Tag Archives: Mott The Hoople

Overend Watts’ Posthumous Album Up For Release

June 22, 2017

It’s been five months since Pete Overend Watts, the soul of MOTT THE HOOPLE, passed away, and it’s now that the title of his only solo begins to make sense. “He’s Real Gone” – scheduled for September 1st release – … Continue reading

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Overend Watts Passed Away

January 22, 2017

Leader of MOTT THE HOOPLE Pete Overend Watts has died today, aged 69. A towering presence and brilliant – in all meanings of the word – musician, it was his vision that shaped this band and its later incarnation, MOTT. Watts … Continue reading

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Buffin Griffin Passes Away

January 18, 2016

It was no secret that MOTT THE HOOPLE / MOTT drummer Dale Griffin, lovingly referred to as Buffin, has been seriously ill for the last few years. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, he couldn’t take part in the band’s 2013 dates but he fought … Continue reading

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MOTT’s Watts Comes Up With A Book

July 1, 2013

Just in courtesy of Angel Air, a label behind many or MOTT THE HOOPLE-related releases and reissues. The company informs that the band’s mighty bassist Peter “Overend” Watts¬†has just signed a publishing deal with Wymer UK for his novel “The … Continue reading

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MOTT THE HOOPLE welcome the STRAY man and THE CONTRAST

June 30, 2013

After their 2009’s triumphal reunion, few could have predicted the mighty¬†MOTT THE HOOPLE would be back together four years down the line. But despite drummer Dale Griffin ailment which prevents him from playing, this November will see the veterans grace … Continue reading

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