A plaque that until this year few knew existed has gone missing. The marker is believed to represent the the final resting place of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991. For over 20 years no one knew where Mercury's ashes were scattered, and now the plaque believed to represent just that spot has seemingly blown away in the wind.
Few bands would turn down having Tony Iommi backing them up, and soon more bands will get the chance. The Black Sabbath guitarist has a treasure trove of riffs laying around, unused, in his studio. Queen's Brian May has inspired Iommi to put them to good use.
Queen's Freddie Mercury may have enjoyed singing about riding his bicycle, but like any rock star worth his salt, he had plenty of gasoline-powered wheels too -- and thanks to a recent auction, one of his nicest cars now has a new owner.
The death of beloved British television personality Sir Patrick Moore has left his long-running astronomy series, 'The Sky at Night,' searching for a new host -- and Queen guitarist Brian May is reportedly in the running for the gig.
So, the world isn't going to really end, but just in case, what are the last songs your would put on your playlist until the Big Kaboom? Here are your 20 quintessential Oldiez songs that deserve to be on your iPod before it melts...
Queen's Roger Taylor has been keeping busy over the past year, playing the occasional show with the band, getting the Queen Extravaganza project off the ground, and quietly starting work on a solo record.
Maybe your eyes were glued to the debate last night. It was a heated battle between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. Either way we want you to focus on what may matter to you the most: The Music. Oldiez 96.1 wants to know who’s the biggest hit maker of all time, who should be the next President of Oldiez 96.1? Cast your vote with “Central New York’s Greatest Hit Maker Decision 2012”. Here’s today’s (10/17) candidates.
Few rockers have lived a life as deserving of a biopic as Queen's Freddie Mercury. Apparently, people in Hollywood agree, because yesterday (Oct. 10) guitarist Brian May spilled the news that such a film is in the works.
Attention Freddie Mercury fans! The members of Queen have come up with a nifty new solution for your party planning needs. The group have announced the ‘Freddie For a Day’ party pack, which allows you and your friends to enjoy a Freddie-themed party and share the results for the chance to win some prizes.
Start making travel plans for Sept. 16, as London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to the 2012 edition of the Sunflower Jam. The event is a night filled with music performances that will be hosted by actor Jeremy Irons.
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