Gonna Take On The World Someday: “We Will Rock You” At 40

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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 »

Watch The National Cover Queen & Cat Power In London

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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 »

Watch Rami Malek As Freddie Mercury Play “Bohemian Rhapsody” For Queen Biopic’s Live Aid Scene

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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 launches new side project alongside Why Mona, releases cover of “We Will Rock You”

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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.

Queen Biopic Starring Rami Malek Is Officially Happening

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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 creativeMore »

Brian May Unveils Queen Monopoly

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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 »

Calvin Harris and The Chainsmokers will headline the 2017 Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix

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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.

Featured Image via Bryan van der Beek/AP.

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Trainspotting 2 Soundtrack Revealed

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T2: TrainspottingThe tracklist for T2: Trainspotting’s soundtrack has surfaced online, seemingly by accident. The OST for the cult classic sequel was listed on Amazon with the same 1/27 release date as the film and was taken down shortly after, but a tweet from Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh seems to corroborate its authenticity. More »

34 Essential Glam Songs

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Glam2When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit “Hot Love,” he launched a pop revolution not only with his music, but with his look. He appeared in bright yellow satin pants and a shiny black shirt with green and red fringe, his hair … More »

United Nations Committee On The Peaceful Uses Of Outer Space Recognizes Brian May’s Asteroid Day

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26:  Brian May of QUEEN and Adam Lambert performs on stage during QUEEN'S first tour of Australia since 1985 at Allphones Arena on August 26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)Brian May wasn’t satisfied being the legendary guitarist for Queen; in 2007, he earned his PhD and became an astrophysicist. And as a scientist, May’s chief concern is the Deep Impact/Armageddon threat. He wants Earth to be ready in case of any possible devastating asteroid impacts. More »