If you are a fan of Queen, this is a show that you will probably want tickets for... Queen is going back on tour after a 4 year hiatus.

Queen, with original members Brian May, who just became Sir Brian May, and Roger Taylor will be joined on stage with former American Idol finalist Adam Lambert.

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Adam Lambert toured with Queen the last time they went out on the road.  There have been mixed reviews on this situation.  Some Queen fans feel like no one should be taking the place of Freddie Mercury.  I don't think anyone can replace Freddie, but if there is anyone that can make a pretty good run at it, it would be Adam Lambert.

My thought is also that if the band, who knew Freddie better than any of the rest of us, is ok with Lambert filling in on vocals, why can't the rest of us?  Brian May has been quoted several times stating that Freddie would want this.  There is no way he would ever want the music to end. Which is also why he continued to record music almost right up until the time of his death in 1991.

According to a Press Release, this tour, the "Rhapsody Tour", will be making a stop at the Xcel Energy Center on Friday, October 27th.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 31st at Livenation.com

Brian May had this to say about the tour in the Press Release:

Our last tour featured our most ambitious production ever. So we decided to rip it apart and get even more ambitious. Watch out world.”

And Adam Lambert was quoted in the same Press Release:

“I can’t wait to tour North America one more time with the Rhapsody tour alongside the two unbelievably talented legends that are Brian May and Roger Taylor.”

Lambert has talked about what a fan of Queen he has always been.  He did say that taking on this role has been exhausting.  Making sure to pay tribute to one of the best singers/frontmen that has ever been, along with learning all of the songs. He said that when he was on idol, he knew a lot of the Queen songs, as he is a huge fan, but those were just the biggest hits.  Learning the catalog of songs was a huge undertaking.

Tickets go on sale at 10am this Friday, March 31st and ONLY from Livenation.com

 

Should be a great show!

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