Posts tagged "queen"

Sacha Baron Cohen Won’t Be Returning to the Queen Biopic After All

Update: Queen guitarist Brian May has posted on his website that manager Jim Beach was only joking when he reported the news of Sacha Baro…
By: Colin Joyce / March 28, 2015

See Chad Smith Kiss the Ground of Led Zeppelin’s Headley Grange

In late 1970 or early 1971, John Bonham recorded the drums for "When the Levee Breaks" from Led Zeppelin IV. The session took place i…
By: Marc Hogan / January 22, 2015

Stream William Orbit’s Super-Synthy Remix of Queen’s ‘Let Me In Your Heart Again’

The phrases "Queen" and "synth" might not typically go hand-in-hand, but Coca-Cola and (RED) have invited producer William Orbit to throw…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 3, 2014

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

Honor Freddie Mercury’s Legacy by Drinking ‘Killer Queen’ Vodka

Queen released their single "Killer Queen" 40 years ago. In 2014, the operatically inclined British rock legends will unleash Killer…
By: Brennan Carley / September 15, 2014

Lady Gaga Surprises Sydney Audience at Queen Concert

Lady Gaga and Queen feel like a sonic match years in the making and the Artpop singer joined the legendary rock band onstage at their…
By: Brennan Carley / August 27, 2014

Apocalypse: ‘Now’ Compilation Debuts at No. 1

First! It couldn't be worse. In a week where the top 10 sports plenty of viable alternatives — really, we'd take Little Mix over thi…
By: Chris Martins / February 12, 2014

Borat Bites the Dust: Sacha Baron Cohen Quits Freddie Mercury Biopic

The long-rumored Freddie Mercury biopic just lost its presumed star. Deadline Hollywood reports that Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped out of the movie, i…
By: Dan Reilly / July 22, 2013

Watch 60,000 Green Day Fans Sing ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Green Day's June 1 gig at London's Emirates Stadium set a new attendance record for the U.K. arena. Thanks to different staging and seating configurations,…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

David Bowie and Freddie Mercury Sound Even More Incredible Without Music

Queen and David Bowie's 1981 collaborative single "Under Pressure" is a helluva listen — a perennial classic so fantastic that its good name remains intact…
By: Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Long-Secret Freddie Mercury Memorial Plaque Vanishes Days After Its Discovery

Just weeks after the location of the late Freddie Mercury's final resting place was thought to be revealed, the memorial plaque that commemorated…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 6, 2013

Freddie Mercury’s Mystery Grave May Have Been Discovered

More than 21 years after the legendary Queen singer died, Freddie Mercury's final resting place may have been discovered. Though it has long been know…
By: Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

Freddie Mercury Biopic Starring Sacha Baron Cohen Pushed Back to 2014

According to a blog post by Queen guitarist Brian May, the Freddie Mercury biopic starring Sacha Baron Cohen as the late, great singer…
By: Chris Martins / October 12, 2012

Queen’s Freddie Mercury Will Perform as ‘Optical Illusion’

Freddie Mercury will make a technology-enhanced appearance from beyond the grave at a tenth anniversary performance of the Queen musical We Will Rock You. But…
By: Devon Maloney / May 11, 2012

Watch Queen, Polica, the War on Drugs, Ben Kweller Peform on TV Last Night

Last night brought a veritable smorgasbord of musical performances on television. We've collected them for you in order of each act's experience on the small…
By: Devon Maloney / April 26, 2012

Sonisphere Canceled, Adam Lambert Loses Half His Queen Gigs

Earlier this year, there were rumblings American Idol's Adam Lambert was going to become the new frontman for Queen. That rumor got downgraded to "frontma…
By: Devon Maloney / March 29, 2012

From Lady Gaga to the Streaker: The Top 5 Moments at MTV’s EMAs

Last night at Belfast, Northern Ireland's Odyssey Arena, MTV hosted its annual Europe Music Awards, yet another MTV awards show dominated by Lady Gaga. The…
By: SPIN Staff / November 7, 2011

Arcade Fire, Em at Grammys, Queen Movie + More

Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo, and Katy Perry are all slated to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards, airing February 13 on CBS. Lady Gaga…
By: SPIN Staff / January 13, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: fun. Cover Queen’s ‘Radio Gaga’

While touring with Paramore in the U.K. earlier this year, fun. frontman Nate Ruess decided to add a supremely arena-friendly cover to his band's setlist:…
By: Peter Gaston / December 17, 2010

Sacha Baron Cohen Cast in Freddie Mercury Biopic

He's earned a rep playing outlandish characters Borat and Brüno, but Sacha Baron Cohen looks to be taking on more serious projects: the British comic…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / September 17, 2010
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