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HAWKWIND's NIK TURNER Dead At 82

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
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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
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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
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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
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Regenerator

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
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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
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Primordial

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
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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
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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
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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
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Portion Of LEMMY's Ashes Enshrined Within His Statue At France's HELLFEST

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, and the official ceremony to recognize this unique memorialization will occur o...
June 20, 2022
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Massive New Statue Of LEMMY Unveiled At France's HELLFEST (Photos)

A massive new statue of iconic MÖTÖRHEAD leader Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister has just been unveiled at this year's edition of Hellfest, which is taking place over two weekends in June. Hellfest is an annual open-air festival held in Clisson, France and one of the biggest metal festivals in all of Eu...
June 18, 2022
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MIKKEY DEE To Lead MOTÖRHEAD Tribute Concert In Sweden This July

On July 23, Mikkey Dee will take part in a special "tribute to MOTÖRHEAD" concert at Mellby Horsepower in Laholm, Sweden. This "unique" gig will feature the former MOTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer and as-yet-undisclosed "friends" performing MOTÖRHEAD classics. For more information, click here...
February 24, 2022
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ROB HALFORD: 'There Should Be A Book Of LEMMY Quotes, Because He Never Held Back'

To celebrate the life and times of MÖTÖRHEAD's iconic leader Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, who passed away exactly six years ago — on December 28, 2015 — Revolver recently reached out to musicians who knew and/or admired him, including his old friend Rob Halford of JUDAS PRIEST. Speaking about his r...
December 28, 2021
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MÖTÖRHEAD Road Crew Pays Tribute To LEMMY With Fresh Tattoos

MÖTÖRHEAD's longtime tour manager Eddie Rocha and production assistant Emma Cederblad recently paid tribute to the band's iconic leader Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister by getting MÖTÖRHEAD tattoos on their legs. A short video documenting the process — during which tattoo artist Stina Nyman of Eyescream...
December 28, 2021