Tag: Freddie Mercury

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Pat Badger Takes Us Inside The Studio With His New Project “Badger”

Extreme bassist Pat Badger joins us to discuss his current PledgeMusic campaign, Van Halen and jamming with Roger Daltrey....

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen — Queen II

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 4: Queen, “Queen II”

Join co-hosts Chris Holmes and Dw. Dunphy as they demonstrate why Queen II is a platter that matters....

Brian May of Queen

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 15 Brian May Queen Songs

A look at the 15 best songs written by Brian May and performed by the legendary hard rock band Queen....


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Five

There's a riot goin' on...in our list of the 100 best albums of the '70s. Find out where Sly places...and what else made the list!...

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Queen: Greatest Video Hits”

Name five Queen videos you remember the visuals from....


We Saw It! The Queen Extravaganza at House of Blues, Houston, TX — June 20, 2012

The Queen Extravaganza rocked the House of Blues in Houston, TX, on June 20th...and Grez was there! Check out his recap of the show....

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Extreme, “More Than Words”

"Death by Power Ballad" explores Extreme's "More Than Words."...


Here’s Something Else!: Going, ahem, gaga for Queen again

While we're still trying to digest the idea of Lady Gaga fronting Queen (embarrassing attention grab? or nervy post-modern tribute to...


Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Brian May

Chris Holmes reviews some of the most notable musical guest appearances by legendary Queen guitarist Brian May....



Theatre Review: “Alien Queen”

A new Chicago stage production combines the first two movies of the "Alien" franchise with the music of Queen....


Death by Power Ballad, Music

Death by Power Ballad: Queen, “The Show Must Go On”

Rob Smith celebrates the voice of Freddie Mercury in a "Death by Power Ballad" salute to "The Show Must Go On."...


CD Reviews, Music, Popdose Interviews

CD Review: David Bowie, “A Reality Tour” (with Gail Ann Dorsey interview)

Though I’ve been a Bowie fan for just about as long as I’ve been a sentient human being (thanks, Dad!), I’ve only seen...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Queen, “Sail Away Sweet Sister”

Rob Smith explores the great Queen ballad "Sail Away Sweet Sister" in the latest installment of Popdose's Death by Power Ballad....


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: “Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock”

I became a Queen fan the winter before my 14th birthday; a friend let me borrow his well-worn Greatest Hits cassette, and by the time I got...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Howard Jones

Howard Jones is best remembered as an icon of '80s pop, but he's never stopped working -- as evidenced by Ordinary Heroes, the new...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 59

I’m going to issue you a promise — I promise to never Rickroll you again (in this series). I mean, there’s no way I could...


Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Freddie Mercury, “Love Kills”

In 1984, famed disco producer Giorgio Moroder got it into his head that Fritz Lang’s silent 1927 masterpiece Metropolis needed to be...