"Motörhead: in the Studio", written by biographer Jake Brown with with MOTÖRHEAD mainman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, has been nominated for the 2010 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards in the specific category of Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. According to Dr. Roberta Freund Schwartz, Chair of the ARSC Awards Committee, "These awards are presented each year by ARSC to recognize excellence in published research on any subject related to recorded sound."
Released in November in the United Kingdom, "Motörhead: In The Studio" is due to hit retail Stateside in April 2010. The book is described in a press release as "the first comprehensive study of the in-studio making of MOTÖRHEAD's legendary catalog — including such classics as 'Overkill', 'Bomber', 'Ace of Spades', 'Orgasmatron', 'March or Die' and 'Motörizer', among others — told via first-hand interviews with engineers and legendary producers as Tony Platt, Trevor Hallesy, Will Reid, Thom Panunzio, John Burns, Howard Benson, Ryan Dorn, Mark Dearnley, Chuck Reed, Peter Solley, Arabella Rodriguez, Cameron Webb, and former drummer Pete Gill." The book's cover was conceived by Kilmister and features the band's classic warpig logo sporting sunglasses and headphones.
"Motörhead: In The Studio" is available for pre-order at Amazon.com.