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Motorhead: Friars, Aylesbury

Live Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, April 1978

JUST GONE 7.30 and the punter queue is already half in. About a thousand punks, bikers, 'Awkwind 'Eadbangers and 48 hour fun-makers have turned up ...

Motorhead Guitarist Is Running On All Cylinders

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, October 1986

WURZEL BURSTON'S road to Motorhead qualifies as one of rock's more implausible success stories. Originally a drummer, Burston switched to guitar at the advanced age ...

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Motorhead: Running In

Interview by Geoff Barton, Sounds, August 1975

'Loud, raucous, arrogant, fast, city, paranoid, speedfreak rock and roll. But mainly very loud'. That's what Lemmy says Motorhead's music is. Geoff Barton reports ...

Blue Oyster Cult, Motorhead: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, October 1975

Heavy metal fatigue ...

The Damned/The Adverts/Motorhead: The Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, April 1977

I FIRST saw the Damned at the Roundhouse last November. Shortly after the release of 'New Rose'. Although the 45 had been successful the set ...

Motorhead, Mighty Diamonds et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, June 1977

REVIEWED BY PAUL SIMENON (BASS) AND RODENT (ROADIE) OF THE CLASH. TRANSCRIPTIONS: GIOVANNI DADOMO (AMATEUR) ...

Motörhead: Pulling Out of the Pits

Report and Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, July 1977

"GET OUT of the f––––– way. We’ve got a concert to do." ...

Motorhead

Profile and Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, September 1977

Sunrise, wrong side of another day,Sky high, and six thousand miles awayDon't know, how long I been awakeWound up, in an amazin 'state Can't get ...

Is Gaye Well Equipped? Will These Boys Show You Their Equipment?

Report and Interview by Rosalind Russell, Record Mirror, October 1977

How easy is it to start your own band? How much does it cost? Rosalind Russell looks at 999's equipment and goes round the shops ...

Motorhead: Motorhead

Review by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, December 1977

I'VE FELT A LOT of things about a lot of bands over the years, but pity isn't one of the most common. ...

Various Artists: Long Shots, Dead Certs And Odds On Favourites (Chriswick Chartbusters Vol. 2) (Chiswick)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, April 1978

NO MORE GOOD GUYS ...

Motorhead: Oy Lemmy, Is It True?

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, August 1979

AH, the sheer classicism of the three-piece rock band. ...

Motorhead: The Year Of The Gory Boys

Report and Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, January 1980

IT'S STILL ONE of the greatest pleasures known to man: dig out the Motorhead albums, crank every knob, climb every wall and blister blissfully in ...

Motorhead: Ace Of Spades (Bronze)*****

Review by Garry Bushell, Sounds, October 1980

BUZZARDS CIRCLE high above the heads of the three outlaws standing silently waiting far out in the arid badlands of New Mexico. Suddenly, the tranquility ...

Motorhead

Profile and Interview by Adam Sweeting, Trouser Press, May 1981

"NOISE IS A big part of Motorhead mania" says the stark black lettering inside one of the band's tour brochures. Immediately below it is a ...

Motorhead

Report and Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, June 1981

TWO LUVLY black eyes, oh what a surprise. Or more to the point, OWWW! what a surprise. I know it's traditional for hacks to liken ...

Motorhead: Scumbags Over USA

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, June 1981

Mick Farren and Motorhead Lemmy, long time partners in slime and former Ladbroke rogues, meet up in a bar in Passaic, New Jersey, to discuss ...

Motorhead/Tank: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Garry Bushell, Sounds, April 1982

HOLY MIGRAINE, Batman, howcomes my brain feels like Ardiles just borrowed it for a kickabout and put it back upside down? And who the hell ...

Motorhead & The Plasmatics: Tammy Can You Hear Me?

Report and Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, September 1982

A DREAM or a nightmare, in retrospect it still sounds like the kind of project so daft that both parties involved would, by virtue of ...

Motorhead Gives Good Show!

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, October 1982

SURE AIN'T NO Howard Johnsons. There's a woman in the lobby looks like a Kentucky Fried Chicken leg let loose in Freddie Mercury's wardrobe; all ...

Motorhead: Another Perfect Day (Bronze)

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, June 1983

THE SPIRIT of this group was probably born in a flop single made Screaming Lord Sutch in 1964. It was called ‘Jack The Ripper’, and ...

Fastway: Unholy Spawn Of The Dual Metallicus

Profile and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, December 1983

NOTHING (except the last Journey single) lasts forever. Six-and-a-half years they were together. 6 and 1/2. Plenty of time to emerge as ...

The Motorhead Mode

Interview by John Mendelsohn, Creem, December 1983

HE'S BEEN USING speed for years, and he plays in a heavy metal band with the most obnoxious album cover art ever. So one doesn't ...

Motorhead: No Remorse (Bronze/Island)

Review by Don Snowden, Boston Phoenix, The, January 1985

IF THE HEAVY-METAL aesthetic boils down to regular Joes recasting themselves in larger-than-life molds, ring up a sterling success for Motorhead, who play the nightriding ...

Motörhead: Loving Them Like Reptiles

Report and Interview by Richard Riegel, Creem, June 1985

MOTÖRHEAD ARE so fucking LOUD my ears are already bolting for the door so they can hop a bus and flee home to the security ...

No Sleep 'Til San Diego: Motorhead

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, October 1986

IT'S BEEN A TOUGH five years for Motorhead. The English heavy metal quartet, which appears Saturday in Santa Monica, Sunday in San Bernardino and in ...

Motorhead: Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Live Review by Ben Thompson, New Musical Express, October 1987

"IF WE moved in next door to you your lawn would die" Lemmy once proclaimed gleefully. To a 12-year-old HM fan like myself, Motorhead always ...

Motorhead

Interview by Christine Natanael, Powerline, July 1989

As we've found on occasion, it can be a dangerous thing to assign an interview to Christine Natanael. No such problem here. We've found the ...

Motorhead: Don't Lemmy Be Misunderstood

Interview by Stuart Maconie, New Musical Express, February 1991

Where would today's corpse-violating moshing madmen be without grebo gurus MOTORHEAD? Where indeed, cackles decent, fun-loving working class Tory and all-round smart geezer Lemmy and ...

Lemmy: Just Say… Yes!

Profile and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, March 1991

Lemmy did not get where he is today by shying away from all the doubtful pleasures the rock'n'roll life can offer. As the grand old ...

In Bed With Lemmy

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Kerrang!, 1996

When were you first aware of the birds and the bees? ...

Mil-Lemmy-Um: The Man from Motörhead

Interview by Joel McIver, Record Collector, 1999

The artist formerly known as Ian Kilminster waxes lyrical on guns, drugs, feminism and ancient rome. Joel McIver meets rock'n'roll's elder statesman, Lemmy. ...

Larry Wallis: The Importance Of Being Stiff

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, July 2002

IF YOU KNOW anything about Stiff Records, the first great maverick Indy label of the punk-era British 1970s, you’ll know Larry Wallis. Author of ...

Bassically Speaking: Lemmy

Interview by 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 ...

Motorhead's Phil Campbell

Interview by Steven Rosen, ultimate-guitar.com, August 2006

FOR SOMEWHERE around 31 years now, Motorhead has been revving it up, cranking it out, and laying it down, a juggernaut of heavy metal that ...

Lemmy: The Oldest Rocker In Town

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, June 2007

THE SUN hammers down on the French Riviera like a vengeful Old Testament god. With temperatures topping 90 degrees, the beach at Nice is heaving ...

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see also Larry Wallis

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