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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...

Motorhead’s “England 1978” Reissued
New Albums

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 )....

Seymour Duncan Unveils Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickups
Pickups

Seymour Duncan Unveils Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickups

If anyone has a signature sound, it’s Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, and now he’s got a signature line of Custom Shop pickups from Seymour Duncan. Designed for use with Rickenbacker basses, the pickups were modeled after the ones on the bassist’s signature instrument and tweaked for more attack and punch. The Seymour Duncan Lemmy Custom Shop pickup is available in...

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

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...

Head Cat Releases “Fool’s Paradise” Deluxe Edition
New Albums

Head Cat Releases “Fool’s Paradise” Deluxe Edition

If you loved The Head Cat’s 2006 album Fool’s Paradise, then you will definitely want to pick up the of the record from the rockabilly supergroup composed of Lemmy (Motorhead, of course), drummer Slim Jim Phantom (of The Stray Cats fame) and guitarist Lenny B. Harvey (Lonesome Spurs, Rockats). The set not only includes the record of early rock classics,...

Metal Icons Contribute to Dio Tribute Album, Cancer Fund
New Albums

Metal Icons Contribute to Dio Tribute Album, Cancer Fund

Legendary metal vocalist and band leader Ronnie James Dio died in 2010 after a battle with stomach cancer, but his legacy lives on, through not only his music, but also the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Both have come together in the the compilation album, , which features metal luminaries performing Dio’s songs from all eras...

Hawkwind: Silver Machine
Bass Videos

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...

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

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...

Mosh Potatoes: The Heaviest Cookbook Ever
News

Mosh Potatoes: The Heaviest Cookbook Ever

A new cookbook entitled Mosh Potatoes features 150 recipes from the kings of heavy metal, including Zakk Wylde, Guns & Roses, Lamb of God, Moth Eater, Shadows Fall, Anthrax, Testament, Overkill, Pantera and more. Penned by Steve “Buckshot” Seabury, the 272-page book also includes photos and anecdotes from the musicians. Our favorite bassist recipes include Lemmy’s Krakatoa Surprise, Rex Brown’s...