Freddie Mercury

Bulldozing Through the Cradle of British Rock

James Ketchell | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Ketchell

If ever there was a venue which epitomised our approach to music heritage in this country, it is the Ealing Club. Quite simply it's a huge missed opportunity on a number of levels. The council could be attracting visitors from all around the world to explore the music heritage of Ealing.

Brian May Reveals The Queen Song That Means The Most...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May's heart is full of rediscovered Queen music, with the album 'Forever' showcasing the band's tunes in their most raw, intimate form - and it ...

'Enduring Music Is Full of Spirits' - Working With Queen on 'Queen Forever'

William Orbit | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
William Orbit

The musicianship of all four members of Queen is phenomenal. Roger, an extraordinarily multi talented man whom I've known for many years and always admired. John Deacon's original bass part with its lyrical fluidity that made it easy for me to know where to put the odd reinforcement. Freddy's original piano carried most of the song's musical DNA...

Caroline Frost

Queen's Brand New Track 'Just Happened To Be There' | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May reveals he was surprised by what he heard when he dug out some long-abandoned tracks for the ‘Queen Forever’ album, which will give fans...

This Man Singing 'Nessun Dorma' As Both Pavarotti And Freddie Mercury Is Pretty Impressive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Being able to sing like Luciano Pavarotti is impressive. Being able to sing like Queen's Freddie Mercury is also impressive. But being able to do both...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Neil Cossar | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

The essential story is not pop's greatest enigma: a man confesses a murder to his mother, vainly pleads poverty in a trial and ends up resigned to his fate. But questions remain: who did he kill and why?

Another One Bites The Dust! Director Pulls Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

There's been another blow to the forthcoming biopic about Queen singer Freddie Mercury after director Dexter Fletcher quit the project. Deadline ha...

VOTE: What Is The Ultimate Queen Song?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Queen are officially the first act to sell six million copies of an album in the UK. Three decades after their 'Greatest Hits' album was released i...

David Bailey's Stardust on Show at the National Portrait Gallery

Victoria Sadler | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

David Bailey is one of the world's most distinguished and distinctive photographers and this exciting exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the largest exhibition ever of Bailey's work, reflects the diversity of his extraordinary career as well as putting on show his most defining images.

Queen To Release Unearthed Track Featuring Freddie Mercury's Vocals?

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May has sparked speculation that Queen could release a new song featuring the late Freddie Mercury's vocals, after the band unearthed the "magic...

Freddie Mercury Film Lead Actor Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'We've found our Freddie," Brian May told HuffPostUK a month ago, and now it's official. 'Skyfall' star Ben Whishaw WILL play flamboyant Queen fro...

Have Attitudes Changed Towards HIV/AIDS Since the 1980's?

Daniel Warner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

I'm 42 now and my attitude towards sex has changed and I'm confident in my sexuality. I'm also fully aware of the 'risks', and they are risks. I don't take my being HIV-negative for granted but I also don't allow a fear of HIV to stop me doing what I want to do. After twenty years I've finally realised that a penis isn't a murder weapon.

Caroline Frost

'We Have Our Freddie,' Says Brian May | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

“We think we have our man,” says Brian May, about the much-speculated identity of the actor to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming biopic. ...

The World's Two Greatest Performers... Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Fans of Freddie Mercury, still reeling from the departure of Sacha Baron-Cohen from the film of the showman's life, have at least got something to cel...

Can This Man Play Freddie Mercury?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Michael Sheen is the bookies' favourite to replace Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the Queen frontman. Following the news th...

Sacha Breaks Free From Freddie Mercury Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

He seemed like the perfect choice to play legendary rock star Freddie Mercury, but Sacha Baron Cohen has now pulled out of the biopic about the Queen ...

Elton John Joins Pussy Riot: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Live Aid

Neil Durkin | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

The new 100-strong musicians' letter on behalf of the still-jailed Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is a wholly good thing. And it is. It's not about whether I'd listen to music from this enormous body of artists (though I would in a few cases), but ... well, you know what I'm saying. It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it.

Princess Diana 'Sneaked Into Gay Bar Dressed As Man'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Princess Diana once sneaked into a gay London bar disguised as a man, it has emerged. Kenny Everett's friend and co-star Cleo Rocos has revealed t...

The Nation's Number Two

PA/ The Huffington Post Uk | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ultravox hit Vienna was hailed as an honorary chart-topper after being named the nation's favourite number two single. The single triumphed in a na...

Brian May Just Had ANOTHER Good Idea...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Brian May already had one good idea, and it seems he may just have had another. The Queen guitarist was in London on Friday, to help launch the eBo...

But Will it Really Be 'The Last Time'?

Larry Jaffee | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

But how many of the geriatric set pushing 70 can still do what they do? With four sold-out shows in Newark and London, they're rumored to be planning a world tour tour next year, dubbed 'GRRRR! 50 and Counting'? You've got to hand it to the Rolling Stones, even if their motivation these days more likely is money for their families than creating great music.

Caroline Frost

Hungarian Rhapsody Concert Movie: Freddie At The Height Of His Powers | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

All Queen fans dine out how their favourite quartet completely stole Live Aid out from under the posturing of Bono and the swearing of Bob. What fewer...

'Eccentric, Surreal, Pop And Pomp': How The World Saw The Closing Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

What do you get when you mix the Spice Girls, Fatboy Slim DJ-ing in a giant octopus and Eric Idle? A global press reaction where the buzzword is "...

Caroline Frost

Adam Lambert Ready For His Queeny Close Up | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

When Adam Lambert takes his place with the remaining Queen members in London next week and starts to sing the songs that Freddie Mercury made so famou...

On Cults and the Escape Therefrom

Alistair Coleman | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

So, what's a cult? Wikipedia says the word cult in current popular usage usually refers to a new religious movement or other group whose beliefs or practices are considered abnormal or bizarre.