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Motörhead (1981)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages audio, 29 March 1981

The classic Lemmy, Fast' Eddie Clarke, Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor line-up talk talk about getting hammered in the press (and the studio!), staying close to their fans, and their friendship with the Damned.

File format: mp3; file size: 8.5mb, interview length: 10' 35" sound quality: *****

Lemmy (1991)

Interview by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages audio, February 1991

From his arrival in swinging London in the mid-'60s, through Hawkwind and on to Mötörhead, with asides on drug dealing (and taking), the Ladbroke Grove scene, and discussions on WW2 and tattoos!

File format: mp3; file size: 93mb, interview length: 1h 41' 32" sound quality: **

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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? ...

Lemmy: Speed kills...

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, July 2006

… but not when you have the constitution of a warthog and you're the Lewis gun of the bass guitar. Cue tales of Sid Vicious, ...

Everything Louder: Remembering Lemmy

Retrospective by Jim Sullivan, Rock's Backpages, 31 December 2015

EVERY MOTÖRHEAD concert I can recall began with these words from Lemmy: "We are Motörhead and we play rock 'n' roll." So simple, so succinct, ...

For Rock's Fallen Superstars, A Promise of Life After Death

Comment by Roy Trakin, Cuepoint, 12 July 2016

As fans of Prince, Bowie, Lemmy (and many more) confront music mortality, industry innovators revitalize the legacies of deceased artists. ...

A Walk on the Wild Side of Sunset: Remembering Lemmy and the Hollywood Vampires

Book Excerpt by Ian Winwood, 'Bodies' (Faber & Faber), April 2022

This is an excerpt from Ian's new book Bodies: Life and Death in Music, published by Faber on April 21. ...

see also Hawkwind

see also Motörhead

see also Sam Gopal


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