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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...

Veteran Rockers Quo Outdo Take That

Rockers STATUS QUO have been named the hardest working band in the U.K. - after notching up the most arena concerts in 2008. The Rockin' All Over The World hitmakers performed for more than 300,000...

Quo's Uncool Christmas Tune

Rockers STATUS QUO are competing for Britain's Christmas number one single with the "uncoolest" song of their 40-year career. The Rockin' All Over The World hitmakers released their first festive tune, It's Christmas Time, on...

Oasis Hit Back At Status Quo

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has hit back at STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI after the veteran rocker labelled the band "boring". Rossi accused the Wonderwall hitmakers of not putting enough energy into their performances, insisting...

Rossi: 'Oasis Aren't Rock 'N' Roll'

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI has launched a blistering attack on OASIS - insisting the WONDERWALL hitmakers are "not rock 'n' roll". The veteran star is particularly annoyed by the Liam Gallagher-fronted band's lack of...

Status Quo Raise Thousands For Charity

Rockers STATUS QUO and their celebrity friends have helped to raise $158,000 (GBP100,000) for a British charity by auctioning off star interpretations of their classic single and album covers. The Down Down hitmakers asked 50...

Parfitt To Cut Status Quo Workload

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT is determined to cut down the band's workload next year (09) so he can spend more time with his new baby twins. The rocker's wife, Lindsay, gave birth to Lily...

Icahn Sets Sites On Film Stdio

Carl Icahn, the activist financier who often buys into big companies, then pushes them to make changes that he believes will boost their stock value, has more than doubled his stake in Canadian-based Lionsgate. In...

Quo Reschedule More Dates

LATEST: STATUS QUO have been forced to reschedule a string of dates after learning drummer MATTHEW LETLEY's viral infection is worse than expected. The rockers pulled Tuesday night's (14Oct08) show in Hull, England due to...

Quo Pull The Plug On Hull Show

Rockers STATUS QUO have been forced to scrap a show in Hull, England on Tuesday night (14Oct08) to allow drummer MATTHEW LETLEY to recover from a viral infection. Letley has been diagnosed with an upper...

Quo And Celebrity Fans Get Artistic For Charity Auction

Rock veterans STATUS QUO have joined the art world after asking a host of celebrity pals to create paintings inspired by the group and its hits. The Rockin' All Over The World hitmakers are auctioning...

Parfitt's Ex: 'Rick Likes Watching Couples Have Sex'

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT used to take a pair of binoculars with him whenever he was on tour - so he could spy on couples having sex, according to his ex-wife. Patty Parfitt claims...

Parfitt 'Can't Stand' Rossi

Rocker RICK PARFITT secretly despises his STATUS QUO bandmates, especially FRANCIS ROSSI - the star's ex-wife PATTY PARFITT has claimed. Patty insists the friendly banter the guitarist shares with frontman Rossi on stage is just...

Parfitt Is A Father Again At 59

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT is relieved after his wife LYNDSAY safely gave birth to two healthy twins on Monday (26May08). The couple was overjoyed when they discovered they were expecting last October (07) after...

Parfitt: 'We Nearly Lost Unborn Twins'

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT and his wife LYNDSAY feared a miscarriage just one week after discovering they were expecting twins. The couple were overjoyed when they discovered they were expecting last October (07) after...

Parfitt To Become Father Of Twins At 59

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT is set to become a father again at the age of 59. The guitarist - who has two sons, Harry, 18, and Richard, 29, from previous marriages - has fathered...

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