The bands manager announced the news after the veteran rocker passed away in hospital on 24 December. In September this year the guitarist was forced to quit touring with the band after suffering a heart attack in June.Parfitt had been due to launch a solo career in 2017.
Dec 24, 2016
Sing movie update and news: Watch cast 'Sing' with Jimmy Fallon and Paul McCartney give fans a musical Christmas gift
Fifth Harmony split: Another bad band split in making? Camila Cabello and other band members now play blame game
In this weeks Music Minute, Clean Bandit are on course to claim the Christmas number one, X Factors 5 After Midnight sign to Syco and Chris Brown releases Party.
Dec 19, 2016
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