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Added on 16-Jul-2005

Queen Tributes By Live 8 Performers Highlighted In Rolling Stone MagazineThe July 28, 2005 issue of the USA edition of Rolling Stone Magazine actually..gives a gracious, glowing, highlighted synopsis of Green Day's and Robbie Williams's Live 8 Tribute Performances to Queen.



Page 32

In article ''Live 8's Global Uprising'' by Brian Hiatt

''Two acts paid tribute to Queen's legendary appearance at the original Live Aid. In Berlin, Green Day plunged headlong into ''We Are The Champions'' with singer Billie Joe Armstrong pushing his vocal range to match Freddie Mercury's high notes and leading thousands of swaying Germans in a singalong. And in London, Robbie Williams began his set with a playful attempt at ''We Will Rock You'', dashing across the stage with a mike stand, Freddie Mercury style.''



Special Photo Pullout Section after page 32 of Live 8's artists and performances, and statistics.

Berlin: Crowd 200,00, Green Day paid tribute to Queen with ''We Are The Champions''.



Page 76

Queen nod also in Article/Interview with My Chemical Romance

''Their music is a cross between Queen and the Misfits, combining the four on the floor drive of old school punk with the camp and theatricality of glam.''

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