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Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Coming To DVD and Blu-ray

06/26/2013
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Eagle Rock have announced a September 3, 2013 release date for The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert which will be released in a triple DVD set, Blu-ray, and digital formats.

The audio has been remastered and this release will mark the very first time that the opening acts' performances (including Metallica, Extreme, Def Leppard and Guns N' Roses) will be released on DVD or Blu-ray.

The SD Blu-ray will feature upscaled standard definition original material with uncompressed stereo and DTS-HD surround sound. We were sent these details along with the full tracklisting:

On April 20th 1992, Roger Taylor, Brian May and John Deacon, the surviving members of Queen, took to the stage at Wembley Stadium for the start of one of the biggest events in rock history, which the band had organized to pay tribute to their former colleague the incomparable Freddie Mercury. Queen were joined by some of the greatest musical talent in the world to celebrate Freddie's life and work and to increase public awareness of AIDS, the disease that had prematurely ended his life the previous year.

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert features many Queen classics in unique performances including: "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Hammer To Fall", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "Radio Ga Ga", "I Want To Break Free", "Under Pressure", "Somebody To Love", "We Will Rock You", "We Are The Champions" and many more. Special guests include David Bowie, Gary Cherone, Roger Daltrey, Def Leppard, Joe Elliott, Extreme, Bob Geldof, Guns 'n' Roses, James Hetfield, Ian Hunter, Tony Iommi, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Metallica, George Michael, Liza Minnelli, Robert Plant, Mick Ronson, Axl Rose, Seal, Slash, Lisa Stansfield, Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Young & Zucchero.

As well as being great entertainment, the concert raised a huge and still growing sum of money for the Mercury Phoenix Trust, a charity formed at the time by Roger Taylor, Brian May and Queen's longtime manager Jim Beach whose charter is the relief of suffering from AIDS throughout the world. Profits from this release will be donated by the Mercury Phoenix Trust to AIDS charities around the globe.

Opening Acts*
1) Intro
2) Brian May / Roger Taylor / John Deacon Introduction
3) Metallica Enter Sandman
4) Metallica Sad But True
5) Metallica Nothing Else Matters
6) Freddie Montage (Insert)
7) Extreme Queen Medley including: Mustapha / Bohemian Rhapsody / Keep Yourself Alive / I Want To Break Free / Fat Bottomed Girls / Bicycle Race / Another One Bites The Dust / Stone Cold Crazy / Radio Ga Ga
8) Freddie Montage (Insert)
9) Def Leppard & Brian May Now I'm Here
10) Queen I'm Going Slightly Mad video (Insert)
11) Bob Geldof Too Late God
12) Guns 'n' Roses Paradise City
13) Guns 'n' Roses Knocking On Heavens Door
14) Elizabeth Taylor Speech

Main Queen + Set

1) Joe Elliott, Slash & Queen Tie Your Mother Down
2) Roger Daltrey, Tony Iommi & Queen I Want It All
3) Zucchero & Queen Las Palabras De Amor
4) Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi & Queen Hammer To Fall
5) James Hetfield, Tony Iommi & Queen Stone Cold Crazy
6) Robert Plant & Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love
7) Brian May Too Much Love Will Kill You
8) Paul Young & Queen Radio Ga Ga
9) Seal & Queen Who Wants To Live Forever
10) Lisa Stansfield & Queen I Want To Break Free
11) David Bowie, Annie Lennox & Queen Under Pressure
12) Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson & Queen All The Young Dudes
13) David Bowie, Mick Ronson & Queen Heroes
14) George Michael & Queen '39
15) George Michael, Lisa Stansfield & Queen These Are The Days Of Our Lives
16) George Michael, London Gospel Choir & Queen Somebody To Love
17) Elton John, Axl Rose & Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
18) Elton John, Tony Iommi & Queen The Show Must Go On
19) Axl Rose & Queen We Will Rock You
20) Liza Minnelli & Ensemble We Are The Champions

Bonus Material
1) Rehearsal performances of Queen +:
David Bowie and Annie Lennox 'Under Pressure'
George Michael and Lisa Stansfield 'These Are The Days Of Our Lives
George Michael 'Somebody To Love'

2) 10th Anniversary Documentary
3) Photo Galleries
4) Mercury Phoenix Trust Facts

* Each section features on one DVD disc, all sections feature on the single Blu-ray discs

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