Queen is a British rock band. It was formed in London in 1971. The original member consists of Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals). Queen's previous works weregreatly inspired by progressive rock. In the mid-1970s, the band attempt into more formal and radio-friendly works that put them in a greater commercial success. It became a symbol to blend very different and creative styles in their music which explore the appreciation of the show, gospel music, electronic music and funk.
Brian May and Roger Taylor had been performing together in a band called Smile. Freddie Mercury (known by his birth name of Farrokh or Freddie Bulsara) is a fan of Smile and inspired them to experiment with very busy stage and recording techniques. Freddie Mercury enter the band afterwards. They changed the name of the band to "Queen" and accept his familiar stage name. John Deacon was iniated before the recording of their first album. During the 1970s, Queen appreciated success in the UK but it was the release of "Sheer Heart Attack" in 1974 and "A Night at the Opera" in 1975 that achieved the bands international success. The later featured "Bohemian Rhapsody" which remained at number one spot in the UK charts for nine weeks.Mercury passed way due to his bronchopneumonia (a complication of AIDS) in 1991 and Deacon withdraw in 1997. Because of this May and Taylor have occasionally playing together which includ a collaboration with Paul Rodgers