Motorhead News Stories

• Motorhead Cofounder 'Fast' Eddie Clarke Dead At 67
The final founding member of Motorhead, guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke, has died at the age of 67.

• Motorhead Stream Their Version Of Metallica's Whiplash
Motorhead are streaming audio of their take on the 1983 Metallica classic, 'Whiplash', as the latest preview

• Lemmy Kilmister Inspires Name For Prehistoric Crocodile
British scientists have named the fossil of a fierce Jurassic-era crocodile after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister

• Motorhead Release Video For Cover Of David Bowie's 'Heroes'
Motorhead are streaming a video of their take on the 1977 David Bowie classic, 'Heroes',

• Motorhead Release Video Of Sex Pistols Cover
Motorhead are streaming a video performance of the Sex Pistols classic, 'God Save The Queen',

• Foo Fighters Wanted Motorhead Meets Sgt Pepper For New Album
Foo Fighters have announced Concrete and Gold, their first new album since 2014's Sonic Highways

• Lemmy Kilmister's Long Awaited Solo Album Close To Release
Motorhead fans have not heard the last from the late frontman Lemmy Kilmister as it has been revealed that the debut solo album

• Motorhead Star Guests On Black Label Society's Lorina's New Album
Black Label Society guitarist Dario Lorina set to release second instrumental album 'Death Grip Tribulations' next month

• Motorhead's Mikkey Dee Joins The Scorpions 2016 In Review
Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee revealed in September that he had joined Scorpions on a permanent basis

• Fans and Friends Say Goodbye To Lemmy 2016 In Review
2015 ended on a very say note for heavy rock fans with the passing of legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister

• Motorhead Producer Reveals Nearly Fatal Mistake With Lemmy
Producer Cameron Webb has recalled how he nearly talking himself out of his job with Motorhead - by calling them a heavy metal band.

• Motorhead Guitarist Still Not Over Lemmy's Death
Former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell says he still can't stop thinking about late leader Lemmy, nearly a year after his death

• Lemmy Statue Documentary Goes Online
A documentary detailing the making of the life-size Lemmy bronze statue at Hollywood's Rainbow Bar & Grill has been released

• Motorhead Were Not Always On The Same Page Writing
Phil Campbell says he and other members of Motorhead would sometimes fight for three days over song ideas

• Motorhead Victory Or Die Book Set For Release
Motorhead photobook Roadkill: Victory Or Die will be released on December 20.

• Lemmy Didn't Care That Motorhead Lyrics Were Underrated
Former Motorhead man Phil Campbell says Lemmy Kilmister was underrated as a lyric writer - but the late frontman didn't care

• Mikkey Dee Recalls Rocky First Motorhead Gig
Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee has recalled how mainman Lemmy stood up for him in his earliest days with the band

• Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons Release Spiders Video
Former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell has launched a video for 'Spiders', by his new band Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons

• Motorhead's Campbell Shares Fondest Lemmy Memory
Former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell has revealed he came close to retirement after the death of mainman Lemmy

• Motorhead Came Close To Reuniting With Fast Eddie Clark
Fast Eddie Clarke has revealed he came close to a reunion with Motorhead in the 1990s

• Motorhead Wake The Dead Box Set Announced
UDR have announced they'll launch the Motorhead Wake The Dead box set on December 16.

• Motorhead Need Rock Hall Induction After Lemmy's Death Says Hetfield
Metallica frontman James Hetfield says it's 'really, really important' to have Motorhead inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

• Scorpions Energized By Addition Of Motorhead's Mikkey Dee
Scorpions singer Klaus Meine has hailed former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee as a 'fresh wave of energy'

• Lemmy Death Conspiracy Theory Claims Made
Motorhead icon Lemmy is still alive after making a 'blood sacrifice pact' with the Illuminati, it's been claimed

• Lemmy Pop Vinyl Figure Set For Release
Toy manufacturer Funko have announced that they'll release a Pop! Vinyl figure of Motorhead icon Lemmy later this year

• Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons Stream New Song 'Big Mouth'
Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons have released a lyric video for their debut single Big Mouth

• New Metallica Song Inspired By Lemmy
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has revealed that one of the tracks on the band's new album is about late Motorhead frontman Lemmy

• Saxon's Glockler Says Lemmy Was More Worried About Him
Saxon's Nigel Glockler says late Motorhead icon Lemmy was more concerned about the drummer's health after his brain operation

• Motorhead Road Crew Beer Coming Soon
Camerons Brewery have announced they'll release the Motorhead Road Crew beer later this year.

• Lemmy and David Bowie Coloring Books Released
Lemmy and David Bowie are the subjects of two new coloring books aimed at adult

• Motorhead's Phil Campbell Releasing Solo Band EP
Former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell will release his solo band's debut EP in November

• Motorhead's Mikkey Dee Joins The Scorpions
Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee has joined Scorpions on a permanent basis

• Lemmy Statue Unveiled At Rainbow Bar And Grill
Artist Travis Moore has unveiled his statue to late Motorhead icon Lemmy at Hollywood's Rainbow Bar And Grill

• Sculptor Talks New Lemmy Statue
Travis Moore says he wanted to capture 'a tough looking dude' when he was creating a statue for Lemmy

• Quickies: Pantera Star Joins Lemmy Tribute Lineup, Metallica, Roger Waters, Butch Walker Album Stream, more
A roundup of quick music news stories for Tuesday, August 23rd

• Motorhead's Phil Campbell Opens Bloodstock's Lemmy Bar
Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell was the first person to have a drink at Bloodstock's Lemmy Bar

• Motorhead Slot Machine Trailer Released
A trailer for a digital Motorhead slot machine launching this year in memory of late frontman Lemmy

• Lemmy-Inspired Basses To Be Unveiled At Bloodstock
Bloodstock are set to unveil a pair of bespoke Lemmy bass guitars at next weekend's festival.

• Megadeth, Halestorm, Shinedown Stars Lead Lemmy Tribute
Members of Megadeth, Halestorm, Shinedown, Amon Amarth, Atreyu and others are featured in a cover of Motorhead

• Motorhead Classic Fuels 'Ash Vs. Evil Dead' Trailer
Motorhead's classic track 'Ace of Spades' is the soundtrack to the season two trailer of Ash Vs. Evil Dead.

• Lemmy Statue Unveiling Plans Announced By Rainbow Bar & Grill
A full-size statue of late Motorhead icon Lemmy will next month be unveiled in his favorite haunt

• Motorhead Celebrated In Special Edition Magazine
TeamRock Presents Motorhead - The Ultimate Tribute is a 148-page special edition

• Motorhead Day Coming To London
London will host a special Motorhead Day next month to mark the 41st anniversary of the band's very first show

• Motorhead Star Reflects On Lemmy's Legacy
Mikkey Dee believes late Motorhead leader Lemmy is proud of what his band achieved

• Lemmy Leads Oversize Statue Tributes At Download
Oversize statues of Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper and Lemmy have been unveiled as a tribute

• Motorhead's Record Label Announces First Batch Of Releases
Budderside, Others and Barb Wire Dolls will be the first acts to release music on Motorhead's record label

• New Motorhead DVD Likely Their Last Release
Mikkey Dee says upcoming Motorhead live DVD Clean Your Clock is almost certainly the last word from the band

• Lemmy Kilmister Heroin Warning Revealed 22 Years Later
A journalist has revealed a personal message from Motorhead icon Lemmy Kilmister written 22 years ago

• Motorhead Release Live 'The Chase Is Better Than The Catch' Video
Motorhead's performance of The Chase Is Better Than The Catch video has been released

• Lemmy Saved the Day For Clutch
Clutch guitarist Tim Sult has recalled how Lemmy came to the rescue when Dan Maines' bass guitar was lost

• Motorhead Release Live 'Overkill' Video
Motorhead are premiering footage of their 'Overkill', as a preview to the forthcoming live package

• Video From One Of Lemmy's Final Performances Goes Online
Motorhead's final performance with late frontman Lemmy in Spain has been shared by Viveiro's Resurrection Fest

• Lemmy Featured On Limited-Edition Postage Stamps
The German postal service is honoring late Motorhead singer and bass player Lemmy Kilmister

• Ugly Kid Joe Release Video Featuring Motorhead's Phil Campbell
Ugly Kid Joe have released a video for their track Under The Bottom featuring Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell

• Lemmy Featured In New PSA Ad
Late Motorhead icon Lemmy is featured in a TV public service announcement to raise awareness of human trafficking

• Motorhead Release 'When The Sky Comes Looking For You' Live Clip
Motorhead have released a performance video of their 2015 track, 'When The Sky Comes Looking For You',

• Motorhead Announce Release Of Snaggletooth Cider
Motorhead have announced the release of their branded Snaggletooth cider

• Motorhead Release Video From New Live Package
Motorhead has released video footage of their 1979 track, 'Bomber'

• Motorhead Stars And Saxon Announce Lemmy Tribute Jam
Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee, the two surviving members of Motorhead, will join Saxon on stage to play a special one-off set

• Scorpions Recruit Motorhead Star For U.S. Tour
The Scorpions have recruited Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee to fill-in for James Kottack on their upcoming spring U.S. tour

• Black Stone Cherry Sorry For Motorhead Drug Claim
Black Stone Cherry bassist Jon Lawhorn has apologised to Motorhead for drug comments

• Lemmy, Alice Cooper And Slash Documentary Coming To DVD
A documentary starring Lemmy, Alice Cooper and Slash will be released on DVD on June 10.

• Motorhead Slot Machine Being Released In Honor Of Lemmy
A Motorhead slot machine is to launch online in memory of Lemmy in September

• Motorhead Releasing Live Album From Final Tour
Motorhead have announced that they will be releasing a new live album, 'Clean Your Clock', on May 27th

• Motorhead Members and Saxon Plan Lemmy Tribute Performance
Motorhead men Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee will join Saxon for a Lemmy tribute concert after a motor race in Sweden in September

• Motorhead's Phil Campbell To Guest With Robert Trujillo's Supergroup
Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell has been confirmed as a special guest with Robert Trujillo's Mass Mental supergroup

• Anvil's Lips Doesn't Regret Turning Down Motorhead
Steve 'Lips' Kudlow has spoken about the time he was asked to tour with Motorhead in 1983

• Dave Grohl Pushed For Lemmy Tribute At Grammys
The tribute to late Motorhead icon Lemmy at last week's Grammys ceremony only took place because Dave Grohl pushed for it

• Phil Campbell's All-Starr Band, Witchsorrow Added To Bloodstock
Phil Campbell's All-Starr Band and Witchsorrow lead the latest additions for this year's Bloodstock Festival which will be taking place on August 11-14th

• Motorhead Surviving Members Will Play Lemmy Tribute
The surviving members of Motorhead will gather to stage a memorial for Lemmy - but only when the time is right, says drummer Mikkey Dee

• Lemmy Gets All-Star Tribute At Grammy Awards
Alice Cooper's Hollywood Vampires paid tribute to the late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister at the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Monday

• Lemmy Kilmister Action Figure Being Reissued
An action figure of Motorhead legend Lemmy Kilmister will be reissued by Loco Ape this July

• Motorhead's Phil Campbell Recruits Slipknot Star For Solo Album
Slipknot's Chris Fehn has recorded drum tracks for former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell's upcoming solo album.

• Lemmy Statue Coming To Rainbow Bar & Grill
Los Angeles artists Travis Moore has been commissioned to create a cast bronze statue of Lemmy to be erected outside the city's Rainbow Bar & Grill

• Download Festival Announce Lemmy Stage and 36 More Bands
Another 36 bands have been added to the bill for this year's Download festival

• Alice Cooper's Hollywood Vampires Doing Lemmy Tribute
Alice Cooper's Hollywood Vampires, which includes Johnny Depp, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan, among others, will pay tribute to the late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister

• Motorhead Share Behind-The-Scenes Look At Last Music Video
Motorhead have released a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the video for 'When The Sky Comes Looking For You',

• Lemmy's Official Cause Of Death Revealed
The official cause of death of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been revealed

• NHL Star Tributes Motorhead's Lemmy With New Goalie Mask
Montreal Canadiens goalie Ben Scrivens is paying tribute to Lemmy Kilmister with a new mask

• Jack Daniels Tributes Lemmy With Limited Edition Motorhead Whiskey
Following the death of Lemmy Kilmister, there have been many tributes and nods to the Motorhead frontman, but his favorite whiskey brand has taken it to another level

• Footage From Motorhead's Last Performance Goes Online
Footage of Motorhead's last ever show in Spain has been released by Resurrection Fest

• Dave Grohl Shares A Favorite Lemmy Memory
Lemmy Kilmister's memorial service took place last weekend in Los Angeles

• Jack and Coke Officially Renamed For Motorhead Legend Lemmy
Food & Beverage Magazine has officially renamed Jack & Coke as 'The Lemmy' in honor of late Motorhead legend Lemmy Kilmister

• Motorhead's Phil Campbell Missed Lemmy's Funeral For Medical Reasons
Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell and former axeman Fast Eddie Clarke were unable to attend Lemmy's funeral

• Lemmy's Memorial Included Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Slash, And More
Family, friends and fellow rockers paid tribute to Motorhead legend Lemmy Kilmister during an emotional memorial service in Hollywood on Saturday

• Lemmy Milk Commercial Released Posthumously
The makers of a milk advert filmed by Lemmy weeks before he died have released the footage as a tribute to the Motorhead icon

• Push To Have New Heavy Metal Element Named After Lemmy
A Motorhead fan has created a petition to have an actual heavy metal named after the iconic Lemmy Kilmister.

• Motorhead Classic Hits U.S. Charts Following Lemmy's Death
Motorhead's 1980 classic, 'Ace Of Spades', has debuted on the US charts following the December 28 death of leader Lemmy Kilmister

• Motorhead To Stream Lemmy's Memorial Service Online
Motorhead have announced plans to stream a private memorial service that is planned for late frontman Lemmy Kilmister following his passing from cancer on December 28.'This Saturday, January 9, family and close friends will observe a service at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Hollywood, commencing at 3pm PST and ending at 4.30pm,' says the band. 'With such limited space available on-site, we respectfully ask that you don't attend the cemetery... but we want you ALL to be a part of this, so we are setting up a live feed of the service via the internet on Motφrhead's official You Tube channel.'So wherever you are, please get together and watch the service with fellow Motorheadbangers and friends. GO to your favorite bar, or your favorite club, make sure they have access to an internet connection and toast along with us. Or simply invite your pals around and celebrate Lemm's life at home.'Whatever your venue, and however you can, let's be sure to gather globally on Saturday 9th and celebrate the life of our dear friend and irreplaceable icon.' Read more

• Fans Taking Over Entire Sunset Strip For Lemmy's Memorial
Lemmy's memorial event in West Hollywood on Saturday is to be extended across the entire Sunset Strip, organizers have said.

• Motorhead's Ace Of Spades Back On UK Charts Following Lemmy's Death
Motorhead's 1980 classic, 'Ace Of Spades', has returned to the UK singles charts following the December 28th death of leader Lemmy Kilmister

• Lemmy's Favorite Bar Announces Memorial Plans
A public memorial service for Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister will be held at the late rocker's favorite bar and hangout, The Rainbow Bar & Grill in West Hollywood

• Former Marillion Vocalist Fish Remembers Lemmy
Fish has paid tribute to Lemmy, describing the Motorhead and Hawkwind icon as 'a huge romantic with a passionate lyrical bent.'

• Lemmy Joked About Haunting Other Band's Gig In Recent Interview
Motorhead icon Lemmy laughed about appearing on stage as a ghost after his death in one his last-ever interviews

• Motorhead Members Pay Tribute To Lemmy, Confirm Motorhead Over
Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell and drummer Mikkey Dee have both released online statement following the death of frontman Lemmy Kilmister on Monday (Dec. 28) from an aggressive form of cancer

• Slipknot's Corey Taylor Shares His Favorite Lemmy Memory
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has recalled a 'fanboy moment' as his favorite Lemmy story

• Dave Grohl Tributes Lemmy With Ace of Spades Tattoo
Since Lemmy Kilmister's passing on Monday, several artists have shared thoughts, condolences and tributes to honor the Motorhead frontman. Dave Grohl did something a bit more permanent

• Keith Emerson Reveals How Lemmy Got The Name Lemmy
Keith Emerson has lead further tributes from the prog community to Hawkwind and Motorhead man Lemmy Kilmister

• Iron Maiden Tells Lemmy To Rest In Peace Loudly!
Iron Maiden have said farewell to Lemmy, saying the Motorhead icon 'played a great set.'

• Motorhead Manager Reveals Lemmy's Reaction To Cancer News
Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee says the band is done following the death of leader Lemmy Kilmister in Los Angeles on Monday and the band's manager has revealed Lemmy's reaction to the news that he only had a short time to live

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