Status Quo

Download Festival 2014

Rebecca Hobbs | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rebecca Hobbs

Before a foot had trodden on the hallowed Donington turf, many an armchair promoter and naysayer wailed at the 2014 offerings. With competition from other festivals and the memory of 2013 there was always the expectation that this year would be a quieter one for Download. Well as quiet as a rock and metal festival can be.

Elton John Joins Pussy Riot: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Live Aid

Neil Durkin | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

The new 100-strong musicians' letter on behalf of the still-jailed Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is a wholly good thing. And it is. It's not about whether I'd listen to music from this enormous body of artists (though I would in a few cases), but ... well, you know what I'm saying. It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it.

Rocking All Over Again

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

The classic line-up of veteran rock act Status Quo are performing together for the first time in more than 30 years - and after years of legal wrangle...

Why Old Bands Still Matter and Young Bands Should Try Harder

Scott Rowley | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Scott Rowley

Led Zeppelin are back. The Stones are playing the O2. The original Status Quo lineup (aka The Frantic Four) are touring next year. The record shops are filled with new albums from Kiss and Aerosmith.

How to Last 50 Years in Rock 'N' Roll

Francis Rossi | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home
Francis Rossi

When we first started out I had no ambitions other than not being a one-hit wonder. That was it. I didn't want to just have one tantalizing taste of what we were chasing and then no more. I didn't want to work in the family ice cream business. Of course, I wanted to be a success but, if you'd have told the young man that I was, that nearly half a century on he'd still be getting away with it, I'd have laughed you out of Catford... Some poor sod worked out that we've done over 6000 shows, played to over 25 million people and been away from home for more than 23 years.

Rock On

PA | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rock veterans Status Quo are to reunite their classic original line-up for a series of shows next year, they announced today. They will play a five...

Rick Parfitt Suspicious Of Savile, Claims 'Everybody Was At It'

WENN | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rocker Rick Parfitt suspected disgraced British entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile was abusing young girls after working with him on TV during his 1970s hey...

Rick Parfitt Suspicious Of Savile, Claims 'Everybody Was At It'

WENN | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rocker Rick Parfitt suspected disgraced British entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile was abusing young girls after working with him on TV during his 1970s hey...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: What Happened When The Prince Met The Quo...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Anybody who laughs at Status Quo's musicianship (including the Radio 1 powers that be that unceremoniously threw them off the station's playlist) obvi...

Status Quo To Make Film - What Should It Be Called?

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Status Quo are swapping gold discs for the silver screen - by launching a movie career. The veteran rock act are shooting their first ever film - a...