Festival of Speed Gala Dinner, Goodwood House, Goodwood, UK. Roger performed with Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), and Kenney Jones (Small Faces, The Who), possibly similar to the Drum Extravaganza performed at Live Earth.
In 2012 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK (2nd of 3).

Photos 12 July 2012:

Hammersmith Apollo 12 July 2012


Hamersmith Apollo 12 July 2012

In 2014 - Queen + Adam Lambert played Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.

Brian and Adam smiling

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**Sat 11 Jul 15**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 11 JULY
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In 1971 - Queen played private event for guests from record labels, Imperial College, London, UK.
In 1980 - Queen played the Forum, Inglewood, California, USA.
In 1986 - Queen played Wembley Stadium, London, UK (1st of 2 sold out shows, 80,000 audience).

Queen - Who Wants To Live Forever (Live At Wembley Stadium, Friday 11 July 1986)
- https://youtu.be/MOhuK7aZayw

In 1993 - Brian May Band played the Festivalground, Werchter, Belgium.
In 1994 - "Frank Stubbs Promotes" ITV1 series 2 aired featuring Brian May's "On My Way Up".

Frank Stubbs promotes VHS
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Frank Stubbs Promotes theme - https://youtu.be/Bcc8yjCxfpw?t=8m10s

In 1997 - Queen awarded Platinum for Greatest Hits I & II USA sales.
In 2000 - Queen awarded Platinum for Greatest Hits I & II USA sales.
In 2011 - Brian May & Roger Taylor made a guest appearance at the iTunes Festival with Foo Fighters,at the Camden's Roundhouse, London, UK (performed "Tie Your Mother Down)".

Tie Your Mother Down - Foo Fighters & Queen iTunes Festival 11 July 2011 - https://youtu.be/yf9KBxTg-nw

To the delight of the audience, Dave Grohl introduced Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen to the stage at The Roundhouse in London, where they joined The Foo Fighters for "Tie Your Mother Down" in their Encore at the iTunes Festival on 11 July 2011. Brian and Roger were on guitar and drums, respectively, with Taylor Hawkins delivering the vocal.

In 2012 - Queen + Adam Lambert played the Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK - first of three dates.

ADAM LAMBERT & QUEEN, SOMEBODY TO LOVE & CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE
- https://youtu.be/djKle0CUNuc

Hamersmith Apollo 11 July 2012

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