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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...

Quo Stars Get Ready To Party Again

STATUS QUO co-founders JOHN COGHLAN and ALAN LANCASTER are to reform side project THE PARTY BOYS to honour late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT when the Aussie rocker's new statue is unveiled. The Party Boys...

Living Legend Award For Page

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has been named a "living legend" at the Classic Rock and Roll Honour awards.The rock god was presented with a vintage Gibson Les Paul guitar by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler...

By on 06 November 2007

Tyler Perry Still Looking For Success Abroad

Tyler Perry, whose Why Did I Get Married? has grossed nearly $40 million over the past ten days, defying industry predictions, now intends to disprove the notion that movies with black-oriented themes can not do...

Status Quo Got Danger Money To Play In Scotland

STATUS QUO legend FRANCIS ROSSI was paid extra money for gigs in Scotland because it was considered too dangerous to play there. The 58-year-old is heading back to the country as part of the band's...

Status Quo's Rossi Slams Doherty + Winehouse

STATUS QUO star FRANCIS ROSSI has lashed out at troubled rockers AMY WINEHOUSE and PETE DOHERTY for sending the wrong message to impressionable young fans. The veteran musician is angry after Winehouse was recently honoured...

Parfitt: 'I Don't Care About Criticism'

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT "doesn't give a f**k" about criticism directed at his band over their musical reliance on five guitar chords. The British rocker insists he isn't worried by the negative remarks, and...

Parfitt Finds Love In The Gym

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT met his future wife as she worked out on an exercise bike. The guitarist admits he was 'too shy' to say hello to Lyndsay Whitburn, but plucked up the courage...

Parfitt Praises Wife For Lifting Him Out Of Depression

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT has praised his wife LYNDSAY WHITBURN for helping transform his life. The star has admitted he was suffering from depression before he met the 42-year-old at his local gym -...

Parfitt: 'Depression Left Me A Terrible Mess'

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT credits his son RICHARD for preventing his life from spiralling out of control after suffering a bout of depression. The rocker went on a drinking binge after the breakdown of...

Parfitt Still Haunted By Daughter's Death

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT let his late daughter down by refusing to give up alcohol and drugs after her death, according to the guitarist himself. Parfitt attempted to battle his drink and drug demons...

Rossi Too Nervous For Film Debut

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI is hoping his first ever film role falls through, because he fears he'll be too nervous to act. The singer and bandmember Rick Parfitt have landed leading roles in Care...

Status Quo To Release Movie

The members of veteran British rock group STATUS QUO are to appear in a new movie. Care Factor Zero is a comedy film following the rock veterans' getaway from an organised crime gang. Band members...

Diana Fondly Remembered At Wembley Concert

A host of artistes from music, theatre, comedy and television performed at Wembley in tribute to Princess Diana. Over 63,000 people, including celebrities such as David Beckham, were in attendance at the charity event which...

By on 02 July 2007

Candice Returns To Corrie

One of television's most ditsy soap characters is all set to make a return to Coronation Street after having left in 2005 to seek out new opportunities.Nikki Sanderson, who played hairdresser Candice Stowe in the...

By on 08 June 2007

Moore Receives Cheers At Cannes, Boos From Canadian Crtics

Michael Moore received a standing -- and sustained -- ovation following the screening of his latest documentary, Sicko, at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. But some critics suggested that in censuring the U.S. health system,...

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