Queen Drummer: No Freddie Mercury Hologram On Upcoming Tour

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Queen drummer Roger Taylor commented that he is against the band using a hologram of the late Freddie Mercury on tour:

While Martel’s vocal resemblance to Mercury is striking, Taylor noted that there’s no replacing Queen’s iconic singer, who died in 1991. And Taylor firmly dismissed the notion that he would ever perform with a “hologram” of Mercury, the way that Dr. Dre did with one of Tupac Shakur at Coachella. “I don’t want to sit up here with a hologram of my dear friend,” said Taylor. “Were somebody to use a hologram of Freddie, I don’t think I would have an objection. But I don’t want to. It just didn’t sit too well with me.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/queen-gear-up-for-tribute-tour-extravaganza-20120430#ixzz1tZYKhoSc

Then again, rock stars tend to have more class…don’t you think?

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