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Gotcha Covered: “God Save The Queen”

It was 40 years ago this month -- January 14, 1978, in San Francisco's not-long-for-this-world Winterland Ballroom  -- that the Sex Pistols' doomed US tour…
Nate Patrin | January 18, 2018 - 1:39 pm

Counting Down

Motörhead Albums From Worst To Best

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…
Phil Freeman | September 2, 2015 - 11:43 am


20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

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…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am

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Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Is Getting A Biopic

Since Motörhead frontman Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister's death from cancer at the end of 2015, he has been honored many times over: with eulogies from…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2020 - 1:28 pm

Rock Hall Adds Two Members To Motörhead Nomination After Criticism

Motörhead are included in this year's crop of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees, but originally the only members recognized were Lemmy Kilmister, "Fast"
James Rettig | October 20, 2019 - 4:51 pm

Notorious B.I.G., Soundgarden, Dave Matthews, Whitney Houston Among First-Time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

It's that time again! Once a year, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a list of 15 artists who may join next year's…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2019 - 9:20 am

Watch Ghost & Candlemass Members Cover “Enter Sandman” At Metallica’s Polar Music Prize Acceptance

Winning the Polar Music Prize is a pretty big deal in the recording industry. Founded by ABBA's manager Stig Anderson, the prize celebrates the "power…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 14, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Scientists Name Prehistoric Crocodile After Lemmy Kilmister

Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motörhead frontman and…
The Associated Press | August 9, 2017 - 10:39 am

Motörhead – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

Next month, Motörhead will release Under Cöver, an album of covers that the band had recorded over the years. The only unreleased track among them…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 10:13 am

Fans Crowdfund Lemmy Statue On The Sunset Strip, Glenn Frey Statue On A Corner In Winslow Arizona

It's been a big past couple weeks for crowdfunded memorial bronze statues. First, a Lemmy statue in West Hollywood and now a Glenn Frey in…
Grace Birnstengel | September 27, 2016 - 9:46 am

Watch Lemmy Kilmister Jam With Matt Sweeney In One Of His Final Interviews

The world lost one of its great rock 'n' roll avatars earlier late last year when Lemmy Kilmister died. A few months before his death,…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2016 - 1:47 pm

Watch Dave Grohl Cover Motörhead With Members Of Metallica, Pantera, & Slayer At Dimebash

Dimebash, the annual benefit concert in honor of Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, took place in Hollywood last night, and the show also featured a tribute…
Peter Helman | January 23, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Watch Dave Grohl’s Eulogy At Lemmy’s Memorial Service

Yesterday, Motörhead held and livestreamed a memorial service for frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who passed away in December. His friends gathered at LA's Forest Lawn…
Peter Helman | January 10, 2016 - 1:23 pm

Motörhead Will Livestream Lemmy’s Memorial Service

Motörhead will be holding a memorial service for their frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who passed away last week, on Saturday (1/9), and will be livestreaming…
James Rettig | January 5, 2016 - 5:42 pm

Read Lars Ulrich’s Eulogy For Lemmy

Lars Ulrich of Metallica has never been shy about his reverence for Lemmy Kilmister and Motörhead. After receiving the news of Kilmister passing away two…
Collin Robinson | December 30, 2015 - 11:32 am

R.I.P. Lemmy Kilmister

Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, bassist and frontman of heavy metal legends Motörhead and former member of Hawkwind, has died of cancer, only two days after his…
Peter Helman | December 28, 2015 - 8:13 pm