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Mott The Hoople Announce UK Tour!

Mott The Hoople Tour UK

Mott The Hoople Tour UK

Hey dudes, Mott The Hoople have announced tour dates in the UK and tickets go on sale Friday, April 26th. Act fast and prep to sit tight as the gigs are in November, launching from Birmingham’s Symphony on the 11th and wrapping up at the O2 in London on the 18th.

Drummer Martin Chambers (Pretenders) will sit in for original member Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin who is unable to perform due to health issues. So, “hey you, with the glasses” its only five gigs in five cities so we trust you’ll plan accordingly and show Ian Hunter and company your utmost support. Buy a ticket or “carry the news” and check the official site Thursday, April 25th at 9AM for special links.

Remember, remember it’s MOTT THE HOOPLE November!!

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Mick Ronson To Be Remembered At The ICA In April

Mio Tanaka

Photo: Mio Tanaka

Next month (April 29) marks the 20th anniversary of Mick Ronson’s passing and as we approach that anniversary we’ve learned that the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London is planning a very special evening in Ronson’s memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Viva Las Vegas! Today is Def Leppard Day!

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defleppard.com

Viva Las Vegas! It’s just been announced that in honor of Def Leppard‘s residency Viva Hysteria!, Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman has proclaimed TODAY – Friday, March 22nd “Def Leppard Day.” Their 11 gig run at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino launches tonight and ends on April 13th. It’s not very often that the entire band are all together, in one place, for that long of time so we know they’ll make the absolute best of it. Read the rest of this entry »

Spiders From Mars Reunion?

Trevor Bolder

Trevor Bolder dropped a welcomed zinger in a recent interview with Classic Rock magazine when he hinted that a Spiders From Mars reunion with an un-named vocalist was in the works. The said time frame is targeted to take place around Christmas 2013.

So, un-named vocalist yeah but what about the un-named guitarist?

Stay tuned.

 

Good News For Former Spider From Mars Bassist Trevor Bolder

Trevor Bolder Spider From Marss

When news broke last month that former Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder had undergone a major surgery in January it was said that he’d suffered a heart attack. Bolder later revealed to Classic Rock that it wasn’t a heart issue at all, it was cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

Gail Ann Dorsey And Tony Visconti Salute David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ On Facebook

The Next Day

Bass player and vocalist Gail Ann Dorsey and producer, arranger Tony Visconti posted status updates on Facebook yesterday as David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ officially hit the streets. Both Dorsey and Visconti who have partnered with Bowie for numerous records and tours had this to say about the release. Read the rest of this entry »

We Missed You David Bowie – Welcome Back!!!

 

David Bowie
On January 8th 2013 while celebrating 25 years of creating under the guise of Weird and Gilly our well planned day took a drastic turn after signing on to the web before venturing out for our traditional festive dinner at Luigi’s in Akron, Ohio. SURPRISE!! Word had it: David Bowie had launched a brand new single for his 66th birthday and as music’s best kept secret went viral; we tuned in with the rest of the world, jaws dropped firmly on the ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Weird And Gilly Are Back!

We're Back
Stay tuned! We have so much to shout about!

A new David Bowie album, the return of the Stooges  and then there’s the incredible Ian Hunter tour!

Spider Trevor Bolder‘s comeback, Ken Scott‘s terrific new book and the premier of the 1994 Mick Ronson Memorial Film and so much more!!!

Luv on ya,
Weird and Gilly 2013

 

Marc Bolan Remembered: 65th Birthday!!

Tanx

Marc Bolan would’ve turned 65 years old today so we want to take a minute and salute our favorite cosmic rocker. He slides, he’s a dandy, he’s an elf, he’s a wizard, he’s the metal guru, he’s our jeepster and his spirit is alive and well. God bless his family, friends and fans on this very special day. Read the rest of this entry »

Ian Hunter Visits Ohio Early To Kick Start The Non-Profit ‘Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present And Future’ Benefit Sept. 26

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Ian Hunter has just recorded one of his best records ever, he’s out on the road with his long-time Rant Band and now he’s agreed to come to Cleveland a day early to kick off a benefit that will help launch a new non-profit ‘Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present and Future.’ Read the rest of this entry »

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