Tag: Queen

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...

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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....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 40

Queen, Queensryche and Quiet Riot. There you have it. Bottom Feeders #40 in a nutshell. ...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: Christmas Eve Edition

The Popdose Staff thought that the best way to celebrate the second to last day of Mellowmas was to set the DeLorean back to the glam year...

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Theatre

Theatre Review: “Alien Queen”

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

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 15

In a world filled with awkward family holiday reunions, three men gather to remind you that it could be worse: you could be a Brady or...

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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."...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#50-36)

We're counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all-time! See who made the bottom of the list as we look at numbers 50 through...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: Special Anniversary Video Mix Edition

Soundtrack Saturday turns two with a very special video retrospective. Join the celebration!...

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50Prog50, Music

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part One

We love to mock prog rock, but Dw. Dunphy has made a list of 50 prog albums that deserve to be in your collection. Here's the first...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/4/10 — Queen Edition

Last year I reviewed the phenomenal book Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock. Although I spent a couple of...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...

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Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: For the Kiddies, Part 1

Popdose's Rob Smith Can't Say No to recent kid's music from Birdie and Milkshake. Watch him connect with his inner five-year-old at...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Besnard Lakes, “The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night”

I wish that record companies, publicists, and critics for that matter, would kick the habit of feeling the need to describe artists in...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Queen and David Bowie, “Under Pressure”

This year marks the fifth anniversary of my friend Matt’s death. He was my brother in every sense except for blood, and like siblings, we...

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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....

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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...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 10/11/80

Diana Ross smacks Chic around, Kenny Loggins starts his soundtrack reign, and Olivia welcomes us to Xanadu -- all in Jason Hare's latest...

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Disturbing Discs, Music

The Most Disturbing Halloween EVER!: Jupiter Society

Halloween is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Anthony Hansen has corralled the staff into sharing some of their favorite scary...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 71

This week in Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed rolls up his sleeves and tackles an entire letter's worth of songs from the ass end of the '80s....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Shazam, “Meteor”

Can you will yourself into liking a CD or is it merely that the recording is a ‘grower’? The term itself is suspect; it’s...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 8/28/82

Survivor sends a thank-you note to Queen, Air Supply goes to Brooklyn, David Foster takes over Chicago and CSN inexplicably has a Top 10...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: fun., “Aim and Ignite”

fun. is one of those bands that take all the music that they love, throw it in a blender, and pour the resulting mixture into an album. In...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’90s

Welcome back to another edition of Jon Cummings' award-winning look at great #2 singles of the pop era! This week: hits from Sheryl Crow,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Mashups”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week, I was trying to figure out the awkwardly titled decade called “The 2000s.”  Yes,...

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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...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … The Ramones

As I’ve mentioned previously, Uncle Donnie’s been writing these things for years—decades, even. Lev brings over another...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Earworm Attack!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Let me get this out in the open: I work in a dangerous place.  No, I don’t work with nuclear...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Penguimania 2009, Set 1

May is the unofficial start of the summer concert season, so to unofficially celebrate the shows of 2009, Popdose.com and Internet radio...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Pleasure Thieves, “Simple Escape”

Well, folks, it’s time to take another dip into the wonderful world of Albums I Discovered While I Was Working At A Record Store. If...