Tag Archives: Mott

Nigel Benjamin Passed Away

August 2, 2019

Nigel Benjamin has died, aged 64. A troubled soul, satisfaction was never part of his agenda – be it in personal life or on-stage – but he had a huge heart. The singer used to rant about many things in … Continue reading

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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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RAY MAJORS – The 7% Solution

June 19, 2014

Angel Air 2014 Hard-hitting blues from the one who survived rock ‘n’ roll and deadly illness. Note the shades on the artist’s eyes on the cover and the shade of blue around him: from Blind Willie Johnson’s prototype of “In … Continue reading

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