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Panic! at the Disco Nails Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in Rowdy Cover

A shirtless Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco channeled his best Freddie Mercury in the rock band's superb live cover of "Bohemian Rhapsody." Urie, whose range lends itself well to taking on Mercury's vocal acrobatics, performed the...Show More Summary

If You Could Give A Classic Film A New Soundtrack, What Would You Pick?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's unusual for old movies to get a brand new soundtrack, years after their release. The only example I can think of offhand is Metropolis, which got Freddy Mercury and Giorgio Moroder tunes. But over at The Stranger, there are some fascinating suggestions for present-day artists who should score classic SF films. Read more...

Remembering Freddie Mercury’s Greatest Live Performances

FreddieMercury’sstatusasoneofthegreatestsingersinrockhistoryisunquestioned.Hisimmensevocalrangeandfranticenergymadehimunlikeanyoneelse.TheQueenfrontmantragicallydiedfromcomplicationsofAIDSin1991,buttodaywouldhavebeenhis68thbirthday.Tocelebrate,we’relookingbackonsomeofthegreatestperformancesfromoneofthegreatestshowmentheworldwilleversee.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Queen, Even If You Know Every Word Of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

We will rock you... with trivia. Freddie Mercury's birthday is today, Sept. 5, and if he were still alive he would have turned 68 years old. Considered one of the greatest singers of all time, despite having no formal vocal training,...Show More Summary

PHOTOS: Can Adam Lambert Do Freddie Mercury Justice As Queen’s Front Man?

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

If there ever were a pair of shoes that were near impossible to fill, they’d be the rhinestoned loafers of Freddie Mercury. The iconic rocker was as good as it gets, which is why we can’t be the only ones who were surprised (and a little nervous) when it was announced that American Idol vet […]

Bars & Pubs - Freddie for a day

Fri 05 Sep The staff at the Hard Rock Cafe Sydney are releasing their inner rockstar and channelling Freddie Mercury for an HIV and AIDS fundraiser called 'Freddie...

Zanzibar Has a Freddie Mercury Problem

The view from the Freddie Mercury Bar in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous island off Tanzania, where the street sellers are in the business of pushing Freddie Mercury instead of crack. Shortly after I arrived, a man with a gleaming gold tooth jogged up the road and stopped in front of me. Show More Summary

Actor Ben Wishaw On The 'Courage' It Takes To Come Out As Gay - VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Actor Ben Whishaw, who is set to take on the role of Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic, has spoken to The Sunday Times Magazine about the courage it takes to come out as gay.

Adam Lambert Explains Why Freddie Mercury Didn’t Come Out Publicly

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

From what I understand, it took Freddie a bit of time to come to terms with his sexuality, and once he did … he was living in a time when, as a celebrity or a rock star, it was something that was kind of off-limits.Maybe, for diehard fans of the band who loved Freddie, it’s […]

Adam Lambert Is a 'Killer Queen'

Fresh from his North American tour with Queen, Adam Lambert reflects on the legacy of Freddie Mercury, the advent of the 'post-gay' generation in music, and the launch of his 'Live Proud' campaign. read more

Freddie Mercury Then, Adam Lambert Now

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Interesting interview with Adam Lambert by Curtis M. Wong, deputy editor of HuffPo Gay Voices. Framed by the fact that in six, vertiginous years, Lambert has gone from auditioning with “Bohemian Rhapsody” for American Idol to fronting...Show More Summary

Adam Lambert On Freddie Mercury's Legacy And The Fight To Be A Gay Pop Star

For Adam Lambert, touring the world with Queen is both “the summer gig of a lifetime” and a bona fide, full-circle career milestone. The 32-year-old pop star came into the national spotlight after crooning the legendary rock band’s seminal...Show More Summary

Gay Iconography: Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears Is A Cut Above

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Has there been a more famously flamboyant frontman than Jake Shears since Freddie Mercury? One of the lead singers of Scissor Sisters (along with Ana "Ana Matronic" Lynch), Shears' (né Jason Sellards) onstage antics and songwriting focusing on explictly gay...

Very Bored Swedish Marines Parody Greased Lightning In Afghanistan

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Wow, these guys must have been so damn bored. Whatever, the main dude does a pretty good Danny and has some Freddy Mercury action going on. It's amazing how many very flamboyant music videos we have come out of ISAF's operation's in Afghanistan. This one ranks right up there with Call Me Maybe. Read more...

There is already a cartoon showing Luis Suarez’s unveiling at Barcelona

Yesterday, we featured the Luis Suarez Barcelona shirts that are already on sale. Today, Suarez is compared to Queen legend Freddie Mercury as he sings “Barcelona” on his unveiling at the Nou Camp, alongside Neymar. Among the highlights are the cheeky banners up in the Nou Camp, some singing from the current (for now) Liverpool [...]

Adam Lambert And Queen The ‘Must See’ Show of Summer

When it was first announced that Adam Lambert of American Idol fame would be stepping into Freddie Mercury’s famed jumpsuit for a tour with the band legendary band Queen, the rock world didn’t know exactly how to respond. The similarities are there, sure. Both men are good looking, flamboyant, gay, and have ridiculous vocal ranges.

NBA Draft 2014: Results and Letter Grades for All 30 Franchises

There's a moment in Queen's seminal hit, "We Are the Champions," where Freddie Mercury admits, "And bad mistakes / I've made a few." No, Mercury wasn't an NBA general manager during the draft. But he might as well have been. Such is the appeal of the NBA draft. Show More Summary

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