Status Quo’s bassists Rhino’s Revenge to tour UK in May

In a rare break from his day job as the bass player with Status Quo, John ‘Rhino’ Edwards goes on the road for a run of 5 UK dates as Rhino’s Revenge and promises a night of “straight ahead good time noisy rock and roll performed by an ace band”.

That band now includes FM’s lead guitarist Jim Kirkpatrick and Uriah Heep’s drummer Russell Gilbrook, who join regulars Rhino and Matthew Starritt to complete a stellar line up.

Both songs are taken from the band’s second album, Rhino’s Revenge II, which has now been released as an extremely limited edition vinyl pressing of just 300 copies, each autographed and sequentially numbered by Rhino.

Describing his music as having, “a bit more of a punky bluesy style than Quo, and less subtle”, the self-deprecating Rhino goes onto say “You wouldn’t think that was possible, right? Well I’m here to tell you it is and that’s a great thing to me. It’s not easy to be simple, although I have been accused of that in the past.”

Rhino’s Revenge 5-date UK tour

  • May 5: The Iron Road, Evesham.
  • May 12: 100 Club, London.
  • May 13: The Holbrook Club, Horsham
  • May 18: Bootleggers, Kendal
  • May 20 Ivory Blacks, Glasgow

Read our review of Rhino’s Revenge 2 here