Added on 25-Jul-2005
Press Release 2 USA Shows, ''Return Of The Champions'' Live CD/DVDRETURN OF THE CHAMPIONS! - PRESS RELEASE
RETURN OF THE CHAMPIONS! - QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS TO ROCK IN THE U.S.A. AT MEADOWLANDS AND HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH DATES COME 2-CD SET AND DVD
They’ve sold more than 200 million albums, released more than 50 CDs and totaled up an enormous collection of #1 hits around the world. Now, as Queen + Paul Rodgers, they’re bringing their sold-out European arena concert show to North America.
LONDON, July 25, 2005 ¯ Legendary rock icons Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, and Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free, just off a sold-out, 32-date arena tour of Europe under the banner of Queen + Paul Rodgers, are headed for the U.S. later this year. They will bring their acclaimed show to the U.S. for two rare performances this fall, touching down on each coast before heading out for a stadium tour of Japan.
Queen + Paul Rodgers today confirmed much-anticipated shows for October 16 at Continental Airlines Arena (The Meadowlands) in East Rutherford, N.J., and October 22 at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, Calif.
A double-sided Queen + Paul Rodgers single of “Reaching Out”/“Tie Your Mother Down” b/w “Fat Bottomed Girls” was released to radio earlier this month by Hollywood Records. It was recorded live May 9, 2005, at Sheffield Arena, in Sheffield, England.
The U.S. dates will be topped and tailed by the release of a live, two-CD set, Return of the Champions, released on Hollywood Records September 13, and a DVD set of the show filmed by renowned director David Mallet, released on October 24. They were also recorded and filmed, respectively, during the May 9 Sheffield Arena performance.
The DVD set will contain extensive bonus material, including rehearsal and backstage footage, and highlights of their European shows.
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