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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Queen+Adam Lambert were champions during their Atlantic City performance

Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City was a stop on the Queen+Adam Lambert "Once in a Lifetime Tour", and fans couldn't be happier.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music!, We Are the Champions, Brian May

7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

They will rock you

The Queen Extravaganza, featuring two of the original band members, Roger Taylor and Brian May, will play best-selling hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You and Radio Ga Ga.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Boise Weekly

Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

Queen's 1986 Magic Tour, in support of A Kind of Magic , would be frontman Freddie Mercury's swan song--he was diagnosed with AIDS in 1987 and passed away in 1991.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music!, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury

Houston Press

Five Classic Bands Who Need New Names

As we often talk about here on Rocks Off, band names are important. They're a brand for your merry group of music-playing ladies and gentlemen, but problems can arise when the brand ends up superseding important things like quality.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Punk, Black Flag

Tue Jul 29, 2014

All Cupcakes, All The Time

Another One Bites the Dust: Cupcake Queen mobile cupcakery in Oklahoma City is for sale

Cupcake Queen, a mobile cupcakery based in Norman, OK, near Oklahoma City has closed its doors, but that means the door is open for you to step into her shoes! Here is the most recent post from her Facebook page: "I am no longer in business.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Norman, OK

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I don't know what the hell it's about!':...

The original alchemy of Queen went both ways. Brian May and Roger Taylor helped the shy former Farrokh Bulsara transform into Freddie Mercury, while Mercury helped them better grasp the idea of showmanship.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Philly.com

Queen & Adam Lambert take on Atlantic City

Until his death in 1991, Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury was one of Western music's great anomalies: a flamboyant, gay Persian gentleman with an octave-crashing range and operatic highs whose emotive voice graced some of rock's heaviest moments.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music!, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Music, Entertainment

Bognor Today

We will, we will rock you

The Regis School staged Ben Elton's lively musical, We/Schools Will Rock You , based on the music of the legendary rock band Queen.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Get Reading

Agents' party launches rebranded Winnersh Triangle

There was no stopping commercial agents when the new owners of Winnersh Triangle set up a rare party to mark the park's relaunch.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Daily Mail

Golfing buddies make parody of Queen's iconic hit Bohemian Rhapsody

A group of Australian golfing buddies have taken on British super group Queen's most iconic hit, Bohemian Rhapsody, in a seven-minute parody littered with sporting references .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Philly.com

Michael Jackson's hometown to honor his memory with a school

HERE'S ONE of the many things Tattle has learned over the years writing about celebrities : When people don't like you, they magnify your flaws, and when they like you, they overlook your flaws.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Roger Taylor, Rutherford, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Queen Nation puts on show to remember

There have been plenty of cover bands through the years that have tried to duplicate an original band, and in a lot of cases, the quality just isn't the same.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ohio University, California

Forbes.com

What Rock Concerts Teach Us About Creating Strong Customer Bonds

At any rock concert or festival, musicians create temporary experiences of liberation and rapture.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Freddie Mercury

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

Queen & Adam Lambert

Due to overwhelming demand, an East Rutherford, NJ show has been added to the Queen Adam Lambert summer tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, East Rutherford, NJ, Rutherford, NJ, Music!, We Are the Champions, Brian May, Roger Taylor

LA Daily News

a We will Rock Youa is simply awful, except for the songs of Queen

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Aug. 24, with additional performances at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 and 21, and no 6:30 p.m. performances Aug. 17 and 24. I need to say this lest anyone feel that my take on “We Will Rock You,” the musical with story and script by Ben Elton using music by Queen, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Queen glamazon Freddie Mercury's long-time assistant reflects on the...

"QUEEN -- IT'S A KINDA MAGIC!" When: ; 520-7469, ticketswest.com His former assistant, who was originally hired to take care of the band's costumes, holds on to the memories, using them to help polish the touring show "Queen -- It's a Kinda Magic!" which stops at the Pikes Peak Center on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Freddie Mercury, Love

Examiner.com

Mud on your face -- 'We Will Rock You'

You see them cavorting in their ridiculous costumes, making references upon corny reference to snippets of songs from the long distant and recent past .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Las Vegas, NM, Theater, Arts

Lexington Herald-Leader

Zach Pickard at 7: Despite progeria, he is a 'champion'

The event will be July 26 at Man o' War Harley Davidson at 2073 Bryan Road as a fundraiser for the Progeria Research Foundation.

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Related Topix: Katie, Entertainment, Television, Lexington, KY, Pop/Rock, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Trend Hunter Magazine

Cinematic Scream Tributes - This Dust-Biting Queen Cover Consists of...

In this hilarious Queen cover, YouTube user Ryan Mitchell combined a variety of screams from different horror flicks to the tune of 'Another One Bites the Dust.'

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Long

The Washington Post

Adam Lambert leads Queena s hits at Merriweather

Adam Lambert is the latest in a line of Freddie Mercury fill-ins to front Queen in the last couple decades.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music!, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Travel, Music, Entertainment

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