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Mott the Hoople was on the verge of disbandment in the spring of 1972 when David Bowie offered to lend them a hand. He sent them a demo of his new song “Suffragette City” for them to record, but they politely declined. Bowie then visited them in person and performed “All the Young Dudes”, a …

Saxophonist Andy Mackay said Rolling stone his former bandmates discussed playing together for the first time since 2011. “We looked at how we’re going to approach actual induction whether or not we’re going to play,” he said. “I hope we will.” Guitarist Phil Manzanera said in 2014 that the band would likely no longer be …

Roxy Music saxophonist Andy Mackay was on his way to England’s West Country in mid-December when he received a text from Bryan Ferry saying they had been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “I knew we were nominated,” Mackay says. “But I always felt like we were a little too far away …

British glam rockers Mott The Hoople come to America for the first time since their 1974 tour in support The Hoop. They use the nickname Mott The Hoople ’74 to mark the return of guitarist Ariel Bender, who hasn’t played with the band since 1974. Keyboardist Morgan Fisher, who wasn’t on Mott The’s other reunion …

Mott the Hoople returned to the United States for the first time in 45 years – and they would count three members of the group’s main formation in 1974. Vocalist Ian Hunter, guitarist Ariel Bender and keyboardist Morgan Fisher will lead the group through eight theater dates, all in April. Renamed Mott the Hoople ’74, …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Mott the Hoople, the legendary British band who helped define glam rock and influenced generations of punk, garage and metal bands, reunite for their first tour of the United States in 45 years. “We do eight shows in America and eight more in Europe and that’s it,” Mott the Hoople frontman Ian …

Fans of Mott The Hoople could be forgiven for assuming the band would never play in Milwaukee. Since releasing their last album in 1974, the legendary glam rock group has only played reunion concerts sporadically, and never outside of Europe. But this spring, the group will tour the United States for the first time in …

It will be a moving homecoming when singer Ian Hunter takes the stage at Glasgow’s Barrowland with his band Mott The Hoople. The Hamilton-born musician will present the show as part of a UK tour just weeks before his 80th birthday. 2 Ian Hunter revealed how David Bowie saved Mott The Hoople from separationCredit: ROSS …

In 2012, I interview Bryan Ferry for our regular article An audience with…. Sitting in the library above his studio in west London, he answered questions covering the writers’ block, the location of his Antony Price costumes and the 60s music scene in Newcastle before you get to this one from Ferry’s. Roxy Music group …