9 October 2018, 16:36 Stevie Nicks. Picture: Getty The nominations for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and there are a lot of legends in there. Stevie Nicks (who is already inducted as a member of Fleetwood Mac), Def Leppard, Roxy Music and Todd Rundgren are among the first nominees …

Today, Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry is 73 years old. Glam rock band Roxy Music rose to prominence in the 1970s with eight studio albums, three UK number one albums and one album that went platinum in the US. Ferry was also a prolific and accomplished solo musician, leaving Roxy Music in 1982 after their …

by the staff of the best classical groups British veteran rocker Ian Hunter, whose glam-era band Mott the Hoople recorded their biggest hit in 1972 with the David Bowie-written “All the Young Dudes” (from the album of the same name produced by Bowie), released a new tribute to his late friend and colleague, “Dandy”. The …

Those familiar with the original glam-rock scene that emerged in the early 1970s in London will recognize the iconic images hanging on the walls of Balans on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. Karl Stoecker photographed brilliantly painted model pin-ups and contributed album art for Roxy Music and Lou Reed during the peak glitter-era year of …

This month’s edition of Classic Rock features Golden Years, Golden Songs – the best of Bowie, chosen by stars including Tony Iommi, Joe Elliott, Lenny Kravitz, Joe Bonamassa, Glenn Hughes and many more. The plus: the manufacture of Pin up, Bowie’s cover album. “People say it was just a tentative album, but it was a …

There are dozens and dozens of books and films on David Bowie. However, there are far fewer films about the collaborators who helped Brixton boy David Jones become a global icon to live up to the times. Fortunately, this oversight was corrected with “Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story”. The gripping and poignant documentary traces …

Roxy Music was considered a pioneer in music from the moment he entered the scene. They earned this distinction with their provocative record covers, lyrics influenced by classical art and film, and their ability to innovate in the field of pop music. When it comes to glam-rock, they’ve never been as big as David Bowie …

Mott The Hoople – The Hoople 1. The golden age of rock’n’roll 2. Puppet 3. Alice 4. Crash Street Kidds 5. Born at the end of 58 (Overend Watts) 66. Trudi’s song 7. Pearl ‘n’ Roy (England) 8. Through the looking glass 9. Roll the stone Order on Amazon Mott The Hoople‘s seventh album was …

In 1976, Mountain drummer Corky Laing put together a supergroup called Pompeii with Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople), Andy Fraser (Free) and others, but the project remained unfinished until now. As Laing explained in a press release, Pompeii was created as a way to salvage his recording contract after Mountain’s disintegration and while punk was …

You only have to listen to Def Leppard’s “Rocket” to know how much frontman Joe Elliott loves glam rock. The lyrics pay homage to David Bowie, Lou Reed, T. Rex, Queen and Sweet in about six minutes. So when Rolling stone asked Elliott for a contribution to our ongoing “My List” series, he picked his …

A British filmmaker hopes a new documentary on the life of the late guitarist Mick Ronson will shed light on the seemingly forgotten artist who helped David Bowie become a superstar. Ronson died of liver cancer at the age of 46 in 1993. Bowie, who would later succumb to the same illness in 2016 at …

Ian Hunter brings the group together, as Mott the Hoople prepares to headline a massive UK festival. He will be joined by guitarist Ariel Bender and keyboardist Morgan Fisher, who were members of the band during the 1970s era. “Both have toured extensively with Mott and both have been featured extensively The hoop album after …

Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera said vocalist Bryan Ferry was the main reason the band dropped an album that was to include original member Brian Eno in 2011. The group has been inactive since then, making it likely that the years 1982 Avalon remains the last LP of Roxy Music. “There was [an album] that …

Howard Stern recruited artists like Garbage, Billy Corgan, Car Seat Headrest and Greta Van Fleet to record David Bowie songs in homage to the late icon. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Bleachers, Daryl Hall, Peter Frampton and Todd Rundgren are also among the 25 artists who contributed to Bowie’s tracks. Howard Stern’s tribute to …

While fans may hope otherwise, the Deluxe Editions that just released Roxy Music’s self-titled debut album in 1972 aren’t necessarily a harbinger for the rest of the British band’s catalog. “I don’t think there will be enough things to do this. There really wasn’t a whole lot of extra stuff lying around, really, ”guitarist Phil …

Rock art pioneers Roxy Music will revisit their self-titled debut album from 1972 in early 2018 with a 45th anniversary reissue filled with never-before-seen demos, clips, radio sessions and more. Roxy Music: 45th anniversary edition will arrives February 2 in a variety of formats including a 3CD / DVD Super Deluxe edition which also comes …

In a way, Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry are inseparable, even though the band and their singer have taken slightly different career paths over the past four decades. But in our list of Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry albums ranked in order of magnitude, you’ll also see a pattern of familiarity between the two artists …

The Ross-based musician is said to be the main driver behind Mott the Hoople’s distinctive glam-rock image. Bassist Overend died on Sunday at the age of 69. He was suffering from throat cancer. Mott the Hoople was best known for the hits Roll Away The Stone and All The Young Dudes, written and produced by …

Watts continued for some time as a member of the new British Lions squad, before retiring to run his own store in Hereford. The Dinosaw Market specialized in 1970s fashion, “crazy souvenirs” and second-hand records. Born in Birmingham on May 13, 1947, Peter Overend Watts moved to Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire at the age of 13. …

Mott the hoop Bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts has passed away at the age of 69. Watts, who has performed on songs like “Roll Away The Stone” and “All The Young Dudes” written and produced by David Bowie, died yesterday (January 22) of cancer. His death comes almost exactly a year after drummer …

Mott the Hoople bassist Peter Overend Watts has died aged 69. He was suffering from throat cancer. His bandmate Mott, Ian Hunter – the lead singer of the band – tweeted: “Oh my God. My extremely eccentric and adorable companion – Peter Overend Watts – left the building. Devastated. As a teenager, Watts was inspired …

Overend Watts, bassist for Mott The Hoople, has died at the age of 69. Peter Overend Watts was a founding member of Mott The Hoople when the group was originally known as The Buddies. In what looks like a Monty Python sketch, they went on to become Doc Thomas Group, then The Shakedown Sound, then …

Former Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter has confirmed Watts is dead. “Oh my God,” he said via Twitter. “My extremely eccentric and adorable companion – Peter Overend Watts – left the building. Devastated.” Watts helped start the Buddies with Mick Ralphs, a group that became Mott the Hoople after periods where it was known …

by VVN Music Pete Overend Watts, the original bassist of Mott the Hoople, died of throat cancer at the age of 69. Singer Ian Hunter confirmed the news, which had been rumored for much of the day, posting “Oh my God. My adorable and eccentric companion – Peter Overend Watts – has left the building. …

What do you do when you’re one of rock’s most consistent artists and you’ve made one of the best records of your career when few of them are paying attention? You release it anyway and hope it finds an audience. For Ian Hunter, the iconic former singer of Mott The Hoople (1969-1974), “Fingers Crossed” (Proper …

(Image credit: Jacques Bernard / REX / Shutterstock) Maltese In Mott The Hoople you had some weird custom gear – the “H” and Maltese Cross guitars, in particular. What is the story behind these instruments? “We were in San Francisco, with the Maltese Cross. It was in a pawnshop and Mick [Ralphs, Mott guitarist] I …

In hushed and velvety tones, Bryan Ferry tells me about his first trip to Gibraltar, when the 1960s hippie trail to Tangier took him to the Rock. FERRY: “I came to Gibraltar in the 1960s” The Roxy Music star’s gig at the Gibraltar Music Festival this weekend will be his first here and for 10,000 …

Tributes have been paid across the music industry to artistic director David Enthoven, who died at the age of 72. The veteran executive and co-founder of the London-based management firm ie: music began his career managing King Crimson and T. Rex in the late 1960s, but it’s his long-standing association with the British singer Robbie …

For the casual fan, Def Leppard can present itself as a hair metal band with British roots. But in truth, the English quintet has deep roots in ’70s glam / glitter rock that was so huge across the pond when alien creatures like Marc Bolan, Mott the Hoople and The Sweet dominated the charts. and …

On April 20, 1992, about five months after Freddie Mercury passed away from AIDS-related pneumonia, the surviving members of Queen gathered at Wembley Stadium to stage an incredible concert in his honor with Elton John, Axl Rose , Slash, Robert Plant, George Michael, Seal, Annie Lennox and Liza Minnelli. Wembley has been the site of …

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Drummer Dale Griffin was a founding member of Mott The Hoople, which was an excellent live band but whose albums between 1969 and 1972 did not sell in large quantities. They split in March 1972, but David Bowie encouraged them to reconsider their decision by offering them a classic song, “All The Young Dudes”, which …

Sadly, the New Year has been a cruel one for the rock world as another veteran musician has passed away. Mott the Hoople drummer and founder Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin has died aged 67 after battling Alzheimer’s disease. Griffin has been featured on the influential rock band’s seven records and enjoyed a successful career as a …

Dale “Buffin” Griffin, drummer and founding member of ’70s glam rock band Mott the Hoople, died in his sleep Sunday following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. Band manager Peter Purnell confirmed Griffin’s death to the BBC, adding that the drummer was “one of the nicest, friendliest and most talented …

British glam rocker drummer Dale Griffin Mott the hoop, died at the age of 67. Griffin was a founding member of the group who released eight albums during their five and a half years as a group. The group is best known for their hit “All The Young Dudes”, written by David Bowie. News of …

THE music world mourns the death of Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin, drummer for iconic Herefordshire band Mott The Hoople, at the age of 67, after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Griffin was a founding member of the pioneering glam rock group which had a string of hits in the 1970s and topped the charts with the track …

London, January 19: Mott the Hoople drummer and collaborator of the late singer David Bowie, Dale Griffin, has died following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. Griffin, a founding member of British rock band Mott the Hoople, best known for his classic tracks “Roll away the stone” and “All the young …

They were the high heel rockers who embodied the ’70s with their song All The Young Dudes. Their biggest chart hit that Mott the Hoople has ever had, the song was written by the late David Bowie, who donated it to the group to keep them from going their separate ways. But the track, which …

British glam-rock mainstay drummer Dale Griffin Mott The Hoople has died aged 67. He died in his sleep on Sunday, Peter Purnell of Mott’s label Angel Air Records told the BBC. The native of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, 160 kilometers west of London, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease ten years ago. Mott The Hoople, pictured in 2009, …

Dale Griffin, founding member and drummer of British glam-rock pillars Mott the Hoople has passed away. The 67-year-old musician, born Terence Dale Griffin, has passed away quietly in his sleep, according to a representative from Angel Air Records, which manages the group’s catalog. Speaking to the BBC, he described the Herefordshire-born drummer as “one of …

Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by the late David Bowie, who died a little over …

Mott the Hoople rocker died on Sunday night ( Image: Angel Air Records) Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin has died aged 67. The rocker was the founding member of the group, which is best known for its classic songs including All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was …

The rocker was best known as the founding member of the group who recorded hit singles with All The Young Dudes and Roll Away The Stone. All The Young Dudes was written and produced by Bowie, who lost his secret 18-month battle with cancer a week ago in New York City. Griffin died in his …

The drummer of one of my favorite bands from the 70s has passed away. Mott the Hoople founding member Dale “Buffin” Griffin passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2009. Griffin has performed on all Mott the Hoople albums, including the 1972 Breakthrough All the young guys …

Dale Griffin, drummer and founding member of British glam rock band Mott the Hoople, died on Sunday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 67 years old. His record label, Angel Air, announced the news on its website. Griffin was born in Ross-on-Wye, England, and got his start playing in local bands such as …

By ETCanada.com Staff. Jan 18, 2016 2:03 PM Dale Griffin has died at the age of 67, The Mirror UK reports. The rocker was a founding member of Mott The Hoople, a band best known for classic hits “Roll Away The Stone” and “All The Young Dudes,” which was written and produced by the late …

A week after the death of famous British musician David Bowie at 69, the rock ‘n’ roll world has lost two more musicians at the age of 67. The better known of the two is Glenn Frey, founding member and guitarist of the Eagles, a hugely popular American rock band from Los Angeles that formed …

Phil Manzanera and Paul Simonon teamed up with Tony Allen and a number of other musicians to perform at an Italian music festival. Manzanera, Simonon and Allen will be joined by Italian musician Ligabue, Colombian singer Andrea Echeverri and London-based violinist Anna Phoebe for a performance at the Taranta Nighttaking place in Salento in southern …

Gary Glitter, 71, jailed for 16 years in February for abusing children as young as eight, has been transferred to a sex offender prison on the Isle of Wight Paedohpile singer Gary Glitter has been transferred to an island prison that is home to some of the country’s most depraved sex offenders. The former glam …

Glam rock star Gary Glitter has been sentenced to 16 years behind bars for sexually assaulting three underage girls. Paul Gadd, 70, was found guilty of one count of attempted rape, one count of unlawful intercourse with a girl under 13 and four counts of indecent assault, Sky News reported alongside many other foreign publications. …

By the time Ian Hunter left Mott the Hoople, the musical landscape was changing. After peaking in 1973, the glam rock scene had started to fade; things were changing rapidly. Hunter too. He managed to complete the years 1974 The hoop before faltering under the pressure. Suffering from exhaustion, Hunter collapsed at a friend’s house …

Gary Glitter performing at Lea Valley Park in the 1990s. This article originally appeared on VICE UK. Gary Glitter’s recent trial saw witness after witness recount cases of abuse by the former glam rocker, enough to convince a jury that he is guilty offenses including the attempted rape of an eight-year-old girl. And this is …

Gary Glitter was jailed for 16 years at Southwark Crown Court for a series of historic sexual assaults against three schoolgirls. There was only a standing room in front of the courthouse as loyal fans of the former glam rock singer gathered in the public gallery. Previously, they had read together an annual Glitter, the …

Gary Glitter, the former glam rock star, was sentenced to 16 years in prison this morning after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls. Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, could well spend the rest of his life in prison. Among the six offenses for which he was convicted were illegal sex with a …

Former glam rock singer Gary Glitter faces death in prison after being sentenced to 16 years for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. The 70-year-old man, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was convicted of one count of attempted rape, one count of unlawful intercourse with a girl under 13 and four counts of molestation. All six …

Gary Glitter will be sentenced today for a series of historic sexual assaults against three schoolgirls. Photo: PA The 70-year-old, real name Paul Gadd, was told there was no evidence he had atoned for his actions as he was convicted on one count of attempted rape, a reports count unlawful sex with a girl under …

Disgraced pop star Gary Glitter will spend the next 16 years in prison. Paul Gadd (aka Gary Glitter), 70, has been charged with four counts of indecent assault, attempted rape and a charge of having sex with a girl under 13. Gadd appeared at Southwalk Crown Court in London on Friday morning. He showed no …

LONDON – Former glam rocker Gary Glitter was convicted on Thursday of sexually abusing three young girls decades ago, and he could spend the rest of his life in prison. Paul Gadd, 70, whose stage name is Gary Glitter, was convicted by a London jury on one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent …

UPDATE: Gary Glitter was sentenced to 16 years in prison for multiple offenses of sexual abuse. the Associated press noted that Glitter “showed no response” during sentencing. Glam rock singer Gary Glitter has been convicted of numerous crimes of sexual abuse committed against three young girls in the 1970s, reports the Associated Press. A London …

Gary Glitter, the former glam rock star, has been convicted of a series of new child sex offenses by a jury at Southwark Crown Court. The singer, real name Paul Gadd, 70, was found guilty of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of intercourse with a girl under …

Former glam rock star Gary Glitter faces spending the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of a series of child sex offenses involving three young girls aged between 8 and 13. A jury of five men and seven women took two days to convict the flamboyant star, now 70, of six misdemeanors, …

A British jury on Thursday found former glam rock singer Gary Glitter guilty of a series of sexual assaults against three young girls in the 1970s. Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, was found guilty of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of intercourse with a girl under …

Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter has been found guilty of sexually abusing three young girls and could spend the rest of his life in prison. Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, was found guilty of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of intercourse with a girl under …

Before becoming David Bowie-sanctioned glam superstars, Mott the Hoople was the brainchild of rock producer and manager Guy Stevens. His vision of a group mixing Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones first bore fruit on their eponymous debut album, released in November 1969. Previously, most of the members were from British beat groups which had …

Roxy Music has been completely inactive for over three and a half years, and guitarist Phil Manzanera says this hiatus is likely to go on forever. “I don’t think we’re going to do any other shows,” he said. “I think our job is done. When we stopped touring in 2011 Andy [Mackay] and I looked …

After nearly four years of inactivity, Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has confirmed that the pioneering art-rock group is unlikely to reunite. “I don’t think we’re going to do more shows”, Manzanera told Rolling Stone. “I think our job is done. When we stopped touring in 2011 Andy [Mackay] and I looked at myself and …

While Roxy Music’s New Millennium Reunion didn’t get as much attention as other more high-profile comebacks over the past 15 years, until a few years ago, they still worked together. But it looks like they’ve stopped for good this time around. According to guitarist Phil Manzanera, the band is unlikely to perform together anymore. “I …

Something was missing when the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League played their first home game of the 2014-15 season on September 25: Gary Glitter. Previously, whenever the team scored a goal, the Bridgestone Arena would play a clip from Glitter’s “Rock and Roll Part 2” – aka “The Hey Song”, with its rolling …

September 2, 1972: Britain’s first purpose-built rock arena opens in Manchester, but everyone’s talking about David Bowie, the new glam star headlining Metal Guru by T. Rex on Top of the Pops, 1972 September 17, 1977: Marc Bolan dies at 29 in a car accident in South West London. The T. Rex star has been …

Gary Glitter has received more attention for his alleged inclinations than his music in recent years, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. The Guardian reports that Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, is facing charges stemming from his 2012 arrest in a major UK police sex crimes investigation dubbed Operation Yewtree. …

Glam rocker Gary Glitter will be charged with eight sex offenses involving girls aged between 12 and 14, Sky News reports. Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, was arrested in October 2012 on allegations dating back to the late 1970s, but was released on police bail, which ran until March this year. Random Notes: 2014 in …

LONDON — Former British pop star Gary Glitter, famous for his skin-tight shiny silver all-in-one suits and platform shoes, was charged on Thursday with eight sex offenses against two teenage girls dating back to the 1970s. Glitter, now 70, real name Paul Gadd, shot to fame in the early 1970s with the hit ‘Rock and …

Former British pop star Gary Glitter returns home to London October 28, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett LONDON (Reuters) – Former pop star Gary Glitter, famous for his skin-tight shiny silver all-in-one suits and platform shoes, was charged on Thursday with eight sex offenses against two teenage girls dating back to the 1970s. Glitter, now 70, real …

Mott the Hoople appeared to be on top of the world on March 29, 1974, as they followed the unqualified triumph of the previous year Mott with their inevitably named seventh album, The hoop. But, sadly, beneath the quintet’s shimmering glam surface, things weren’t quite as sparkling as they looked. While David Bowie’s gifted hit …

British rockers Mott the Hoople have had a somewhat confusing career arc. Best known to pop radio listeners in the United States for the film produced by David Bowie in 1972 All the young guys – their only Billboard Top 40 hit – the band had been there for a few years on both sides …

Mick Ralphs joined Mott The Hoople in an era when non-master volume amps ruled the scene and 1950s Gibsons could still be found hanging in flea market windows with double-digit prices. With a huge talent for writing songs that just keep getting better over time like an old pair of jeans, Mick made the most …

TThe best returns are finely calibrated matters. In 2009, when 1970s glam-rock goliaths Mott the Hoople reformed after more than 30 years to perform live, Hosanna audiences and critics hailed their five-concert series at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. suggested that their return was nothing less than a second to come. Four years later, the spotlight is …

Until singer Ian Hunter’s legendary Maltese Cross guitar, Mott the Hoople, it was everything I had hoped for when they kicked off their first concert in Manchester in 40 years. When they performed at The Opera House on November 26, 1973, they had a reputation for being Britain’s craziest rock n roll band. They had …

When David Bowie gifted Mott the Hoople All The Young Dudes in the 1970s, he saved an acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful group from probable oblivion. Mott went on to conquer a significant part of the musical landscape – and rocked so hard that they were banned from the Royal Albert Hall following a mini-riot. They …

A star-studded CD box set of the best of glam rock is being released. I’m a bit of a glam-rock fan on silence (the very calm) so I’m pretty happy with it. All the usual suspects from the 70s will be represented – David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Slade, The Sweet, Suzi Quatro and many more. …

It was the pop craze that lit up the 70s with a garish glow. But now Gary Glitter has stepped out of the definitive glam rock story for the benefit of Noël Coward. Once ridiculed as a teeny-bopper fad, the glam era is now rehabilitated with the release of a five-CD compilation and a 100-page …

As guitarist for Mott the Hoople, Mick Ralphs’ incisive guitar lines helped define the sound of 1970s rock, most notably on their enduring hit All The Young Dudes, written by David Bowie. Despite this, he was a laggard on the guitar, he explains. “I actually didn’t start playing until I was 18 because music when …

Scoring a big hit is a life-changing event for any artist, but for Mott the Hoople, their cover of David Bowie’s “All the Young Dudes” came at a particularly crucial time. Guitarist Mick Ralphs looked back at this time in the band’s history in a recent interview with TeamRock Radio (via Classic Rock Magazine), recalling …

Mott the Hoople officially entered the second and largest chapter of his career on July 20, 1973, with the release of his sixth album. The title of the LP, a single MottSaid it all: The group that had launched since 1969 as an often muscular British bluesy rock group led by a singer with a …

“It is very difficult to know how honest I should be about the reasons for my disappearance of Roxy,” said Eno. Melody maker at the time. “The problem is, when it’s printed, everything looks a lot more meaningful and serious when it’s not qualified by that chuckle in the back of my throat. I started …

Steve Hyams, a fellow singer and guitarist who played with some of Britain’s most progressive bands, died on May 11 in Kingston upon Thames, Britain, although his passing is only now being revealed. Hyams had long struggled with heart issues. He was 62 years old. Steve Hyams Hyams learned the guitar as a teenager and …

Mott the Hoople: before their glam rock makeover with Ian Hunter on the left sporting his corkscrew hair ‘n’ shades combo “Five years,” former Mott the Hoople fan club president Kris Needs said of the band’s lifespan. “How long have the Kaiser Chiefs been around, but who cares?” It seemed like an unfair measure. Mott …

Q: Where does Mott the Hoople get its name from? A: Mott the Hoople refers to the popular early 1970s British band named after the mid-1960s book of the same name written by Willard Manus. Manus’ book was published in 1966, but did not sell well. It ended up in the hands of record producer …

Karin Ward will appear in the shocking ITV documentary ‘Exposure: The Other Side Of Jimmy Savile’, which aired last night. The program explained that she had been abused by a television presenter in a dressing room. The alleged event took place in the 1970s with a third star, who apparently still appears on British television. …

As a captivating British guitarist to glam pioneers Mott The Hoople and later fantasy rock and roll weavers Bad Company, Mick Ralphs was instrumental in creating a number of A-side singles with the two groups that have become classics of airplay. With no current activity with either of these projects, Ralphs is currently running a …

Mott the Hoople finally get their due on November 15, when start production releases ‘The Ballad Of Mott The Hoople’ on DVD. The 101-minute documentary covers the rise, fall and resurrection of one of rock’s most passionate, long-haired, platform-booted bands. Their sound was classic, with frontman Ian Hunter penning lyrics like Bob Dylan and the …

Mott The Hoople has slowly faded into oblivion since the 1973s All the young guys (a track written by David Bowie) and Britdoc The ballad of Mott The Hoople isn’t exactly arguing for the exhumation of the Hereford glam rockers. Rare period footage is a lot of fun to watch. Spine tap is in the …

When we first wrote about Bryan Ferry’s upcoming solo effort Olympia, I put the “solo” in quotes because the 10 song collection includes a number of guests – Nile Rodgers, David Gilmour, Groove Armada, Scissor Sisters, Marcus Miller, Flea, Mani, Jonny Greenwood. That, and old Roxy Music Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay. You …

Fork: Roxy Music was famous for making his image as important as his music. These days, it seems like the image is perhaps a more important part of pop than ever before. Do you feel like you’re ahead of your time in this regard? BF: I guess so. Today, a million magazines show what a …

Gary Glitter listens to the verdict outside the Communist People’s Court in Vung Tau, a seaside resort southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, March 3, 2006. REUTERS/Kham/Files HANOI (Reuters) – Disgraced British rock star Gary Glitter will be deported to Britain on Tuesday after serving a 27-month sentence for assaulting two young girls, his lawyer …