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Ben Whishaw Wanted To Star In “Freddie Mercury” Biopic

October 21, 2013

According to Queen drummer Roger Taylor, it looks as if Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) is the top choice to play Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic. In an interview on BBC‘s One Show, Taylor mentioned that the actor the band preferred had the initials “B.W.” and when asked it that meant actor Ben Whishaw, he replied, […]

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Blue Oyster Cult Guitarist Allen Lanier Passes Away

August 15, 2013

Blue Oyster Cult guitarist and founding member Allen Lanier has passed away at 67 years old after complications with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (C.O.P.D.). Besides for a two year gap, Lanier had been with the band since its beginning and was on some of the band’s most famous recordings, including “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Godzilla”, and […]

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