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Ian Hunter Plays Kent Stage


Photos: Weird and Gilly

Ian Hunter played the Kent Stage on Oct. 5, and we’re here to tell you a bit about that exceptionally good Saturday gig. Leave it to Hunter and the Rant band to rekindle our fire, reminding us that summer is long over and it’s time to start carrying the news again. Going forward we plan to be more diligent about updating the WAG site and we can’t think of a better place to begin than with a thumbs up for Mr. Ian Hunter. Read the rest of this entry »

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!!

Watch Mott The Hoople in action:

Ian Hunter Wows The Sold Out Crowd

Photo (c) Karen 'Gilly' Laney

So, 25 years to the day after first seeing/meeting Ian Hunter, our anniversary of that epic event couldn’t of been any more perfect. A line stretched around the Beachland in Cleveland, Ohio as many folks buzzed about hoping to obtain a ticket, some lucked out, others we hear, did not. One thing is for certain, Hunter brings out the old school who rarely leave their house, except for when he’s in town. Read the rest of this entry »

Mott The Hoople Movie


The Ballad Of Mott The Hoople movie premiers at the 54th BFI London Film Festival – 13th-28th of October 2010. Classic Rock reported that the MTH film would show on the 16th, 18th and 19th. Bonus: this long awaited film includes footage from the 2009 reunion concerts at the Hammersmith Apollo.

Visit the BBC website for a video snippet  and comments about the film. Lets hope the USA get treated to this spendor on the big screen.

MTH//MTK Event Update!


The special guest (formerly surprise guest) at MTH/MTK will be none other than JOHN FIDDLER, singer of post-Mott band BRITISH LIONS and leader of the legendary MEDICINE HEAD.

Among his greatest fans were two other Johns – Peel and Lennon.
John Fiddler’s website: http://www.johnfiddler.com

Mott Reunion Week Events!


Weird And Gilly are excited to relay the announcement of three events planned to coincide with the Mott The Hoople reunion shows in London early next month.


1. MTH-MTK: Mott The Hoople – Meet The Keyboards

2. BACKTRACKS AND ABSTRACTS – Morgan Fisher Photography Exhibition

3. BOOGALOO DUDES: FAB! (Film-Art-Book)


Visit http://www.morgan-fisher.com/hoopling.html or click the Boogaloo Dudes image for more information.

 Boogaloo Dudes Event News

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Expanded Mott LIVE


ICONOCLASSIC is releasing the deluxe double cd version of MTH Live on 25 August….

Amazon.com : Mott LIVE

Thanks: Tom Weigand

Mott The Hoople – America – 1974

Morgan Fisher captures it all on a Super 8 camera

99 Days To Go!


A fun daily blog about the buildup to the Mott reunion shows: Mott the Hoople Reunion Blog

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