Posts Tagged ‘Motörhead’

NEWS: Download Festival honour Motörhead frontman (Lemmy Kilmister) by renaming main stage!

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With the passing of Motörhead frontman and hard rock legend Lemmy Kilmister, who died on December 28th 2015, still leaving a massive void in the world of rock and metal, Download Festival have announced they’ll be honouring the late musician by renaming the main stage for the 2016 weekend event. You can read a statement made by Download Festival below:

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NEWS: Lemmy Kilmister’s (Motörhead) funeral to be shown on live webcast!

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With the funeral of the late hard rock legend Lemmy Kilmister to take place this Saturday (January 9th 2016), Motörhead have announced that the ceremony will be streamed on a live webcast via the band’s YouTube channel so that fans across the world can pay their respects as the icon is laid to rest. Motörhead have stated the following:

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NEWS: Drummer Mikkey Dee confirms “Motörhead is over” following Lemmy’s death!

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Following the tragic passing of hard rock legend and Motörhead vocalist and bassist Lemmy Kilmister earlier this week, the band’s drummer, Mikkey Dee, has confirmed in a brief telephone interview with Swedish publication Expressen that the band will not be continuing. You can read the full statement from Dee below:

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NEWS: Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead) passes away, aged 70!

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Hard rock legend and frontman for Motörhead, Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister, has tragically passed away after battling cancer, aged 70. Earlier this year, Lemmy and the band had to cancel several shows of their 40th Anniversary Tour due to health problems. The news of his death was confirmed yesterday evening (December 28th 2015) via the other members of the band, who posted a statement on their official Facebook page. You can read the full statement below:

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NEWS: Ex-Motörhead drummer Phil Taylor passes away!

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Legendary drummer and original member of Motorhead, Phil Taylor has passed away at the age of 61. The news was released by former guitarist Eddie Clark, who released a statement that can be read below:

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NEWS: Download Festival confirms more acts for 2016, including Korn, Deftones & Disturbed!

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Donington’s own reputable Download Festival has released the names of six new additions to its 2016 line-up, which already includes the festival weekend’s three previously announced main stage headliners, Rammstein, Black Sabbath, and Iron Maiden. You can find all of the festival’s new acts listed alongside an update poster below:

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NEWS: Glastonbury Festival add 69 acts to 2015 line-up, including Motörhead & Enter Shikari!

The legendary Glastonbury Festival have added a further 69 acts to join this year’s line-up with already confirmed headliners Foo Fighters and Kanye West, with the latest additions including Motörhead, Enter Shikari, and Death Cab For Cutie. All newly announced acts are outlined below:

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NEWS: Motorhead announce November UK arena dates!

Rock ‘n’ roll royalty Motorhead have confirmed three arena shows for this November, with support to come from both The Damned and The Bosshoss. You can check out where they will be playing below:

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NEWS: Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, Faith No More and more announced for British Summer Time Hyde Park!

British Summer Time, a weekend festival which takes place at London’s legendary Hyde Park, has announced that metal godfathers Black Sabbath will headline the event on Friday July 4th, with Soundgarden, Faith No More and Motorhead also appearing on the stellar bill. Check out the poster and confirmed acts below for the full lineup:

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NEWS: Ronnie James Dio’s life to be celebrated with covers album, ‘This Is Your Life’!

To celebrate the life of the late Ronnie James Dio, who has influenced a vast array of bands with his work, a collection of bands have come together to bring a covers album. Artists who are involved with the release include Metallica, Tenacious D, Anthrax, Halestorm and more. You can view the tracklisting below:

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