Metallica’s 2008 album Death Magnetic has been declared the loudest record in the world in a recently published breakdown which also lists Taylor Swift’s 1989 higher on the loudness scale than the likes of AC/DC, The Sex Pistols and Motorhead. Swift’s 2014 release was given a dynamic range scoring of DR6 on the list of
It seems to be absolutely pissing down with major festival announcements today. Around the same time as the monster Splendour in the Grass lineup dropped, another internationally-renowned festival revealed more of its secrets for 2015. Glastonbury has unveiled a gargantuan bill of 75 acts, who will join previously-announced headliners Kanye West and Foo Fighters at
After a successful inaugural year in 2014 Motörhead are taking to the seas again with the second annual Motörhead Motörboat Cruise and they’ve enlisted acts like Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus and more to join them. Motörhead’s floating music festival will set sail on September 28th though to October 2nd 2015, on the Norwegian Sky cruise ship,
Turns out your mum was right. Headbanging can lead to a serious brain injury. At least that was the case outlined by doctors in Germany who treated a metal fan who suffered a blood clot after getting carried away at a Motörhead show. Specialists treated the unnamed 50-year-old German man after he complained for two
Due to a technical slip-up by promotions company AEG Live, thousands of music fans were able to purchase heavily discounted tickets to see lineups performing during the UK’s British Summer Time festival. Just how discounted? Tickets went out the door for £2.50, or about $4.52 Australian. And what will these lucky punters be getting for
From M.I.A. vs Lynn Hirchberg, to Lou Reed vs pretty much everyone, the relationship between music writers and the musicians they chronicle can at times get contentious, but no matter how provocative and Lester Bangs-esque a rock journo wants to be, you just don’t mess with Motörhead. This was the lesson that Dirk Benninghoff, a
Born-deaf Texas resident Sarah Churman made tears flow around the world when a video of her hearing for the first time went viral, melting the hearts of anyone with a pulse. Churman has now confirmed she will soon be attending her first rock concert, courtesy of thrash legends Megadeth. “Yes sir. First trip to Vegas.
Motörhead‘s infamously obsessive fans have been suffering through several months worth of conflicting reports regarding the health of the band’s legendary frontman Lemmy Kilmister. In a new interview with the Full Metal Jackie radio show, the rock icon has revealed he is on the mend. “I have been ill for about a year, but I
Canadian indie darlings Arcade Fire, histrionic space rockers Muse and reunited hip hop crew Outkast will headline the 2014 Coachella Festival, joining a strong Aussie contingent of Flume, Jagwar Ma, Empire Of The Sun, The Preatures, Flight Facilities and Anna Lunoe. NZ’s Lorde and The Naked And Famous join their Antipodean kin on the lineup.
English heavy legends Motörhead are set to play Coachella Festival 2014, with Lemmy Kilmister and company confirmed for the bill of the much-loved festival, which takes place in the Californian desert between April 11-13 and April 18-20. The news of their appearance was announced by Coachella on Twitter, with the festival organisers posting a picture
Reports of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister‘s ill-health came as dire news to many. Most were familiar with the rocker’s hard-living style and his diet of whiskey, cigarettes, and the occasional hunk of cheese. But now Lemmy has revealed that he still has plenty of music left in him. Lemmy’s battle against his own habits saw
Though their new album may be testament to the levels of furious energy still retained within the Motörhead camp after all these years cracks are still appearing on the surface, with the band posting yet another update in relation to frontman Lemmy Kilmister’s poor run of health. Fans were shocked with news earlier in the
Only a matter of months ago, Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister had a defibrillator implanted in his chest, then suffered a haematoma shortly after. The band were forced to pull a run of European festival dates after doctors ordered Kilmister to rest. It looked as though 21st studio album Aftershock would never happen, while fans dreaded
Motörhead’s new album cycle is now at full pelt, with the band today confirming that the first sample from their just-announced new album Aftershock will come in the form of Heartbreaker. The band have planned a release worthy of the milestone by offering Aftershock as a collector’s fan pack featuring a 132-page magazine containing “ultimate
There’s been all kinds of mixed messages about the state of Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister‘s health since the medical issues that forced the vocalist to cancel shows, but we’re pleased to report that none other than Slash is on the case, checking in with the metal legend and letting the world know he’s doing fine.
Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell has taken to Facebook today to inform fans that their worshipped frontman Lemmy Kilmister is on the mend following a sudden haematoma that forced the band to can a handful of European tour dates. All those who were concerned can now rest assured that Lemmy will be back in time for
Despite some encouraging news in the past few days, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is going to be out of action for a while longer as he recovers from a recent haematoma. In compliance with doctors orders the band have pulled the pin on all their remaining European tour dates…as if fans weren’t already worried enough.
Just when it was starting to look as though the great Lemmy Kilmister wasn’t invincible, we’ve had confirmation that his unfortunate hematoma that caused Motorhead to cancel shows will hinder the band no longer. Motorhead have checked in via Facebook to inform the world that Lemmy is alive and kicking, and doesnt seem to have
It takes a serious amount to slow down Lemmy Kilmister but it seems that the iconic bassist and vocalist for Motorhead has met his matchin the form of a hematoma. It’s been announced that the band will be pulling out of two upcoming performances after it was confirmed Lemmy would be unable to perform his
Chicago-based punk and alt rock extravaganza Riot Fest has dropped the lineup for its 2013 event, creating a guitar lover’s utopia that will have many of us seeing green. Unless someone out there has a plane that can take us all to Chicago? The 3-day event kicks off 13th September and is bringing together some