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Wednesday, June 8 2011

In the Lap of the Gods: The First Five Queen Albums

Consummate showmen and masters of the studio environment, in their first five albums the members of British rock group Queen transformed from ambitious contenders into elite practitioners of the genre.


Thursday, March 31 2011

Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Queen

'Good on showmanship, but not sure about the singing,’ admitted Brian May, about the future Freddie Mercury. ‘Fred had a strange vibrato,’ chuckled Roger Taylor, ‘which some people found rather distressing.’


Reviews

Monday, June 17 2013

How They Rock You: 'Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl'

A Queen show embodies the hypnotic, fascistic properties inherent in arena-sized rock performances, a la Triumph of the Will.


Tuesday, December 11 2012

Did Queen Take Themselves Seriously? 'Queen: Greatest Video Hits'

Queen was never a shy band. This makes them a perfect candidate for this double DVD package of music videos.


Thursday, November 15 2012

At the Height of Their Powers: 'Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest'

One reason Queen could play stadiums and fill them up was because they had the ability to make everyone in the audience feel like they were part of a great occasion. That was on full display in Budapest, where an estimated 80,000 fans packed Népstadion.


Sunday, January 29 2012

'Queen: Days of Our Lives' Is the Definitive Queen Documentary -- for Now

Loud guitar, astrophysics, little people, S&M clubs, positive thinking, and nude women on bicycles are all part of the Queen saga, darling.


Friday, December 2 2011

Queen: Queen 40 Limited Edition Collector's Box Set Volumes 2 & 3

Queen's last 10 albums (1977-1995) are given an exhaustive reissue treatment, replete with incredible bonus EPs for each album, but the honest-to-goodness truth is that some of those latter-day albums do not hold up as well as we hoped they would ... .


Blogs

Wednesday, July 9 2014

Orange Popsicles and Lemonade: 20 Timeless Songs of Summer

Whether you're at the beach or just hanging out in the backyard, these timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.


Wednesday, March 5 2014

The Top 10 Most Awesome Queen Songs

Let them entertain you: here are ten songs of Queen at its hard-rocking and overblown best.


Friday, June 21 2013

Counterbalance No. 134: Queen's 'A Night at the Opera'

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Is this the 134th most acclaimed album of all time? Apparently so. Scaramouche, scaramouche, will you do the fandango? That’s up to you. Queen’s 1975 blockbuster is this week’s Counterbalance.


Monday, September 24 2012

Queen's '86 Hungarian Concert in Theaters

A seminal concert from the influential glam-band Queen will hit the silver screen for the first time.


Tuesday, August 25 2009

Ye Shall Be Entertained, So Sayeth Queen

Music does not always cost money these days, but it always costs time, something just as disappointing when it's wasted. On occasion I've found myself


News

Friday, June 8 2012

Queen Extravaganza tribute has the real rockers’ DNA

ST. LOUIS — Queen drummer Roger Taylor was back home in his native England, walking by a local hole in the wall when something caught his


Thursday, July 22 2010

At the dawn of 3-D: Brian May and 1850s stereoscopic photography

The mania for 3-D imagery could not be suppressed. Millions gobbled up the goods as quickly as the studios could churn them out, on both


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