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Motorhead Will Honour Lemmy 'When The Time Is Right'

Motorhead will honour late frontman Lemmy ''when the time is right''.The 'Ace of Spades' rockers were left devastated when metal band's frontman sadly passed away in December 2015 after suffering from inoperable prostate cancer, and...

Judas Priest's Rob Halford Get Lemmy Award

Judas Priest's Rob Halford is set to become the first ever recipient of the Loudwire Music Awards' Lemmy Lifetime Achievement Award.The 'Breakin' The Law' hitmaker was close to late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister - who...

Lemmy's Pal Hopes To Release Late Rocker's Only Solo Album This Year

German rock star Jim Voxx has revealed he was tasked with completing production on Lemmy's solo project, but it has been wrapped up in management red tape ever since his pal lost his...

Lemmy Kilmister Solo Lp Set For Release In 2017

Lemmy Kilmister's solo album is to be posthumously released later this year.Jim Voxx of 90s rock band Skew Siskin has produced the late Motorhead frontman's 10-track record and has confirmed they project is nearing completion...

Ozzy Osbourne Dashed To Lemmy After Worrying Final Phone Chat

The Black Sabbath star reveals he knew something wasn't quite right while he was chatting to the Ace of Spades singer, and asked his wife Sharon to drive him over to Lemmy's home...

Lemmy Leads Hall Of Heavy Metal History's 2017 Inductees

The legendarily hard living rocker, real name Ian Fraser Kilmister, passed away aged 70 in December last year (15) and so his manager Todd Singerman will accept the induction on his behalf....

Brian May Compiles Air Guitar Greatest Hits

The We Will Rock You star's latest project features hits by Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Motorhead, Rainbow, and Rush. "It's an interesting discussion between a simple riff and a complex riff," May says,...

James Hetfield: Lemmy Should Be In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

James Hetfield says it's about time Lemmy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Metallica frontman - who was entered in 2009 with bandmates Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo -...

Lemmy Statue Erected At Rocker's Favourite Bar

The late Motorhead frontman, who died in December (15) after a short battle with cancer, has been immortalised in bronze at the Rainbow Bar and Grill. Fans launched a crowdfunded effort to...

Metallica's New Track Murder One Is A Tribute To Lemmy

Appearing on DJ Howard Stern's satellite radio show on Monday (26Sep16), the band's frontman James Hetfield revealed Murder One, a new track on the group's Hardwired... to Self-Destruct album was inspired by the...

Motorhead Star Replaces James Kottak In The Scorpions

He filled in for James Kottak in recent months, while he reportedly sought medical attention. A statement announcing the new hire reads: "We would like to thank James for so many years...

Motorhead Star Phil Taylor Leaves $1.85 Million Fortune To His Sisters

The drummer, nicknamed Philthy Animal, readjusted his will shortly before he died of liver failure in November (15), and left the bulk of his estate to sisters Linda Taylor-Fry and Helen Greenwood....

Lemmy Tribute To Be Erected At His Favourite Bar

The veteran rocker died in December (15) after a short battle with cancer, and now bosses at the famed Rainbow Bar & Grill on the Sunset Strip have unveiled plans to revamp the...

Lemmy Lives On In Final Motorhead Concert Footage

The heavy metal act invited a camera crew to film shows and backstage antics towards the end of the group's 2015 tour, not knowing the dates would be Lemmy's last. The footage...

Lemmy Tribute Planned At Swedish Racing Festival

The rockers will join British heavy metal veterans Saxon for a memorial gig in Ljungbyhed, Sweden in September (16), as part of the V8 Thunder Cars racing series. The gig has dubbed...

Dave Grohl Requested Lemmy Tribute At Grammys

The heavy metal star died in December (15) after a short battle with cancer, with the Foo Fighters singer attending his funeral in Los Angeles and getting an Ace of Spades tattoo in...

Lemmy Statue Gets Underway

The Motorhead frontman was a regular at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles and owners of the venue celebrated his life by holding a memorial event in January (16), weeks after...

Lemmy Statue Planned For His Favourite Bar

The Motorhead frontman, who died in December (15) after a brief battle with cancer, was a regular customer at the Rainbow Bar & Grill on the city's Sunset Boulevard, and his life was...

Dave Grohl Performs Tribute To Lemmy At Annual Dimebash Celebration

The Pantera legend was shot and killed by a crazed fan at a show in Ohio on 8 December, 2004 and his surviving bandmates and famous friends have gathered for the so-called Dimebash...

Michael Schenker: 'Lemmy Asked Me To Be Motorhead's First Guitarist'

The UFO star claims the late heavy rocker invited him to become the band's first guitarist but Schenker declined the opportunity. "It was many years ago," he tells Metal Talk. "We toured...

Motorhead Star Mikkey Dee Joins Thin Lizzy For Anniversary Concerts

The drummer confirmed Motorhead was no more following frontman Lemmy's death in December (15), and now, less than a month later, he has been announced as Thin Lizzy's new recruit. Dee will...

Lemmy's Cancer Death Confirmed

The rocker's death certificate has been obtained by TMZ.com and it confirms he lost his battle with an aggressive cancer on 28 December (15), days after Lemmy turned 70. Reports suggest he...

Jack Daniel's Motorhead Bourbon Sell Out In Days

All 288 bottles of the single-barrel Motorhead whiskey have been snapped up by fans of the heavy rocker, who died on 28 December (15). Launching the bourbon last week (ends08Jan16), Jack Daniel's...

Lemmy Lands Drink Honour

The Motorhead frontman, who passed away last month (Dec15) after a short battle with cancer, was a longtime drinker of Jack Daniel's and Coca-Cola, and bosses at a leading drinks industry publication have...

Motorhead's Phil Campbell And Eddie Clarke Blame Health And Travel Issues For Lemmy Memorial Absence

Lemmy was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, with Ozzy Osbourne, KISS star Gene Simmons, Queen's Brian May, Dave Grohl, and Slash among the mourners. The service was streamed live...

Lemmy Laid To Rest In Los Angeles, As Slash And Dave Grohl Lead Tributes To MotöRhead Frontman

Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister was laid to rest on Saturday, in a ceremony befitting a rock and roll legend at the Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Los Angeles. Over 280,00 fans watched the ceremony live...

Tributes Paid As Motorhead Frontman Lemmy Is Laid To Rest

The Brit rocker died at the age of 70 on 28 December (15), just two days after discovering he had an aggressive form of cancer. Motorhead's manager Todd Singerman said that at...

Lemmy Promoting Milk From Beyond The Grave

The veteran rocker shot the campaign for Finnish dairy giant Valio less than a month before he passed away in December (15), aged 70, and in the clip, he is seen exiting a...

Motorhead's Lemmy Stars Posthumously In Finnish Milk Advert

The late Motörhead frontman Lemmy is posthumously starring in an advert promoting milk, which was filmed less than a month before his untimely death.Lemmy, whose real name was Ian Fraser Kilmister, passed away on December...

Lemmy's Death Gives Motorhead Anthem A Big Sales Boost In The U.s.

The 1980 track has made it onto multiple rock lists as fans rush to pay tribute to the rocker, who lost his battle with cancer on 28 December (15). Ace of Spades...

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