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The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992)

A video recording of the benefit concert in memory of the lead singer of Queen.

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A live concert in tribute to Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of Queen. Mercury died of AIDS and so some of the proceeds of this concert went to AIDS research. Features performers such as Metallica, Def Leppard, Elton John, Axl Rose, Extreme, George Michael, and many others. Performers alternate between doing their own hits, covering Queen songs, or jamming with the surviving members of Queen. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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There was criticism from gay rights campaigners about the involvement of Guns N' Roses due to their homophobic lyrics, especially considering Mercury had contracted HIV from gay sex. See more »

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In the accompanying "making of" documentary included on home video releases, Gary Cherone's last name is misspelled as "Cheron", and Joe Elliott's last name is misspelled as "Elliot." See more »

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Rock n Roll!
23 June 2002 | by (Arvika, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I'm too young remember Live Aid(1985) but this one I didn't miss! The best concert ever with an all star cast of the greatest artists of the 80's and 90's. Many great moments but James Hetfield's version of Stone Cold Crazy and Elton John & Axl Rose version of Bohemian Rhapsody stands out.

A must for anyone who loves rock n roll!


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