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Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available
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Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available

Lemmy Kilmister was always a big fan of other people’s music. Now that’s evidenced even further with a new Mötorhead album called Under Cöver, which sees the trio putting their own spin on their favorite songs. Taken from recordings over the past 25 years, the collection includes cover versions of songs by artists ranging from Metallica to The Rolling Stones...

Motörhead: Heroes
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Motörhead: Heroes

Lemmy Kilmister may be gone, but he’ll not be forgotten. Motörhead is gearing up to release a cover album called Under Cöver in September, and they’ve just released this incredible video for their version of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” The band was keen to put their own spin on their favorite songs through the years, putting them through the “Motörizer.” “It’s...

Motörhead Shows from Late 2015 Released on CD/DVD
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Motörhead Shows from Late 2015 Released on CD/DVD

Two of the final shows performed by legendary metal bandleader and bassist Lemmy Kilmister have been released in audio and video formats. Lemmy led Motörhead for 40 years and continued performing even as his health began to fail him. The shows captured on Clean Your Clock occurred on Nov. 20 and 21, 2015, in Munich, Germany, just a bit more...

Motörhead: Overkill, Live 2015
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Motörhead: Overkill, Live 2015

We may have lost Lemmy, but his music will live on. The remaining members of Motörhead are gearing up to release a live album called Clean Your Clock, featuring one of the band’s final performances together at the Zenith in Munich, Germany. This concert, which took place just over a month before Lemmy’s passing, is a testament to the bassist’s...

In Memoriam: Lemmy Kilmister
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Lemmy Kilmister

It’s another tough day in the bass world. Rock icon and bass legend Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, who fronted Motörhead since 1975, has died at the age of 70. The news was confirmed by the band’s Facebook page. “There is no easy way to say this,” the statement read. “Our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle...

Motörhead Returns with Some “Bad Magic”
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Motörhead Returns with Some “Bad Magic”

Well, now that Lemmy has switched from Jack and Coke to vodka and orange for his health, the bassist in shape to support his stalwart metal band Motörhead’s latest, Bad Magic. Motörhead, celebrating its 40th anniversary, retains its signature driving sound on Bad Magic (its 22nd studio album), which is being promoted as the group’s strongest record in two decades....

Motörhead Announces North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Motörhead Announces North American Tour Dates

Lemmy Kilmister and Motörhead are headed back out on the road. The band has announced a North American tour for August and September that will span from California to New York with several stops in between. The string of dates kicks off August 19th in Riverside, California with Saxon and Crobot in support. Motörhead will also be playing Riot Fest...

Motörhead: Ace Of Spades, Live
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Motörhead: Ace Of Spades, Live

We’re rocking it out today with a clip of the quintessential Motörhead song, “Ace of Spades,” from a 2004 performance in Dusseldorf, Germany. The one and only Lemmy Kilmister leads the charge by ripping into the main riff with his unmistakable tone. Get ready to bang your head.

Motorhead’s “England 1978” Reissued
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Motorhead’s “England 1978” Reissued

Motorhead’s England 1978 live album is back, in remastered and reissued form. The album, recorded in February 1978 at The Roundhouse in London, reveals the stalwart metal trio, led by bassist Lemmy, in fine form. The remastered CD is in an 8-panel digipak with new liner notes. England 1978 is available on and as a digital download ( and )....

Motorhead’s Aftershock Reissued in a “Tour Edition”
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Motorhead’s Aftershock Reissued in a “Tour Edition”

Motörhead has added something extra to its 2013 Aftershock album — a live CD. The package, called , features not only the original album, but also the bonus material, culled from the band’s mini Best of the West Coast Tour earlier this year. The live recording features Aftershock tunes and Motörhead classics, like “Ace of Spades.” Fronted by bassist, singer...