Video: ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Performs MOTÖRHEAD's 'Ace Of Spades' With The Paul Green Rock Academy

Video: ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Performs MOTÖRHEAD's 'Ace Of Spades' With The Paul Green Rock Academy

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joined members of The Paul Green Rock Academy on stage on December 30 at BSP in Kingston, New York to perform the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below.

Ian paid tribute to MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who died on Monday (December 28) at the age of 70 after a brief struggle with cancer.

In a letter posted at RollingStone.com, Ian wrote, in part: "MOTÖRHEAD were arguably one of the most important bands in the history of rock music. They were an amazingly hard-working band. They were out there touring every single year. There's nobody else like that out there.

"It's hard to think about a world without Lemmy. It's been a constant in my life since 1980. It leaves a giant hole that will never be filled.

"Even with Lemmy and his lifestyle — and he was 70 years old — there was an air of invincibility about the guy. He truly was a modern-day pirate. As much of a bummer as it is, I'm celebrating his life and the fact that he really did go out on top. He finished a tour two weeks ago playing headline shows at venues in Europe that were some of the biggest shows MOTÖRHEAD had ever done."

Read Ian's entire tribute to Lemmy at RollingStone.com.

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