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Album review: STATUS QUO – Deluxe Editions – 1+9+8+2, Back To Back, In The Army Now, Ain’t Complaining

STATUS QUO - 1+9+8+2

earMUSIC [release date 17.08.18] These albums are the next in line to get the Deluxe Edition reissue treatment which covers the band’s output during the 1980’s. This was a period which saw band members come and go, the ‘End Of … Continue reading

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DVD review: STATUS QUO – The Frantic Four’s Final Fling

STATUS QUO – The Frantic Four’s Final Fling

Abbey Road/ Universal [Release date 01.09.14] On the 12th April 2014 in Dublin the last chords of the Frantic Four’s second and final reunion tour rang out and with it closed another chapter in the long history of Status Quo, … Continue reading

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Gig Review: STATUS QUO – 02 Academy, Glasgow, 9 April 2014

Status Quo

This is the second night of a two night stint in Glasgow by the Frantic Four and the denim clad Quo Army are once again out in force. After the one-off reunion tour in 2013 proved to be such a … Continue reading

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Album review: STATUS QUO – Piledriver Deluxe Edition

Status Quo - Piledriver

Universal [Release date 24.03.14] Status Quo are preparing for the second round of their ‘Frantic Four’ reincarnation and – hey – here comes an extended reissue of their 1972 album.  ‘Piledriver’ is important because it continued their journey from the … Continue reading

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Album Review: STATUS QUO – The Frantic Four Reunion – Live At The O2 Academy, Glasgow

Status Quo - The Frantic Four Reunion

Fourth Chord Records [Release date 30.09.13] Anyone with even a passing interest in Quo will know the special relationship the group have with the city of Glasgow and, in particular, the late, lamented Glasgow Apollo. Many ageing rockers in the … Continue reading

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Gig Review: STATUS QUO, Hammersmith Apollo, London, 15 March 2013

Status Quo, Hammersmith Apollo, 15 March 2013

It all began and ended in 1984. My very first gig was meant to be one of Status Quo’s last as they played two shows on what was called the ‘End of the Road’ tour. Already they were an institution, … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO – Wolverhampton Civic Hall, 13 March 2013

Status Quo - Wolverhampton Civic Hall, 13 March 2013

There’s not much that can be said about this band that hasnt already been said. They have been the purveyors of the famous 3 chord songs for longer than most of us wish to or care to remember. Since the … Continue reading

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Classic Status Quo reunite for March dates

In a brand new interview with Sweden’s Nostalgia Rock’n’Roll Magazine, Francis Rossi revealed that he and Rick Parfitt would be reuniting with bassist Alan Lancaster and drummer John Coghlan for dates next March and a new album. In a bizarre twist … Continue reading

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