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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...

Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

Michael Kors Bullied

Michael Kors used to bullied over his love of fashion.The renowned designer admits he was picked on while he was at school because he would rather have gone shopping than played sports. Talking on a...

Status Quo Re-join The Army

Status Quo are to release a new version of 'In The Army Now'.The veteran rockers are recording the track - which reached number two in the UK singles charts when first released in 1986 -...

Bob Geldof's Live Aid Worries

Bob Geldof was terrified he wouldn't be able to pull off Live Aid.The singer-and-political activist - who organised the event alongside rocker Midge Ure on July 13 1985 to raise funds for famine relief in...

Live Aid Memories Still Extra Special For Proud Parfitt

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT still counts opening LIVE AID among his greatest honours - 25 years after the historic event.The British group kicked off the global music extravaganza at London's Wembley Stadium on 13...

Recovering Addict Rossi Is Whisky Boss

STATUS QUO frontman FRANCIS ROSSI has become the boss of a whisky company - more than a decade after overcoming his alcohol addiction.The teetotal rocker has been made chairman of Glen Rossie whisky after purchasing...

Council Boss Apologises For Status Quo Slur

City officials in Brighton, England have apologised to STATUS QUO rockers FRANCIS ROSSI and RICK PARFITT after poking fun at them in an online recruitment ad.Marketing bosses at Brighton and Hove City Council upset the...

Rossi 'Worries' About Parfitt Bond

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI often worries about the amount of time he spends with bandmate RICK PARFITT - because their professional relationship has outlasted all of his love affairs.Rossi co-founded the band while at...

Parfitt's Marriage Rocked By Booze Claims

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT is battling to save his marriage after his wife told him to stop drinking, according to a U.K report.The rocker wed fitness instructor Lyndsay Whitburn in 2006 and the pair...

Parfitt Jr Overtakes His Rocker Dad

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT's rocker son will achieve his musical ambition on Thursday (06May10), when his dad's famous band opens for his own.Rick Parfitt Jr's RPJ Band are slated to headline a charity bash...

Stranded Status Quo Plan Long Drive Back To Britain

Veteran British rockers STATUS QUO are preparing for a long journey home after finding themselves stranded in Moscow, Russia following the closure of airspace across Europe.The stars are eager to return home after recently wrapping...

Status Quo Presented With Obes

STATUS QUO rockers RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI are overjoyed by their Order of the British Empire (OBE) medals, branding the honour the "most exceptional moment" of their careers.The ageing stars were presented with the...

Status Quo Scrap Gigs

British rockers STATUS QUO have cancelled three shows after singer/guitarist RICK PARFITT fell ill.The band was due to play two concerts in Ipswich, England this weekend (29-30Jan10) but the gigs were axed after Parfitt was...

Quo's Parfitt And Rossi Land Obe's

STATUS QUO's RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI have been handed Order of the British Empire (OBE) medals in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for their services to charity and the music industry.The rockers have...

Quo Tops U.k.'S Live List Again

Rockers STATUS QUO have been named the hardest working band in the U.K. - for the second year in a row.The Rockin' All Over The World hitmakers played live for more than 250,000 fans at...

Rossi: 'I'm An Idiot Onstage'

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI can't bear to watch footage of the band's live shows - because he looks like an "idiot" onstage.The Rockin' All Over The World hitmaker admits his moves during the band's...

Parfitt Plots Return To Britain

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT is planning to give up his life in Spain and move back to Britain for the sake of his baby twins.The rocker's wife, Lindsay, gave birth to Lily and Tommy...

Glastonbury's Mystery Act

Glastonbury organisers are refusing to name a "top" act who are appearing over health and safety concerns.Michael Eavis and daughter Emily Eavis, who book bands for the world-famous music event - which takes place in...

Rossi Loses His Ponytail

STATUS QUO star FRANCIS ROSSI has finally cut his hair - after 35 years of wearing the same trademark ponytail. The guitarist, 59, first grew his hair long in the 1970s as the band shot to...

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