Tag Archives: Overend Watts

OVEREND WATTS – He’s Real Gone

November 26, 2017

Angel Air 2017 Farewell laughter from a larger-than-life man who was “just” a rock ‘n’ roll star. “When the tape runs out, the music keeps playing”: the opening line from THE BEVIS FROND’s “He’d Be A Diamond” that former MOTT … 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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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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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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