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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, October 20 2014

'Queen: Live at the Rainbow '74': Still Killer Queen, After All These Years

Live at the Rainbow '74 doesn't contain all of Queen's biggest commercial hits, but features some of their heaviest rock from their amazing early days.


Sunday, October 19 2014

Queen: Live at the Rainbow '74

This lost live record captures one of rock’s most unassailable giants, right when it was discovering how to really belt out its “fee-fi-fo-fums”.


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.


Blogs

Thursday, September 25 2014

Marc Martel - "The Mercurotti" (A Duet with Freddie Mercury and Luciano Pavarotti)

Nashville's Marc Martel records a tribute to two of his favorite singers, Luciano Pavarotti and Freddie Mercury.


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.


Ye Shall Be Entertained, So Sayeth Queen (Sound Affects) [25.Aug.09]

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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