Credit where credit is due – Universal Music Group and its subsidiaries have been doing sterling work over the last few years, repackaging and reissuing Status Quo’s later catalogue to the world. Deluxe versions of all their albums from the mid-eighties have been making their way steadily into the shops, and we’re now into the..
I always approach any new Status Quo compilation with trepidation. It's a tough audience to deal with anyway, because for every die-hard, denim-clad, dedicated Quo fan, there is some nay-sayer holding their stripped-down basic boogie in derision. The band went through a period at the end of the last century, where their seriously hard-rocking credentials..
Why don’t you put a band together and do all your Quo songs? This year of 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of British rock band Status Quo, one of the most popular, but at the same time unfairly maligned, bands in UK rock history. Formed when a bunch of school friends poached..
Featured image copyright Thomas R. M. Brosset I know exactly when I first became a Status Quo fan – it was in June 1978, when I was 15 and went on holiday to Spain with a mate and his family. My friend brought some of his cassette collection with him – he was a massive..
Photo: Christie Goodwin AEG Presents are delighted to announce that Britain's best-loved rockers STATUS QUO are coming back to reclaim their position on the live circuit – with a brand new tour. The Out Out Quoing UK & Eire Spring Tour in 2022 will visit 14 venues before the band head out into Europe. Tickets for the UK mainland shows..
Things get even more interesting on the second disc, with the lost tracks by the big guns jostling with ever more eye-opening lesser lights The 1960s are rightly remembered as being perhaps the most pivotal decade in the development of what we now know as rock music, and that largely comes from specific events. The..
British rock veterans Status Quo are releasing their 33rd studio album “Backbone” this Friday, September 6th, through earMUSIC/ EDEL. You can listen to samples of all 11 tracks included in the album via the link below. The 11-track record will be the band’s first without Rick Parfitt, who died on December 24, 2016, with all..