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Hear Motörhead Cover David Bowie's "Heroes"

Motörhead has released a cover of David Bowie's "Heroes."Recorded during the sessions for 2015's Bad Magic, the previously unreleased track is taken from the band's upcoming covers compilation, Under Cöver. It's one of the final tracks the trio ever recorded together."Lemmy was very, very proud of it," says drummer Mickey Dee of the recording. "Not only because it turned out so well, but... …

Motörhead Announce 'Under Cöver' Compilation

Motörhead has announced Under Cöver, a compilation of covers the band recorded between 1992 and 2015.The album, which features the trio's takes on songs by everyone from Metallica to Ted Nugent, will be released on September 1 via Motörhead Music. You can watch a trailer for it below.Under Cöver also features the band's previously unreleased interpretation of David Bowie's "Heroes." Recorded... …

Forgotten Guitar: Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister Demos His Bass Tone

In this one-minute video, Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister demos the difference between how other bassists sound—and how he sounds."The basic difference is, most bass players sound like this," says Lemmy before he plays a bouncy yet mild bass line in a major key. "Whereas I ... [he adjusts his amp's settings] sound quite different."He then launches into a riff slathered in his famous, one-man-band... …

Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister and Phil Campbell Go Acoustic

Here’s a cool recording of Motörhead's Lemmy and Phil Campbell from Motörhead chilling out—acoustically! Recorded circa 2001, the song “I Ain’t No Nice Guy,” originally appeared on the band's 1992 album, March ör Die. The original recording featured an excellent cast of characters that included Lemmy, Ozzy Osbourne and Slash. The song was part of Motörhead’s bid for mainstream success. It... …

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