Once upon a time the loudest, nastiest, speed-freaked trio in the land – the mighty Motörhead – decided that they needed an intro-film to come on stage to, so they could tour their brand-new album ‘Iron Fist‘. Not for them some gentle promo video, for this was Motörhead in 1982 comprising the seminal three amigos line-up of Lemmy, Fast Eddie Clarke and Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor. What they produced has been buried in the mists of time, confined to dodgy bootleg […]

The time-honoured phrase “Follow that!” rang with deafening resonance when Motörhead were faced with having to follow a rock milestone (‘Ace Of Spades‘), a number one album (‘No Sleep Till Hammersmith‘) and their bomber – the most spectacular stage prop rock had ever seen. As the last shout from the three amigos line-up of Lemmy, Fast Eddie Clarke and Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor, ‘Iron Fist‘ was rudely dismissed by some ignorant loud-mouth hap’orths as being ‘less’, and has always suffered slightly from […]