Preview the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film with a Scene Depicting Queen Coming Up with ‘We Will Rock You’ in the Studio

Preview the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film with a Scene Depicting Queen Coming Up with ‘We Will Rock You’ in the Studio

Bohemian Rhapsody, the anticipated new film chronicling the rise and soaring success of Freddie Mercury and the band Queen is out soon — it’ll hit theaters on Nov. 2. The film, starring Rami Malek of Mr. Robot as Mercury, promises a detailed look at the band’s early days and breakout success. A new clip released […]

Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

“In the ’70s … that’s the era when that was kind of perfected, the whole idea of Arena Rock. In the arena back then you were a little, tiny thing on stage making a great big noise. What really mattered was that sound you were making.” – Lawrence Gowan of Styx “Too Much Time on […]

Watch Ohio State’s Marching Band Pay Tribute to Queen with a Medley That Impressed Brian May

Watch Ohio State’s Marching Band Pay Tribute to Queen with a Medley That Impressed Brian May

This past weekend, college football returned to stadiums and televisions across the United States — and with it came the time-honored tradition of school marching bands. Ohio State University’s band took the opportunity to pay homage to the music of Queen, and it’s safe to say guitarist Brian May was thoroughly impressed with what he […]

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

“I am the Batman. This is my city. At night it belongs to me.” “Batman” by Neal Hefti On first listen, the theme from the Batman TV show seems pretty simple: a jazzy score and the word “Batman” repeated 12 times. But composer Neal Hefti said in TV’s Biggest Hits that it was the hardest […]

Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

“Mony Mony” by Billy Idol “Mony Mony” was a 1968 hit for Tommy James and received renewed attention when Billy Idol recorded a version that reached No. 7 on the Billboard dance chart in 1981. In his autobiography Dancing With Myself, Idol explains the song’s attraction. “That song has always had special significance to me. I […]

Top 11 Songs About Moms

Top 11 Songs About Moms

 A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. – Peter De Vries “Your Mama Don’t Dance” by Loggins and Messina and Poison Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina scored their biggest hit with 1972’s “Your Mama Don’t Dance.” The song looks back at a time when parents railed against […]

Queen-Themed Monopoly Coming Soon, According to Brian May

Queen-Themed Monopoly Coming Soon, According to Brian May

If you’ve ever wanted to play a hotly-contested game of Monopoly with your friends, emerge victorious after a lengthy battle and thrust your hands in the air, screaming, “We are the champions” (using the royal ‘we,’ of course), you’ve never had a more appropriate chance than later this year. That’s because a special edition of the […]

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