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Revisiting "Queen I" -A Killer Queen
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Revisiting “Queen I” -A Killer Queen

Revisit and explore Queen’s debut “Queen I” from 1973, one of Rock’s and Metal most important and influential albums, released on this day in 1973

On this day in 1992 The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert takes place in a crowded Wembley Stadium, featuring an all star line up
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On this day in 1992 The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert takes place in a crowded Wembley Stadium, featuring an all star line up

In 1992, a few months after Freddie Mercury’s untimely death caused by AIDS, Queen and a group of legendary artists and musicians including David Bowie, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Elton John, George Michael, Roger Daltrey, Tony Iommi and Robert Plant among many others, gathered to pay tribute to the Queen legend in order to launch The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organization

One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 36 years ago today
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One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 36 years ago today

The first ever edition of Rock In Rio took place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on January 11th, 1985, and for 10 days a parade of Rock stars such as Queen, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne or Rod Stewart among others played for a crowd of an estimated 1.4 million people

Larger Than Life: Remembering the legendary Freddie Mercury 29 years after his passing
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Larger Than Life: Remembering the legendary Freddie Mercury 29 years after his passing

Freddie Mercury embodied the Rock N’ Roll mythical excess during his life. We look back at the different sides of his life on the day that marks the anniversary of his untimely death on November 24th, 1991

In 1975, Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" charts at No.1 for the first time
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In 1975, Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” charts at No.1 for the first time

Released in 1975 the Queen classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a milestone on Rock music history, it peaked to No.1 for the first time 45 years ago today

Queen and David Bowie's "Under Pressure" peaks to No.1 in the UK in 1981
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Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressure” peaks to No.1 in the UK in 1981

“Under Pressure” is regarded as one of the finest moments in Rock music due to the vocal power of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury together,know more about how the song came to be

Queen reaches No.1 on U.S Hot 100 in 1980 for the first time
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Queen reaches No.1 on U.S Hot 100 in 1980 for the first time

“Another Bites The Dust”¬† is credited as Queen’s best-selling single, with sales of over 7 million copies, in 1980 they reached No.1 on the U.S Hot 100 for the first time

Queen films an unconventional "Bicycle Race" at Wimbledom Stadium in 1978
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Queen films an unconventional “Bicycle Race” at Wimbledom Stadium in 1978

The promotional video for “Bicycle Race” featured¬†65 naked women racing at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium and it was filmed on September 17th, 1978

How Well Do You Know Queen?
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How Well Do You Know Queen?

Test your Queen knowledge with this quiz

Top 10 Queen Music Videos
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Top 10 Queen Music Videos

Along with their music and their majestic live concerts, Queen put a lot of effort in making music videos to keep up with the visual imagery of the songs, some even got them in trouble, we look back at 10 of the most memorable