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Rock Hall of Fame Adds Two Key Members to Motorhead Nomination

Following an uproar from Motörhead’s fans and surviving members, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has added drummer Mikkey Dee and guitarist Phil Campbell to the list of eligible band members on the ballot for the class of 2020 nominations.

Both Dee and Campbell weren’t included in the band’s original nomination – the ballot only recognized original members Lemmy Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clarke and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor – even though they were in Motörhead longer than the musicians they replaced.

Following news of the nomination change, Motörhead posted
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Lemmy launches own red wine

Motorhead star Lemmy has launched his own brand of wine. The 65-year-old rocker - who is joined in the band by Phil Campbell, and Mikkey Dee - has created a bottle of Australian Shiraz wine which features flavours of vanilla, blackberries, plums and liquorice. However, he has warned fans, who will pay £14.40 a bottle, to be wary of drinking too much. He said: 'Wine is deceptive. Anything can happen.' It is recommended the red wine be drunk with lamb chops seasoned with garlic. Ewen Cameron from Great Wine Online - which is selling the alcohol in the UK - adds it is the
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Motörhead guitarist Michael 'Würzel' Burston dies, aged 61

Motörhead guitarist Michael 'Würzel' Burston dies, aged 61
Motörhead guitarist Würzel has died at the age of 61. Long-time Motörhead bass technician Tim Butcher confirmed that the musician - real name Michael Burston - passed away over the weekend. He reportedly succumbed to heart disease. Würzel became synonymous with Motörhead's duelling lead guitar sound, and pursued a career in music only after touring Europe as a corporal in the British Army. Motörhead frontman Lemmy hired both Würzel and Phil Campbell to replace the departing Brian Robertson in 1984, with the trio making their televised debut in an episode of The Young Ones. Watch Motörhead's performance of 'Ace of Spades' (more)
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Wes Orshoski and Greg Olliver interview: Lemmy

As the feature-length documentary Lemmy arrives in cinemas, we caught up with directors Wes Orshoski and Greg Olliver to chat about making the film...

Of all the films at the London Film Festival, we particularly warmed to Lemmy, the rock documentary from directors Wes Orshoski and Greg Olliver. And, luckily for us, they were on hand for a chat. So, we grabbed a few minutes of their time, just before they scarpered off for a drink with two members of New Wave of British Heavy Metal group, Girlschool.

Two charming and energetic dudes, they regaled us with a few priceless production anecdotes, including how they got on Lemmy’s good side, what the man himself thought of the film, and how, when they wanted to storm a stage at a Metallica gig, they ignored the band’s managers and asked James Hetfield directly.

You’ve both been involved in the
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