Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez, William Duvall, Alice and Chains - Ann Wilson (front left), Nancy Wilson (front right) with Sean Kinney, Mike Inez and William DuVall of the band Alice in Chains Tuesday 25th September 2012 at the presentation to rock band 'Heart' a Hollywood Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Despite making some of the most uncompromising music of the last 30 years, Motorhead for some strange reason, cross all boundaries. This is undoubtedly down to the enduring appeal of Lemmy - a man who's stuck to his guns and done things on his own terms to the point where he has just ended up being accepted.
Which gives credence to the fact that If you spend long enough doing something and which such conviction, people will eventually come round to your way of thinking. As a rock 'n' roll icon his influence has touched almost everyone who is anyone and the most surprising thing of all about this documentary is the sheer breadth of people who have fallen under his influence. The usual rock crowd is to be expected. Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana), Metallica etc but its appearances of others such as Jarvis Cocker, Peter Hook (Joy Division), Mick Jones (The Clash), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Billy Bob Thornton that most surprise.
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Sometimes you can see one but not the other.
It's time for a riot grrrl revolution.