The legendary rock and roll band MOTÖRHEAD was presented with a golden disc award by its label Steamhammer/SPV for German sales in excess of 25,000 copies of the band's 2001 DVD, "25 & Alive - Boneshaker". The award presentation took place on July 4 in Berlin at the Zitadelle, where MOTÖRHEAD performed to 5,000 fans alongside ROSE TATTOO and DANKO JONES. (See photos below.)
MOTÖRHEAD will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, July 11 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. U.K. time at BBC.co.uk.
MOTÖRHEAD will release its new album, entitled "Motörizer", through SPV Records on the following dates:
USA: August 26
Germany: August 29
Rest of Europe: September 1
The follow-up to 2006's "Kiss of Death" was recorded in part (drums only) at FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl's Studio 606 in Northridge, California with producer Cameron Webb, who also worked on "Kiss of Death" and 2004's "Inferno".
"Motörizer" track listing:
01. (Teach You How To) Sing The Blues
02. Time Is Right
04. Runaround Man
05. English Rose
06. Rock Out
07. 1000 Names
08. When The Eagle Screams
09. Don't Die Ashamed
10. Back On The Chain
11. Buried Alive
As previously reported, the life and career of Lemmy Kilmister is being celebrated in a new documentary, tentatively titled "Lemmy" and slated for release in 2009.
The film promises fans more access than ever before to Kilmister's life, and includes interviews with past and present bandmates and such peers/admirers as Slash, Dave Grohl, THE CLASH's Mick Jones, Alice Cooper, Steve Vai and wrestling superstar Triple H.
Backstage in Berlin (from the left to the right): Jay Lansford (A&R, SPV), Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD), Olly Hahn (Product Manager, SPV), Ute Kromrey (PR Coordination, SPV), Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD), Ulrike Rudolph (Head of Label, SPV) and Mikkey Dee (MOTÖRHEAD) (Photo by: Marcus Ewers)
Backstage in Berlin (from the left to the right): Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD), Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD) and Mikkey Dee (MOTÖRHEAD) (Photo by: Marcus Ewers)