Mott the Hoople

Watch Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Interview Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople (Video)

Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott recently got to interview his musical idol, singer/songwriter Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople. Elliott sat down with Hunter on the TV program "Speakeasy" to discuss the power of music, the resurgence of vinyl and their respective relationships with the late David...
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Mott The Hoople Bassist Pete Overend Watts Dead At 69

Mott The Hoople bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts died Sunday, January 22 at the age of 69 after a six-year battle with throat cancer. Mott frontman Ian Hunter posted a short note to Facebook below. Former Mott keyboardist Morgan Fisher also commented of the bassist's death, writing, "...
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Mott The Hoople Bass Player, Overend Watts, dies at age 69.

Peter 'Overend' Watts, the original bassist for English band, MOTT THE HOOPLE has succumbed to cancer at age 69. It was only a year ago that the band's drummer 'Buffin' (Dale Griffin) died from complications due to early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. So, the rhythm section of MOTT is now gone, and...
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Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Interviews Mott The Hoople's Ian Hunter

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott interviewed his musical hero Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople on July 12 in New York and the special is now airing on PBS television show Speakeasy. A short video of the interview can be seen below and info on additional interviews can be found HERE. (Photo by USA Today)
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Joe Elliott's Down 'N' Outz Release "Live In Sheffield" DVD

Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott has just released a new live DVD for his Mott The Hoople/Ian Hunter tribute project Down 'N' Outz and more info on The Further LIVE Adventures of Down 'N' Outz can be found below. The live performance was filmed at the Corporation in Sheffield, England in 2014 and...
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