Queen are an influential British rock band who formed in London in 1970. The classic line up consisted of vocalist Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, bassist John Deacon, and drummer Roger Taylor.
The band have released 15 studio albums via EMI and Parlophone. The final was issued posthumously after Freddie Mercury's death in 1991. While their early releases embraced progressive and heavy rock Queen came to embrace arena rock and even pop. They have collectively sold 300 million records making them one of the world's best selling artists.