Tag: Lemmy

THE DARKNESS Vocalist Says Lemmy’s Comment About Them is Like “Water off a disinterested duck’s back.”

In a recent interview with UWeekly, guitarist/vocalist Justin Hawkins of The Darkness was asked for his thoughts on his band being mentioned in a less-than-favorable light in the 2010 documentary “Lemmy” in which the Motörhead mainman called The Darkness a “novelty act.” “I haven’t seen it,” Justin said. “I’ve heard about it, though. Isn’t it one fictional character discussing a fictional character with another fictional character? [laughs] …

OZZY OSBOURNE Wins as President of Heavy Metal

After weeks of nail-biting campaigning the President of Heavy Metal has been chosen and the winner is Ozzy Osbourne!  Our chicken biting Leader has competed against some of the greatest musicians out there and has won against Oderus Arungus, Maynard James Keenan, Rob Halford and the latest defeat against Rob Zombie. Rob himself is no …

MEGADETH To Revive Gigantour Festival

Megadeth will be making their return, since 2008, for the Gigantour Festival.  Killer bands will include Motörhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil which were all personally picked by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine.  The gig will kick off January 26 in Camden, NJ. Before wrapping February 28 in Denver, CO, the tour will make stops all across …

The 2011 Great Guitar Solo Spotlight

Echoing last year’s call for discussion about great guitar riffs, this year music journalist Simon Reynolds has called for odes to the riff’s slightly-uncool sibling: the guitar solo. Naturally, you’re all welcome to join the festivities. Unlike the Great Internet Riff War of 2010, it’s a bit of a struggle at first to get people …

ROB HALFORD, LEMMY, ALICE COOPER, DAVE GROHL To Appear On RONNIE JAMES DIO Tribute Album

Ronnie James Dio‘s widow and manager Wendy has revealed to AOL‘s Noisecreep that Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA), Lemmy Kimister (MOTÖRHEAD), Alice Cooper, Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW) and Chris Jericho (FOZZY) are among the artists who will appear on a forthcoming tribute …

Concert Review: Motorhead/Clutch/Valient Thorr – Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg, MB 2/12/11

Fans began lining up about 40 minutes before the doors opened, with some hoping to snag a ticket to what was rumored to be a sold out show. It was quite warm during the day, with the snow melting, but the evening chilled us to the bones and few of us seemed dressed for the …

Motörhead Returns to Pop’s to Promote 20th Album

If you go: Motörhead With Clutch and Valient Thorr When • Doors open at 6 p.m. Sunday Where • Pop’s, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget How much • $27-$28 More info • popsrocks.com Speed metal pioneers Motörhead make a return visit to Pop’s on Sunday in support of their umlaut-tacular 20th studio album, “The Wörld is Yours.” Released a few …

LEMMY and SLASH Statue Erections Up For Consideration

According to This Is Staffordshire, a petition has been launched to recognize the achievements of former GUNS N’ ROSES/current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash and MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy by putting up statues in their honor in Stoke-on-Trent, a city in Staffordshire, England, Slash and Lemmy were both born in Stoke-on-Trent before going on to achieve success …

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