Queen Facts

Back in Kensington Market, Freddie and Roger once snuck into the stall next to theirs and rearranged the mirrors in the women's dressing room so that they had a view of the proceedings from their cash register.Roger and Brian were having a huge row backstage. The fight ended when they burst into Freddie's dressing room only to find him sitting in his underwear and eating corn flakes.

Brian & John got in a fight over whether “Back Chat” needed a guitar solo or not.
Once, during an early soundcheck, Freddie got mad at the rest of the band over something and stalked out, saying he was leaving for good. When he didn't return after about half an hour, Roger and John were panicking, certain he'd made good on his threat. Brian, however, calmly picked up the microphone Freddie had discarded and called into it, "Oh, Freddie? Freddie-poo? Freddiekins, where are you?" A moment later Freddie poked his head back in to yell "Don't call me that!" Brian just smiled and said, "I knew that would get you back in here.They have performed 704 shows from the years 1970 to 1986.

Queen is the only band (in the world) where all of the members have written at least one number 1 hit. Many artists have been influenced by Queen including:

10cc, AFI, Anthrax, Bad News, Ben Folds Five, Billy Squier, Blimd Guardian, Boy George, The Darkness, Def Leppard, Dr. Dre, Dream Theater, Electric Six, Extreme, The Flaming Lips, Foo Fighters, Franz Ferdinand, Gary Numan, George Michael, Green Day, Guns N' Roses, Iron Maiden, Jane's Addiction, Jeff Buckley, Jellyfish, Joan Osborne, Katie Melua, Keane, Marilyn Manson, Meat Loaf, Megadeth, The Melvins, Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Muse, My Chemical Romance, Nirvana, OK Go, Panic! at the Disco, Pharrell Williams, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Robbie Williams, Saga, Scissor Sisters, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Smiths, Sonata Arctica, Sparks, Steve Vai, TNT, Tenacious D, Justin Timberlake, Tori Amos, Trent Reznor, Van Halen, Ween, The White Stripes, Michael Jackson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Katy Perry

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