Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher is replacing Bryan Singer on the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Twentieth Century Fox announced today. Singer was fired from the project 12/4 after what the studio said were unexplained absences from the set, although the director countered that the studio refused to give him time off to care … More »
Bryan Singer has been fired from the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, 20th Century Fox has told THR. “Bryan Singer is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody,” the studio said in a statement. The decision reflected an escalating clash between Singer and actor Rami Malek and was caused by Singer’s being missing from the set, necessitating … More »
On October 7, 1977 — 40 years ago tomorrow — Queen ensured the music world, and the sports world, a good four decades’ worth of stomping and clapping and yelling when they released “We Will Rock You” as a single. In a formatting choice that goes 100% counter to every possible way it was played … More »
The National have been touring in support of their excellent new album Sleep Well Beast, and they’ve been sneaking a bunch of unexpected covers into their setlists. We’ve already posted about them covering New Order and Talking Heads this week, and during their two-day stand at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday and … More »
Last week, we got our first official glimpse of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in the long-in-the-works Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and now we’re getting a whole lot more. Footage from the set of Malek performing “Bohemian Rhapsody” with a backing track for a recreation of Queen’s iconic Live Aid concert at Wembley … More »
Unlike Pluto has launched a new side project called Why Mona alongside frequent collaborator Joanna Jones. The tandem has been responsible for the hit “Waiting For You,” and more recently the team that brought us a popular rework of TLC’s “No Scrubs” two months ago. Now they cover another throwback — Queen’s classic 1977 masterpiece “We Will Rock You”
You can catch Unlike Pluto’s ascent through the ranks at this year’s Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernadino and his latest original called “Let It Bleed” with Christina Gatti which dropped last month.
Listen to “We Will Rock You” below.
The long-in-the-works Queen biopic is “finally happening,” according to a new post on the band’s official website. The project has been around in some form or another for over ten years now, and late last year, after first Sacha Baron Cohen and then Ben Whishaw departed the film due to creative … More »
A Queen-themed edition of Monopoly will be out soon. The game tours the “amazing gig history of Queen,” and instead of purchasing property, each player attempts to achieve rock and roll greatness by buying up venues and classic Queen singles. Watch Brian May’s 18-minute long unboxing video to learn more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8b6_wWpR4Q You can pre-order a … More »
The Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix will return to Marina Bay Street this September, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris have been named as headliners for the entertainment portion of the event. This is the 10th iteration of the Singapore Grand Prix, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris will join the ranks of many high profile artists who have previously performed at the event such as Queen, Katy Perry, and Rihanna.
Harris is the last headlining artist to be announced, alongside 2017 performers OneRepublic, Duran Duran, Ariana Grande, and Seal. The Chainsmokers will headline the Padang stage on September 16, while Harris will headline the Padang stage on the 17th. The event is set to take place September 15-17. Tickets are available here.
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