Motörhead

Rob Halford Joins Phil Campbell's Debut Solo Album on New Song "Straight Up"

After playing guitar in Motörhead for 31 years, Phil Campbell has released his debut solo album Old Lions Still Roar on October 25th, and he brought along lots of his friends to sing on each track, including Alice Cooper, Dee Snider, Whitfield Crane, and Nick Oliveri. But one of the standout tracks...
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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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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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Watch Kirk Hammett's Wedding Band Supergroup Cover Black Sabbath, Billy Idol, Motörhead and More

When Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett assembled The Wedding Band, he was going to recruit some of the best musicians around. On bass was fellow Metallica bandmate, Robert Trujillo. On drums was Queens of the Stone Age drummer Joey Castillo. Also on guitar was Bad Wolves guitarist Doc Coyle, and on...
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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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Watch Dave Grohl and Friends Cover Thin Lizzy & Motorhead at 'Ride For Ronnie'

May 5th, 2019 marked the 5th annual "Ride For Ronnie" motorcycle ride and concert where motorcyclists gathered at Harley-Davidson in Glendale, CA in memory of the late Ronnie James Dio. Proceeds from the event are donated to the Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, which raises awareness for cancer...
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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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