By Martin Popoff
“Motörhead, take into account me now, Motörhead, alright!”
Lemmy, Phil, speedy Eddie and the increase of Motörhead is the 1st publication to have fun the classic-era Motörhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clarke, and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. via interviews with all the significant troublemakers, Martin Popoff celebrates the formation of the band and the documents that made them legends: Motörhead, Overkill, Bomber, Ace of Spades, No Sleep ’til Hammersmith, and Iron Fist. An in-depth coda brings the tale brand new with the stunning fresh deaths of Taylor and Kilmister.
Motörhead involves lifestyles during this publication as bad-luck undesirable boys — doused in drink and medicine, such a lot significantly velocity — incapable of working their lives correct, keep for quick Eddie, who's charged with preserving issues jointly. Popoff additionally examines the heady weather of tune in the course of the band’s upward push to prominence throughout the New Wave of British Heavy steel, with targeted mirrored image on Motörhead’s specific place within the scene as either originators and embattled survivors who carried at the renegade spirit of these times.
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Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motörhead by Martin Popoff