Added on 08-Jan-2009

QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been named the Ultimate Rock God in a new poll.

The flamboyant frontman, who died of pneumonia induced by HIV in 1991, managed to steal the crown from the King of Rock 'n' Roll himself, Elvis Presley, who came second in the survey of 4,000 music fans by

U.S. rocker Jon Bon Jovi came third, while Starman hitmaker David Bowie and legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix rounded out the top five.

The top ten ultimate rockers are:

1. Freddie Mercury

2. Elvis Presley

3. Jon Bon Jovi

4. David Bowie

5. Jimi Hendrix

6. Ozzy Osbourne

7. Kurt Cobain

8. Slash

9. Bono

10. Mick Jagger

Submitted by: Richard Orchard

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