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Status Quo Stars Overwhelmed By Late Fan's Tribute

Status Quo stars Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi were overwhelmed with emotion when they were presented with a tapestry created by a late fan who sewed the huge piece using his teeth following a crippling...

Francis Rossi Retires Favourite Guitar

Veteran rocker Francis Rossi has been forced to retire his trademark guitar because it no longer stays in tune.The Status Quo rocker is devastated that he has had to hang up his beloved 1957 Fender...

Francis Rossi Blames Aides For Amy Winehouse's Death

Veteran rocker Francis Rossi blames Amy Winehouse's closest advisers for her death, accusing them of encouraging her hellraising behaviour instead of trying to stop it.The Rehab hitmaker died from alcohol poisoning in July, 2011 at...

Francis Rossi Predicted Rick Parfitt's Health Crisis

Rocker Francis Rossi rolled over and went back to sleep when he was told his Status Quo bandmate Rick Parfitt had been hospitalised with chest pains because he was convinced his heart problems were self-inflicted.Parfitt...

Rick Parfitt "Back Rocking Soon" After Cancelling Status Quo Gigs

Rick Parfitt, guitarist in the legendary UK boogie-woogie rock band Status Quo for fifty years, has been hospitalised whilst on tour in Europe which has resulted in a slew of gigs being cancelled over the...

Francis Rossi: 'The Voice Is Biggest Mistake In Showbiz History'

Status Quo rocker Francis Rossi has blasted Tv singing contest The Voice as the "biggest mistake" in showbiz history.The singer/guitarist is convinced it is unfair to assess wannabe stars purely on their singing talents as...

Status Quo Launch Their Own Beer

Status Quo rockers Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt have become the latest celebrity beer makers following the launch of their new brew, Piledriver.The Rockin' All Over The World hitmakers have teamed up with experts at...

Francis Rossi Backs Ice Cream Campaign

Status Quo rocker Francis Rossi has shown his softer side by backing a campaign to save Britain's iconic ice cream vans.The singer used to help his grandfather sell ice cream from a truck around London...

Francis Rossi Of Status Quo Reveals Odd Jimmy Savile Invitation

As more and more harrowing stories of Jimmy Savile's alleged case continue to get released, it's not just the poor victims that have something to say. Celebrities and people that knew Savile are also enlightening...

Francis Rossi Cringes At His Past Behaviour

Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi struggled to watch a documentary charting the band's rise to fame because his behaviour was so appalling.The Whatever You Want hitmaker found the film, titled Hello Quo, impossible to view...

Francis Rossi Snubbed Shamed Jimmy Savile's Sleazy Offer

Status Quo star Francis Rossi once snubbed Sir Jimmy Savile when the shamed British Tv presenter tried to lure the rocker into a dressing room full of young girls.Rossi reveals the sleazy offer came in...

Status Quo Guitarists Set For Movie Debut

STATUS QUO rockers RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI are set to make their big screen debut in forthcoming gangster movie CARE FACTOR ZERO. The veteran guitarists will reportedly star as themselves in the action...

Quo The Musical?

Veteran English rockers STATUS QUO are set to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN and ROD STEWART, by producing their own stage musical. FRANCIS ROSSI and RICK PARFITT - currently celebrating a 40-year career...

Rossi Terrified Of Underage Prostitute Sex

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI was so terrified the first time he visited a brothel he ran away. The ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD star, who was below the age of sexual consent at...

Rossi: 'I Am Unfashionable'

Veteran rocker FRANCIS ROSSI is so comfortable with his unfashionable image he once found himself laughing along to a TV show in which he was mercilessly victimised. The STATUS QUO frontman has modelled his...

Rossi Blames Booze For Cocaine Addiction

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI regrets the moment he accepted a drink for the first time, because it led to his decision to try cocaine. The ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD star fostered a...

Mariah And Robbie Congratulate Quo

MARIAH CAREY and ROBBIE WILLIAMS are among the stars who have paid tribute to British rockers STATUS QUO on their 40th anniversary. The long-haired duo, comprising of RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI, are celebrating...

Quo Fear Fashion

STATUS QUO star FRANCIS ROSSI is scared of becoming fashionable because he would fear the pressure of having to keep up with all the latest trends. The DOWN DOWN rockers are comfortable with their...

Ice Cream Man Rossi

STATUS QUO founder FRANCIS ROSSI was preparing to ditch his music career to become an ice cream man just before the rockers hit the big time in 1968. The legendary guitarist - who had...

Status Quo Slam Live 8 'Egos'

British rockers STATUS QUO have slammed SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's behaviour at the London Live 8 concert earlier this month (02JUL05) - because they believe he was determined to hog the limelight. The ROCKIN' ALL...

Rossi Criticises Live 8

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI has slammed Live 8 performers for letting their egos get in the way of charity. The ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD stars opened the original Live Aid concert in...

Quo Beg For Four Minutes At Live 8

LATEST: Veteran rockers STATUS QUO have begged LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF for a four-minute slot at the star-studded London concert, so they can play hit ROCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD. Fans have...

Rossi Slams Religion

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI has launched a bitter attack on religion - eloquently dubbing it "all s**t". The music stalwart, 54, used to be "highly religious", but claims he's since discovered the concept...

Quo Rocker Slams Kylie

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI has slammed manufactured pop acts like KYLIE MINOGUE and MADONNA - and he doesn't even like the pint-sized Australian's celebrated bottom. The pony-tailed axe man, whose musical career has...

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