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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 Ediition


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

**Fri 10 Oct 14**
QUEEN GET RECORD OF THE WEEK ON BBC RADIO 2
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Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury

'There Must Be More to Life Than This' featuring Queen + Michael Jackson is to be Radio 2's 'Record Of The Week' next week!

Look out for more plays, especially on the Ken Bruce and Alex Lester shows to hear it every day - www.bbc.co.uk/radio2

Queen ForeverQueen Forever is released on November 10th/11th.

- AUDIO CD - http://smarturl.it/QueenForever-1CD
- DELUXE - http://smarturl.it/QueenForever-2CD

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**Fri 10 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 10 OCTOBER
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In 1984 - Queen played Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana.
In 1988 - Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe host Barcelona launch, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK.
In 1991 - The Cross played the Rock Heaven, Herford, Germany.
In 1993 - The Brian May Band played the The Vic Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
In 1994 - Daughter, Tiger Lily Taylor born to Roger Taylor and Deborah Leng.
In 1998 - The Brian May Band played the Rock Haus, Vienna, Austria.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Arena, Nottingham, UK. (Reportedly Freddie's mum the audience). lleased for download “We Are The Champions + God Save The Queen (Live - 10/10/08”.

Queen + Paul Rodgers Nottingham - October 10th 2008 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQJNriIyIZc


Queen + Paul Rodgers Show Must Go On Nottingham - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAeeMWddsKY

In 2011 - Brian May's interview with Mark Goodier from the Groucho Club launch of 40 Years of Queen (3 October) broadcast this day.

Brian May on Smooth Radio with Mark Goodier broadcast 10 October 2011 - http://youtu.be/UlTHx-8H-sE

Brian was interviewed by Mark Goodier at The Groucho Club, London, for Smooth Radio, on Monday 3 October 2011, ahead of the Book Launch that evening for "Forty Years of Queen" by Harry Doherty. Brian showed Mark around the exhibition of some of his considerable collection of Queen memorabilia. The interview was broadcast on 10 October 2011. This amazing and interesting book, "40 Years of Queen", is published by Carlton Books and available to buy now at amazon.co.uk and other good book stores and online outlets.

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT, JAPAN - ON TV !!
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Queen and Adam Lambert on stage

Four songs from Queen + Adam Lambert's Summer Sonic 2014 set to be broadcast on WOWOW Live Channel on Oct 22 at 6:30pm

The names of the tracks are being purposely withheld so you guys have to watch it!

For more information click here http://www.wowow.co.jp/music/ss14/

Tickets for the Queen + Adam Lambert European Tour are on sale now.

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
COMPARING FREDDIE MERCURY'S VOCAL RANGE
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May be of interest to see where Freddie Mercury's vocal range lies, compared to other great and popular singers, according to this analysis...

GIZMODO
The vocal range of the world's most famous singers
7 October 2014 by Jesus Diaz, Gawker Media

Vocal ranges - extract

The original title of this graphic is The Vocal Ranges of the World's Greatest Singers. If you are confused as to why Axl Rose is on top of the chart over voices like Freddie Mercury or why the hell Lana del Rey and Lady Gaga are in this list, don't worry, it all has an explanation.

The explanation is that these are not the greatest singers in the world. Some of them are, of course. But others are not because having a wide vocal range doesn't have a lot of importance when it comes to be a truly amazing singer.

The textbook definition of vocal range is "the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate." But wven while you can hit all those notes, there are many more factors that separate the Lana del Reys and Lady Gagas of this world from the actual greatest singers of all time.

First is the tessitura, which is "where the voice is most comfortable singing." While Axl Rose can hit more octaves than Freddie Mercury, that doesn't mean that Axl Rose is able to maintain those notes or hit them easily. Mercury, on the other hand, was known for his amazing flexibility.

But perhaps the most important thing is the sound of the voice-the timbre-what distinguishes a rich voice full of personality from the run-of-the-mill voice pop voices that populate the charts. That's why most bands and singers today sound more or less the same, especially across each category. Example: Whiny folksy indie singers all sound the same.

People like Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash, Van Morrison, Marvin Gaye, or Tom Waits - to name a few from the list - have a distinct personality that has little to do with their vocal range, even while their vocal ranges allow to do certain things. Cash may not be able to hit the high notes of Christina Aguilera but that rag(g)ed voice was light years ahead in texture and personality.

READ MORE HERE

Vocal ranges - more

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
"QUEEN FOREVER" - TRAILER
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Check out trailer for the new album....

Queen Forever (Trailer)- http://youtu.be/wYNfY9rEAG4

‘Queen Forever’ Collection Brings New Freddie Mercury Tracks to Light

RELEASED NOVEMBER 10TH 2014

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
QUEEN ROCK MONTREAL: CINEMA TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
- AND CINEMATIC TRAILER
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Queen - Live At Montreal Cinematic Trailer - http://youtu.be/caXNRdNaFVk

Queen Rock Montreal

This iconic Queen concert movie has been re-mastered in Ultra HD with 5.1 surround sound and will be showing in cinemas around the world on 24 November. For more info and to book tickets go to www.queen-rockmontreal.com

We will be adding more countries and cinemas over the next few weeks so make sure to check back if your local cinema isn’t listed yet.

Recorded live over two nights at Montreal’s Forum in 1981, it was the first time a band had filmed an entire show in full cinema format 35mm. Now the original footage has been re-mastered in Ultra HD with superb surround sound to create the best ever cinema event experience for Queen fans worldwide. Showcasing a theatrical and brilliantly entertaining performance in its full pixel-sharp glory, the concert features many of their favourite hits including 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. The follow-up to the award-winning Hungarian Rhapsody concert film, Queen Rock Montreal is the ultimate big screen music event.

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 9 OCTOBER
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In 1973 - Queen released "Keep Yourself Alive" / "Son And Daughter" on Elektra (USA).
In 1981 - Queen played Estadio Universitario, Monterrey, Mexico.
In 1989 - "Scandal" / "My Life Has Been Saved" single released (UK).

[246] Scandal UK Singles (1989) - http://youtu.be/6gAogHgQI0w

[246] Scandal UK Singles (1989)

Here are the various UK formats of the single Scandal, that was released on 9th October 1989 by Parlophone records. It was the fourth single to be taken from The Miracle album and included two 7" vinyls, a CD, cassette and two 12" vinyls.
Piano by Mariano Bryner.

In 1991 - The Cross played Music Hall, Hannover, Germany.
In 1992 - Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab releases Ltd Ed CD remaster "A Night At The Opera" (USA).
In 1995 - EMI issues promo single versions “Heaven For Everyone” to radio stations and jukeboxes.
In 1998 - Roger Taylor on TFI Friday, Riverside Studios, London, UK - performs “Radio Ga Ga” and “No More Fun”.  Also televised in France (and other EU countries).

Roger Taylor No More Fun TFI Friday - http://youtube.com/watch?v=X2MbrysSYRg

Roger Taylor TFI Interview 1998 - http://youtube.com/watch?v=OpFpYRH5y3w

In 2000 - Steve Hackett releases "Feedback 86" album ft Brian May on “Slot Machine” and “Cassandra”.
In 2001 - Brian May guest appearance Cambridge Union Society, Cambridge, UK, performed “With God On Our Side” and “We Will Rock You”.
In 2004 - Brian May + Roger Taylor played WWRY premiere party, Lyric Theatre, Sydney, Australia.
In 2005 - Queen releases: Official Bootlegs “Cardiac Arrest”, “Cry Argentina” and “In Concert ’74 - Sheer Heart Attack” tour concert.

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**Thu 09 Oct 14**
PRESS RELEASE: FROM 13TH MARCH TO 19TH APRIL 2015 IN HAMBURG
AT THE MEHRL THEATER AM GOßMARKT
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Fandango Musical GmbH in association with Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainments & Tribeca Theatrical Productions presents

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WE WILL ROCK YOU, the original QUEEN musical featuring 21 of the legendary band's greatest hits, will be rocking Hamburg for the first time from 13th March 2015 at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt! Thanks to its high variability and state of the art technical standards, the visionary theatre newly built in Hamburg’s old central market is the perfect venue for the bombastic production. WE WILL ROCK YOU will be the first Musical ever to perform in the new Hanseatic Theatre.

WE WILL ROCK YOU, produced in conjunction with Brian May and Roger Taylor, is one of the most successful musicals of all time. More than sixteen million fans from around the world have already been rocked by the show, with more than 6.5 million alone at the Dominion Theatre, one of the biggest stages in the West End of London. No wonder We WILL ROCK YOU has won prizes such as the West End’s sought-after Olivier Audience Award, in 2011.

Brian May: “Since our first concert in 1974, Queen always had a very enthusiastic and faithful audience in Hamburg. So we are very thrilled to present this latest, technically revised version of WE WILL ROCK YOU in Hamburg. We are very proud of this German production. It is like no other in the world. The ensemble and the group have their very own style. But what matters most... the show is live, dangerous and more than anything else: it rocks!”

The Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt will be showing the updated original version of the QUEEN musical, including newly re-mastered video animations created by production designer, the late Mark Fisher in collaboration with the acclaimed lighting designer Willie Williams. Between them Fisher and Williams designed some of the most spectacular rock tours, most prominently their joint work for U2.

The cast and band need to have what it takes to reach the high standards of QUEEN’s back catalogue and of this rhapsodic musical production, so they are being selected at international auditions. Then there will be intensive rehearsals before the premiere in Hamburg and the author and director Ben Elton himself will put the finishing touches to the script, giving the rock musical at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt its own, fresh feel.

In Hamburg the music supervision will again be in the hands of rock icons Brian May and Roger Taylor themselves; after all, the QUEEN songs not only form the backbone to the story but also guarantee that extravagant rock sound. At the end the two legendary QUEEN musicians will decide who meets their high standards and can rock in the WE WILL ROCK YOU band in Hamburg.

The original London version of the rock musical was written by the celebrated bestselling author Ben Elton (behind Mr Bean and more) and was produced by Queen Theatrical Productions along with Robert de Niro’s Tribeca Theatrical Productions and Phil McIntyre Entertainment. The music and lyrics to WE WILL ROCK YOU of course come from QUEEN, with Ben Elton again directing.

The QUEEN story is one of the most impressive in pop history with more than 170 million albums sold worldwide, 18 number-one albums, numerous number-one singles and DVDs, joining the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, over 700 concerts all over the world, including the historic appearance at Live Aid and a Guinness Book of World Records Award for the most successful UK chart album in history – QUEEN was and is one of the greatest rock groups of all time. 2011 marked the mega-group’s fortieth anniversary. Their own musical WE WILL ROCK YOU crowns the group’s incredible success story in an impressive way.

WE WILL ROCK YOU tells the story of a globalized future without musical instruments. A handful of rock rebels, the Bohemians, fight against the all-powerful Globalsoft company and its boss, the Killer Queen; they fight for freedom, individuality and the rebirth of the age of rock. Scaramouche and Galileo, two young outsiders, cannot come to terms with the bleak conformist reality. They join the Bohemians and embark on the search to find the unlimited power of freedom, love and Rock!

The very first “Rock Theatrical", as Brian May calls the musical, will be coming to the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt from 13th March to 19th April 2015, in a lavish German production of the original.

With a wink and many ironic sideswipes WE WILL ROCK YOU is more than just a show title, more than a musical and more than a rock concert – it is a promise: WE WILL ROCK YOU!

Dates: Mon to Wed at 6.30 pm
Thur + Fri at 7.30 pm
Sat + Sun at 2.30 and 7.30 pm
Tues off

Previews: Fri 13th to Sun 15th March

Premiere: Mon 16th March

Tickets: From € 29.00 to € 99.00 (excl. booking fees), available through the local ticket hotlines +49 (0) 1805-2001 and +49 (0) 1806-570 070 as well as online at www.wewillrockyou.de, www.eintrittskarten.de and www.eventim.de

Web-Page: www.wewillrockyou.de

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**Wed 08 Oct 14**
"LOVE KILLS" IN ROLLING STONE PLAYLIST OF FAVOURITES
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October 23 edition of Rolling Stone lauds "Love Kills" (The Ballad) on their Playlist of favorite songs.

"The majestic. full-band rock version of Freddie Mercury's 1984 solo cut is the best surprise from Queen's new greatest hits set. The original was an electro-pop curio; this way with Brian May's guitar in the mix, it's a total lost classic."

Plaudits and Keep Rockin for animals Brian !

Thanks to Brien Comerford

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**Wed 08 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 8 OCTOBER
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In 1966 - The Reaction played The Guildhall, St. Ives, UK.
In 1981 - Queen returned to Latin America to Mexico.
In 1988 - Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe performed on playback La Nit Festival, Plaça de Carles Buigas, Montjuic Park, Barcelona, Spain: "Barcelona", "The Golden Boy" and "How Can I Go On".

Freddie Mercury/Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona - La Nit Live - http://youtube.com/watch?v=Wixz_r7v51E

In 1991 - Hollywood Records released the 4th series of remastered CDs with Queen II, Live Killers and The Miracle in the USA.
In1993 - Brian May Band played The Strand, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
In 1998 - Brian May Band played the Circus Krone, Munich, Germany.
In 2004 - Guest appearance: Brian May + Roger Taylor live at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney, Australia - to promote We Will Rock You musical opening the next day. They also filmed a special promo TV spot without audience performing Bohemian Rhapsody.
In 2004 - Brian and Roger attended a press conference held at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney, Australia,
In 2005 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Aruba Entertainment Center, Oranjestad, Aruba.


Queen + Paul Rodgers en Aruba -http://youtu.be/BPh5N_Mky-k

In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played the Rockhal, Luxembourg.

Queen + Paul Rodgers Luxembourg rockhal -http://youtu.be/aVX4K1OdqJg

In 2013 - Brian May presented an award to Dan Black at Pride Of Britain Awards London. Show recorded on Oct 7th 2013, broadcast the 8 October on ITV1.

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**Tue 07 Oct 14**
PLEASE HELP FUND LICENSING UNSEEN PRO FOOTAGE (NEW QUEEN DOCUMENTARY)
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Unseen pro Queen footage

Please support....

A fund raising campaign has been set up by a group of Queen fans to try and raise money to purchase licensing rights to footage in various Dutch TV stations' archives for use in a new Queen Documentary, hopefully for broadcast there late November.

The fund raising is necessary as the committee can't afford everything listed with the available budget they have, even with the external sponsorship help.

There is plenty of unseen footage here which many Queen fans would benefit from helping to invest in, to see used in this documentary. We have a little under 30 days left in the campaign as of time of writing.

Check out here:
Committee seeks help licensing unseen pro footage for a new Dutch TV documentary on rock band Queen
www.indiegogo.com/projects/needed-pro-tv-footage-for-a-new-queen-documentary/

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Richard

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**Tue 07 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 7 OCTOBER
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In 1977 - Queen released double-A single We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You (UK).


Queen - We Are The Champions (Official Video) - http://youtu.be/04854XqcfCY

In 1979 - Freddie performs with Royal Ballet at charity gala for City Of Westminster Society For Mentally Handicapped Children, Coliseum Theatre, London, UK, singing and dancing on "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" arranged for orchestra.

Freddie Mercury with The Royal Ballet 1979 (Edit Version) - http://youtu.be/K5-NQdNcRIY

In 1984 - Queen played the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana.
In 1987 - Freddie and Montserrat Caballé made a new video for Barcelona at Pinewood Studios. Queen Fan Club members were used as extras - they were all given disposable cigarette lighters to wave at appropriate moments to add atmosphere to the film.

Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona (2012 Edit)
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Py1MqvuR_0

In 1991 - The Cross played Konserthuset, Gothenburg, Sweden.
in 1993 - Brian played Palace Theater, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.


Brian May-Live in Palace Theater, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (07.10.1993) Part 6 - http://youtu.be/oZSWsWk40e4

In 1998 - Brian played Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany.
In 2006 - Brian May performs with cast, WWRY musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
In 2008 - Queen+PR played Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Released for download: “C-lebrity (Live - 07/10/08)”, “Bohemian Rhapsody (Live - 07/10/08)”, “Surf’s Up…School’s Out (Live - 07/10/08)”.

Queen + Paul Rodgers: Cosmos Intro + Tie Your Mother Down - Rotterdam 2008 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc2OGMyTsiM

Brian May - Last Horizon - Rotterdam 2008
Brian May - Last Horizon, Rotterdam
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**Mon 06 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 6 OCT
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In 1971 - Queen played Imperial College, London, UK.
In 1977 - We Are The Champions video is filmed in the New London Theatre
In 1984 - Queen played the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana
In 1987 - TV show: The Cross in Tyne Tees studios, Newcastle, UK (The Roxy, Channel 4).


The Cross - Cowboys and Indians (Live) - http://youtube.com/watch?v=pbf3Olp7uCc

In 1987 - Queen won a music video award at British Video Awards for Live In Budapest.
In 1993 - Brian May appeared at the House Of Guitars Guild Day & Sale in Rochester USA and premiered the new LE Brian May signature guitar.
In 1994 - Brian May and Roger Taylor attended the premiere of The Lion King at Leicester Sq Odeon, London, UK.
In 2001 - Brian May + Roger Taylor guest appearance Bob Geldof’s 50th birthday party Davington Priory, Faversham, UK.
In 2012 - Brian May guest appearance with Kerry Ellis the Hippodrome Casino, London, UK.


Brian and Kerry - Born Free - - http://youtu.be/l3naI9WKfHs

Kerry and Brian, Hippodrome Casino
Kerry and Brian - Hippodrome Casino

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**Sun 05 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 5 OCT
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In 1979 - Crazy Little Thing Called Love / We Will Rock You (Live Killers Fast - single Edit) released (UK).

[245] Crazy Little Thing Called Love 7" Vinyl Singles (1979) - http://youtu.be/QxOhUBhBOnA

Here are some worldwide 7" vinyl formats for the Crazy Little Thing Called Love single that was released by EMI in the UK on 5th October 1979. You can see here singles from the UK, USA, Japan, Brazil, France and Spain.
Guitar by Mariano Bryner.

In 1984 - Teachers film released N America.
In 1984 - Queen played the Super Bowl, Sun City, Bophuthatswana.
In 1991 - The Cross played the Hagadal, Hultsfred, Sweden
In 1993 - Brian May Band played the Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada.
In 1997 - Roger Taylor played drums for Dana Gillespie, Wembley Arena, London, UK (regular drummer unavailable).
In 1998 - Brian May played the E-Werk, Cologne, Germany.
In 1992 - Hank Marvin & Brian May release “We Are The Champions” ‘“, Cassette & CD singles.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Color Line Arena, Hamburg, Germany. Release for download “A Kind Of Magic (Live - 05/10/08)” - Roger Taylor singing lead, “Last Horizon (Live - 05/10/08”, “Cosmos Rockin’ (Live - 05/10/08).


Queen + Paul Rodgers - Hamburg 2008 TV Report  - http://youtu.be/SmK86OmWDh8

In 2009 - Brian May recorded guitar for Bandaged cover of All You Need Is Love”, The Beatles.
In 2013 - Brian May guest appearance WWRY Musical, Dominion Theatre, London, UK.

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**Sat 04 Oct 14**
RAINBOW 74 - NO 2 BILLBOARD FOR 3RD WEEK
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Three weeks after its debut on US Billboard Music Video Sales, "Live At The Rainbow 74" is still .... number 2 (3 weeks in a row).

http://www.billboard.com/biz/charts/music-video

 

LATR No2 on Billboard 3rd week

THANKS TO Lech Janicki

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**Sat 04 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 4 OCTOBER
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In 1980 - Another One Bites The Dust reached No 1 USA charts.
In 1993 - The Brian May Band live at the Metropolis, Montreal, Canada.
In 2001 - November Guitarist magazine went on sale featuring on a cover disc with Brian May demonstrating the Burns Red Special guitar against his original Red Special - and new track “Sideburns”.
In 2006 - Brian May and Roger Taylor attended a performance of “Little Britain”, Hammersmith Apollo, London.
In 2006 - UK's Music Industry Association (BMI) awarded DigiTech "Effects Pedal of the Year" for their Artist Series.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers live at the TUI Arena, Hannover, Germany. “All Right Now (Live - 04/10/08)” released for download.

Brian on screen - Hannover 4 October 2008
Hannover

In 2010 - Brian May interviewed on BBC Radio 4 "You and Your" programme broadcast today, about the Gallery On The Green stereoscopic exhibition, housed in a red phone box in Settle, Yorkshire.

 

Brian May BBC Radio 4 You and Yours - 4 Oct 2010 - http://youtu.be/ttEDRXrGHrw

Julian Worricker chats to Brian May for BBC Radio 4's "You and Yours" about evolution of the telephone and exhibition of stereoscopic images opening soon in a phone box! - The Gallery on the Green (http:/ /www.galleryonthegreen.org.uk/) in the village of Settle, Yorkshire. Exhibition coincides with Brian and fellow author, Elena Vidal's 4 November talk at the Victoria Hall (to book: http://www.settlevictoriahall.co.uk/november.html) presenting their new book 'A Village Lost and Found'. More info http://www.londonstereo.com

In 2011 - Queen honoured as  songwriting "Icons" by the BMI at awards ceremony, Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London

BMI Awards 2011 - http://youtu.be/D4xf8eTTWv0

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**Fri 03 Oct 14**
QUEEN WIN GUITAR WORLD'S 'BATTLE OF THE LIVE BANDS'
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CONGRATS TO QUEEN !!

FROM GUITARWORLD.COM

Voting Closed — We Have a Winner!
QUEEN (54.81 percent) have defeated AC/DC (45.19 perfect). Thanks for voting!

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**Fri 03 Oct 14**
QUEEN ROCK MONTREAL - IN CINEMAS
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Queen Rock MontrealVUE CINEMAS in the UK are now booking showings of:

Queen Rock Montreal
Release date: 24/11/2014
Length: 95 min.

Look out for this in your local cinemas.

SYNOPSIS

Queen are one of the biggest selling bands of all time, with 18 number one albums and 18 number one singles to their name. During their peak in the 80s, few bands could fill stadiums like they could, and no other band had a frontman quite like Freddie Mercury.

This legendary concert, filmed in Montreal, is regarded as one of their all-time best performances and was the first concert ever to be filmed in full cinema format 35mm. This has made it possible for the footage to be re-mastered in Ultra HD, resulting in a crisp picture that would not have been possible in 1981 when it was shot.

As well as being visually stunning, the superb surround sound means that hits such as ‘We Will Rock You’ , ‘Another One Bites The Dust’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ have never sounded so good. As well as an enviable set-list which is all killer and zero filler, the show has a strong theatrical vibe which is rarely seen in rock concerts. Queen fans old and new will not want to pass on this essential cinematic event, check out the set list:

Intro
We Will Rock You (Fast Version)
Let Me Entertain You
Play The Game
Somebody To Love
Killer Queen
I'm In Love With My Car
Save Me
Love Of My Life
Under Pressure

Keep Yourself Alive
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Jailhouse Rock
Bohemian Rhapsody
Tie Your Mother Down
Another One Bites The Dust
We Will Rock You (Normal Version)
We Are The Champions
God Save The Queen

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**Fri 03 Oct 2014**
QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT EUROPEAN TOUR - GENERAL SALE STARTS TODAY !!
NEW LONDON DATE ADDED!
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Queen and Adam Lambert on stage

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT – UK and EUROPE TOUR DATES 2015

General Ticket Sales for all shows start at 9am (GMT) / 10am (CET) on Friday 3rd October, except all German shows that start a day later on Saturday 4th October at 10am (CET).

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**Fri 03 Oct 14**
QUEEN WINES: 'MILLIONAIRE WALTZ' MALBEC
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Queen wine

Queen are proud to announce 'Millionaire Waltz' Malbec, from a family vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina.

It is available now at www.queenwines.com

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**Fri 03 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 3 OCTOBER
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In 1983 - Queen released “Live In Japan” heavily edited VHS of concert Seibu Lions Stadium (03/11/82).

Queen Live In Japan VHS 1983

In 1991 - Concert: The Cross played Tavastia Club, Helsinki, Finland, supporting Magnum.
In 1998 - Concert: Brian May Band played Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, Germany.
In 2004 - Zucchero, Queen & Sharon Corr release track “Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime” CD single (Italy) recorded live at 46664 concert.

Zu and Paul Young

In 2006 - We Will Rock You, transferred from Cape Town and opened for a limited season at the Durban, Playhouse Company, October 3 – 29. 2006.
In 2007 - Paul Rodgers in interview with ContactMusic.com issued this date, explaining inspiration for song “Take Love” and that he planned to record this as Queen+ Paul Rodgers.
In 2008 - Brian May was interviewed in Germany.


Brian May Interview Part 1/3, 3rd October 2008 (in German) - http://youtu.be/c4hlZ7SBVcA

In 2011 - Queen's "We Are The Champions" declared the catchiest song of all time by a scientific study.
In 2011 - "40 Years Of Queen" Book launched, Groucho Club, London.
In 2013 - Brian May guest appearance at Don Black Tribute, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.

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**Thu 02 Oct 14**
BATTLE OF THE LIVE BANDS - QUEEN V AC/DC TO BE IN FINAL
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Battle of the Live Bands

Another 'battle' taking place on GUITAR WORLD - their first since November 2013.  This time just 32 bands in contention for the title of Greatest Live Band.

The competition has seen Queen victorious in matchups with Red Hot Chili Peppers, ZZ Top, Van Halen and in the latest matchup - Queen edged out Rush. 

So Queen have made the final !!!! any day after the Allman Brothers Band squared up with AC/DC and were defeated.  AC/DC goes ahead to face Queen.

Thanks for voting in competition so far... Keep voting !!

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**Thu 02 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY - 2 OCTOBER
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In 1980 - Queen returned to UK at end of USA leg of The Game Tour.
In 1998 - Brian May Band played Columbia Halle, Berlin, Germany.
In 2006 - EMI issues "Freddie Mercury Talking To David Wigg" Audio Book.
In 2008 - Queen+PR played SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany. Released for download “Another One Bites The Dust (Live - 02/10/08)”.

Queen - Another One Bites The Dust (Mannheim 2008) - http://youtu.be/zu1_fgxEMrk

Brian Man - Mannheim 2008
Mannheim

Brian May discusses Badgers on Alan Titchmarsh Show 2 Oct 2012 - http://youtu.be/ypyUZvHLGCg

In 2012 - Brian May appeared on the Alan Titchmarsh Show, ITV, UK.

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**Wed 01 Oct 14**
ON THIS DAY IN QUEEN HISTORY 01 OCTOBER
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In 1973 - Queen filmed promo videos for Keep Yourself Alive and Liar, St John's Wood Studios, London, UK.


Queen - Keep Yourself Alive (Official Video) - http://youtu.be/JofwEB9g1zg



Queen - Liar (Official Video) - http://youtu.be/oU7rqB9E_0M

In 1977 - Queen received Silver Award for We Are The Champions UK sales.
In 1980 - Queen received Platinum Award for The Game album (USA) - biggest selling album in America.
In 1986 - Queen received 2x Platinum Award for It's A Kind Of Magic UK sales.
In 1991 - Queen received Silver, Gold and Platinum Awards for Greatest Hits II and 9x Platinum for Greatest Hits II UK sales
In 1992 - Brian May received Silver Award for Too Much Love Will Kill You, and Silver and Gold for Back To The Light UK sales.
In 1993 - Freddie Mercury received Silver Award for Mr Bad Guy UK sales.
In 1997 - Queen received 4x Platinum Award for Made In Heaven UK sales.
In 2002 - “Highlander: Immortal Edition DVD” released, with companion CD of “Princes Of The Universe: One Year Of Love (Ext)”, “Friends Will Be Friends”.
In 2003 - Brian attended first preview We Will Rock You Musical, Calderon Theatre, Madrid, Spain.
In 2008 - Queen + Paul Rodgers played Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany. Released for download ”’39 (Live - 01/10/08)” and “Feel Like Maki; Love (Live - 01/10/08”.
In 2011 - Roger Taylor guest appearance at Bob Geldof's 60th birthday party, Davington Priory, Faversham, UK
In 2013 - Brian May joined animal activists in Somerset onnight of Tuesday 01 Oct 13 to patrol a badger cull zone in an attempt to save the local wild creatures.

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