Wednesday, June 8 2011
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
'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.’
Monday, June 17 2013
A Queen show embodies the hypnotic, fascistic properties inherent in arena-sized rock performances, a la Triumph of the Will.
Tuesday, December 11 2012
Queen was never a shy band. This makes them a perfect candidate for this double DVD package of music videos.
Thursday, November 15 2012
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
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'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 ... .
Friday, June 21 2013
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
A seminal concert from the influential glam-band Queen will hit the silver screen for the first time.
Tuesday, August 25 2009
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
Friday, June 8 2012
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
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