Adam Lambert has been touring the world and making a whole bunch of new friends as the de facto singer with Queen. Following the success of the Bohemian Rhapsody biopic, the world was clamoring for Queen in whichever form they could get, and Lambert did a sublime job of filling the giant gap left by the legendary Freddie Mercury. But Lambert is also a successful solo artist who has sold over three million albums and five million singles in the past decade. He has a new album, Velvet: Side B, on the way, no doubt another collection of flamboyant glam-pop gems which will please the thousands of glamberts out there. Lambert is perfect for Queen, but he can more than cut it on his own too.

Adam Lambert plays with Novena Carmel at 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 21 at the El Rey.

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