FREDDIE MERCURY, BRIAN MAY, ROGER TAYLOR AND JOHN DEACON
Queen are a British rock band which formed in 1970. They were heavily influenced by progressive rock and heavy metal bands, such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and The Who and were further influenced by experimental recording techniques and stage settings.
Their debut album Queen was followed by Queen II both of which enjoyed considerable UK success but it was the release of Sheer Heart Attack and A Night at the Opera, the latter included Bohemian Rhapsody, that gained them International fame and fortune. By 1980 they were one of the world's biggest stadium rock bands.
The band released 18 number one albums, estimates of their album sales range between 150 million to 300 million making them one of the world's best selling music artists.