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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...

Motörhead Releases “Aftershock”
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Motörhead Releases “Aftershock”

The metal juggernauts of Motörhead have released their 21st studio album, Aftershock, a 14-track collection of hard-hitting, in-your-face rock that has been the staple of their sound for nearly 40 years. Led by bassist/vocalist Lemmy Kilmister, the trio’s latest effort offers up a healthy mix of punk and metal with songs like “Heartbreaker” and “End of Time” while also getting...

Motorhead Announces New Album Track List and Preorder
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Motorhead Announces New Album Track List and Preorder

Motorhead has announced their 21st studio album, Aftershock, will be released on October 22nd in North America. Headed by bass legend Lemmy Kilmister, the iconic rock trio’s latest effort is being called some of their best yet. “I really think the variation on the album shows that we’ve dug deep and produced some of our best work for a long...

Hawkwind: Silver Machine
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Hawkwind: Silver Machine

I finally got a chance to pickup up the Lemmy documentary and ever since I watched it I’ve been hooked on listening to all things Lemmy. Before Motörhead, the legendary bassist was dishing out a much more psychedelic vibe with the space rock band Hawkwind. Here’s the music video for their single “Silver Machine” from 1972. It’s cool to see...

Motörhead Cuts Wacken Open Air Festival Show Short Due to Lemmy’s Health
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Motörhead Cuts Wacken Open Air Festival Show Short Due to Lemmy’s Health

Motörhead was forced to cut the band’s set short at this year’s Wacken Open Air festival in Germany after frontman and bassist Lemmy Kilmister fell ill. The band got through six songs of their planned 75-minute show before Kilmister left the stage. Fans reported that the rock legend was looking pale on stage. “I’ve been ill recently,” Kilmister told the...

Motorhead: Live To Win – The Definitive Biography
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Motorhead: Live To Win – The Definitive Biography

Motorhead’s thirty-five or so year run has been chronicled by the band’s official biographer, Alan Burridge (aka “Professor Motorhead”), in a new book entitled Motorhead: Live To Win. Live To Win begins with Motorhead’s humble beginnings, with all the struggles and hardships – personal, professional and financial. Founder and bassist/vocalist Lemmy Kilmister stood alone in his conviction that this band...

Bass of the Week: Lemmy Kilmister’s Nick Page Gott 4 Bass
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Bass of the Week: Lemmy Kilmister’s Nick Page Gott 4 Bass

Apparently, Lemmy Kilmister has one of the coolest bass collections on the planet. One of our very first Bass of the Week features was of the Motorhead frontman’s signature Rickenbacker. This week, we’re checking out his Nick Page Gott 4, which the luthier built specially for him. “The Lemmy Bass was a very special move we did, because Nick is...

Lemmy Kilmister Working on Solo Album
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Lemmy Kilmister Working on Solo Album

Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister revealed that he’s working on a solo album in a recent interview with SF Weekly’s Dave Pehling. The veteran metal bassist says he’s most of the way through the effort, which will be chock full of guest artists. “I’m three-quarters of the way though a solo album right now. I’ve got two tracks with The Damned,...

Gigantour 2012 Dates Announced
Concerts & Tours

Gigantour 2012 Dates Announced

The Gigantour is returning in 2012 for a fourth North American offering, and the first since Gigantour 3 in 2008. Organized by headliners Megadeth, this year’s lineup includes metal icons Motörhead, Lacuna Coil and Volbeat. The tour kicks off January 26th, 2012 in Camden, New Jersey, then snakes around the Northeast before heading to Canada and the Northern U.S. and...

Bass of the Week: Rickenbacker Limited Edition Lemmy Kilmister Signature 4004LK
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Bass of the Week: Rickenbacker Limited Edition Lemmy Kilmister Signature 4004LK

Rickenbacker paid tribute to metal icon and Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister with the introduction of the 4004LK, a signature bass limited to 60 pieces that was first spotted in 1995, though production started around 2000. The bass is half instrument, half art, as each piece’s walnut body features a hand-carved relief of oak leaves and white checked binding. Since they...

HeadCat Releases Walk the Walk… Talk the Talk
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HeadCat Releases Walk the Walk… Talk the Talk

HeadCat, featuring Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister, Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom and guitarist Danny B. Harvey, has released a new album entitled Walk the Walk… Talk the Talk. The 12-track album includes rockabilly and blues classics that the group explains is “how Rock and Roll is supposed to sound.” The rockabilly supergroup formed after each of the members contributed...