Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motörhead by Martin Popoff

By Martin Popoff

“Motörhead, bear in mind me now, Motörhead, alright!”

Lemmy, Phil, quick Eddie and the increase of Motörhead is the 1st ebook to have a good time the classic-era Motörhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clarke, and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. via interviews with all the crucial troublemakers, Martin Popoff celebrates the formation of the band and the files that made them legends: Motörhead, Overkill, Bomber, Ace of Spades, No Sleep ’til Hammersmith, and Iron Fist. An in-depth coda brings the tale brand new with the stunning fresh deaths of Taylor and Kilmister.

Motörhead involves existence during this e-book as bad-luck undesirable boys — doused in drink and medicine, such a lot significantly velocity — incapable of operating their lives correct, keep for speedy Eddie, who's charged with conserving issues jointly. Popoff additionally examines the heady weather of tune during the band’s upward thrust to prominence through the New Wave of British Heavy steel, with distinctive mirrored image on Motörhead’s precise place within the scene as either originators and embattled survivors who carried at the renegade spirit of these times.

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