Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Queen guitar player praises Muse

Muse have been commended by Queen's legendary electric guitar player Brian May.
Great deals on musical instruments

Queen's electric guitar player Brian May has given the thumbs-up to the latest Muse album The Resistance.

Speaking to BBC News, the rock legend described Muse as an extremely talented band who are "extraordinary musicians".

May singled out the group's sense of humour as one of their finest qualities, noting that they have their tongue in their collective cheek a lot of the time.

"I like the way they let their madness show through - always a good thing in an artist," he commented.

The electric guitar player added that Muse have openly cited Queen as an musical influence.

This, he said, "is obviously nice for someone like me to hear".

May highlighted United States of Eurasia as one of his favourite tracks on The Resistance album, saying it is "brilliantly done".

The comments come ahead of the release of Queen's new compilation album Absolute Greatest, which features many of their biggest hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust, We Will Rock You and You're My Best Friend.

Buy an electric guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19406462-ADNFCR

Posted on 13 Oct 2009 20:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

At the 2018 Brit Awards Ed Sheeran teamed up with Ashton Miranda and the Roland LX-17 Digital Piano. Now Roland is giving away the same piano - worth £4399 and signed by Ed and Ashton!

19 Mar 2018 12:37
thumbnail

Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.

25 Apr 2017 17:08
thumbnail

An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.

20 Mar 2017 11:31
thumbnail

Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.

13 Mar 2017 13:12
thumbnail

Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase

7 Mar 2017 15:23
thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The Tiptop Audio Forbidden Planet is a brand-new, all-analog, multi-mode filter taking inspiration from the Steiner-Parker Synthacon.

19 Sep 2018 12:06
thumbnail

At NAMM 2016, Teenage Engineering unveiled a prototype product with a similar, compact and playful design to the OP-1. Since then, the OP-Z has made numerous appearances at trade shows around the world, in continued states of development but never quite complete.

18 Sep 2018 11:07
thumbnail

Denon DJ has announced the version 1.2.1 update to Engine Prime, meaning the MCX8000 controller can now use this premium music management software.

12 Sep 2018 15:01
thumbnail

Until 31.12.18, new and existing Akai Professional Controller owners can receive free sample content from CR2!

10 Sep 2018 10:51
thumbnail

The brand-new Apollo X6 and X8 rackmount audio interfaces now feature six (!) DSPs for class-leading audio processing capabilities.

6 Sep 2018 19:00
thumbnail

Native Instruments has released a plethora of new products including KOMPLETE 12 and a raft of hardware and software releases for producers and DJs.

6 Sep 2018 12:59