Motörhead’s Classic “Killed By Death” Heard in Mayans MC Season 3


Sons of Anarchyspin-off seriesMayans MC just debuted their third season on FX, and like its predecessor, music figures prominently in its storytelling. Motörhead is a legendary favorite band in the MC culture, so it’s no surprise to hear their classic track “Killed By Death” pop up in the season three premiere. The single “Killed By Death” was originally released on Bronze Records on 1st September 1984, produced by Vic Maile and Guy Bidmead. The lineup on this album was Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Wurzel, and Pete Gill.Continue reading


Motörhead Shares New Single “Over the Top” – New Live Album Due This Spring


Motörhead will release a new live album this spring, Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin, due out via Silver Lining Music on April 23rd, 2021 on CD with bonus DVD, double vinyl, and via streaming platforms. Recorded December 5th, 2012, at the Berlin Velodrom, Motörhead played one of their biggest-ever German gigs to 12,000 fans during the Kings of The Road Tour. Check out “Over the Top” from the set right now! Continue reading


GUEST POST: Kariti -Top Albums of the Year 2020


 

Ghost Cult continues our “End of Year Guest Post Extravaganza” with a slew of posts from bands, industry, PR pros, and more! We’ll be sharing lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe. Today’s post brings us a list from Kariti. Her debut album Covered Mirrors (Aural Music) was one of 2020’s finest.

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Motörhead and Hillrock Distillery Release Limited Batch of Cask Strength Bourbon


In honoring the 40th anniversary of “Ace Of Spades”, Motörhead released a limited batch of cask strength bourbon in a partnership with award-winning worldwide brewery Hillrock Distillery. The release is limited to 1100 bottles, each bottle is hand-numbered and includes a bespoke “Ace of Spades” gift box.

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PODCAST: Episode 131: Doro Pesch on Magic Diamonds, Drive-In Shows, and New Music



Ghost Cult caught up with the great Doro recently to discuss her long-awaited best-of album Magic Diamonds – Best Of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures, released from Doro’s own label, Rare Diamonds Productions. The exhaustive collection includes 56 songs on three CDs with a total of almost four hours with 20 rock songs, 18 ballads, and 18 rare treasures, offering a ton of music and content. It also has an official 4LP version, on colored vinyl. His and Hers perfume, a scarf, and a poster, all personally designed by Doro herself. We chatted about the collection, revisiting these decades of songs and unreleased music, her favorite collaborators such as Lemmy, Peter Steel, Udo, Blaze Bayley, Tarja, and more, her take on the Drive-In shows she did at the start of the pandemic, and her new album she is working on! Purchase the boxed set (available in Europe only) and check out our chat with this legend of Heavy Metal!
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Motörhead Announces Podcast Mini Series Promoting The 40th Anniversary “Ace Of Spades”


Motörhead’s continues their 40th-anniversary celebrations for Ace Of Spades, with the deluxe edition releasing on October 30th. with a new podcast mini-series of Motörcast’s telling stories from the recording studio, on the road, behind the scenes based around that classic album. Told through interviews with a selection of guests who were in the midst of the Motör-machine during 1980 and 1981, the teaser trailer for the Ace Of Spades, Motörcast is available now on all podcast platforms below. Episode one will go live next week, with subsequent episodes released every two weeks. Make sure you subscribe to the series!

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Motörhead Shares New Animated Lyric Video for “Shoot You In The Back” Live


Forty years after its release, Ace of Spades by Motörhead continue to reverberate with fans. The band has released a new animated lyric video for a previously unreleased live version of “Shoot You In The Back”, recorded in Orleans in 1981. The full concert is available as part of the Ace Of Spades4 0th-anniversary box set.Continue reading


Dee Snider Confirms Funko Pop! Vinyl Figure On The Way


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has teamed up with Heavy Metal legend Dee Snider to create a Funko Pop! Vinyl figure Dee confirmed the news in a tweet. Upcoming new Funko Pop! figures include Slipknot and N.W.A. Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment in the past includes Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Ghost, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, and, Motley Crue, Lemmy, and Rob Zombie. Funko reported that these figurines increased its sales by 38 percent in the second quarter of 2019. The Funko brand went public with an IPO in 2018. International sales spiked 65 percent to $68.5 million, while U.S. revenue grew 26 percent to $122.7 million. Dee also recently confirmed in an interview with Ghost Cult (hear it here) his next album, book, and horror movie. His new live album For The Love of Metal Live! is out now via Napalm Records.

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Bob Kulick (KISS, Meat Loaf, Lou Reed, WWE) Has Died, Age 70


 

Sad news as Bob Kulick, infamous sideman and collaborator, has died at age 70. The news was confirmed by his brother Bruce via social media. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. Kulick’s discography features guitar work on KISS’Alive II,Paul Stanley, Unmasked and Killers;Meat Loaf’s Bad Attitude and Live (at Wembley); Lou Reed’s Coney Island Baby; W.A.S.P.’s The Crimson Idol and Still Not Black Enough; Michael Bolton’s self-titled album, Doro’s Calling the Wild; and Ripper Owens’ Play My Game. Bob played guitar on WWE Superstar Triple H’s iconic entrance music, “The Game,” which also features Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister. Kulick also composed the track “Sweet Victory” for the SpongeBob SquarePants episode “Band Geeks.” The song was also featured during the Halftime Show for Super Bowl LIII. We send our condolences out to Bob’s family, friends, and fans at this time.

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