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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:27:47 GMT

Omaha World-Herald

Symphony ready to rock you with tribute to Queen
Omaha World-Herald
It's hard to think of a group more deserving of orchestral tribute than British arena rock legends Queen. The group, led by frontman extraordinaire Freddie Mercury and guitar-slaying astrophysicist Brian May, were bombastic in the best sense. And their ...

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:40:55 GMT

Music Times

5 Bad Vocalist Solo Debuts, from David Lee Roth to Nearly All of The Beatles
Music Times
On this date 30 years ago, Freddie Mercury of Queen released his first solo album, Mr. Bad Guy...and it failed drastically, at least from a commercial standpoint. It seems odd now—when a solo album from Brandon Flowers or other vocalists attached to a ...

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:57:37 GMT

Ultimate Classic Rock

30 Years Ago: Freddie Mercury Releases His Solo Debut, 'Mr. Bad Guy'
Ultimate Classic Rock
Freddie Mercury's debut was the perfect solo album, in that it became a outlet for his inclination toward non-rock music away from Queen and never threatened his group's integrity. In fact, it may have gotten Queen back on track. Released on April 29, 1985, ...