Jose Fernandez was discussing the Miami Marlins' latest victory when Freddie Mercury interrupted due to someone's cellphone ringtone.
Most people have a modest two-octave vocal range when they sing, but some rare talents can manage five octaves or more. Think the late great, Freddie Mercury of Queen, or Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose, although composer-singer Tim Storms holds the Guinness World Record for the largest vocal range: a whopping 10 octaves. Read more...
American Idol star Adam Lambert is back on the road with Queen, serving as the heir apparent to Freddie Mercury. And it's resulted in some epic performances. Case in point, this towering performances of "I Want To Break Free" live from Queen's European tour at Rock In Rio Lisbon. Watch the performance video here:
Earlier this year, Shooter Jennings released his very weird new album Countach (For Georgio), a tribute to Giorgio Moroder. We posted the Marilyn Manson-assisted cover of Moroder’s David Bowie collaboration “Cat People,” and today Jennings shared the video for “Love Kills,” his cover of Moroder’s 1984 collaboration with Freddie Mercury. In a conversation with Nerdist, […]
Bayern Munich singing the mandatory “We are the champions”. Freddy Mercury would not have approved of the quality of the singing but even by Bayern Munich’s standards, Saturday marked a special occasion. Never before had a team won four straight Bundesliga Titles, not before Bayern Munich clinched the achievement with a 2-1 triumph at Bavarian […]
Carrie Underwood's current single goes by the name "Church Bells," and at the May 1st American Country Countdown Awards she seemed to be paying tribute to two saints from the house of pop. The newly-crowned ACC Awards Female Vocalist of the Year delivered a strutting performance of the song that must have been...
A worrisome STD and a clue to when a person will first have sex make the list: Science Reveals Freddie Mercury's Singing Secrets : Freddie Mercury had one of the most memorable voices in music, and now researchers have unlocked some of its mystery. For one thing, his vocal chords moved...
The personal notebook in which Freddie Mercury wrote the lyrics for some of rock band Queen's hits, including ?I Want It All?, ?Too Much Love Will Kill You?, and ?The Show Must Go On?, will be sold by Bonhams at their upcoming Entertainment Memorabilia sale, taking place at Bonhams Knightsbridge on 29 June 2016. Show More Summary
I've seen James Brown, I saw Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury and Queen, I've heard Aretha Franklin and watched David Bowie, and none of them could lay a glove, sparkled or not, on Prince live. The passing of the Purple One today isShow More Summary
The notebook was used by the Queen frontman in the final years of his life.
In a new scientific study, researchers conducted acoustical analysis of Queen singer Freddie Mercury's singing voice. While he spoke in a baritone voice, Mercury had a tremendous singing range. But his real vocal superpowers were a rather unique vibrato combined with his ability to use subharmonics, like a Tuvan throat singer. Show More Summary
Freddie Mercury's notebook from the last three years of his life, featuring nearly 20 songs written for the band's The Miracle and Innuendo, will hit the auction block in the U.K. Bonhams will offer the item as part of an entertainment memorabilia auction that's slated to begin June 29th. The notebook is...
We all know that Freddie Mercury was a phenomenal singer. Was he physically blessed with a larynx that wouldn’t quit? Was his music the product of inborn talent? A new study published in Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology determined that Mercury’s singing voice was most likely the result of hard work and discipline. Show More Summary
I’m just a poor boy, I need no sympathy Because I’m easy come, easy go A little high, little low Those are part of the opening lyrics from Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, but they don’t describe the voice of the band’s late lead singer Freddie Mercury, who many...
TECH. Apple unveiled a new Mac Book on Tuesday and not everyone is impressed. THE FORCE AWAKENS. When Prince Harry met Chewbacca. Prince Harry has made a new friend… pic.twitter.com/mTra1UoSMx — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April… Read The post Prince Harry, Patrick Stewart, Utah, Freddie Mercury, Semi-Automatic Guns, Tennessee: News appeared first on Towleroad.
Science is awesome. It cures disease, takes us into outer space and invents expensive new gadgets that make our old new gadgets lame and embarrassing. But some oppose science at its very core. “It’s a conspiracy of tree huggers!” they may cry out. “It makes me feel dumb!” We happen to often fall into that latter category, [...]
A new study reveals just what an exceptional singer Freddie Mercury was.
Freddie Mercury had one of the most memorable voices in music, and now researchers have unlocked some of the mystery behind it. For one thing, his vocal chords moved faster than normal. But the bigger part of the puzzle involves something called subharmonics, which the Consequence of Sound defines as...
A group of Austrian, Czech, and Swedish researchers sought out to examine Freddie Mercury’s incredible vocals and confirmed the obvious: the Queen frontman had an unparalleled singing voice.
A group of Austrian, Czech, and Swedish researchers sought out to examine the Queen singer's incredible vocals.