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 [...]
Life is a mystery and no one knows the day or time they will die. As people around the world prepare for New Year’s Eve celebrations and say goodbye to 2016, there is a dark cloud of death that looms over the year’s final moments. On Dec. Show More Summary
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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On November 24, 1991, the world lost a legend when Queen frontman Freddie Mercury passed away. Queen is known as one of the greatest rock bands of all-time, and Freddie Mercury is known as one of the greatest performers to ever take a stage. Show More Summary
He boasted an over four-octave range -- that's no joke.
Born Farrokh Bulsara in the British protectorate of Zanzibar, Freddie's oversized talent was matched only by his flamboyance and exuberance. These qualities merged to create masterpieces of the group's songbook, and some of the greatest live performances on record. Show More Summary
Mercury passed away from complications of AIDS a quarter century ago tomorrow. Since then, it’s been too easy for the metal community to forget the role he played in the music we love. In honor of Mercury’s passing, we reached out several metal musicians to explain, in their own words, the continuing importance of Queen. Continue reading…
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The short, monumental existence of a queer rock star and the history of HIV are all wrapped up in one fascinating new rock biography.
An exclusive excerpt -- and photos -- from upcoming release 'Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury' by Matt Richards & Mark Langthorne, published by Weldon Owen. Just ahead of what would've been Queen frontman...Show More Summary
The incomparable Freddie Mercury passed away twenty-five years ago. Drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May both soldiered on and pursued solo careers. And, as May has decided to explain bassist John Deacon’s absence since 1992?s...Show More Summary
A new book shines a brilliant light on Freddie Mercury's complex emotional life, reinforcing his flamboyant iconic presence. The post Newly Revealed Photos Illuminate the Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury appeared first on The Good Men Project.
At last, it looks like the Freddie Mercury biopic is finally happening.