Motörhead, originally called Bastard, is a long standing and iconic heavy metal band from England formed in 1975. They are widely recognized as progenitors of thrash metal, a fusion of heavy metal and what was soon to become hardcore punk. Consequently they influenced countless rock, punk rock, and heavy metal bands that followed.

 

The actual band members are: Lemmy Kilmister- Bass and vocals, Phil Campbell- Lead guitar and Backup vocals and Mikkey Dee- Drums.

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The book Motörhead Röadkill was published in December 2012 and can be purchased online.