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Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Ikons » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:19 am

Check this out at 1:40. Brian May is the new Spaceman.


Or click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mur9wzgct9k

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Ogre Nattle » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:34 am

Mary Poppins, what is that?

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by metalfuel » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:37 am

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by jannep17 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:46 am

Who talked him into wearing that monstrosity..?

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by BeholderFan » Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:41 am

I think that is freaking cool. So can't wait. I have seen photos and clips of this tour. OMG. SO can't wait.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Jampottt » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:03 am

I can’t think of anything worse

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by GACatmandu » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:28 am

Oh come on we all practically worship a band that wears makeup, and strange get-ups night after night, and now some of you have the gall to slam Brian May for wearing a flashy costume. What a strange bunch of music fans we seem to be.

I saw Queen two years ago in Chicago with two of my daughters, and it was a great show, I would most definitely go see them again at any time!

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by LadySpace84 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am

I love Brian May! Odd choice of stage attire,he pulls it off though

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Dr Borgo » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:50 am

Queen are too far removed now days from when Freddy was alive. I have seen clips of their live show.

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Post by Nellcote71 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:03 am

It’s a shame they didn’t replace Ace with a legitimate talent. Probably would have had to pay out a decent salary to someone though...

Mays unique tone and soling style would have translated well to the Kiss sound - he’d had to have worn flats though.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by SaintN'Sinner83 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:45 am

Queen is my favourite band and I still have to ask what in the jet-skiing Christ did I just see?

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Crown Royal » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:51 am

GACatmandu wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:28 am
Oh come on we all practically worship a band that wears makeup, and strange get-ups night after night, and now some of you have the gall to slam Brian May for wearing a flashy costume. What a strange bunch of music fans we seem to be.

When you see KISS you expect to see makeup and strange get-ups. When you see Queen you do not expect to see such things. Thus, fans react to it.

Not too sure this was hard to grasp.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Going Blind » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:54 pm

Is this somehow a call back to Brian's Starfleet project? There is a robot on that album cover that seems somewhat similar to Brian's costume here.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by B5Erik » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:19 pm

That's Brian's Dyanasty era costume.

He does like KISS, so...

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Nately120 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:57 pm

Dr Borgo wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:50 am
Queen are too far removed now days from when Freddy was alive. I have seen clips of their live show.
I suppose, but in my mind the biggest "what the fudge?!" moment Queen ever had was the Hot Space album, and that was mostly Freddie's idea. Artsy types (KISS included back in the day) toss ideas out there and try different things. They usually aren't all solid gold, and that's ok. Just my take.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Shawn71 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:40 pm

It was an absolutely incredible show. No issue with the costume (there were many extravagant costumes in the show). The Ghost mask was a little weird. The outfit might’ve worked better within the context of his solo with all the planets and meteor.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Tail of a hurricane » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:02 pm

Going Blind wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Is this somehow a call back to Brian's Starfleet project? There is a robot on that album cover that seems somewhat similar to Brian's costume here.
Looks more like the "News of the world" robot.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by doombies » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:02 pm

Brian May is too good for KISS :wink:

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by sneed78 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:03 pm

Nellcote71 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:03 am
It’s a shame they didn’t replace Ace with a legitimate talent. Probably would have had to pay out a decent salary to someone though...

Mays unique tone and soling style would have translated well to the Kiss sound - he’d had to have worn flats though.
Brian is 6’2 like Gene, so he’d fit right in wearing the seven inch leather heels...

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by sneed78 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:27 pm

Should’ve played Metal Health...

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Phyllis Simmons » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:55 pm

Thats funny - influenced by Tommy's EOTR silver kettle tour outfit. Same designer? He also played a bit like Tommy there - not quite bending properly to pitch, fluffing some vibrato, etc....

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by neiltracy00 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:59 pm

How do you know its Brian May, the guy had a mask on !!

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by neiltracy00 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:00 am

Phyllis Simmons wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:55 pm
Thats funny - influenced by Tommy's EOTR silver kettle tour outfit. Same designer? He also played a bit like Tommy there - not quite bending properly to pitch, fluffing some vibrato, etc....
No that wash up frehley that does that , the same guy Tommy had to show his own licks remember

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by bluedog » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:30 am

LadySpace84 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am
I love Brian May! Odd choice of stage attire,he pulls it off though


Not sure he pulled the solo off though.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by LadySpace84 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:41 am

sneed78 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:27 pm
Should’ve played Metal Health...

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Kissologist » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:44 am

Brian is paying tribute to Crimson Glory:

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But seriously: what was the purpose of the mask? :scratch:
No relation whatsoever to the song :?:

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by metaldad » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:45 am

Dr May is way too talented for Kiss

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by SaintN'Sinner83 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:37 am

bluedog wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:30 am
LadySpace84 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:32 am
I love Brian May! Odd choice of stage attire,he pulls it off though


Not sure he pulled the solo off though.
Brian agrees.

He commented via Instagram that his ear piece wasn't working correctly and he couldn't hear his playing adequately

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Post by RisingForce » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:13 pm

neiltracy00 wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:00 am
No that wash up frehley that does that , the same guy Tommy had to show his own licks remember
Still clinging on desperately to that story.........even though Tommy himself has stated that there was no teaching going on at all. How adorable.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by DOUBLE DYNASTY » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:20 pm

Tommy is irreplaceable.

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by Bruce » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:35 pm

... And irrepressible!

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Re: Replace Tommy with Brian May!

Post by mybliesad » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:07 pm

I love Brian May. I'd take him over Tommy.

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