Tag Archives: Motorhead

Former Dio, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy Bassist Jimmy Bain Passes Away

Jimmy Bain

Jimmy Bain, best known for his work with Dio, Rainbow and Thin Lizzy, has passed away at the age of 68 according to his friends. He was most recently involved in the band, Last in Line, which featured fellow Dio alumni Vivian Campbell and Vinny Appice, who will release their debut album, Heavy Crown on

Mikkey Dee Confirms Motörhead Will Disband Following Lemmy’s Death


As you would expect, Motörhead will no longer tour nor record new albums after the passing of their legendary frontman Lemmy Kilmister. Drummer Mikkey Dee has confirmed this in a recent phone interview stating: “We won’t be doing any more tours or anything. And there won’t be any more records. But the brand survives, and

Lemmy, Motörhead Frontman, Dies at 70


In incredibly sad news, the frontman of legendary Motörhead, Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, has passed away at the age of 70 shortly after being diagnosed with cancer on Boxing Day just three days ago. He was at home when he passed. Lemmy formed the iconic band Motörhead 40 years ago in 1975 and was its only

Motörhead Release New Video For When the Sky Comes Looking For You

Motorhead: Bad Magic

Legendary Motörhead have released a video for “When the Sky Comes Looking For You” taken from their 22nd studio album, Bad Magic. The clip was directed by Pep Bonet, who has been working with the band since 2008 and compiled Motörhead’s Röadkill book of photography. Please upgrade your browser

Song of the Week: Motorhead: Ace of Spades

Motorhead: Ace of Spades

After so much recent horrible news from Motorhead because of Lemmy’s health issues, it is time to give the band its due on this Song of the Week column. Without a doubt, Motorhead is a legendary UK band. Their style does traverse the metal genre, so they are definitely a staple of this blog. I

Motörhead Releases Lyric Video For Electricity

Motorhead: Bad Magic

The legendary Motörhead have released a new lyric video for the song “Electricity” taken from their upcoming 22nd studio album, Bad Magic, which is due out on August 28, 2015 via UDR Music/Motörhead Music. Please upgrade your browser Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Doro: Raise Your Fist (2015)

Doro: Raise Your Fist

It is simply nice to hear some good old classic metal from a familiar voice. It is so hard to be too negative on metal like this where it is bare bones metal in its rawest form. The tracks are simply well written and well sung. Classic metal with a good vocalist is easy to

Motorhead Appearing On VH1’s That Metal Show


Motorhead is celebrating their 40th anniversary and will appear on this weekend’s edition of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show. The show airs this Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 9pm/8pm Central, and features Lemmy, Phil and Mikkey of Motorhead as the honored Metal Modem guests via remote video. Motorhead is currently in the recording studio with

Megadeth Withdraws From Motörboat Due to Dave Mustaine’s Medical Issues


Megadeth has to withdraw from Motörhead’s first annual cruise MotörBoat due to Dave Mustaine’s health issues. Heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, has been added to the Motörboat music lineup. This all-star group features Philip Anselmo, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Jon Donais, Scott Ian, Mark Zavon, Frank Bello,

Metal Review: Principality of Hell: Fire & Brimstone (2014)

Principality of Hell: Fire Brimstone

To make a long story short, Greece’s Principality of Hell is Motorhead with a black metal feel to them singing of satanism and witchcraft mixed with a touch of Venom. How sweet does that sound? From The Magus’ growl of “Black Fucking Metal,” which opens the album to the final sounds of the cover of