Mott the Hoople ’74, which brings together the leader Ian Hunter with former bandmates Ariel Bender and Morgan Fisher, were supposed to hit the road again for a US tour in the fall, but unfortunately had to cancel the tour because Ian Hunter developed a severe case of tinnitus. The announcement reads as follows: Mott …

5 August 2019, 14:35 The Learn To Fly drummer covered Bowie’s iconic single in 1972 while performing on stage with his 70s dirt rock cover band Chevy Metal. Taylor Hawkins was pictured covering David Bowie’s single Ziggy Startdust. The Foo Fighters drummer took center stage this week as the lead vocalist for Chevy Metal – …

The quartet of training albums released by British rock band Mott The Hoople on Island Records in the UK between 1969 and 1971, are to be re-edited in 180 gram vinyl editions. UMC will release the titles, for the world outside the United States, on September 13. The four albums are the 1969 of the …

by the staff of the best classical groups British group Mott the Hoople, led by Ian Hunter, announced new dates in the United States for their ongoing 1974 reunion tour. The group performed several dates in the United States in the spring and will return in the fall with nearly a dozen new shows. Scroll …

Mott the Hoople’s first US tour in 45 years extended into the fall. The British glam rockers, who kicked off the tour last spring, used the moniker Mott the Hoople ’74 to mark the return of guitarist Ariel Bender and keyboardist Morgan Fisher.. The group will debut the fall stage at the Capitol Theater in …

Mott the Hoople ’74 is back after a brief but successful trip across the United States earlier this year. They will give 11 other concerts spread over two weeks in the fall. Shows begin October 21 at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY, and end November 6 at the Moore Theater in Seattle. A …

“I was raised as a Methodist, so we sang a lot of hymns and went to chapel twice every Sunday when I was growing up in London. We sang hymns like they do in Welsh choirs, with great enthusiasm, ”says Andy Mackay to Program during an interruption of rehearsals for his Psalms 3 concert at …

Ian Hunter was somewhat of a late beginner in the musical game. So that meant that at the age of 81 on June 3, 2020, he had only been working there for about 66 years. The solo artist and frontman of the Rant Band, who enthusiastically led a Mott The Hoople core reunion in 1974 …

John Wetton, bassist and singer of a multitude of bands, died of colon cancer at the age of 67. He had been ill for some time, having undergone surgery in 2015 to remove a 1kg malignant mass (!!!) from his stomach. Wetton has served in a number of prog groups including King Crimson, UK, Asia …

Mott the Hoople ’74 / The Beacon Theater / April 10, 2019 A British band formerly known as Silence became Mott the Hoople in 1969 when Ian Hunter joined them as singer and pianist. The new name of the group is taken from the title of a novel by Willard Manus about an eccentric who …