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2014-06-16 12:25:06

QUEEN: LIVE AT THE RAINBOW '74 LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday March 31(st) 1974 is a landmark date in the history of rock music. It is now celebrated in the release of a rare recording made at legendary London venue The Rainbow, of a concert by the then up-and-coming band called Queen. Few who turned up for that iconic performance could have predicted they would go on to become arguably the world's best and most successful rock group, although many more may have suspected...

2014-03-24 08:24:37

- Boston, East Rutherford, Uncasville, Atlantic City, Toronto - NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand, five additional shows have been added to the Queen + Adam Lambert summer tour. Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert will play second shows in Uncasville, Conn. and Toronto, Ont. and will add three new cities, Boston, Mass., East Rutherford, NJ and Atlantic City, NJ, to the highly anticipated tour. The 24-date tour, which is presented by Live...

2014-03-06 12:24:29

- Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert Kick Off North American Tour On Thursday, June 19 In Chicago - NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen + Adam Lambert will reign over a highly anticipated North American summer tour starting at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, June 19. Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert will come together for the first time in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Dallas and more. The 19-date tour wraps Sunday, July 20 in Washington, DC at the...

2011-08-08 05:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011: /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Cropper, the Grammy-nominated, Rock Hall of Fame guitarist who has played with Booker T. and the MG's as well as Otis Redding and Carla Thomas during the Stax era, is set for the release of his 429 Records debut project, "DEDICATED"-- a heartfelt tribute to fellow guitarist Lowman "Pete" Pauling and his pioneering R&B group The 5 Royales. A legendary and influential musician in his own right, Cropper pays homage to the...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Cropper, the Grammy-nominated, Rock Hall of Fame guitarist who has played with Booker T. and the MG's as well as Otis Redding and Carla Thomas during the Stax era, is putting the finishing touches to his 429 Records debut project, "DEDICATED"-- a heartfelt tribute to fellow guitarist Lowman "Pete" Pauling and his pioneering R&B group The 5 Royales. A legendary and influential musician in his own right, Cropper pays homage to...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen's 40th anniversary is now upon us, and the band plans to pull out all the stops to celebrate this historic occasion. "2011 is an important year for Queen," said Brian May "and there will be a lot of activity." Adds Roger Taylor, "I can't believe it's been that long and that we are still around in such a big way. I'm amazed and grateful!" This yearlong event will be marked by a series of releases, re-releases, special limited-edition...

2009-05-23 11:12:45

Guitarist Brian May says his British rock group, Queen, is interested in having American Idol star Adam Lambert as its lead singer. The Los Angeles Times, citing a Rolling Stone magazine interview with May, said Friday the Queen rocker unsuccessfully attempted to speak with Lambert during the season finale of the U.S. TV series this week. Amongst all that furor, there wasn't really a quiet moment to talk, May said of Wednesday's Idol finale, which Lambert lost to fellow contestant Kris Allen....


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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