Queen is a British rock and roll band that started in London in 1970. The legendary line-up consisted of Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (vocals, guitar), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals). After the release of their second album, Queen II, in 1974, they charted in the UK, but it was the release of Sheer Heart Attack following a year later and A Night at the Opera in 1975 which lead them to international fame. "Bohemian Rhapsody", stayed at number one in the UK charts for nine weeks and popularized the music video. The morning of November 24, 1991, Freddie Mercury passed away at the age 45 from AIDS the day after revealing he had the disease.