The last five releases in the Queen reissue program cover the band’s least successful period in America. But as with the other reissues, the sound quality is much improved.
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its fourth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
A fan of Queen’s music since the first time I first heard it, I felt I knew a fair bit about the band. That was before I viewed the new documentary “Days of Our Lives,” completed in concert with the band’s 40th anniversary.
Queen had its share of high points and low points, and what better time than its 40th anniversary to reflect on the band’s most memorable moments?
The biography reveals facts, but offers no further commentary. Yet, despite its shortcomings, this is still the best overall biography on the group to date.
Publishers of “Bohemian Rhapsodies: True and Authorized Tales by Queen Fans and Celebrities” will display the book’s cover art at the 2011 Book Expo of America this week.
The surviving members of Queen are pulling out all the stops to celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary with a series of releases, reissues, special limited-edition items and events around the world.
Fall 1974 was a tempestuous time on the British rock scene. Particularly if you were a guitarist.
Ariel Bender left Mott The Hoople. Mick Taylor was on his way out of The Rolling Stones. Adrian Fisher was sacked by Sparks. And Brian May, if the rumor mill was telling the truth, was about to leave Queen.
At the height of the band’s American visit, following a week of shows at the Uris Theatre on Broadway, New York, May was stricken by hepatitis, causing the band to cancel their last few appearances.
Hollywood Records and Queen are launching two-year effort to reissue the entire Queen studio album catalog on vinyl LPs, plus a movie featuring the band will hit theaters on Nov. 6, 2008.