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Master Sessions (1999)
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Nov 29 2015

Ritchie Blackmore, David Gilmour, Brian May and Others Play "Smoke on the Water" in 1989 — Video (7/13/2015)
It was 26 years ago this week that one of the greatest guitar hero gatherings of all time got under way. The occasion was a remake of the 1972 Deep Purple hit “Smoke on the Water” that featured some of the biggest players in rock, including Ritc...
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Nov 29 2015

Queen's Brian May: ‘Wayne’s World’ “Bohemian Rhapsody” Scene Hit Close to Home (11/2/2015)
Saturday, October 31, marked exactly 40 years since Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” was released. Despite four decades of performing and hearing the song, guitarist Brian May still enjoys what is undoubtedly his biggest hit. “I’m not sick of it,” he...
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Nov 29 2015

Queen's Brian May Provides "Rude Awakenings" on New Kalinich and Tiven Album (7/1/2015)
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents "Rude Awakenings," a new song by Kalinich and Tiven that features a somewhat unorthodox guitar solo by Queen's Brian May. The track is from Kalinich and Tiven's new album, Each Soul Has a Voice, which will be rele...
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Nov 29 2015

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 20 "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Brian May) (7/19/2015)
“Freddie [Mercury] had the whole piece pretty well mapped out, as I remember, but he didn’t have a guitar solo planned," Queen's Brian May said. "So I guess I steamed in and said, ‘This is the point where you need your solo, and these are the c...
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Feb 3 2015

Brian May Guitars release ukulele (2/3/2015)
Read more about Brian May Guitars release ukulele at MusicRadar.com Brian May Guitars has announced a concert model ukele, designed by the Queen guitar legend himself. With a body shape reflecting the double cutaway curves of May's iconic Red Sp...
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Oct 3 2014

In pictures: Brian May's Red Special up close (10/3/2014)
Read more about In pictures: Brian May's Red Special up close at MusicRadar.com On sale now, issue 386 of Guitarist magazine sees us get up close and personal with Brian May of Queen's iconic Red Special guitar like never before, to coincide wit...
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Dec 31 2013

Queen Guitarist Brian May Undergoes Tests for Cancer (12/31/2013)
Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed he has undergone tests for cancer and other ailments. May, who shared the news on his official website, brianmay.com, said he went to see his doctor over the Christmas holiday due to intense pain that left ...
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Nov 12 2013

Paul McCartney and Brian May redesign Pudsey Bear (11/12/2013)
Read more about Paul McCartney and Brian May redesign Pudsey Bear at MusicRadar.com Paul McCartney and Brian May are among the famous faces who have designed Pudsey Bears which are to be auctioned to raise funds for this year's Children In Need....
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Oct 18 2013

Photo Gallery: Brian May Performs with 'We Will Rock You' Cast on US Opening Night (10/18/2013)
On October 15, Queen's touring rock musical, We Will Rock You, kicked off its US tour at Baltimore's France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor were in attendance for opening night — and May even joined the c...
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Aug 21 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Sweet 16 — "Hotel California" (Don Felder, Joe Walsh) Vs. "Brighton Rock" (Brian May) (8/21/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with ...
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Aug 14 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Sweet 16 — "Comfortably Numb" (David Gilmour) Vs. "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Brian May) (8/14/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with ...
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Jul 25 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Crazy Train" (Randy Rhoads) Vs. "Brighton Rock" (Brian May) (7/25/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Jul 20 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Texas Flood" (Stevie Ray Vaughan) Vs. "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Brian May) (7/20/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Jul 1 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Brian May) Vs. "Light My Fire" (Robby Krieger) (7/1/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Jun 21 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Fade to Black" (Kirk Hammett) Vs. "Brighton Rock" (Brian May) (6/21/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Feb 15 2013

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and Queen's Brian May Plan "Riff" Album (2/15/2013)
Tony Iommi, who is knee-deep into recording Black's Sabbath's new album, 13, is already looking beyond that project to something new — a riff-based album with Queen guitarist Brian May. The idea behind the album, as reported by RollingStone.com ...
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Jan 2 2013

Interview: Brian May Discusses Queen's Greatest Moments (1/2/2013)
"Sorry, my head takes a little while to get into gear,” says Brian May with a little laugh as he begins to mull over the history of Queen. The 63-year-old guitarist speaks gently, endeavoring to answer questions as fully as he can. May’s academi...
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Oct 8 2012

Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time, The Finals — Eddie Van Halen Vs. Brian May (10/8/2012)
Welcome to the Finals of our first-ever Greatest Guitarist poll! It all started a few months back, when 128 132 guitarists went head to head, round by round, in a bracketed format. We filled all but four of the slots with the names of incredible...
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Oct 5 2012

Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time, Round 6 — Jimi Hendrix Vs. Brian May (10/5/2012)
Welcome to the Final Four portion of our first-ever Greatest Guitarist poll! It all started a few months back, when 128 132 guitarists went head to head, round by round, in a bracketed format. We filled all but four of the slots with the names o...
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Oct 1 2012

Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time, Round 5 — Jimmy Page Vs. Brian May (10/1/2012)
Welcome to the Elite 8 portion of our first-ever Greatest Guitarist poll! It all started a few months back, when 128 132 guitarists went head to head, round by round, in a bracketed format. We filled all but four of the slots with the names of i...