October 8th was the last time Freddie Mercury performed on stage. At the time, he was terribly ill with AIDS, although he didn't want people to know about it. He announced that fact the day before he died. Being ill he continued to compose and record songs and even took part in making videos. Show More Summary
“It was either going to be massive or it was going to be nothing,” said Queen’s Roger Taylor of Freddie Mercury’s iconic masterpiece, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” And well, it turned out to be the former. Premier a cappella group Pentatonix tackles the… Read The post Pentatonix ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cover Will Make You Queen Out: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek is a man on the verge. There’s that almost too-perfect casting as Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic, and while this could be the moment for Malek to nose his way into blockbusters, rom-coms, or the other usual performance trappings of an actor on the rise, ... More »
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"Bohemian Rhapsody" may be the Queen song everyone sings at the top of their lungs in the car (thanks, Wayne's World), but "Somebody to Love" is objectively one of the greatest songs of all time. But why are we talking about this now,...Show More Summary
They just don't make 'em like Freddy anymore.
A short silent film clip of a teenage Freddie Mercury (or Farrokh Bulsara by his real name) has surfaced online. The footage was filmed by one of his friends at Isleworth Polytechnic College in West London during Freddie’s first semester there in 1964 – the year his family migrated to England from Zanzibar. Show More Summary
James Corden has a bone to pick with Adam Lambert. The Late Late Show host challenged the American Idol alum and current Queen front man to a sing-off to determine who could best follow in Freddie Mercury's footsteps. "I don't think I'd be a better front man for Queen. Show More Summary
"Freddie would have loved Adam. No doubt about it."
A new show reveals the inside story of the Freddie Mercury you never knew — and RadarOnline.com has all the juicy details. Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender Revealed, a… READ ON
After George Michael captivated 72,000 at Wembley Stadium in 1992 by putting his stamp on Queen’s “Somebody to Love” during the Freddie Mercury tribute concert, the pop superstar reflected on the experience with awe. “It was probably the proudest moment of my career,” said Michael, who by then had...
After George Michael captivated 72,000 at Wembley Stadium in 1992 by putting his stamp on Queen’s “Somebody to Love” during the Freddie Mercury tribute concert, the pop superstar reflected on the experience with awe. “It was probably the proudest moment of my career,” said Michael, who by then had already released 10 No. Show More Summary
It's 1992 and the biggest musical artists are getting ready for the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in London. The Queen front man had died just a year prior of AIDS-related pneumonia, and the money from the concert would go to his memory and fund AIDS research. The concert featured performances ... More »
George Michael once sang the famous Queen song “Somebody to Love” at a tribute concert for the late Freddie Mercury and the video has resurfaced following the singer’s sudden death. The video was filmed at a rehearsal for the concert in 1992 and George sounds amazing in the clip! Brian May, the lead guitarist of [...]
Seeing some of the musical legends who passed away in 2016 all together brings on a whole new wave of sadness. People on Twitter are sharing this amazing video of a rehearsal for a 1992 tribute concert to Freddie Mercury. In it, George...Show More Summary
A source of inspiration for generations of artists, including Freddie Mercury and George Lucas, Metropolis stands as one of early cinema’s greatest achievements. The 1927 film by Fritz Lang was one of the first of its kind, a feature-length sci-fi film with a message and one of the foremost examples of German expressionism, a movement […]
In case you hadn't heard, Rami Malek has signed on to play Freddie Mercury in a new biopic. This might be a little hard to process, because (a) Freddie Mercury is famous for, among other things, his great big ol' moustache and (b) Rami Malek is not known for having ... More »
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