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OCTOBER 2014

Contains some Industry and General News from 'OUT THERE'

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REMINDERS
4 Nov The 2014 Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards,The Avalon, Hollywood, USA.
10 Nov (11 USA) Queen Forever CD release - Deluxe Edition - Japanese 2CD SHM-CD


19 Dec - 09 Jan 2015 WWRY Alte Oper, Frankfurt.

**Fri 31 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 31 OCTOBER
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In 1969 - Wreckage played Ealing College Of Art, London, UK.
In 1970 - Queen played the Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
In 1974 - Queen played the Victoria Hall, Hanley, UK.
In 1975 - Bohemian Rhapsody / I’m In Love With My Car 7” single released UK


[259] Bohemian Rhapsody Worldwide Singles (1975) - http://youtu.be/S2yirvFQ4b8

Bohemian Rhapsody was released worldwide on the 7" vinyl format only by EMI and Elektra records in October to December 1975. This was the first single from the A Night At The Opera album and Queen's first UK picture sleeve single and No#1 when released in the UK on 31st October 1975. You can see 7" vinyl singles from UK, USA, Japan, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Italy and Yugoslavia. Piano by Mariano Bryner.

In 1978 - Queen played the Civic Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
In 1979 - Notorious Jazz album launch party Fairmount Hotel, New Orleans.
In 1983 - Brian May & Friends released Star Fleet Project mini-album UK.
In 1992 - Hollywood Records released “WATC” / “WWRY + WATC” on cdBACKtrax series.
In 1998 - Brian May played Apollo Theatre, Manchester, UK.
In 2003 - Brian May guest appearance at Def Leppard Concert Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK - played Tie Your Mother Down.
In 2003 - Roger Taylor webchat on 46664.com discussing the 46664 project and his part in it.
In 2005 - Queen + PR released Return Of The Champions DVD with concert filmed at Hallam, Sheffield, UK and bonus “Imagine” from Hyde Park concert - and Queen released D/L “It’s A Beautiful Day (Robertson & DJ Korma Remix)”.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played O2 arena, Prague, Czech Republic. Released for download “Bad Company (Live - 31/10/08)”.

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**Thu 30 Oct 14**
QUEEN FOREVER IN PICCADILLY TODAY
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Queen Forever featured on the iconic Piccadilly Circus roundabout this morning...

Queen Forever In Piccadilly Circus

 

Video footage

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**Thu 30 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 30 OCTOBER
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In 1970 - Queen played College of Technology, St Helens, UK.
In 1974 - Queen played the Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK.
In 1992 - Brian May was keynote speaker at the College of Music Journalism Convention [CMJ], New York City, New York, USA.
In 1998 - Brian May played City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
In 1995 - Queen released QUEEN 21 (Part 2 of 2) “Heaven For Everyone”, “Keep Yourself Alive”, “Seven Seas Of Rhye”, “Killer Queen”.
In 2000 - “Freddie Mercury - The Video Collection” VHS and DVD released UK.
In 2001 - “We Will Rock You” DVD - footage of 1981 Montreal Forum concert released by Pioneer Video, commentary by director, Saul Swimmer (USA).
In 2003 - Brian May played “Bohemian Rhapsody” at WWRY Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2004 - Brian May posted a photo on the Kremlin roof,which was taken on day of the MTV Russia Awards.

Brian on Kremlin Roof

"Somehow I feel roofs are my thing !!! bri"

In 2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.
In 2008 - Queen+PR arrived in Prague, Czech Republic.

Queen Comes to Prague 2008 - http://youtu.be/XvENcSQqVGM

in 2013 - Brian May, Paula Fleming and Denis Pellerin gave a talk on Diableries and held a book signing at the British Library Conference Centre, London.

British Library - Brian - with Skeleton Backdrop
Brian at the British Library

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**Wed 29 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 29 OCTOBER
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In 1978 - Queen played Mid South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
In 1982 - Queen played Hokkaidoritsu Sangyo Kyoshin Kaijo, Sapporo, Japan.
In 1997 - Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon filming video "No-One But You", Bray Studio, UK. Later Brian was to recall that during a short break in filming, when band discussing takes, a moth was seen to fly around a champagne glass that had been placed Freddie's grand piano. Brian had a feeling that Freddie was there somehow.

Queen - No One But You (Only The Good Die Young) [Official Video] - http://youtu.be/oLKyaOLb2Fs

In 2003 - Brian May played on Bohemian Rhapsody at WWRY Musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2004 - Brian and Roger attended We Will Rock You Musical press conference at the Musical Dome, Cologne, Germany.
In 2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia.


Queen + Paul Rodgers | Hammer To Fall (Live in Belgrade 2008) - http://youtu.be/a8AtsuhUPWI

No One But You

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**Wed 29 Oct 14**
BO RHAP LEADS OUT ON NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A MILLION
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Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody reigns at Track No 1 on this new "Now That's What I Call A Million" Compilation, released 27 October 2014, and boats 61 of the biggest Million Selling Hits from The UK Charts. Ad currently showing on UK TV.

Available on CD and Download: AMAZON | iTunes

NOW That's What I Call A Million - 30" TV Ad - http://youtu.be/xYcrfwTcvXo

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**Tue 28 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 28 OCTOBER
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In 1964 - 1984 played St Mary's Church Hall, Twickenham, UK.
In 1977 - Queen record their sixth BBC Session, Maida Vale Studios, UK.
In 1977 - “News Of The World” released UK.


[257] News Of The World UK Albums and Songbook (1977 )- http://youtu.be/cfLQ96Rig40

Here are the original 'News Of The World' albums on vinyl LP and cassette that were released in the UK on 28th October 1977 by EMI records. This was Queen's 6th studio album complete with stunning artwork and a gatefold sleeve and reached No#4 in the UK album chart. You can also see here the accompanying song book. Piano by Mariano Bryner.

In 1978 - Queen played The Convention Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA - and filmed footage for and "Fat Bottomed Girls" and "Bicycle Race" videos, the latter not used till 2002 Greatest Video Hits DVD.
In 1991 - Greatest Hits II released UK.


Greatest Hits II Promo Box Set (Freddie's Copy) (1991) - http://youtu.be/CsH8q7n_v6U

In 1992 - Brian May appeared on Channel + TV Show in France.
In 1998 - "Red Special" mini-album released to promote Brian May Band tour.

Brian May Red Special mini-album

In 1998 - Brian May played the NIA, Birmingham, UK.

Brian May at Birmingham NIA 1998 by Jen Tunney
Photo by Jen Tunney 28 October 1998

In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Arena, Budapest, Hungary. Released to download "Tavaszi Szek Vizet Araszt - Live" and "We Believe - Live".

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**Tue 28 Oct 14**
QUEEN'S ROGER TAYLOR TALKS SOLO WORK, HOPES BAND WILL RECORD WITH ADAM LAMBERT
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Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert and Brian May

BILLBOARD
27 October 2014 by Gary Graff

Roger Taylor is taking a minute to shine a spotlight on his work outside Queen.

The drummer has two collections of his solo work coming. Best, due out Oct. 27, features 18 selected tracks ranging from his 1977 rendition of Parliament's "I Wanna Testify" to his 2013 album Fun On Earth, as well as material from his side band The Cross that included guest appearances by Queen mates Freddie Mercury and Brian May. That will be followed on Nov. 11 by The Lot, a boxed set of all of Taylor's solo material on 12 CDs and one DVD, including a 64-page hardbound book.

Taylor tells Billboard that going solo "wasn't a case of drummer-itis ... it was just that I felt capable of doing stuff on my own and I thought I'd like to do something that was just mine and not always being part of a band."

With the upcoming packages, Taylor says, "It's very weird, but it's very sort of satisfying for me to have all the stuff I've done by myself in one sort of neat package. It's very nice. It feels like I can draw a line and move on."

He'll next be moving back into Queen mode. First up is Queen Forever, a compilation coming Nov. 11 that includes three unreleased tracks, including the late Mercury's duet with Michael Jackson, "There Must Be More to Life Than This."

"It was really something the record company wanted," Taylor says, "and we did have these three tracks that have never been heard, so we tried to put together an interesting collection."

Queen Forever comes in both single- and double-disc editions, and Taylor says there's another track that Mercury and Jackson recorded together, but Queen hasn't received permission to release that.

"Obviously with different companies involved, it's quite complicated," he notes. "We seemed to resolve something and we have permission to release this one track, but it was not the easiest (negotiations). And I think, what a shame -- Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, two great talents, neither of them is with us anymore."

Queen + Adam Lambert, meanwhile, is gearing up for more work after touring North American and Australia this year. The group kicks off a European tour Jan. 13 in the United Kingdom, which Taylor predicts "will be interesting for Adam because I think he's more known in the States and places like Australia than he is in Europe."

"But it's been fantastic everywhere," he says about the previous touring. "Every night, every place we went, the reception was tremendous and that was a delightful surprise just to think that after all these years we can still go out and do it. But it was great with Adam, I have to say. He really fitted in beautifully."

And, Taylor says, he's hoping for an opportunity to see if that fit extends to the recording studio for some new music together. He says, "I think it would be a very interesting experiment," he says. "It would be nice to just go in and see what came out. I don't know if it would be an album or anything, but I think it's too good a marriage to just let it go at touring. I'm sure we'll do something. His voice is so extraordinary, and it's a beautiful instrument. I think it would be nice."

Taylor adds with a laugh that, "I guess we better come up with some material. We've sort of mentioned it, yeah, but not in a serious way. I think we'll probably get this [European] tour over with and maybe come up while we're touring, 'Do you want to go in and try to write something?'"

Taylor adds that the group did film a show in Sydney and also recorded audio every night, which will result in some sort of release "that will be out there at some point," though no details have been determined.

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ß**Mon 27 Oct 14**
QUEEN LOVE KILLS  - THE BALLAD - (MONTAGE VIDEO)
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Queen - Love Kills - the ballad - (Montage Video)
- http://youtu.be/xTPdU_07YZY

Queen Bring Back Freddie - New ‘Queen Forever’ CD Collection Brings New Freddie Mercury Tracks to Light

RELEASED NOVEMBER 10th / 11th 2014

Queen Forever - formats

Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 10th 2014 on the Virgin Records label.

The tracks include a long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, There Must Be More to Life Than This, a previously unfinished Mercury-Queen track Let Me In Your Heart Again originating from the band’s The Works album recording sessions, and a scorching new stripped-down ballad version of Mercury’s first solo hit, his Giorgio Moroder collaboration, Love Kills.

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**Mon 27 Oct 14**
ROGER TAYLOR 'THE BEST' OUT NOW ON CD AND VINYL
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Out today! Roger Taylor 'Best' on CD and double LP (with tracks appearing on vinyl for the first time).

Roger Taylor - Best

Best [CD] - amazon
Roger Taylor (Artist)
- Audio CD (28 Oct 2014)
Number of Discs: 1
Label: Import
Label: Omnivore Recordings
Best [VINYL] - amazon
Roger Taylor (Artist)
Vinyl (27 Oct 2014)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Import
Label: Omnivore Recordings

Roger Taylor - 'I Wanna Testify' TV Appearance, 1977
- http://youtu.be/FI2D-VpGrHA

SOMETHING ELSE
Queen's Roger Taylor "I Wanna Testify" from Best: One Track Mind
26 October 2014 by Nick Deriso

Queen remains dominated by Freddie Mercury’s outsized personality, with only Brian May’s red guitar to give him the smallest of challenges in the band’s iconography. There is, it seems, barely any room for Roger Taylor - who, while still providing Queen’s steady pulse, also made a number of important other contributions along the way.

Best, an 18-song compilation of solo high points that’s finally arriving in the U.S., makes the case in its own subtle way — beginning with “I Wanna Testify,” Taylor’s 1977 solo debut. A triumph of conception, it includes a layered vocal backing on par with anything Queen did in their Roy Thomas Baker-produced heyday, and a series of eruptive electric asides.

Only Taylor’s gruff approach with the lyric gives anything away. Otherwise, this could just as easily have been an here-to-fore undiscovered track from News of the World. And so it goes through Best, with moments both large and small that reflect and then amplify Queen success stories like “A Kind of Magic” and “Radio Ga Ga,” a pair of chart-topping hits composed by Taylor. He also co-wrote “One Vision” “Under Pressure.”

The collection, due in America on October 28, 2014 via Omnivore, advances a huge box set that collects everything Roger Taylor has done outside of Queen. The Lot stretches to 12 CDs and a DVD, packaged with a hardbound 64-page book — and covers everything from “I Wanna Testify” through his 2013 release Fun on Earth, including the later-released bonus material — and his trio of albums with Cross.

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**Mon 27 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY 27 OCTOBER
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In 1974 - Queen recorded “God Save The Queen” at Trident Studios, London, UK.
In 1981 - Queen received Platinum award for Greatest Hits UK sales.
In 1991 - The Cross played the Forum, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
In 1991 - Roger Taylor guest appearance with Magnum, the Forum, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
In 1995 - “In From The Storm”, Jimi Hendrix tribute compilation album released ft Brian May with “One Rainy Wish”.

In From The Storm

In From Storm: Music of Jimi Hendrix
Various Artists Audio CD
"Brian May's "One Rainy Wish" also appears on "Another World"

In 1998 - Brian May played Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
In 2003 - Brian May guest appearance with cast WWRY Musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Saitama Arena, Saitama, Japan. Released from this concert “Fire And Water (Live In Japan)”, “The Show Must Go On (Live In Japan)”.

Queen + Paul Rodgers - Fire And Water - http://youtu.be/kA2ThR5MIiM

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**Sun 26 Oct 14**
WiN ZIGGO DOME TICKETS TO QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT WITH RADIO VERONICA
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Win Q+AL tickets with Radio Veronica

In Holland, Radio Veronica, offering chance to win tickets...

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You stand on January 30 in the Ziggo Dome?
From 27 to 31 October you can win tickets for Queen + Adam Lambert at the Ziggo Dome! Radio Veronica

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Queen + Adam Lambert
Two years ago, toured musicians Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert shortly Europe. Now they come back for an extended tour of 21 shows in ten countries. The tour will start on January 13 in Newcastle and comes after seven concerts in the UK to France, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Czech Republic and, finally, Switzerland. For their last American tour, the group sold 24 dates in record time.

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**Sun 26 Oct 14**
QUEEN'S BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY 'GOOD SONG IF UNWELL OR DOWN'
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What's YOUR best 'pick-me-up' song?

BBC NEWS
26 October 2014


Queen in 1977 - Bohemian Rhapsody reached number one in the UK charts on two occasions

What is a Bohemian Rhapsody?

Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.

A ComRes survey for BBC local radio for Faith in the World Week, which is exploring the healing power of music, offered 1,000 people 10 choices.

Dancing Queen by Abba came second, with Happy by Pharrell Williams in joint third with "classical music" generally.

More than two-thirds of those polled said they like listening to music when they do not feel well. And nearly nine-out-of-ten of respondents agreed that listening to music can make people feel better when they are sick or facing difficult times.

Faith in the World Week, which runs until 2 November, is examining how music can change and shape people's lives. It will be supported by special programming on local radio, on Radio 2 and online.

Overall, 81% of Britons say that they have been made to feel better by listening to music. Just 36% said that they prefer to listen to speech than music when they are not feeling well, the poll found.

Asked to select specific music, almost 30% of men choose Bohemian Rhapsody from the list provided. Fewer women - 23% - put it first, with 28% naming Dancing Queen. Only 16% of men opted for the Abba track.

Among the over-65s, classical music made more of an impression, with 39% saying they wanted to listen to it when they're ill or down.

Among younger adults, Happy was the most popular song. Songs by Bob Marley, Robbie Williams and Michael Jackson were also on the list presented in the survey.

Bohemian Rhapsody is taken from Queen's A Night at the Opera album. Nearly six minutes long, the track went to number one in the UK singles charts on two occasions - on its initial release in November 1975, and in 1991 following the death of the band's frontman Freddie Mercury.

Queen said they regarded the track as a showcase of their technical skill and the song encompasses several musical styles. But although Bohemian Rhapsody topped the poll for its apparent cheering and soothing effects, its subject matter is a man's confession to a murder.

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**Sun 26 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 26 OCTOBER
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In 1968 - Smile played Imperial College, London, UK - support to Pink Floyd.
In 1969 - Wreckage played Ealing College Of Art, London, UK.
In 1973 - Queen played Imperial College, London, UK.


Queen - Queen Tour 73' - http://youtu.be/zeaIjkZJ0js

In 1981 - Queen + David Bowie released “Under Pressure” / “Soul Brother”.

Under Pressure 7" Vinyl Singles (1981) - http://youtu.be/SIROn5Fc9gY

This is the Under Pressure 7" vinyl single that was released worldwide in 1981. It was a collaboration with David Bowie and gave the band their second number 1 single in the UK. You can see here regular formats, alternate cover and a promo single from the UK, USA, Japan, Australia and Spain.

In 1982 - Queen played Kosusai Tenjijo, Nagoya, Japan.
In 1983 - Queen and Brian sign a new record deal with Capitol Records USA.
In 1987 - Freddie Mercury + Montserrat Caballe released “Barcelona” / “Exercises In Free Love”.
In 1991 - The Cross played Sporthalle Birkelbach, Erntebrück, Germany.
In 1997 - Brian May and Roger Taylor on TV programme Pepsi Chart Show talking about No One But You and Queen Rocks compilation.
In 2005 - Queen+PR played Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

QUEEN AND PAUL RODGERS PRESS JAPAN 2005 - http://youtu.be/jqYhSSXGYW8

In 2010 - Brian May was working on “G-A-Y Mix” Kerry Ellis “Defying Gravity”.

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**Sat 25 Oct 14**
MOVIES: FATHOM EVENTS BRING QUEEN TO THEATERS (US)
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PRESS ENTERPRISE
24 October 2014 by TIMOTHY GUY

FATHOM EVENTS

Queen in Concert
Queen in concert.

Nothing beats Queen in the '70s and early '80s. Nothing. Don't try to argue, you'll lose.

Fathom Events is bringing classic Queen to theaters Monday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. The concert event was film during the band's 1981 concert at the Forum in Montreal.

The track list of songs performed at the show are some of the band's best: "We Will Rock You," "Killer Queen," "Under Pressure," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "We Are The Champions," "Another One Bites The Dust" and "Bohemian Rhapsody."

Being a special event, not all theaters will be screening the concert film.

For a full list of participating theaters, click here.

Tickets are on sale now for $12.50. For more information, head over to Fathom Events' website.

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**Sat 25 Oct 14**
LIVE AT THE RAINBOW '74 - REVIEW
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A great review...

Queen 74

POP MATTERS
20 October 2014 by Joe Sweeney

Live At The Rainbow cover artQueen Live at the Rainbow '74
(Hollywood; US: 9 Sep 2014; UK: 8 Sep 2014)
Amazon: DVD - BLU-RAY - BOX SET
Download - Digital album - Digital Deluxe

Few artists have had a year quite like Queen in 1974. Bowie in ’77 comes to mind, and not much else. The group released two one-of-a-kind rock masterpieces that year – Queen II in March and Sheer Heart Attack in November – showcasing a luxurious sonic palette that had evolved dramatically from its relatively anemic 1973 debut. And because of all this incredibly prolific studio work, the live record that was supposed to follow Queen II ended up getting shelved.

Forty years later, we get to hear this lost concert and then some, thanks to a lovingly packaged, fantastic-sounding release from Hollywood Records. Queen played the Rainbow Theatre in London three times in 1974 – a March 31 performance that was originally slated for live album fodder, and two conquering-hero shows in November, right as “Killer Queen” was topping the charts. Live at the Rainbow ’74 gives us that first show in its entirety, along with a second disc of material culled from the later gigs, capturing one of rock’s most unassailable giants right when it was discovering how to really belt out its “fee-fi-fo-fums”.

Holy shit, to have been there to see this. The Rainbow was a 3,000-seat venue, but from the majestic opening chords of “Father to Son” on, Queen delivers a massive-sounding spectacle fit for Wembley. Brian May’s guitars are upfront and gutsy, his effect-pedal mastery making them sound everywhere at once. Roger Taylor is downright frenetic at times, his fills rolling like boulders. And of course, Freddie Mercury’s voice towers above it all, soothing and cajoling like electrified silk.

Then comes the perennial live favorite “Ogre Battle”, a song that represents everything that makes Queen II one of the all-time slept-on classics – blazing, jittery blues riffage, operatic harmonies, and wild lines like “the ogre men are still inside the two-way mirror mountain”. Live at the Rainbow ’74 gives us two chances to hear Queen play “Ogre Battle” when it was fresh in their minds, and that alone makes it a treasure.

It’s remarkable to hear this band effortlessly replicating a studio sound that was getting progressively lusher. May’s wizardry helps, but the way he, Mercury, and Taylor harmonized is probably even more important. Queen didn’t just have the greatest lead singer of all time – it had two other dudes who could nail impossible-sounding high notes. I would say that the “I! Want! You!” chorus of “Son and Daughter” sounds angelic here, if it wasn’t bristling with palpable human energy.

Of the two discs, I lean toward the second, because it’s a compelling glimpse at the band getting its head around how to pull off Sheer Heart Attack live. “Killer Queen” only appears for a minute as part of a medley; “Bring Back That Leroy Brown” is apparently performed for the first time ever (Mercury confesses “That was new for both you and us” after ripping through it); “Stone Cold Crazy” burns with a superhuman fervor that could only have been enhanced by its newness.

But on the whole, you really can’t go wrong here – skip the first set and you miss a scorching medley of “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stupid Cupid”, and “Be-Bop-A-Lula”, for instance. Live at the Rainbow ’74 doesn’t just succeed as an album full of raucous, fantastical, peerlessly executed rock and roll. It also thrills by pinpointing a place and time when a great band made the leap from the streets of London into the lap of the gods,.

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**Sat 25 Oct 14**
NEW QUEEN FOREVER WHITE MUG
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Queen Forever White Mug

QUEEN FOREVER - White Mug
- from Queen Store... available 10/11/14
Check it out HERE

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**Sat 25 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 25 OCTOBER
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In 1986 - Queen’s Live At Wembley premiered on Channel Four and private radio stations.


Queen - Who Wants To Live Forever (Live At Wembley Stadium, Friday 11 July 1986) - http://youtu.be/MOhuK7aZaywy

In 1991 - The Cross played Festhalle, Dietenheim, Germany.
In 1998 - Brian May played the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
In 2004 - Queen released “Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl” 2DVD and 2CD with live concert recorded at Milton Keynes Bowl, UK.


Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl Promo CD's (2004) - http://youtu.be/Bb3Yqd8jGtw

Here are three promotional CD's that were released to promote the Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl live album. Released in October 2004, this was Queen's 5th official live album and was issued by EMI Parlophone records around the world. You can see here promotional only CD's from Argentina, Mexico and Japan.
Piano by Mariano Bryner.


In 2005 - Queen received Gold award for “We Will Rock You” single USA sales.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Palacio De Deportes, Madrid, Spain. Released on download “Another One Bites The Dust (Live - 25/10/08)”, “Fat Bottomed Girls (Live - 25/10/08)” and “Love Of My Life (Live - 25/10/08)”.

Brian at keyboards - Live At Wembly

Live at Wembley

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**Fri 24 Oct 14**
QUEEN FOREVER - OFFICIAL ITALIAN RELEASE PARTY
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Rome (Italy), Discoteca Laziale - 10th Novembre 2014

Universal Italy in cooperation with We Will Rock You, Official Italian Queen Fan Club, is proud to announce a special album release party at the DISCOTECA LAZIALE in Rome on 10th November, the day before the Italian release date with the following:

- Special album pre-sale of the Queen Forever Cd and the 2Cd Deluxe Edition.
- A Celebrative T-Shirt to all who'll buy the album exclusively for this event.
- For that day only: buy 3 Queen Cd's and get one of your choice for free!
- A contest where you can win some unique "Queen Forever" Official Promo Displays.
- An acoustic show with a Queen tribute band (the name and details will be announced shortly).

A buffet will greet everyone who'll be there too.

For that very special occasion the store, which is located near Termini Train Station, will extend their usual opening time until late in the evening.

For more information check the WWRY website
or the Facebook Event page

Queen Forever release party is with FREE ENTRY

Don't miss it

Address: Discoteca Laziale, Via Mamiani 62/A - Rome (Italy)

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We Will Rock You
Official Italian Queen Fan Club
www.wewillrockyou.it
www.facebook.com/wewillrockyouofficial

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**Fri 24 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 24 OCTOBER
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In 1978 - “Bicycle Race” and “Fat Bottomed Girls” AA-side single released USA.
In 1982 - Queen played the Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium, Nishinomiya, Japan.
In 1983 - Brian May & Friends release “Starfleet“ / "Son Of Starfleet" singles UK.

Starfleet

In 1988 - Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe release Barcelona UK.
In 1994 - Roger Taylor played the City Square, Milan, Italy.
In 1998 - Brian May played the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK.
In 2001 - Queen released in Japan 24-bit remastered CDs with improved sound quality - "The Game", "Flash Gordon", "Hot Space", "The Works", "The Miracle" and "Made In Heaven".
In 2005 - Queen released Official Bootlegs: “Bonsoir Paris”, “Crazy Tour” and “Done Under Pressure”.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Estadio Municipal, Murcia, Spain.


Queen + Paul Rodgers Murcia 24.10.2008. Guitar Solo, Bijou
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-re4qoq91I

In 2008 - Brian May telephone interview on the Bob and Tom Show in USA, from Barcelona, Spain.

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**Thu 23 Oct 14**
QUEEN FOREVER TV AD - BBC R2 'A' PLAYLIST
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'There Must Be More To Life Than This' has just moved up from the B List to the A List on BBC Radio 2 which means more plays and more chances to hear it!

Queen Forever - TV ad - http://youtu.be/o_2Z_tAsy8M

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**Thu 23 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 23 OCTOBER
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In 1970 - Queen played Potters Bar Youth Club, London.
In 1989 - Brian May appeared on Day Time Live, TV, performing "Who Wants To Live Forever" with Ian Malcolm, UK.
In 1991 - The Cross played the Stadthalle, Erlangen, Germany.
In 1995 - Queen released Heaven For Everyone / It's A Beautiful Day UK.


Queen - Heaven For Everyone (Official Video) - http://youtu.be/yI8lrvKLzg0
Heaven For Everyone (promo video, 1995) taken from the 1999 'Greatest Flix III' compilation.




Heaven For Everyone Part 1: UK Singles and Display Items (1995) - http://youtu.be/fj3JxC3M-B4

Here are the single formats for Heaven For Everyone that was released in the UK on 23rd October 1995. As well as four CD's, there was a cassette and a promotional only 7" vinyl with inserts, and for promotion some promotional posters and card flats. Piano by Mariano Bryner.

In 1995 - Brian May was in India to watch the Solar Eclipse.
In 2000 - Freddie Mercury: The Solo Collection, 10-CD+2DVD + hardback book, released by Parlophone + 'Solo' CD and 'The Video Collection' DVD.

Freddie Mercury Solo Collection

In 2006 - Brian May, Sir Patrick Moore & Chris Lintott released "BANG! The Complete History Of The Universe" book, with Press conference London.

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