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Motörhead Share Live Version of ‘Rock It’ From Upcoming 2012 Concert LP

Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister may have died over five years ago, but his legacy and music continue to live on. Now, a new live single, "Rock It,"
Katherine Turman / April 9, 2021

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SPIN’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

COVID-19 brought the concert industry to a screeching halt in 2020. But all that disposable income music fans generally spend on concert tickets…
Ron Hart / December 13, 2020

The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

Rock Hall Adds Two Members To Motörhead Nomination After Criticism

Motörhead are included in this year’s crop of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees, but originally the only members recognized were Lemmy Kilmister, "Fast" Eddie Clarke,…
James Rettig, Stereogum / October 20, 2019

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

Original Motorhead Guitarist Larry Wallis Dead at 70

Former Motörhead guitarist Larry Wallis has died at age 70, the band confirmed on its website. So far, no cause of death has been revealed.
Will Gottsegen / September 20, 2019

Motörhead Announce 40th Anniversary Overkill and Bomber Reissues

Motörhead's 1979 albums Overkill and Bomber will be reissued via BMG on Oct. 25 with extensive bonus material from the band's breakout year. The massive…
Tosten Burks / July 24, 2019

Eddie Clarke of Motörhead Dead at 67

"Fast" Eddie Clarke, guitarist and last surviving member of Motörhead's "classic" lineup, died Wednesday at the age of 67. According to a statement on the…
Drew Salisbury / January 11, 2018

Prehistoric Crocodile Named After Motörhead’s Lemmy

Scientists at the Museum of Natural History in London have named a prehistoric crocodile after late Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister, the Associated Press reports. Researchers…
Geena Kloeppel / August 9, 2017

Hear Motörhead’s Surprisingly Faithful Cover of David Bowie’s Classic “Heroes”

The world lost David Bowie and Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister within two weeks of one another last year. It turns out that just before both died, one…
Andy Cush / August 3, 2017

Watch Dave Grohl Perform ‘Ace of Spades’ With Members of Slayer, Pantera, and Metallica

Dimebash, the annual celebration of the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, went down at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles last night, and in addition to honoring…
James Grebey / January 23, 2016

Jack Daniel’s to Release Limited-Edition Motörhead Whiskey in Lemmy’s Honor

Update: A Jack Daniel's representative say the Motörhead bottles of their whiskey are not officially produced by Jack Daniel's — " In this case, the retail…
Brennan Carley / January 18, 2016

Watch Dave Grohl’s Eulogy to His ‘Hero,’ Lemmy Kilmister

Yesterday, Motörhead held and live streamed a memorial service for their frontman, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who died last month. Held at Los Angeles' Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 10, 2016

Watch the Live Stream of Lemmy’s Funeral

In one final act of trademark debauchery, the funeral for the late Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister will be held today at the Motörhead frontman's second home…
Andrew Unterberger / January 9, 2016
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