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Monday, December 24, 2012

Screw Christmas, Today Is LEMMY's 67th Birthday!

Heavy Metal icon Ian Fraser Kilmister (A.K.A. Lemmy Kilmister) from Motörhead is celebrating his 67th birthday today! Please put your Horns Up, serve yourself some Jack and Coke, and crank up some Motörhead! HEAVY birthday Lemmy, we love you! \m/

For over thirty-five Lemmy Kilmister has been changing the face of Heavy Metal and has been making it a lot more fun. After a quick stint with Hawkwind, Lemmy realized that he was ready to form his own band and become the emblem of such band. In 1975, Lemmy formed Motörhead and immediately started making his presence be felt by helping to launch the "New Wave of British Heavy Metal"!

In the early 80's Motörhead had several singles in the UK Top 40 chart. Their albums "Overkill", "Bomber", "Ace of Spades", and "No Sleep 'til Hammersmith", engraved Motörhead as one of the most important Heavy Metal bands to ever come from the UK. To this day, you hear Motörhead's music on movies, TV shows, and covered by bands all over the world. As we all know, Lemmy is one of the most influential Heavy Metal icons of all time, and whoever said that Lemmy is God, is absolutely right.

Motörhead's 21st studio album "The World Is Yours" was released in February of 2011, and it is considered one of the best albums in the long killer history of the Motörhead franchise. The first track “Born to Lose", which is Lemmy’s slogan (he has it tattooed on his right arm) kicks off the album with furious power. Then, one song after the other the Motörhead train gets loaded on Jack and Coke without losing focus and keeping their batteries charged.

As previously reported, MOTÖRHEAD have announced that they will be entering the studio in January with longtime producer Cameron Webb to begin recording their next studio album for a mid-2013 release. "We'll go into the rehearsal room about a month before the album and just bang stuff out," MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy Kilmister tells Billboard.com.

In a recent interview with Artisan News, MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee stated about the band's plans for a new CD, "We have a lot of songs done already. It's not finished. We're gonna keep writing and we'll record it next year, and it will come out next year."

In other MOTÖRHEAD news, the band has unleashed 'The Wörld Is Ours - Vol 2 - Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else', the follow-up to 2011’s 'The Wörld Is Ours - Vol 1 - Everywhere Further Than Everyplace Else'.

Here is an interview we conducted with Lemmy earlier this year:

Related links:
Lemmy on Facebook
Motörhead on Twitter

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