Queen shares spine-tingling video of Brian May playing a guitar solo to an empty stadium

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Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 11:57AM

Queen and Adam Lambert have treated fans to another behind-the-scenes video to promote their brand new Live Around The World album.

Taking to their official YouTube channel, the rockers released footage of Brian May playing a guitar solo to an empty stadium in January 2020 - and it is spectacular!

The spine-tingling moment took place during Queen's soundcheck before the band took the stage at Japan's Nagoya Dome stadium on January 30 - just weeks before the global pandemic put live music on hold.

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The video shows Brian May playing his guitar to thousands of empty seats, while Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert and their keyboardist Philip "Spike" Edney play a rousing rendition of 'Hammer To Fall.'

Playing the 40,500 capacity arena marked one of the last times the band played to a sell-out crowd.

The band's latest album Live Around The World features a hand-picked selection of live performances chosen from 218 live shows Queen and Adam Lambert have performed in the past seven years.