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Ian Hunter shows he’s still got it at Mott the Hoople‘s 02 Arena Show
In the fall of 2013, UK audiences were gifted a chance to see one of rock’s great underrated bands back in action for the first time in more than a decade as Mott the Hoople regrouped for a handful of shows.
Formed in the late ’60s, Mott were a rowdy band of pub rockers whose career was on the… Read More
Our in-house Brit reviews Mott the Hoople’s London reunion and a gig from UK rising rock sensations, the Temperance Movement
By the Mad Dog
First off, check out this article and photos from the UK press covering the Pope’s blessing of hog riders and their machines during a gathering in Rome to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the venerable Harley Davidson.
During the mass, the Pontiff cautioned that “power and pleasure, amongst others things, leads to God… Read More
Mott the Hoople reunites for handful of UK gigs this month
By Alex Baker
Few bands embody the high highs and desperate lows of the rock and roll business like Mott the Hoople. Led by inimitable frontman Ian Hunter and guitarist Mick Ralphs, the band formed in 1969 and toiled for a number of years without much success.
The Highline Ballroom is a 700-capacity space that books a fairly eclectic selection of bands while maintaining a decidedly classy vibe. This upmarket rock venue is housed in a former dance club and its interior sports exposed beams, great sight lines, and a lighting scheme that’s on the loungier side.
The bookers at the club routinely schedule a good variety of established and emerging acts. A glance through the club’s online calendar reveals vintage rock legends like Ian Hunter and the Zombies, cool contemporary groups like avant-garde electro… Read More
“The legend of Jimi Hendrix has always captivated me. Before i even began playing, the stories of flaming guitars and amps turned all the way up made me realize that it wasn’t always enough to just hit the strings. To be one of the greats you’ve got to play to the eyes and the ears. No one did this better than Jimi and his legend will live for… Read More