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Universal Music Thursday unveiled a previously unreleased song by Queen front man Freddie Mercury. Originally recorded in 1986 at London’s Abbey Road Studios, the stripped back  ‘Time Waits For No One’ never found release at the time. The bare-bones rendition of the ballad showcases Freddie Mercury’s powerful voice. His only accompaniment is musician Mike Moran …

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Queen and Adam Lambert have announced they’ll return to Australia next year for a national stadium tour, off the back of the success of Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The band’s new Rhapsody Tour will bring them to six Australian stadium venues in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast in February next …

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Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has opened in Chinese cinemas with all mentions of the Queen frontman’s sexuality removed. Between two and four minutes of footage has reportedly been cut from the film, which opened last weekend in a small number of arthouse cinemas in China. Feili Xie, a 28-year-old from Beijing, told ABC News …

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The Western Australian Labor party has pulled from its Twitter account a parody music video spoofing Christopher Pyne’s decision to quit politics, after accusations of homophobia. The 36-second clip superimposes Pyne’s face onto Queen frontman Freddie Mercury’s during a performance of Another One Bites the Dust. The faces of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Home …

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By Laurie Marhoefer, University of Washington Millions of people will tune in to the Oscars to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, compete for best picture. There are already a lot of people cheering against it. Bohemian Rhapsody has been dogged by accusations of homophobia, and the film’s director, Bryan Singer, …

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Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert has confirmed that he did make a cameo in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. In a tweet plugging the upcoming digital release of the film, Lambert shared a photo of himself in costume in the small – but important – role in the film. During a montage in the film, the singer played …

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Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

Queer content involving Freddie Mercury has been cut from the version of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody screening in Malaysia, a country where gay sex is still illegal. Scenes removed from the Malaysian version of the film include the moment Mercury, played by Rami Malek, tells fiancée Mary Austin that he identifies as bisexual. Another scene …

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Star Rami Malek describes highly-anticipated Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody as a celebration of Freddie Mercury but Peter Gray wonders if, despite Malek’s tour de force performance, the movie avoids the authentic Mercury in pursuit of commercial success. Long overdue but not the deeply exposed, warts-and-all- tale that we deserve, Bohemian Rhapsody plays it relatively safe when …

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Marc Martel

An acclaimed Queen tribute show featuring unbelievable Freddie Mercury soundalike Marc Martel is coming to the Gold Coast. The Canadian performer was handpicked by original Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May to front their official Queen tribute act in 2012, with Taylor describing Martel’s voice as an “uncanny” likeness of their band’s late frontman. …

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Still of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

A full-length trailer for the long-awaited biopic of rock band Queen and frontman Freddie Mercury has been unveiled. Rami Malek, the star of TV series Mr. Robot, is playing the charismatic Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, set to hit screens in November. The film takes place over the course of 15 years, from the band’s formation …

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