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Dexter Fletcher takes over as Director of Freddie Mercury biopic (12-7-2017)

Freddie Mercury biopic director fired (12-5-2017)

Freddie Mercury biopic due in 2018 (7/15/2017)

More from the sessions that produced Under Pressure could come out (6-19-2017)
Roger Taylor releases short film to accompany new solo song Journey's End (5-4-2017)

Brian May cancels Christmas tour due to 'persistent illness' (10-24-2016)

Astroid named in Freddie Mercury's hono on his birthday (9-7-2016)

Brian May collects Classic Rock Living Legend award in London (11-11-2015)

Roger Taylor joins Foo Fighters on Under Pressure during UK concert (9-5-2015)

Queen opens tour with Lambert taking lead in Chicago (6-19-14) (video)

May hints at Queen album with Mercury-Michael Jackson song (9-12-13)

Brian May has knee replacement surgery (8-6-13)

Freddie Mercury's Rolls sold at auction (1-13-13)

Roger Taylor Reveals Heaing Loss (5-30-11)
British Army Crowns Queen Song  (4-18-11)
Queen Anniversary Reissues (1-29-11)
Queen Front Man Biopic Underway (1-13-11)
Brian May Signs On To Help Ageing Dogs  (12-1-10)
Prince's Trust Draws Strong Lineup (11-18-10)
Brian May on Zappa Opus Headed For Release (7-19-10)
Pair From Queen Join Foo Fighter Drummer (5-19-10)
Joe Perry Reached Out to Paul Rodgers (1-28-10)
Queen guitarist confirms Mercury tribute (10/15/09)
Queen + American Idol contestant? (5-23-09)
Queen and Kiss join Santana on American Idol finale (5-21-09)
Queen minus Paul Rodgers (5-15-09)
Queen + Paul Rodgers Live CD + DVD (5-1-09)

NOTEWORTHY Dates

11 11 2015 Brian May collects Classic Rock Living Legend award in London (story)

  3 14 2011 40th anniversary reissues of first 5 albums w/ bonus material release (story)
11 17 2010 Brian May & Roger Taylor plays Prince's Trust concert (story)

  5     2009 Queen + Paul Rodgers collaboration ends [story]
10 28 2008 The Cosmos Rocks released (With Paul Rodgers)
  3 03 2006 First US tour with Paul Rodgers as vocalist opens, Miami
12 06 2005 Brian May awarded CBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace
10 24 2005 Slash joins Queen & Paul Rodgers onstage in LA for "Can't Get Enough"
10 16 2005 Queen plays first US date with Paul Rodgers
10 14 2005 Roger Taylor drums with Foo Fighters on "Tie Your Mother Down" East Rutherford NJ
  4 11 2005 Queen plays Rome despite pressure for to cancel due to the Pope's death. Concert
                opens with a moment of silence.
  1 18 1997 Queen reunites for Aids benefit with Elton John, Paris
11 24 1991 Queen's Freddie Mercury dies of aids
  2 05 1991 Innuendo released
  6     1989 The Miracle released
  8 09 1986 Last concert with Freddie Mercury, Knebworth
  9 15 1982 Last U.S. concert with Freddie Mercury, Great Western Forum, LA
  5 25 1982 Hot Space released
10 26 1981 Queen / David Bowie collaboration "Under Pressure" recorded, Montreaux
  9 14 1981 Band gets injunction to bar release of unauthorized bio
  6 26 1979 Live Killers released
11 16 1978 Topless cyclists onstage during "Bicycle" in NYC show
11 14 1978 Jazz released
11 01 1977 News Of The World released
10 22 1977 We Will Rock You released
  9 17 1976 Queen plays free for 150,000 in Hyde Park
12 02 1975 A Night At The Opera released
10 31 1975 Bohemian Rhapsody released
12 14 1974 Sheer Heart Attack released
  5 16 1974 Brian May collapses with hepatitis in New York, band cancels U.S. tour
  4 09 1974 Queen II released
  3 01 1974 Queen opens first tour
  7 13 1973 Queen released
  7 08 1970 Queen forms
  8 19 1951 John Deacon born
  7 26 1949 Roger Taylor born
  7 19 1947 Brian May born
  9 05 1946 Freddie Mercury (Faroukh Bulsara) born (dies 11/24/91, Aids)