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Lemmy and Motörhead are still raising hell
At 66 years old, Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister is still at it, playing the game and loving every minute, having fun while so many of his contemporaries act dour and aloof.
An Ace, in Spades
| August 03, 2012
Photos: Megadeth + Motorhead at the Tsongas Arena
Megadeth and Motorhead perform live at the Tsongas Arena on January 29, 2012.
January 29, 2012
| February 03, 2012
As I walked down the corridors of the Ralph Owen Brewster Hospice for Decaying Political Ideals, there were no indications of despair, pain, or misery.
In memory of Brewster
| August 05, 2011
Photos: Motorhead at the House of Blues
Motorhead perform live at the House of Blues, with Clutch and Valient Thorr, on March 1, 2011.
Motorhead + Clutch + Valient Thorr | House of Blues | March 1, 2011
| March 11, 2011
Motorhead announce world tour, remind us of Avalon's existence
Halloween tribute bands from Church to O'Brien's Pub rejoice! Motorhead are coming to town in March, and they're resurrecting the warm, sloshy memory of Lansdowne...
| December 28, 2010
Motörhead | The World Is Yours
The Myth of Lemmy is one of speedfreak exuberance fashioned into a lean, mean machine of blackened annihilation.
| December 17, 2010
Crossword: ''Burns, Baby, Burns''
Crossword results: February 5, 2010
It's a growth industry.
| February 05, 2010
Review: AC + PanzerBastard + AoK Suicide Forest
AoK Suicide Forest, featuring Michael Anderson (Loverless, Johnny Cremains), David Joy (Sunrunner) and Leif Sherman Curtis (Moneycastasia, ex-Conifer), have only been around since last summer and have quickly honed their blend of '70s proto-metal, psyche
Music Seen: AC + PanzerBastard + AoK Suicide Forest, live at Geno's, January 15
| January 22, 2010
Kill The Karaoke, featuring Trainwreck
Since its invention in Japan in the early ’70s, karaoke has become an international pastime.
At Empire Dine & Dance, Wednesdays @ 9 pm
| October 30, 2009
When you get down to it, most music is an attempt to create auditory allegories for our life experiences, whether they’re joyous Maypole dervishes or nightmarish St. Vitus’ dances of doom.
Mastodon, High on Fire, and Dethklok lead metal’s latest charge
| October 23, 2009
Review: Brütal Legend
The cover of Brütal Legend sports an interesting detail.
Brutal is one way to put it
| October 16, 2009
Long way to the top
"I wanted longevity, even if it meant obscurity."
The belated glory of Anvil
| July 24, 2009
In these unsettling times of geopolitical instability around the globe and economic chaos here at home, it’s nice to know that we can depend on Motörhead.
Motörizer | Steamhammer/SPV
| September 02, 2008
At home away from home
“We love all the pop stuff.” says Sá. “We do love the Pixies, but we also love Mariah, you know?"
CSS take on the world — again
| August 05, 2008
Guitars are from Mars, Feist and Björk are from Venus
It’s 3 am. Do you know if you’re a man or a woman?
A musical battle of the sexes
JAMES PARKER AND SHARON STEEL
| March 19, 2008
Hall of justice
The Roundhouse in North London is a legendary chameleon of a venue.
Opeth live at the Roundhouse
| January 07, 2008
Repackaging music in box-set format and in newer, more-deluxe versions is a marketing ploy that’s been around at least since the dawn of the CD age.
The ongoing survival of the box set
| December 11, 2007
Tricks and treats
Halloween has become a pleasant excuse for local rockers to don alter egos, transforming themselves in order to rock out as other bands.
A rock-and-roll dress-up party
| October 30, 2007
Corleone turns 10
Ten years of doing anything these days has to be considered an unmitigated success.
Celebrating a decade of underground excavation
| October 17, 2007
There’s really no point in reviewing a show like this.
Melt-Banana, Neptune, and Doomriders, Middle East Downstairs, June 11, 2007
| June 13, 2007
The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 100-91
These guys couldn't turn on a radio
| April 13, 2007
Worst in breed: Music
Who are the unsexiest music men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
| April 12, 2007
My house the music venue
Within weeks in either direction of me moving into my house, nearly every small, independent-minded concert venue in the city of Boston was shut down. So we decided to open up.
What it's like running a rock club out of your basement
| January 18, 2007
Men of mettle
Like three trolls in a speedboat, the men of Motörhead have hitched their age-old warty grievance against humanity to a roaring musical accelerant, and yet again they are writing heavy-metal history.
Another smackdown from Motörhead
| October 03, 2006
On the racks: August 29, 2006
. . . plus Method Man, Motorhead, and Pete Yorn
Tego Calderon, Bob Dylan, Ray LaMontagne . . .
| August 30, 2006
Flashbacks: May 26, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966 .
| May 24, 2006
The ’06 edition of the WBRU Rock Hunt is upon us.
Meet the WBRURock Hunt semifinalists
| February 09, 2006
On Blessed Black Wings you can hear the tolling of bong metal, the scream of hardcore punk, and the leathery flail of Motörhead — with monsters on top.
The hellfire roar of High on Fire
| February 01, 2006
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