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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... …

Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Dead at 70

Lemmy Kilmister, the iconic lead singer and bassist of Motörhead, died Monday (December 28, 2015) after a battle with cancer. He was 70, but only recently so; his birthday was Christmas Eve."There is no easy way to say this," reads a post on the band's official Facebook page. "Our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer."He had... …