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Review: Motörhead — Aftershock

Review: Motörhead — Aftershock

Reviewing a Motörhead album is like reviewing a cheeseburger—unless something truly awful has happened, it will at the very worst be pretty damn good. What makes Motörhead so powerful is that they’ve never deviated too far from the formula of kickass rock and roll with whiskey-soaked swagger and massive sack. Such is Aftershock, an album […]

Motörhead to Release New Album, Aftershock, October 22

Motörhead to Release New Album, Aftershock, October 22

Motörhead have announced a new studio album, Aftershock. The disc — the band’s 21st full-length studio effort — will be released October 22. The album, which was recorded at NRG Studios in North Hollywood, features smoky biker bar blues (“Dust And Glass”), the pogo-powered punk-spiked stab of “Queen Of The Damned” and the steamy, humid, […]

Slash: “Lemmy Is in Good Shape and Finishing New Motörhead Record”

Slash: “Lemmy Is in Good Shape and Finishing New Motörhead Record”

As we reported earlier this week, Motörhead were forced to cut short their set at Germany’s Wacken festival last Friday after Lemmy Kilmister felt too weak to continue. It was Lemmy’s first live appearance since cancelling a set of shows in late June after being hospitalized with a hematoma. Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell immediately tweeted […]

Motörhead Guitarist Phil Campbell Responds to Lemmy Death Rumors

Motörhead Guitarist Phil Campbell Responds to Lemmy Death Rumors

Motörhead were forced to cut short their set at Germany’s Wacken festival this past Friday after frontman Lemmy Kilmister found himself too weak to continue. It was Lemmy’s first live appearance since cancelling a set of shows in late June after being hospitalized with a hematoma. The band played five songs — “I Know How […]

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead and Mistress Juliya

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead and Mistress Juliya

Samson, Xbox and Revolver were backstage May 2 at the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards to host all the artist interviews, which aired live exclusively on Xbox Smartglass. Now Samson and Revolver are releasing all the interviews for you to watch! Here’s a clip from the 5th annual awards show. This video features our […]

Huntress Premiere New Song, “I Want to F**k You to Death,” Cowritten by Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead

Huntress Premiere New Song, “I Want to F**k You to Death,” Cowritten by Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead

Huntress will release their new album, Starbound Beast, on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. Today the band has unveiled the first song from Starbound Beast.  The track, entitled “I Want to Fuck You to Death,” was cowritten for singer Jill Janus by legendary Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister. […]

Executioner, the Hero of the New Animated Series Executioner, Lists the Most Metal Ways to Kill

Executioner, the Hero of the New Animated Series Executioner, Lists the Most Metal Ways to Kill

Since having been transported from the medieval ages to modern times by a vengeful wizard, Executioner has been a busy behemoth, becoming Southern California’s only fully licensed assassin for hire. And now he has a new show on Rug Burn–the second episode of the series airs tomorrow. Having a passion for heavy metal music as […]

Viral Video: Robot Band Performs Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades”

Viral Video: Robot Band Performs Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades”

Motörhead may have made “Ace of Spades” famous as a three-piece, but Compressorhead have just taken the Lemmy-penned tune viral with substantially more pieces — namely gears, cogs and pistons. Check out the video below of this all-metal band playing an all-time metal classic. According to the band’s website, the robot guitarist, Fingers, has 78 […]

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 is going to be a good year. How do we know? Because some of the biggest, badass-est bands in hard rock and heavy metal are set to drop new bombs over the following 300-plus days. Read on to see just what we mean–and get fucking psyched. A Day to Remember TITLE: Common Courtesy RELEASE […]

Vote for the Album of the Week

Vote for the Album of the Week

Every Tuesday–the day that new music comes out–we will be listing the hard-rock and metal releases that hit stores, and every Wednesday we will be offering you, the fans, the chance to pick the Album of the Week. Below, check out the albums, EPs, singles, and DVDs that came out this week; pick your favorite, […]