Queen will return to Australia for the first time in 30 years this August.

Queen were last in Australia in 1985 when the late Freddie Mercury was still fronting the band. On their 2014 tour Adam Lambert will take his place.

Lambert first performed with original membersBrian May and Roger Taylor in 2009 onAmerican Idolfor a performance of their seminal hitWe Are The Champions. They next teamed up on the MTV European Music Awards in Belfast for an eight-minute medley and in 2012 they performed a series of shows across Europe as well as dates in Russia, Ukraine and Poland.

Catch them at Allphones Arena on Tuesday August 26. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday May 28 throughTicketek.

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