Brian May revealed that he initially felt the lyrics to Queen hit 'Don't Stop Me Now' downplayed the severity of the HIV virus.
The rock legends' 22-minute set at the 1985 charity concert has gone on to be one of the most celebrated live performances in history.
The actor teamed up with some pals to recreate the iconic Queen video to mark Pride over the weekend.
This was the first time that Queen had played this specific set, in full and in order, since the historic Live Aid benefit.
The Queen frontman couldn't believe his eyes when he realised the King of Pop slept on a mattress in the middle of his bedroom.
The original, stripped-down 'Time' has finally been released after a decade-long search for the lost track.
Freddie Mercury's night out clubbing with Princess Diana subject of new Sky Arts comedy
An angry mum has blasted a radio station after she was fooled into taking the day off work to attend a gig that promised performances from David Bowie, Prince, and Freddie Mercury. Angry Sarah said: ‘I took the day off work and put my kids in the car and hoped to be able to buy tickets from a tout outside.
The antics of the late Queen singer – who died in 1991 aged 45 from AIDS-related complications – were witnessed by head of his band’s roadies and photographer Peter ‘Ratty’ Hince. Hince writes in his book Queen Unseen: My Life With The Greatest Rock Band Of The 20th Century, how Freddie also used to whip him with a towel backstage. Mr Mercury is in one of his moods and nobody dares challenge him.
Brian May and Roger Taylor from legendary band Queen have denied claims that their iconic song, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, was their late bandmate, Freddie Mercury’s, ‘coming out’ track. Biographer, Lesley Ann-Jones, had previously claimed that the hugely popular rock-opera anthem was the frontman’s way of admitting that he is gay, but as the band gear up to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their 1975 anthem, they’ve strongly denied the claims. Speaking to the BBC, Brian May responded: “What’s it about?