1. Queen Makes Date For 'The Cosmos Rocks'

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Queen + Paul Rodgers have set an Oct. 28 U.S. release date for "The Cosmos Rocks," the band's first new album since 1995 and its first since Rodgers stepped in for the late Freddie Mercury in 2004. Queen + Paul Rodgers have set an Oct. 28 U.S. release date for "The Cosmos…

  2. Queen/Rodgers Return For Fall Tour, Album

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Queen + Paul Rodgers will embark on a four-month European tour this fall in support of its new as-yet-untitled studio album, scheduled for release in Britain on Sept. 1 via EMI. As expected, Queen + Paul Rodgers will embark on a four-month European tour this fall in support of…

  3. Queen's May Named Chancellor Of U.K. University

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Queen guitarist Brian May, who just completed a doctorate in astrophysics, was named today (Nov. 19) as the next chancellor to Liverpool John Moores University. Queen guitarist Brian May, who just completed a doctorate in astrophysics, was named today (Nov. 19) as the next chancellor to…

  4. Rodgers Ready To Rock Ahmet Tribute, Queen CD

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping that fans will remember the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on Dec. 10 in London is indeed supposed to be about the late Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping…

  5. Vintage Queen Concert Refurbished For CD/DVD

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Highlights from Queen's November 1981 stand at the Montreal Forum will be released on CD and DVD this fall. "Queen Rock Montreal" will arrive Oct. 30 via Hollywood as a 2-CD set and the same day in tw Highlights from Queen's November 1981 stand at the Montreal Forum will…

  6. Queen, Rodgers Nine Songs Into New Album

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Everybody tie your mothers down. Queen + Paul Rodgers plan to rock you again -- perhaps as soon as 2008. Everybody tie your mothers down. Queen + Paul Rodgers plan to rock you again -- perhaps as soon as 2008. Rodgers tells Billboard.com that he's "recorded some nine songs"…

  7. 'Bat' In Black

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" adds a new chapter to the biggest and best-known album serial in rock'n'roll history. Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster…

  8. Meat Loaf Awakens The Beast For 'Bat III'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due Oct. 31 via Virgin in North America and Universal internationally. Meat Loaf has revived the mega-selling "Bat out of Hell" franchise for a third album installment, due…

  9. Queen, Rodgers Reveal 2006 Tour Plans

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queen + Paul Rodgers have revealed plans for a six-week North American arena tour next spring, beginning March 3 in Miami and running through April 13 in Vancouver. The group tested the waters on this Queen + Paul Rodgers have revealed plans for a six-week North American arena tour next…

  10. Queen + Paul Rodgers / Oct. 16, 2005 / East Rutherford, N.J. (Continental Airlines Arena)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ultimately, the night belonged to Freddie Mercury, who was present in spirit and vision as old concert and newsreel footage danced across the giant screen above the stage throughout the show. I believe it was Dave Grohl who once said the only two men he has ever seen properly control a crowd…

  11. Queen, Rodgers Testing Waters With U.S. Dates

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A successful 32-date European tour now complete, Queen + Paul Rodgers have scheduled two fall U.S. shows, one on each coast. A successful 32-date European tour now complete, Queen + Paul Rodgers have scheduled two fall U.S. shows, one on each coast. In the east, the tour will on Oct. 16 visit…

  12. Queen's Ransom: Tribute Album, 2006 U.S. Tour

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next spring to launch a full-scale tour. Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next spring to launch a full-scale tour. According…

  13. Queen, Rodgers Nail Down Reunion Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rodgers and Queen are also seeking fan input to generate the set list for the tour, which will be guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor's first since original lead vocalist Freddie Mercury died Queen and Paul Rodgers will begin their spring European tour March 28 in London,…

  14. Artists Aid Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are staging their own benefit shows for or donating to funds for the victims of the recent tsunami in Southern Asia. Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are…

  15. Queen To Reactivate At African AIDS Benefit

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second concert aimed at strengthening the 46664 campaign to fight the African HIV/AIDS epidemic will be staged March 19 at the Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate in George, a seaside town on the A second concert aimed at strengthening the 46664 campaign to fight the African HIV/AIDS…

  16. 'Dimebag' Darrell Memorial Set For Tonight

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slain Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be saluted with a public memorial service tonight (Dec. 14) at the Convention Center in Arlington, Texas. Slain Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be saluted with a public memorial…

  17. Queen Regrouping For 2005 Tour

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Queen is reforming and is planning a European tour next year with former Bad Company and Free lead singer Paul Rodgers. Queen is reforming and is planning a European tour next year with former Bad Company and Free lead singer Paul Rodgers. "I won't go into more details right now,…

  18. CD/DVD Captures Queen 'On Fire'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV. Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at…

  19. Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's stage musical "We Will Rock You," which has been playing to sold-out crowds in London since 2002, will make its North American debu Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's…

  20. Bono, Beyonce Rock For AIDS Awareness

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nelson Mandela today (Oct. 21) in London launched a global initiative to raise awareness of the devastating impact of AIDS/HIV in Africa. Part of the campaign is a Nov. 29 concert at Greenpoint Stadiu Nelson Mandela today (Oct. 21) in London launched a global initiative to raise awareness of…

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