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  Queen (rock band) - MSN Encarta
Queen (rock band), British rock band notable for its flamboyant presentation and an eclectic mixture of rock, jazz, opera, and dance music.
Queen went on to create anthemic hits like “We are the Champions” (1977) and topped the American charts with a dance record, “Another One Bites the Dust” (1980).
The band performed to sold-out venues with Paul Rodgers (former singer with Free) as the lead singer in place of Freddie Mercury.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Fun It
Queen II is a rock album by British band Queen originally released in 1974.
Queen Rocks is an album by the British rock band Queen released in 1997.
Queen On Fire - Live At The Bowl is a double compact disc live album by British rock band Queen released on October 25, 2004 in the UK and on November 9, 2004 in the US.
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 Queen Rock Band
Queen is a British rock band which was popular during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and even to this day they remain loved by millions.
Queen (band) Queen is a British rock band which was popular in the 1970s and 1980s.
Queen Island, tribute band dei Queen, una rock band di Torino che si distingue fra le migliori tribute band dello storico gruppo inglese dei Queen, da One Vision a Bohemian Rapsody il sound inconfondibile di Freddie Mercury e soci TRIBUTE ROCK BAND.
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 Queen The Rock Band
The combination of hard rock music and camp theatrics from singer Freddie Mercury proved to be a goldmine for Queen.
The Queen Rock Band was founded in 1970 in London, init...
Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970 in London...
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 Queen+ PR announce 2006 US tour
The tour announcement comes only a matter of weeks after Queen and Rodgers ignited sold out box office and strong media attention with two showcase performances at Meadowlands, NJ, and the Hollywood Bowl on a stop-off along the way to their recent sold out Japanese tour.
The band's great rock anthems, "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions" continue to echo across sports stadiums throughout America as the perennial favorites at any major season events.
The band's catalogue continues to be much in demand; Queen is consistently among the Top 10 download artists at iTunes.
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It has now become traditional for the globe trotting fans to meet on-site in the Queen Victoria Pub and what better place to re-acquaint oneself with friends from afar - fellow followers of the worlds first class rock band of all time.
Denis, a rock legend himself, recalled life on tour with QUEEN and showed many of the photos he had taken from their famous Christmas 75 show up to Knebworth 86.
During October QUEEN+ Paul Rodgers are off to foreign shores once more to play more concerts and one of these is to be held in New Jersey.
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Grace Potter and the Nocturnals have long been impressing crowds on the jam band, roots rock, and even jazz tour circuits, and now, with a label deal for the very first time in their lives, they finally have the opportunity to reach an even broader audience.
It’s more like a movement As her band mates exorcise their inner rock god on the hard-charging, hooky One Girl Revolution turning the band’s third disc into perhaps their most electrified outing Dodson urges her fans to be themselves and to rejec......
Having toured non-stop for four and a half years, the band established their credentials as one of the key acts of the decade, and got a taste of what it is like to perform at some of the biggest venues in the world, in the company of U2 and Oasis, amongst others.
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Any initial doubts about whether the band still retained the potency to recreate some of their finest live moments was dispelled immediately.
Queen opened their show to all the heroes of the day — London 's emergency service workers, and on one of the most stunning summer evenings the city had seen, celebrated the spirit of London with a concert that united 65,000 people for one very magical day.
The energy, the extraordinary musicianship, and the return to form for Queen with the added presence of Paul Rodgers, which marked everyone of those European dates is evident in the 27 tracks which make up the 2-CD set "Return of the Champions", set for UK release September 19.
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  QUEEN discography, MP3 and reviews
QUEEN are a four piece English Art rock band, formerly fronted by the flamboyant Freddie Mercury on vocals and piano, Brian May on guitar, Roger-Meddows-Taylor on drums and John Deacon on bass-guitar.
Queen intended to be a larger than life rock group, the music had to be perfect, with drama, bombast and excess in the recordings.
Queen maintained this approach throughout their career, and quickly adopted and developed music video styles using the most up-to-date technologies for the time, creating what was arguably the first artistic promo video for "Bohemian Rhapsody".
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 Queen - The story of Freddie Mercury and the rock band   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen were formed out of the remnants of a rock band called Smile.
Their second album "Queen II" was soon released and by the end of the year had sold over 100,000 copies.
In reality it was the first rock video to be widely played, after all the song was number one for nine weeks in England and sold over a million copies.
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 Official International Queen Fan Club | About...
They have reached audiences in South America (where they were the first rock band to embark on a stadium tour) and in Hungary (where on their Magic Tour, they played to a sell out crowd, while still under the Iron Curtain).
Queen as we knew it ended that day, but the three remaining members have continued to keep the legend alive, releasing recordings such as a completion of Freddie's final recordings, Made in Heaven and brand new songs like No One But You.
In 1998, Queen was one of the first bands to release a video game, The Eye, based upon their music.
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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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 TotalTabs[Rock] :: Rock News
May and Queen drummer Roger Taylor then asked Rodgers to stand in for Mercury when the band was featured on a British TV channel's hall of fame program.
The official Queen Fan Club welcomed the promised tour, even though it was not known yet whether the other member of the band, bass player John Deacon, will join it.
Queen's popularity endured throughout the 1980s and its stadium anthems, "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions," were played to packed audiences worldwide.
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Queen were the first rock band to undertake a stadium tour of South America, paving the way for many more bands to follow.
The band's twelfth album, Hot Space, was released on May 21st, 1982 whilst the band was in the middle of an extensive European tour.
Their visit caused much public outcry, although the band defended their actions, saying they were a non-political band and that they had gone out to play music for the people, and for no other reason.
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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 Network - Queen
At that point, Queen were one of many Glam Rock bands, who had made themselves known among certain circles, mainly because of their stage performances.
While Queen II would be the ultimate studio recording, with songs very difficult to play live; Queen, the album, was a showcase of the very best songs the band had been performing at clubs and other small venues around London and rest of the country.
I guess that Queen members never took religion too seriously on a personal level; however, the Bible has been a big source of inspiration for their lyrics, Freddie's in particular despite the fact that he was raised to follow the Zoroastrian religion and not any Christian faith.
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 Queen - The story of Freddie Mercury and the rock band   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen released "The Game" in June 1980 and the single "Another One Bites The Dust" became the biggest selling single in America that year.
It was the first time Queen had done a movie soundtrack and the film was a great success.
In 1982 Queen released "Hot Space", although a success the band were a little dissapointed by the sales of this album.
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Queen Rocks have been through a number of line ups to arrive where they are today.
Billed as support band to a more experienced Queen tribute, this was to be their biggest test as musicians - it was good enough to leave the audience calling for more.
In October 1999 the original members of the band were augmented by a keyboard player giving their performances another dimension.
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 Queen The Rock Band   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Toronto based rock band who kick with originals and also enjoy covering bands such as Dave Matthews Band, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and Queen.
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 Queen | Biography — ( 6,304 Words )
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.
The band had a number of bass players during this period, 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-seen-before theatrics, showmanship, 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 T-Shirt
Queen are an English rock band formed by Freddie Mercury, Brian May and Roger Taylor in London, England around 1970 from the remains of Smile, with John Deacon completing the lineup the following year.
The band have 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.
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.
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 A Kind Of Magic- the discography of Queen
Queen are the ONLY act to top the UK singles charts in the 70's, 80's, 90's and 2000's.
When Queen played Budapest on the 27th July 1986, they were the first Western act to perform in the city since Louis Armstrong in 1964.
Queen's We Are The Champions entered the French top ten after their national football team won the world cup in 1998.
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 Queen (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen are an English rock band formed by Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor in London, England in 1970 from the remains of Smile with John Deacon completing the lineup the following year.
Queen's logo, also known as the Queen Crest, was designed by Mercury (who had a diploma in Illustration and Graphic Design from Ealing Art College in London) before the release of their first album.
Queen are remembered for their original blend of theatrics, showmanship, consummate musicianship, kitsch, and extravagance that were not usually found, or valued, by other recognised acts of their generation.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Queen honoured with Hollywood star
Queen still have a chart presence in the US Rock band Queen have been given the rare honour of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Queen, whose frontman and singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991, are still setting chart records in the US.
Queen's star is the 2,207th such honour made to date.
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