9 Famous Band Logos And What They Really Mean

1. Queen's Logo Depicts All Of The Band's Zodiac Signs

Interestingly, the logo for the British rock band Queen is arguably the most personal on this list, yet remains the most subtle. The logo was designed by Freddie Mercury before the release of the band's debut self-titled album, and is styled in a similar fashion to the Royal Coat of Arms. But what does it mean? Well, the logo depicts the zodiac signs of each of the members of the band. Two lions (Leo) flank the side of a massive red Q, belonging to John Deacon and Roger Taylor. On top of the Q sits a massive crab (Cancer) which belongs to Brian May. And below the two lions are two fairies (Virgo) which represent Freddie Mercury himself. As for the massive phoenix on top, well, Mercury €“ having previously attended art college €“ probably just thought it looked cool, which it totally does.
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