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Motörhead are one of those bands, like ZZ Top or AC/DC, that seemingly everyone who likes loud electric guitars can agree on. They exist for one reason: speed. No, seriously — bassist/vocalist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister formed Motörhead (originally Bastard) after being kicked out of space-boogie overlords Hawkwind for being into meth, rather than the hallucinogenics… More »

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself — or, alternately, when a band names itself after one of its songs — it’s a pretty big deal. The song itself comes off looking something like a mission statement, an encapsulation of everything that the band means. When… More »

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Motörhead – “Sympathy For The Devil” (Rolling Stones Cover)

After so many years in the game, British metal greats Motörhead have barely ever switched up their hearteningly simple attack. But on the rare occasions…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins To Star In Silent Movie Gutterdämmerung

As Pitchfork reports, Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, and Eagles Of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes are all starring in a silent film called Gutterdämmerung,…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm

Man Suffers Brain Injury From Headbanging To Motörhead

Keep banging your head, but maybe just a little less ferociously and with a little more concern for your health so that you don't have…
James Rettig | July 5, 2014 - 4:16 pm

Win A Pair of Motörhead, Circle Jerks, Bad Brains, Or Rise Against Vans

During SXSW next week, Vans will reissue a limited run of some of their iconic band-themed shoes, and we've got a bunch of pairs you…
Miles Bowe | March 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Ugly Christmas Sweaters From Queens Of The Stone Age, Metallica, Motörhead, And More

Last year we were all amused by the Slayer Christmas sweater, the heaviest and coziest way for your torso to ring in the holidays. This…
Scott Lapatine | November 26, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA's Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than his…
Michael Nelson | June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

Watch Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax Get Together To Cover Motörhead

Last night, the so called "Big Four" of the '80s thrash-metal boom -- that'd be Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax -- came together at Yankee…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2011 - 11:09 am

Foo Fighters – “White Limo” Video (Feat. Lemmy)

Foo Fighters playful video for the punked-up "White Limo" stars Lemmy and plenty of Hulk Hogan-esque acting from the band (see above). As far as…
brandon | February 14, 2011 - 1:18 pm