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Bassically Speaking: Lemmy

Joel McIver, Bass Guitar, June 2003

ALTHOUGH THE WORLD of metal is full of fearsomely talented bass players, many of which have appeared on these hallowed pages in recent months, few are as seasoned, as opinionated or as unlikely to compromise as Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister. A genuinely unique character whose taste for Jack Daniels and amphetamines is only equalled by his love for the Beatles, the Ramones and classic rock'n'roll, Lemmy has survived four decades in the music business and knows a thing or two about his instrument by now. Brace yourself . . .

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