Music Gear News
Brian May endorses Queen tribute band
A Queen tribute band has hailed the experience of performing in front of the band's electric guitar player Brian May.
Mercury performed at the unveiling of a memorial to Queen's late vocalist Freddie Mercury in Feltham, West London last week.
Brian May was among those to attend the event and took the opportunity to give frontman Joseph Lee Jackson his endorsement.
"He thought it was great what we were doing," Jackson commented.
Speaking to the Evening Post, he said the reaction from the crowd on the day was "fantastic".
Freddie Mercury, who died of an Aids-related illness in 1991, lived in Feltham after his family relocated to the UK from Zanzibar.
The granite pavement star is the first UK-based memorial to the singer, although a statue of him does stand in Montreux, Switzerland.
This was famously depicted on the cover of Queen's 1995 album Made In Heaven, which contains hits such as Let Me Live and Heaven For Everyone.Posted on 7 Dec 2009 16:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.
Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame
Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd
Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way
Recent Music News
Some formats of compressed MP3 have been linked with negatively effecting individuals emotional state due to their inherent tonal characteristics
Once again Cubase continue to pave the path of innovation with Cubase Pro 9
Changing colour from its previous grey to a sleek black, the Launch Control XL's appearance has been re imagined to keep it inline with its Launch key and Launchpad counterparts.
Designed to simulate various classic amp tones, Supro's Tremolo Pedal introduces the new school to the old school
A premium belt-drive turntable that features wireless streaming, the BT-500 has been designed to extract every musical detail of your record collection
With new windows drivers installed and great savings to be made on selected models, Focusrite are giving you more and more reasons to be merry this Christmas