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Motorhead Surviving Members Will Play Lemmy Tribute

02/17/2016
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(Classic Rock) The surviving members of Motorhead will gather to stage a memorial for Lemmy - but only when the time is right, says drummer Mikkey Dee. The band came to an end with the icon's death in December, aged 70, after being diagnosed with terminal cancer just two days previously.

The rock world has continued paying tribute, with Alice Cooper's Hollywood Vampires performing Ace Of Spades at the Grammys earlier this week. Dee tells Sweden Rock Magazine: "Something like that is definitely happening, but when and how I have no idea.

"Now is not the right time. I'd like to wait until there's a demand. The fans have been eating hamburgers for 40 years, so maybe you don't want to have hamburger the first year after Lemmy's death - instead you have to crave that hamburger again. We've toured for so many years that some time has to pass until people say, 'F***, I'd really like to hear some cool Motorhead songs live on stage again.'"

He believes that all-star tribute band Dio Disciples toured too soon after the death of Ronnie James Dio in 2010, and doesn't want to make the same mistake. "It wasn't at all appropriate for several reasons," he says. Read more here.

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