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The Motörcast : Official Motörhead podcast

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The Motörcast is the official podcast series celebrating the extraordinary world of Motörhead, the loudest band in the world! Marvel at the warts and all stories of life on the road, behind the scenes, in the studio and more importantly, down the pub. Subscribe now to hear all these tales of rock n’roll excess from the people who were in the midst of the Motör-machine at the time. Presented by Howard H Smith.

The Motörcast is the official podcast series celebrating the extraordinary world of Motörhead, the loudest band in the world! Marvel at the warts and all stories of life on the road, behind the scenes, in the studio and more importantly, down the pub. Subscribe now to hear all these tales of rock n’roll excess from the people who were in the midst of the Motör-machine at the time. Presented by Howard H Smith.

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United Kingdom

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The Motörcast is the official podcast series celebrating the extraordinary world of Motörhead, the loudest band in the world! Marvel at the warts and all stories of life on the road, behind the scenes, in the studio and more importantly, down the pub. Subscribe now to hear all these tales of rock n’roll excess from the people who were in the midst of the Motör-machine at the time. Presented by Howard H Smith.

Twitter:

@myMotorhead

Language:

English


Episodes

38: The Tribute Band - Motörheadache

5/10/2022
Since Motörhead disbanded when Lemmy sadly passed, many tribute bands have emerged to fill the void and continue to play their immortal songs live. On this episode we talk to Motörheadache frontman Rob Campbell who has been blowing eardrums across the UK since 2003. He discusses his love of all things loud and have Lemmy & Eddie up on stage with him on one occasion. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:32:23

37: The Iron Fist Film Maker

4/19/2022
Back in 1982, Motörhead's manager tasked young film maker, Nick Mead with making an intro film to be screened before their stage entrance on the Iron Fist tour. The result was the band dressed as knights battling in woodlands in true Spinal Tap style. Here Nick tells the hilarious stories from the filming of this mini-movie. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:33

36: The Boot Maker

3/29/2022
Lemmy proudly wore his signature cowboy boots on and off stage for many years and this episode's guest is Pascal Davayat who's boot making company Riff Raff made his bespoke footwear. A long standing friend of Motörhead he has some great stories to tell from their inner circle. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:01:07

35: Motörhead Fan Stories pt.2

3/10/2022
In this special episode of The Motörcast we hear some unique stories from various fans from around the world . On the show are Martin Barrett and Algar who all tell their own personal tales on how Motörhead touched their lives. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:13:59

34: The Personal Assistant

2/15/2022
Alan Hungerford is known to many of you as one of the chiefs of UK festival, Bloodstock but before he got into promoting he worked with many bands on the road. One such band was Motörhead, where he toured the world tenfold as Lemmy's PA. Listen to his incredible stories from the behind the scenes of the Motör-machine! Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:54:56

33: Tom Angelripper

1/25/2022
Tom Angelripper founded German thrash metal legends, Sodom in the early 80's after being obsessed by Motörhead as a teenager. A few years later they supported them on tour and their paths would cross at festivals across Europe as the years went on. Tom opens up about his love of the loudest band in the world and shares his memories of his time with the band. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:38:52

32: The Tour Road Tripper

1/4/2022
British punk band Segregates unashamedly wear their Motörhead influences on their sleeve and front man Smell devoted himself to following the band around the UK and Europe on tour. Making friends with band and crew, he wrote a tour diary of his experiences that has yet to see the light of day. Tune in to hear his tales from the road. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:18

31: Bill Steer

12/14/2021
Carcass guitarist Bill Steer was raised on the guitar rock of the 1970's but it was witnessing Motörhead on Top Of The Pops performing Bomber that changed his view of hard rock forever. Tune in to hear his love and admiration of the band and the time he jammed with Würzel. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:32:05

30: Harley Flanagan

11/23/2021
Cro-Mags founder and bassist, Harley Flanagan has a lifelong connection with Motörhead after partying with them as a teenager when they first toured the US, to his band supporting them on the Orgasmatron tour and beyond. Here he shares his stories of those decades of friendship with Lemmy and co. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:43:19

29: Ace Skunk Anansie

11/2/2021
Skunk Anansie guitarist Ace has been a lifelong Motörfan but when his band caught Lemmy's ear they became firm friends. He performed at Motörhead's 25th anniversary show and Lemmy organised his stag do! Hear these amazing stories and more on this episode! Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:57

28: The Producer - Howard Benson

10/19/2021
Producer extraordinaire Howard Benson was a crucial part of the sound of Motörhead for over 5 years, producing the albums Bastards, Sacrifice, Overnight Sensation and Snake Bite Love. Here he shares his memories of what it was like to be in the studio with Lemmy and the loudest band in the world. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:49

27: Philthy's Sister - Helen Taylor

10/4/2021
Philthy 'Animal' Taylor's sister Helen was one of the co-founders of Motörheadbangers fan club in 1979, along with his dad. On this episode she joins us to share her childhood memories of growing up with Phil and spending time on the road with Motörhead during those extraordinary years of the late 70's and early 80's. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:01:17

26: Max Cavalera

9/21/2021
From his humble beginnings in Brazil in the 80's, guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera was always an ardent Motörhead fan and took much inspiration from them with his seminal bands, Sepultura and Soulfly. He's had many hilarious encounters with Lemmy over the years and here he shares some of his favourite Motörhead stories. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:56:01

25: The Original Drummer - Lucas Fox

9/7/2021
After befriending Lemmy in 1975 after he left Hawkwind, Lucas Fox was the drummer in the first incarnation of Motörhead along with guitarist, Larry Wallis. Here he recounts his tales from those early days when they started out as Bastards before changing their name and his ongoing friendship with Lemmy over the years. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:05

24: The Artwork Designer

8/24/2021
Lifelong Motörhead fan and artist Mark DeVito was an integral part of the team looking after all the artwork for the band throughout the last decade of their career. His work was emblazoned on T Shirts, backdrops and album covers and is a crucial part of their aesthetic. On this episode he shares stories of working closely alongside Lemmy and management on some of their legendary artwork. Present by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:58:14

23: Motörhead Fan Stories

8/10/2021
In this special episode of The Motörcast we hear some unique stories from various fans from around the world . On the show are Mackenzie Fisher, Brett Scarrott and Wade Brooks & Trace Rayfield who all tell their own personal tales on how Motörhead touched their lives. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:59:15

22: The Bastard Son - Dane Campbell

7/27/2021
Phil Campbell was guitarist in Motörhead for some 31 years and his son Dane Campbell grew up around their rock n'roll circus from an early age. Now drumming in a band with him; Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons, he shares stories from his youth, learning his craft, hosting his own podcast and sharing a stage with the loudest band on earth. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:03:45

21: The 1981 Festival Fan

7/13/2021
When Motörhead returned from their US tour in 1981 they did as heroes and played the biggest show of their career at Port Vale football ground. Headlining in front of 40,000 metal fans alongside Ozzy Osbourne, the gig has gone down in folklore. Simon Abbott was a teenager who travelled up with his mates and here he shares his memories of that extraordinary day. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:35:46

20: The Tour Photographer

6/29/2021
Back in late '79 a young student photographer named Rick Saunders enquired about photographing Motörhead at a gig, a few months later he was out on a whirlwind trip round the venues of the UK with them as their defacto cameraman. Here he tells his extraordinary tale of those times. Hosted by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:53:02

19: The Life Long Fan

6/15/2021
Dedicated Motörhead fan John Bingham has been an avid fan of the band for over four decades and saw them live on numerous occasions at home and abroad. Here he shares his memories of following the loudest band on earth since an early age. Presented by Howard H Smith. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:47:05