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During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Metallica Report", the podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about some of his recently acquired tattoos, including one that pays tribute to Lemmy Kilmister in the form of a tattoo c...
May 22, 2024

MOTÖRHEAD's 50th Anniversary Celebrated With 'No Remorse: The Illustrated True Stories Of Lemmy Kilmister'

In celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the legendary MOTÖRHEAD, Z2 has gathered a staggering line-up of icons to narrate their personal encounters with the man that came to define the sex, drugs, and rock and roll lifestyle, Lemmy Kilmister. "No Remorse: The Illustrated True Stories Of L...
March 21, 2024

Sonic Moons

A lot of people have expended a lot of energy trying to conjure the ultimate blend of huge riffs and psychedelic adventure. From HAWKWIND to UFOMMAMUT, this noble endeavor has produced some extraordinary music, along with a lot of slightly mediocre stuff that we need not concern ourselves with here....
September 7, 2023

HAWKWIND: 50th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Space Ritual' Due In September

Atomhenge, the home of HAWKWIND's back catalog, has announced the release of a deluxe 50th-anniversary edition of HAWKWIND's legendary live album "Space Ritual". It was recorded on the band's U.K. tour of December 1972, which followed the release of the band's then-recent studio album "Doremi Fasol...
July 6, 2023


The riddle with ENSLAVED is now this: Where does one start in the band's deep discography? It may no longer be their groundbreaking 1990s Viking metal era — those albums certainly don't encapsulate the mesmerizingly vast explorations the Norwegians took at the dawn of the century; nor does it accoun...
March 1, 2023


HAWKWIND's Nik Turner has died at age 82. Turner's passing was confirmed by a post on his Facebook page. The statement reads: "We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Nik Turner - The Might Thunder Rider, who passed away peacefully at home on Thursday evening. He has moved onto the next ph...
November 11, 2022

Test Patterns: Vol. 1

Dave Wyndorf has never really received due credit for sneaking his subversive, acid-fueled creation into the rock mainstream. When they first formed in New Jersey in the late '80s, MONSTER MAGNET were wrought from lysergic steel, forged in fires started by HAWKWIND, NEU! and THE STOOGES and fed thr...
November 9, 2022

MONSTER MAGNET's DAVE WYNDORF Reveals 'The Only Thing That Wasn't Cool' About Touring With METALLICA

During an appearance on a recent episode of the GUNS N' ROSES-centric "Appetite for Distortion" podcast, MONSTER MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf spoke what it was like for him and his bandmates to tour with METALLICA in the late 1990s. He said: "We had been through Europe many, many times headlining be...
October 27, 2022

MONSTER MAGNET To Release 'Test Patterns: Vol. 1' In November

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, MONSTER MAGNET was initially a cosmos away from the major-label, alternative rock boom that would suck the band into the shiny MTV world of the early to mid-1990s. Originally formed by Dave Wyndorf, John McBain and Tim Cronin, MONSTER MAGNET came into the world with a l...
October 3, 2022


When reality is continually punching you in the face, music can sometimes be the only escape that really counts. And when it comes to weaving a magic carpet of sound that simply cannot fail to transport the listener somewhere brighter and better, KING BUFFALO are the absolute space-daddies. Guardian...
September 1, 2022

LEMMY Sculptor Interviewed On Latest Episode Of Official MOTÖRHEAD Podcast (Audio)

Caroline Brisset, an emerging French sculptor who created the massive new statue of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister at this year's Hellfest in Clisson, France, was interviewed on the latest episode of "The Motörcast", the official podcast series celebrating the extraordinary world of MOTÖRH...
August 1, 2022


Oh, the riffs. THE RIFFS! It would be easy to get hysterical and evangelical about TELEKINETIC YETI. There is never a shortage of great doom and stoner rock bands, so ageless and undeniable is that musical code. But not every band delivers a consistent stream of riff-centric greatness, and even fewe...
July 7, 2022

MOTÖRHEAD Manager Says LEMMY's HELLFEST Ceremony Is First In Series Of Memorializations To Legendary Frontman

After a two-year absence due to COVID-19, one of the biggest heavy metal festivals in the world, Hellfest in Clisson, France, returned with two sold-out weekends packed with some of the biggest names in rock and metal music. It also hosted the first international memorialization of the Grammy Award-...
June 30, 2022

Watch Short Documentary About Making Of LEMMY Statue At France's HELLFEST

A video documenting the making of the massive new statue of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, which is being displayed at this year's Hellfest in Clisson, France, can be seen below. Lemmy had a portion of his ashes enshrined within the statue, which is the creation of Caroline Brisset, an em...
June 24, 2022

Watch: LEMMY's Ashes Officially Enshrined At HELLFEST Ceremony Attended By MIKKEY DEE And PHIL CAMPBELL

The legendary Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, founder of MOTÖRHEAD and Grammy Award-winning cultural icon, has had a portion of his ashes enshrined at this year's Hellfest in Clisson, France within a new, giant statue of the man. The official ceremony to recognize this unique memorialization took place earli...
June 23, 2022