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Rick Parfitt To Undergo Leg Operation

Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt is set to undergo an operation on his leg to improve his circulation.The 64-year-old musician underwent heart surgery in 1997, and treatment to clear a blocked artery following a frightening...

Rick Parfitt Hunting Movie Stunt Double

Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt is hoping to track down the stunt double who helped him out during filming of the band's movie in Fiji after he hurt himself on the set.The musicians play themselves...

Status Quo Struggled On Tiring Movie Shoot

Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt battled tiredness during the group's first foray into film because he is not used to working such long hours.The British band headed to Fiji to play themselves in 90-minute action...

Status Quo Cancel Mexico Show

British rockers Status Quo have cancelled an upcoming show in Mexico due to "logistical issues".The musicians were due to take their Made in Britain tour to the Telmex Auditorium in Zapopan, Mexico on 25 April...

Depeche Mode's Brit Annoyance

Depeche Mode are annoyed by "some of the bands who have won" a BRIT Award.The most successful electronic band in music history only have a solitary BRIT Award under their belt yet have sold over...

Original Status Quo Line-up Wind The Clock Back 32 Years To Tour

Though Status Quo haven’t stopped playing, it’s been over 30 years since the original line-up last trod the boards together. However that’s set to change with the news that the pioneers of, um, boogie rock,...

Status Quo Reunion Gigs - Britain's Most Successful Rock Group Are Back On Tour

It’s the moment British rock fans have been waiting for, their beloved Status Quo is back, as the legendary rock band are set to hit the stage once more with a much-anticipated set of shows.Francis...

Status Quo Bassist Loses Feeling In Thumb From Allergic Reaction

Alan Lancaster, the bassist for Status Quo, has revealed that his right thumb has no feeling due to an allergic reaction to hair dye. While colouring his hair one day, the founding member of the...

Status Quo Drummer Quits

Status Quo drummer Matt Letley has quit the English rock band after 12 years.The 51-year-old musician will play his final performance with the group on Wednesday (19Dec12) at the O2 Arena in their native London....

Manic Street Preachers To Release New Album In 2014

Manic Street Preachers are planning to release their 11th studio album in early 2014. James Dean Bradfield, the group's lead vocalist and guitarist, insists the 'Design For Life' hitmakers' next record is ''much better'' than...

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...

Rick Parfitt Lost Hair On Fiji Movie Shoot

Status Quo star Rick Parfitt decided to cut his trademark long hair earlier this year (12) after it began falling out when the band worked on a new movie.The rockers make their film debut in...

Lady Gaga Pushed Coty With Innovation

Lady Gaga has ''pushed'' Coty with her ideas for new fragrance Lady Gaga Fame.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker releases her debut fragrance - a black liquid which sprays clear - next month and excited the...

Status Quo Stars' Hair-raising Movie Stunts

Status Quo rockers Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt have proved their tough-guy credentials by performing daredevil stunts for their movie debut.The veteran musicians told in April (12) that they had signed up to play themselves...

Status Quo To Star In Movie

Rockers Status Quo are swapping the stage for the screen after signing up to star in their first movie.The British band, fronted by Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt, will play themselves in the 90-minute action...

Rupert Murdoch Takes Off The Gloves

Amid new allegations of potentially criminal wrongdoing by units of his News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter today (Thursday), vowing to fight back. "Seems every competitor and enemy piling on with lies and libels,"...

Rick Parfitt Undergoes Second Operation

Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt has undergone a second operation following a pre-Christmas (11) heart procedure, according to a U.K. report.The singer underwent a routine operation to clear a blocked artery and fit a stent...

Rick Parfitt's Heart Scare

Status Quo's Christmas (11) tour was nearly derailed after frontman Rick Parfitt was hospitalised in London just hours before the rockers kicked off the shows.The singer underwent a routine operation to clear a blocked artery...

Rockers Support Sir Cliff Over Radio Ban

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Status Quo star Francis Rossi have come to the defence of Sir Cliff Richard after his music was banned from a U.K. radio station's playlist.Executives at Britain's new Absolute Radio...

Moby Wants To Make Porn Movie

Moby wants to make a porn movie starring men with small penises.The 'Porcelain' singer can't understand why X-rated films feature men with larger-than-average manhoods and wants to create a flick which won't make viewers feel...

Will.i.am Evacuated From Blazing Hotel

will.i.am had to be evacuated from his London hotel tonight (01.07.11) after a fire broke out. The Black Eyed Peas star was among 1,500 people who had to leave the London Hilton Hotel as billows...

Francis Rossi Wants Women To Cover Up

Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi is urging sun worshippers to cover up, insisting he hates the sight of naked flesh.The former hellraising rocker, who bedded hundreds of groupies in the band's heyday, insists he is...

Status Quo Shamed By Live Tv Blunder

British rockers Status Quo were left red-faced after their stage equipment malfunctioned while they were performing on live TV on Tuesday (24May11).The band was playing its new single Rock 'n Roll 'n You on U.K....

Biffy Clyro To Be Named Best British Band

Biffy Clyro are set to be named Royal Albert Hall Best British Band at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards in July.The Scottish trio, who were nominated for the Mercury Music Prize last year,...

Status Quo To Get Lifetime Achievement Award

Status Quo will be honoured for their career at the Silver Clef Awards 2011.The 'Rockin all Over the World' group - who have have over 20 top ten hits in the UK over a forty...

Status Quo Re-record Army Anthem For Injured Soldiers

Rocker Francis Rossi and his Status Quo bandmates felt compelled to re-record In The Army Now for their upcoming album as a tribute to Britain's armed forces.The track was the title of their 1986 album,...

Status Quo Rock Out For Charity Fundraiser

British band Status Quo rocked out at a charity gig in London last week (ends03Apr11) to raise awareness of Crohn's disease.The band performed a set at The Hurlingham Club in the U.K. capital on Thursday...

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