Added on 27-Aug-2005
Queen Favorably Cited In Several Articles Throughout Rolling Stone Magazine 9/8/05 IssueQueen is favorably cited, namechecked, and highlighted in several articles throughout the September 8, 2005 issue of ''Rolling Stone Magazine''.
Page 119 Review Of Green Day, Live, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, August 10, 2005 By Christian Hoard
Great Color Photo of Billie Joe Armstrong Performing. Caption ''Green Day's Armstrong Channels Freddie Mercury''
''What to make of a punk rock show that begins with the theme from ''2001: A Space Odyssey'', includes a singalong version of ''Shout'' and climaxes with an encore of ''We Are The Champions''? Had it been any other band, this kind of cheeseball pandering might have ruined the show, which marked the opening of Green Day's summer tour. But considering the group's impressive catalog and propulsive sound, it merely underscored the fact that this tour would be a crowd pleasing victory lap for a band on a huge roll...
Calling Chicago, ''the greatest F**king city on earth'', before exiting the stage, Green Day returned for ''Boulevard Of Broken Dreams'' and dropped confetti during ''We Are The Champions''.''
Page 118 ''The Rolling Stone Hall Of Fame Of Classic Albums'' Review of the USA band Chic's ''C'est Chic''-Atlantic Records 1978. Merits 4 and a half stars. By Barry Walters
''Chic's final pop blockbuster, 1979's ''Good Times'', inspired both Queen's improbably funky ''Another One Bites The Dust'' and the Sugarhill Gang's early hip hop milestone, ''Rapper's Delight'', while the core trio's production, songwriting, and playing skils went on to ignite the Eighties sound of David Bowie, Madonna, Diana Ross, Duran Duran, Mick Jagger, The B-52's, and others''.