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MOTÖRHEAD's 'Godfather' Of Hard Rock To Receive Action Figure

SEG (Stevenson Entertainment Group) has announced that they have entered into an agreement with Bravado International for figural and statue rights to the band MOTÖRHEAD. "For the past 30 years, Lemmy Kilmister and his band MOTÖRHEAD have seen and done it all and lived to tell about it," the company said in a statement. "And ...

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CLASSIC ROCK ROLL OF HONOUR Awards: Winners Announced

The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, Classic Rock magazine's inaugural annual award ceremony, takes place tonight (Oct. 4) at London's Café De Paris. Unlike other honours evenings in the heavily crowded calendar of events, the Classic Rock Roll of Honour will take a unique approach to the Living Legend Award. This year being awarded to ...

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Drummer NIGEL GLOCKLER Comments On His Return To SAXON

Drummer Nigel Glockler has commented on his return to SAXON following the departure of Jörg Michael, who has since resumed touring full-time with STRATOVARIUS. Said Glockler: "I'd been mulling it over for a few months. We knew Jörg was leaving in August. I wanted to make sure that it was what I really wanted to ...

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Documentary Tracing Heavy Metal's History To Premiere At TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Toronto's Eye is reporting that a brand-new documentary offering a guided tour through heavy metal's storied but largely ignored history, "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey", will make its world premiere in Midnight Madness at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 14 at the Ryerson Theatre. Drawing from interviews with the genre's godheads (i.e. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Documentary To Air On British TV Tonight

A MOTÖRHEAD documentary, entitled "Live Fast, Die Old", will air on Channel 4 in the U.K. tonight (August 22) at 11:00 p.m. A show synopsis follows: "MOTÖRHEAD are rock's most stubborn survivors. Formed in 1975 by rock legend Lemmy Kilmister, they were once one of Britain's biggest bands. Renowned for being among the heaviest drinking, ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Voted 'Ideal Supergroup'

BBC News has issued the following report: The four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted the U.K.'s ideal supergroup, with Robert Plant beating the late Freddie Mercury to best singer. About 3,500 music fans were polled for Planet Rock Radio and were asked to create their fantasy band. Jimmy Page won best ...

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ACCEPT To Replace MOTÖRHEAD At Denmark's GIANTS OF ROCK Festival

Reunited German metal legends ACCEPT will be replacing MOTÖRHEAD on the billing of the Giants of Rock festival, set to take place Sunday, July 10 at the Gentofte Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are RAMMSTEIN, SLAYER, MÖTÖRHEAD and HAMMERFALL. Tickets are currently available from www.billetnet.dk for 350 DKK (about 50 euros). As ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Cancel WITH FULL FORCE Appearance

MOTÖRHEAD were reportedly forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at Germany's With Full Force festival this past weekend after frontman Lemmy was hospitalized for "circulation problems." Lemmy has apparently been in a German hospital since Saturday (July 2). No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, MOTÖRHEAD filmed their 30th anniversary show ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Frontman LEMMY Is NOT Bisexual

A fake MOTÖRHEAD story has been making the rounds on the Internet purportedly quoting the group's mainman, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, as finally admitting that he is "bisexual." The article, which credited VH1.com as its original source, is believed to have originated in a May 20, 2005 posting to the band's official forum, but ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: Bondage Tales

Ireland's Ballyhoo Examiner newspaper has issued the following "correction" to a previously published article: "Lawyers for wild man rock star Lemmy have complained about a story in Saturday's Ballyhoo Examiner entitled 'MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy In Bondage Romp', which told how the 55-year-old MOTÖRHEAD rocker handcuffed his lover to the bed for a three-day sex ...

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DAVE GROHL Sorts Out JUSTIN HAWKINS And LEMMY

According to Megastar.co.uk, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl recently managed to patch things up between Justin Hawkins of THE DARKNESS and MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy. "Justin told me that the band had a beef with Lemmy. So I called Lemmy on the cell. He lives a block away," Grohl told CMU Daily. "Lemmy had said he didn't ...

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MOTÖRHEAD" 'Bomber: Deluxe Edition' Due This Month

To commemorate MOTÖRHEAD's 30th anniversary show, which is scheduled to take place June 16 at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, U.K., Sanctuary have consulted with Lemmy to release the legendary 1979 "Bomber" album in all its glory... plus a few extra tracks! The two-CD "Bomber: Deluxe Edition" will be released on June 16 on Sanctuary ...

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