After a series of rumors surrounding a possible extension of the Queen-Adam Lambert collaboration, the “American Idol” runner-up finally announced yesterday via Twitter that he will be joining guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor (bassist John Deacon chose not to participate) this summer at the Sonisphere Festival at Knebworth Park in England.
Lambert and Queen performed together late last year during the MTV European Music Awards. The performance was highly complimented, which sparked a wave of rumors that Lambert first denied.
Lambert, one of the most eccentric and flamboyant performers in the rock world, has also been active in the Jewish world with versions of Kol Nidre and Shir LaShalom.
Here’s Lambert and Queen’s EMA performance: