Queen was a band that was very popular in the 1980s and 1990s. They had many number one hits and albums. Many of their songs are still being played today. Many of the songs are easily recognizable and people will sing along to them. The lead singer of the band was Freddie Mercury and he died of Aids in 1991.
He went on camera and admitted he had Aids and then he died the next day. Queen came together in 1970. They were from London. Other than Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon also were a part of this band. All three of the members of the band are still alive and participating in musical activities and getting awards.
Freddy Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, died of AIDS in 1991. Mercury's death was tough for John Deacon. He took part in some early tribute projects, like the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert and the finishing of the album Made in Heaven. After that album was made, he refused to take part in any further Queen projects. Deacon has since turned his back on the limelight and fame.
Queen's former drummer, Roger Taylor very severely damaged his hearing because of all the years of exposure to high decibel sound while he sang with Queen. A serious alcoholic, John Bonham died in September 1980 at age 32 years old.