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Motorhead, The Netherlands, 22 November 1987

What began as a joke amongst friends, ‘Zwaartekracht’ was a hand made photocopied Dutch Heavy Metal News magazine, which over time changed its name to ‘Metal Europe’, became professionally printed and at it’s peak had a local readership of 1000 copies.  This is the remarkable story of Marko van Haren, Donald …
Motörhead, 1981

‘No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith’, the iconic live Motörhead album, is to be released as a box set on the day of its 40th Anniversary, 27 June 2021. The set includes a full remaster of the original album, bonus tracks and the entire concert from Newcastle City Hall from 30 March …
Photo of Lemmy's shrine

The world paid tribute to Lemmy as the legend was laid to rest in Los Angeles late Saturday night (9th January 2016) UK time. The service, held at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, was broadcast live on YouTube and watched by 280,000 people all over the world. Motörhead manager Todd Singerman …

We knew it was coming, it was inevitable, as much as Lemmy had built up an indestructible image of himself as the man who could calmly walk out of the mushroom cloud of Armageddon with a glass of Jack Daniels in his hand and a Marlboro hanging from his mouth, …
Photo of Lemmy - RIP

The first word I ever wrote about Motörhead was “WOOOOOARRRRGHHH!!!” (give or take a few Gs, Hs and !!!!). I was young, a mere fledgling journalist writing for fold-out poster mag Metal Fury in the early eighties and, well, devoid of verbally elegant equivalents, this explosive string of letters seemed …
Photo of Lemmy

Life changed forever yesterday and it is very difficult to find words for this. “I wlll be the watcher, and I will never sleep…” Lemmy, 1993 Words: Steve Göldby At 1.30am on the morning of Tuesday 29th December 2015 the biggest Motörhead fan I have ever known, Ripsaw, burst into my …
Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons

The past five years have been pretty grim for lifelong fans of Motörhead. With the classic line up of Lemmy Kilmister, Fast Eddie Clarke and Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor all sadly departed, surviving members of the most recent line up Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell are now the bands front …
Judas Priest - Photo of Rock N’ Roll Colouring books

Officially endorsed by both Motörhead and Judas Priest, Rock N’ Roll Colouring have produced two Heavy Metal colouring books and you can win a set to help beat the COVID-19 blues by creating your own versions of the iconic artwork from two of Metal’s greatest bands. Each book contains artwork …
Phil Campbell Formally Opens Lemmy's Bar At Bloodstock 2016

Bloodstock’s main bar, the newly renamed Lemmy’s Bar, is now open after Phil Campbell cut the ribbon in a moving, entertaining and memorable occasion at Catton Park this afternoon. The bar is completely decked out in full Motörhead regalia with awesome pictures of the band adorning the whole area. Phil …
Motörhead's Bomber made its final flight late on Thursday. Wacken 2016

Motörhead’s Bomber made its final flight late on Thursday night/early on Friday morning, depending on which time zone you were in. Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee appeared onstage together to pay tribute to their fallen comrade and leader on Wacken’s Main Stage as a glorious tribute to Lemmy took place …