Lemmy Kilmister

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Updates Motörhead's Nomination by Adding Phil Campbell & Mikkey Dee

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced that Motörhead was among the potential nominees up for induction for the Class of 2020 along with Soundgarden, Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Pat Benatar and T. Rex, the news was bittersweet. It was good because rock legends Motörhead are long overdue for...
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Lemmy Kilmister, Slash, Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, and more Included In 'The Rainbow' Documentary

The Rainbow is a legendary bar and grill on the Sunset Strip that was the epicenter of good music and good times. Some of the greatest rockers in the world performed at The Rainbow, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Van Halen, Motörhead, and Ozzy Osbourne just to name a few. Now it is the...
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Judas Priest, Motörhead & Soundgarden Nominated For 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It appears that the organizers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame decided to put greater emphasis on the "rock" portion in the list of artists nominated for induction in 2020. Judas Priest was previously nominated in 2018 with a lot of fan support, and they are back in the race again this year...
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Motörhead Celebrates 40th Anniversary of "Overkill" & "Bomber" with Deluxe Reissue Box Set

In celebration of the 40th anniversary for Motörhead's Overkill and Bomber , both released in 1979, the band's estate and BMG music have announced their "Motörhead '79" campaign which includes a deluxe reissue box set of both albums. "We are proud to announce the ultimate Motörhead ‘1979’...
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Motorhead Teams Up with Fantoons For "Where Is Lemmy?" Book

Remember those Where's Waldo? books where you would scan to find a someone wearing a red-and-white-striped shirt, bobble hat, and glasses? Well the legacy of Motörhead has developed a similar concept in parnership with Fantoons with the creation of the upcoming animated book, "Motörhead: Where is...
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Watch James Hetfield Rock Out To Motorhead Behind The Wheel

When you've got an open road all to yourself in sunny California, what can we listen to that will pump some electricity into this moment of peace? Why, Motörhead of course! That's exactly what Metallica's James Hetfield did over the Memorial Day weekend. In a short video posted to the band's...
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40 Years Ago: Motorhead Goes Above and Beyond with "Overkill"

When Motörhead releases their self-titled debut album in 1977, they brought with them a new standard for hard, heavy and bluesy metal. But two years later, they raised that bar again on March 24th, 1979 with Overkill . Consisting of frontman/bassist Lemmy Kilmister, drummer Philthy Animal Taylor,...
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38 Years Ago: Motörhead Storms Into The Mainstream with "Ace Of Spades"

The story behind Lemmy Kilmister and the formation of Motörhead has been the things of rock legend. It all started in 1975 when he was kicked out of the band Hawkwind after being arrested for cocaine possession (though the charges were dropped because he was actually in possession of...
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Slash and Chester Bennington

Slash Reveals “Doctor Alibi” Originally Featured Chester Bennington

The lyrics of Slash's "Doctor Alibi" are even more poignant knowing that Chester Bennington originally sang them.
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Ozzy Osbourne Says He Spoke With Lemmy Kilmister The Day He Died

Ozzy Osbourne revealed to Metal Hammer that on the day Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead passed away, he tried to see him at his one last time. Ozzy said that he recalled speaking to Lemmy on the phone that day, though Lemmy didn't seem to know it was him. Then he told his wife Sharon Osbourne that they...
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