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Motorhead Release Video For Cover Of David Bowie's 'Heroes'

08-04-2017
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(hennemusic) Motorhead are streaming a video of their take on the 1977 David Bowie classic, "Heroes", as the latest preview to their forthcoming collection, "Under Cover."

Recorded in 2015 during sessions for their 22nd and final studio album, "Bad Magic", the track was one of the last songs the band recorded together before frontman Lemmy Kilmister's passing at his Los Angeles home on December 28, 2015 at the age of 70.

"It's such a great Bowie song, one of his best," says guitarist Phil Campbell, "and I could only see great things coming out of it from us, and so it proved to be, and Lemmy ended up loving our version."

"He was very, very proud of it," adds drummer Mikkey Dee, now a member of the Scorpions, "not only because it turned out so well but because it was fun! Which is what projects like this should be - fun!"

"Heroes" follows Motorhead's version of the Sex Pistols' "God Save The Queen" as the second preview of "Under Cover." Due September 1, the project sees the metal legends deliver versions of tunes originally recorded by The Ramones, Metallica, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Ted Nugent, The Rolling Stones, Dio and Twisted Sister. Watch the video here.

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