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After their induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay of Roxy Music have announced a UK tour. The duo will be joined by an orchestra for the five shows that will take place under the Roxyphony banner, which debuted at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London last year. The …

24 April 2019, 18:07 Bryan Ferry in 1974. Photo: Getty Roxy Music is one of the most fascinating bands of all time, thanks to their genre shifts and very fluid frontman Bryan Ferry. The group reunited for a special performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019, where they performed a mix of …

Mott the Hoople on stage at Symphony Hall. Photo: Phil Ellis Ian Hunter’s band took to the stage at Symphony Hall to the sound of Gustav Holst’s I Vow to Thee My Country before embarking on a version of Don McLean’s American Pie that served as an introduction to the Mott L classic. ‘Golden Age …

Mott The Hoople faced the United States in 1974. (Image: GETTY) The hunter smiles. “Seventy-nine is cloudy,” he said, “eighty sounds fresh and clean! “ The tousled-haired rocker, his eyes still hidden behind his iconic sunglasses, scoffs at any suggestion that the band was part of the ’70s glam rock scene. “We were too ugly …

Ian Hunter reunited with his Mott the Hoople bandmate Morgan Fisher and Aeriel Bender for the first time in 45 years for a show most fans had long given up hope of attending. Hunter’s current outfit, The Rant Band, provided the backbone of the show, allowing the three Amigos to step back in time. A …

Mott The Hoople ’74, which brought together Ian Hunter with his with former group mates Ariel bender and Morgan fisher, were on the road to celebrate the band’s 45th anniversary tour in 1974, which is also the first time these three have toured the United States since then. The tour ended Wednesday (4/10) at the …

It’s a cliché to call the vital artists of a certain vintage ‘ageless’, but here it is: Ian Hunter, who turns 80 on June 3, Tuesday night at the Orpheum led Mott the Hoople through a set of 105 minutes, singing each song, maintaining its distinctive Dylanesque-by-way-of-Bowie phrasing throughout, even shouting out some high-note highlights. …

Click to enlarge Mott the Hoople singer-guitarist Ian Hunter started last night’s sold-out show at the Cleveland Masonic by singing a few riffs of “American Pie”. But after delivering the line, “the day the music died,” he added another line that set the tone for the band’s two-hour concert. “Or did he do it?” He …

Roxy Music Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Barclays Center, New York Evaluation: For Roxy Music, it all happened quickly. They went from their first gig to Top Of The Pops in nine months. Their eight studio albums arrived in two bursts (1972-75 and 1979-82). And this performance, perhaps the last in their …

Who knew what we were missing all these years? Mott the Hoople, an influential and cult British band from the golden age of glam-rock, only performed once in the Twin Cities – in 1971, opening act for Emerson, Lake and Palmer at the old Guthrie Theater. This reservation was a musical mismatch, an untimely date …