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  MIRACLE, the Dutch Queen Cover Band
Queen coverband Miracle is op zoek naar een lichttechnicus.
They don't mimic Queen, thrust their fists skywards, or believe they are a reincarnation of Queen.
The idea of a 'foreign' band playing quintessentially English rock music is somewhat alien, particularly when one remembers the desultory and painful renditions by Latin bands in hot holiday destinations who's only experience of the music was through the old steam radio.
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  Queen Tickets - Queen Concert Tour Schedule - Queen Ticket Broker
Queen concerts were festivals of light and sound the likes of which fans had never seen before.
Queen was the most influential band of the time although the depth of their influence wasn't really recognized until later down the line.
Tickets to Queen with Paul Rodgers on tour will be selling out fast, because time has only increased the band's popularity and a whole new generation of fans is waiting for their chance to experience the whimsical and passionate music of Queen.
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  Queen (band)
Queen were a British rock band of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
The beginnings of Queen can be traced to 1968, when Brian May and Roger Taylor formed Smile, a psychedelic trio, at Imperial College, London, where they were both students.
In the 1970s Queen enforced a strict no-synthesizer policy, as evidenced by the famous "No Synthesizers were used on this Album" sleevenote included on their early LPs.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: A Kind of Magic
Queen recorded One Vision, released in the UK on November 4, 1985, directly after their much-lauded appearance at the Live Aid concert; the single was criticized for being no more than a means of cashing in on a charity event.
Queen On Fire - Live at the Bowl is a double compact disc live album by English band Queen released on October 25, 2004 in Europe and on November 9, 2004 in the US.
Queen Rocks is an album by the English rock band Queen released in 1997.
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  Queen (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen are remembered for its never-before-seen theatrics, showmanship, expert musicianship (both live and in studio) camp and bombast so much that critics have since classified the band as a major player in the evolution of rock music.
Queen's live performances were truly ground-breaking, employing massive lighting rigs, pyrotechnics, and other special effects to make their shows into engaging theatrical events.
Queen are also widely credited as one of the first artists to use the big screen (or Jumbotron) at live concert events.
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Queen was a British rock band of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
Queen never actually disbanded, although their last album (not including compilations) was released in 1995, four years after Freddie Mercury's death.
In the 1970s Queen enforced a strict no-synthesizer policy, as evidenced by the famous "No Synthesizers were used on this Album" sleevenote included on their early LPs.
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 Queen's Bands: About the Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen's Bands are called "bands," plural, because there are actually four of them: a pipe band, a brass band, highland dancers, and a troupe of male and female cheerleaders.
The Bands got their start in 1905, when a few first-year students decided to form a marching brass band "to help things along at football games." The Bands developed their own uniforms in 1920: white duck trousers, tricolour sweaters, and Queen's tams.
A pipe band was added to the troupe in 1925, but did not become a permanent fixture until 1938, at which time highland dancers also appeared.
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 Queen bios / History : Queen.ShaneMcDonald.org
Queen were going through bass players at a rate of about 1 a week and at times this dampened spirits in the Queen camp.
Queen were becoming a hot ticket and Trident knew it, and tried selling Queen plus two other bands to EMI - however, EMI spotted that they were possibly offloading 2 smaller bands in the deal and insisted it was only Queen that they were after.
Queens third album 'Sheer Heart Attack', was released in November 1974 and saw them get their first #2 album and #2 single, 'Killer Queen'.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Crazy Little Thing Called Love
The "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" single was very successful for the band, hitting number two in the UK and becoming the first U.S. number-one hit for the band in spite of Elektra Records' reluctance to release it as a single as The Game album was not finished yet.
Because of its rockabilly sound, and Queen's general distance from that sound, the song is sometimes mistaken for being the work of rockabilly-specialist groups, such as the Stray Cats.
Queen II is a rock album by British band Queen originally released in 1974.
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 Queen (band) - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen are widely recognised as pioneers of R&B;, glam rock, and stadium rock.
Queen's live performances were truly groundbreaking, employing massive lighting rigs, pyrotechnics, and other special effects to make their shows into engaging theatrical events.
Queen never actually disbanded, although their last album (not including compilations) was released in 1995, ironically titled Made In Heaven, put out four years after Freddie Mercury's death, and constructed in part from leftover sessions for their previous studio album Innuendo.
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 Queen (band)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen are widely recognised as pioneers of RandB, glam rock, and stadium rock.
Queen's live performances were truly groundbreaking, employing massive lighting rigs, pyrotechnics, and other special effects to maketheir shows into engaging theatrical events.
Queen never actually disbanded, although their last album (not including compilations) was released in 1995, ironically titled Made In Heaven, putout four years after Freddie Mercury's death, and constructed in part from leftover sessions for their previous studio albumInnuendo.
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 Queen's Bands: About the Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen's Bands are called "bands," plural, because there are actually four of them: a pipe band, a brass band, highland dancers, and a troupe of male and female cheerleaders.
The Bands got their start in 1905, when a few first-year students decided to form a marching brass band "to help things along at football games." The Bands developed their own uniforms in 1920: white duck trousers, tricolour sweaters, and Queen's tams.
A pipe band was added to the troupe in 1925, but did not become a permanent fixture until 1938, at which time highland dancers also appeared.
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 Queen (band)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen is a British rock band which came to popularity during the mid-1970s, and have amassed an enormous worldwide fanbase that continues to exist to this day.
All band members, especially Mercury, noted frustration and disappointment with the album, and as a result, took a break from the breakneck schedule of one or more albums a year, and focused during the year of 1979 totally on a new album to come out in 1980.
Queen is credited by artists as diverse as Iron Maiden, Guns n' Roses, Def Leppard, Trent Reznor, George Michael, Metallica, The Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day (for their album "American Idiot"), Foo Fighters, and The Darkness, and Joan Osborne as having a major influence on their sounds.
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 Queen (band)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen's live performances were truly groundbreaking employing lighting rigs pyrotechnics and other special effects to make their shows into engaging events.
Queen embarked upon many popular tours with shows (including the historic Live Aid concert) held at Wembley Stadium in England and Maracanã for the Rock N' Rio festival Brazil although only the group's final tour support of the album "A Kind of ever actually made any money.
Throughout the 1970s Queen enforced a strict no- synthesizer policy as evidenced by the famous Synthesizers were used on this Album" sleevenote on their early LPs.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Queen (band)
Queen are widely recognised as pioneers of heavy metal, glam rock, and stadium rock, even crossing over into progressive rock at times.
Queen is credited by artists like AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Guns n' Roses, Def Leppard, Trent Reznor, George Michael, Metallica, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, and The Darkness as having a major influence on their sound.
Queen embarked upon many popular tours, with memorable shows (including the historic Live Aid concert) held at Wembley Stadium in England, and at the Rock in Rio festival in Brazil, although only the group's final tour, in support of the album "A Kind of Magic", ever actually made any money.
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 Queen lyrics, Queen guitar tabs, Queen bass tabs, Queen pictures, Queen fonts, discography, biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen Queen at the beeb browse lyrics and guitar tablature, read biography of Queen and find out how Queen at the beeb was written.
Band fonts section Queen is another category that deserves some attention, especially for those who are big fans of the band Queen and like to collect or create band logos and such.
Our band font section has quiet a few different fonts for you to download, so you can type any text the way your favorite band writes their on their album cover.
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 Queen (rock band) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Queen (rock band), British rock band notable for its flamboyant presentation and an eclectic mixture of rock, jazz, opera, and dance music.
The band (initially known as Rain) was formed by Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs (guitar), Paul “Guigsy” McGuigan (bass), and Tony McCarroll (drums) in...
Genesis (rock band), British rock band originally noted as purveyors of “art rock”.
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 Queen Biography 1975
Queen presented John with what they wanted to be their next single "Bohemian Rhapsody".
The band though were equally forthright in their opinions and convinced John of the merits of the song and the single was pressed.
Queen refused to be moved by his threats, however EMI settled the situation out of court - rather than let the situation escalate.
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 Traditional Arts Services: Queen Ida
Queen Ida's audience is always diverse--young and old, Prairie Home Companion types, intellectual rock fans, members of the Cajun/Creole community, womens' music fans and folk music enthusiasts.
Queen Ida was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana where French patois was the dominant language.
At one such event, where Ida was the Queen of the Mardi Gras, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle dubbed her "Queen Ida." The name stuck, and Ida's career was launched.
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 Queen (band) at AllExperts
In 2003 Queen became the first and only band to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004 the band was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame and in 2006 was the first inductee in to the VH1 Rock Honors.
The band had a number of bass players during this period who ultimately didn't fit in with the band's dynamics, but it was not until 1971 that they found John Deacon and started to rehearse for the first album, Queen.
Queen is remembered for its never-before-seen theatrics, showmanship, expert musicianship (both live and in studio) camp and bombast so much that critics have since classified the band as a major player in the evolution of rock music.
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 Queen (band) Encyclopedia Article @ ArtisticNudity.com (Artistic Nudity)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The band has also been cited as a strong influence on many later artists and in 2001 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
Queen has also been inducted into the Rock Walk of Fame (at Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard), and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ironically, the band were to hardly meet for another 3 years, during which time Mercury did some solo work and Taylor did some work with The Cross.
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 Queen on Blender :: The Ultimate Guide to Music and More
Queen II, released in ’74, was their breakthrough; the single "Seven Seas of Rhye" made the Top 10 in England and sent them on an American tour, opening for Mott the Hoople.
He died of AIDS that year at age 45, and Queen held a memorial concert at Wembly Stadium, in which Elton John, David Bowie, Def Leppard and Annie Lennox joined the remaining members onstage.
In 2001 Queen were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
www.blender.com /guide/artist.aspx?id=1150   (298 words)

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