Saturday, April 09, 2011

Motorhead: DoTM


Motorhead is a hard rock band that formed in 1975 in Great Britain by Ian Fraser Kilmister (aka Lemmy) after being fired from the English rock band, Hawkwind. They are a hybrid of heavy metal and punk rock but they would rather just call themselves rock-n-roll.

Here are some links where you can read more about Motorhead:

Official Motorhead website
Motorhead Wiki article
Motorhead Facebook page
Motorhead MySpace page

DISCOGRAPHY

Motorhead
Released in September 1977 by Chiswick Records.
Recorded in 1977.
Produced by Speedy Keen.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Fast Eddie Clarke -- guitar; Phil Taylor - drums.
Tracks: 8
Singles:
"Motorhead"

Overkill
Released in March 1979 by Bronze Records.
Recorded between Dec 1978 and Jan 1979.
Produced by Jimmy Miller.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"Louie Louie" "Overkill" and "No Class"

Bomber
Released in October 1979 by Bronze.
Recorded between July and August 1979.
Produced by Jimmy Miller.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"Bomber"

On Parole
Released in December 1979 by United Artists; Re-issued in 1997.
Recorded in 1975.
Produced by Fritz Fryer.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, lead vocals; Larry Wallis - guitar, lead vocals; Phil Taylor - drums; Lucas Fox - drums on the song "Lost Johnny"
Tracks: 9 (13 on the re-issue)
Notes:
This was the 1st album they recorded but was not released until after they had already become popular.

The Golden Years
Live album released in May 1980 by Bronze.
Tracks: 4

Ace of Spades
Released in November 1980 by Bronze & Mercury Records.
Recorded between August and September 1980.
Produced by Vic Male.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Fast Eddie Clarke - guitar, vocals; Phil Taylor - drums
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Ace of Spades"

Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers
Released in November 1980 by Big Beat Records.
Recorded in 1977.
Produced by Speedy Keen.
Tracks: 4

St Valentines Day Massacre
Released in February 1981 by Bronze.
Recorded in December 1980.
Produced by Vic Maile.
Tracks: 3
Notes:
This was a single released by MotorheadGirlschool, a band comprised of the members of Motorhead and the band Girlschool.

No Sleep 'til Hammersmith
Live album released in June 1981 by Bronze.
Recorded in 1980 and 1981.
Produced by Vic Maile.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

Stand By Your Man
Released in 1982 by Bronze.
Recorded in May 1982.
Produced by Lemmy, Rod Swenson and Dan Hartman.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Phil Taylor - drums; Wes Beech - guitar; Richie Stotts - guitar; Wendy O Williams - vocals on "Stand By Your Man"
Tracks: 3

Iron Fist
Released in April 1982 by Bronze/Mercury.
Recorded between January and March 1982.
Produced by Will Reid Dick and Eddie Clark.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Fast Eddie Clark - guitar; Phil Taylor - drums.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Iron Fist"

What's Wordsworth?
Live album released in March 1983 by Big Beat Records.
Recorded in February 1978 at The Roundhouse in London.
Tracks: 9

Another Perfect Day
Released in June 1983 by Bronze.
Recorded in 1983.
Produced by Tony Platt.
Lineup changes:
Fast Eddie Clarke was replaced on guitar by Brian Robertson.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"I Got Mine" "Shine"

No Remorse
Compilation album released in September 1984 by Bronze.
Tracks: 24
Singles:
"Killed By Death"

Orgasmatron
Released in August 1986 by GWR.
Recorded in 1986.
Produced by Bill Laswell and Jason Corsaro.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Phil Campbell - guitar; Wurzel - guitar; Pete Gill - drums.
Tracks: 9
Singles:
"Deaf Forever"
Charts:
#157 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

Rock 'n' Roll
Released in September 1987 by GWR.
Recorded in 1987.
Produced by Motorhead and Guy Bidmead.
Lineup changes:
Phil Taylor returned and replaced Pete Gill on drums.
Tracks: 9
Singles:
"Eat the Rich"
Charts:
#150 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

No Sleep At All
Released in October 1988 by GWR.
Recorded in July 1988.
Produced by Motorhead and Guy Bidmead.
No lineup changes.
Singles:
"Ace of Spades"

Dirty Love
Released in 1989 by Receiver Records.
Recorded in 1980.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

Live - Blitzkrieg on Birmingham
Live album released in 1989 by Receiver Records.
Recorded in June 1977 at the Birmingham Town Hall.
Tracks: 15

Lock Up Your Daughters
Live album released in 1990 by Receiver Records.
Recorded in September 1978 at the St Albans Civic Hall.
Tracks: 11

The Birthday Party
Live album released in 1990 by GWR Records.
Recorded in June 1985 by Hammersmith Odeon.
Tracks: 15

1916
Released in February 1991 by WTG.
Recorded in 1990.
Produced by Peter Solley and Ed Stasium.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"The One to Sing the Blues"
Charts:
#142 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

Live 1983
Live album released in 1991 by Streetlink/Castle Communications.
Recorded in June 1983 at Sheffield University.
Tracks: 16

March or Die
Released in August 1992 by Epic Records.
Recorded in 1992.
Produced by Peter Solley and Billy Sherwood.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Phil Campbell - guitar; Wurzel - guitar; Tommy Aldridge - drums; Phil Taylor - drums on "I Aint No Nice Guy"; Mikkey Dee - drums on "Hellraiser"; Slash - guest guitar solor on "I Aint No Nice Guy"; Ozzy Osbourne - guest vocals on "I Ain't No Nice Guy"
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Hellraiser"

Live Jailbait
Live album released in 1992 by Receiver Records.
Recorded between 1977 and 1982 at Theatre Royal in Nottingham and CNE Coliseum in Toronto.
Tracks: 22

'92 Tour EP
Live album released and recorded in 1992 by WTG/Epic.
Produced by Billy Sherwood, Peter Solley and Ed Stasium.
Band lineup:
Lemmy - bass, vocals; Phil Campbell - guitar; Wurzel - guitar; Mikkey Dee - drums.
Tracks: 4

Bastards
Live album released in November 1993 by ZYX.
Recorded in 1993.
Produced by Howard Benson.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me" "Born to Raise Hell"

Live at Manchester Apollo
Live album released in 1994 by Dojo Records.
Recorded in June 1983 at Manchester Apollo.
Tracks: 18

Live at Brixton
Live album released in 1994 by Roadrunner Records.
Recorded in December 1987 at the Brixton Academy in London.
Tracks: 12

Sacrifice
Released in July 1995 by CMC/Steamhammer.
Recorded in 1995.
Produced by Howard Benson.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

Overnight Sensation
Released in October 1996 by CMC/Steamhammer.
Recorded in 1996.
Produced by Howard Benson and Duane Baron.
Lineup changes:
Wurzel left the band making Phil Campbell the sole guitarist.
Tracks: 11

King Biscuit Flower Hour
Live album released in 1997 by BMG.
Recorded in August 1983.
Tracks: 8

Snake Bite Love
Released in March 1998 by CMC/Steamhammer.
Recorded in 1998.
Produced by Howard Benson and Motorhead.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

Everything Louder Than Everyone Else
Live album released in March 1999 by SPV.
Recorded in May 1998.
Produced by Motorhead.
Tracks: 25

We Are Motorhead
Released in May 2000 by CMC/Steamhammer.
Recorded between June and August 1999.
Produced by Motorhead, Bob Kulick, Bruce Bouillet, and Duane Barron.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"God Save the Queen"

Deaf Forever: The Best of Motorhead
Compilation album released in August 2000 by Import Records.
Produced by Ken Caliat.
Tracks: 20

The Best of Motorhead
Compilation album released in September 2000 by Metal-Is/Sanctuary.
Tracks: 32

Hammered
Released in April 2002 by Metal-Is/Sanctuary.
Recorded in 2001.
Produced by Motorhead, Thom Panunzio, Chuck Reed, and Lemmy.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11

Hellraiser: Best of the Epic Years
Compilation album released in March 2003 by Sony Records.
Tracks: 16

Stone Deaf Forever!
Box set released in October 2003.
Tracks:
Disc 1: 22
Disc 2: 21
Disc 3: 19
Disc 4: 16
Disc 5: 21

Live at Brixton Academy
Live album released in December 2003 by Steamhammer/SPV.
Recorded in 2000.
Produced by Motorhead.
Tracks: 23

Inferno
Released in June 2004 by SPV.
Recorded in 2004.
Produced by Cameron Webb.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12

BBC Live and In-Session
Live album released in September 2005 by Sanctuary Records.
Tracks:
Disc 1: 12
Disc 2: 10

Kiss of Death
Released in August 2006 by SPV.
Recorded in 2006.
Produced by Cameron Webb.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12

Better Motorhead Than Dead: Live at Hammersmith
Live album released in July 2007 by Steamhammer/SPV.
Recorded in June 2005.
Produced by Motorhead.
Tracks: 23

Motorizer
Released in August 2008 by Steamhammer/SPV.
Recorded in 2007 and 2008.
Produced by Motorhead and Cameron Webb.
Tracks: 11
Charts:
#82 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

The World Is Yours
Released in December 2010 by Future PLC/Motorhead Music.
Recorded between February and July 2010.
Produced by Cameron Webb.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Charts:
#98 on the US Albums Chart.

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