On Parole Motörhead-On Parole (EMI) 1975 (shelved and actually released in 1980)

1. "Motorhead" (2:49)
2. "On Parole" (5:37)
3. "Vibrator" (2:52)
4. "Iron Horse/Born to Lose" (5:14)
5. "City Kids" (3:43)
6. "The Watcher" (4:46)
7. "Leaving Here" (2:53)
8. "Lost Johnny" (3:30)
9. "Fools" (5:35)
10. "On Parole (Alternative Take)" (3:47)
11. "City Kids (Alternative Take)" (2:48)
12. "Motorhead (Alternative Take)" (3:01)
13. "Leaving Here (Alternative Take)" (3:03)

On Parole was recorded in 1975 with Larry Wallis on guitar and Lucas Fox on drums for United Artists. Unfortunately the tapes were rejected by U.A. and were not released until several years later, without the consent of Lemmy from what I have read. In 1977 Lemmy, along with new drummer Philthy Phil Taylor and guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke, basically re-recorded this album and released it under the title "Motorhead." It wasn't until after that time that United Artist released the original recordings and titled them "On Parole." In anycase, this disc has been re-released several different times with many different covers. This particular version is wrapped in a very cool white packaging, including a white cover and white jewel case. Looking through the hole in the cd holder the words "Born to Lose, Live to Win" are printed in black around a black spade. This is probably the nicest version of this disc I have ever seen. It also contains four bonus tracks/alternative takes.

Motorhead Motörhead-Motorhead (Roadracer) 1977

1.   "Motorhead" (3:10)
2.   "Vibrator" (3:36)
3.   "Lost Johnny" (4:13)
4.  "Iron Horse/Born to Lose" (5:19)
5.  "White Line Fever" (2:37)
6.   "Keep Us on the Road" (5:55)
7.   "Watcher" (4:27)
8.   "Train Kept A-Rollin'" (3:16)
9.   "City Kids"" (3:24)
10. "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers" (3:25)
11. "On Parole" (5:57)
12. "Instro" (2:27)
13. "I'm Your Witch Doctor" (2:57)

The first "officially" released Motorhead album features a ton of classics, but is also of weak production. A few of these songs were supposedly written for Lemmy's former band Hawkwind, who were a psychedelic band, so as you can imagine, they don't sound much like the Motorhead we all know and love today. This disc was released several years before "On Parole" but was actually recorded after it. "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers" is a ZZ Top tune. "Train Kept A-Rollin" is a Yardbirds song that was also covered by Aerosmith.

Live Loud Lewd Motörhead-Live, Loud, Lewd (Big Ear Music)

1. "Watcher" (4:09)
2. "Iron Horse/Born to Lose" (4:56)
3. "On Parole" (5:32)
4. "White Line Fever" (2:38)
5. "Keep Us on the Road" (5:27)
6. "Leaving Here" (3:15)
7. "I'm Your Witchdoctor" (3:13)
8. "Train Kept A Rollin'" (2:50)
9. "City Kids" (3:36)
10. "Motorhead" (3:05)
11. "Iron Fist" (3:07)
12. "Overkill" (4:53)

I believe this is the infamous "What's Words Worth?" show, with a different title and some bonus tracks thrown on the end. This disc has been bootleged by several companies and released under several names including "City Kids," "What's Word's Worth," "Motorhead Live" and "Iron Fist and the Hordes from Hades," to name a few. This is one of the band's most famous early concerts, where the band performed in a small punk London club and billed themselves as "Iron Fist and the Hordes from Hades."

Blitzkreig on Birmingham '77 Motörhead-Live Blitzkreig on Birmingham '77 (Receiver)

1. "Motorhead" (3:21)
2. "Vibrator" (4:01)
3. "Keep Us on the Road" (5:53)
4. "The Watcher" (5:13)
5. "Iron Horse/Born to Lose" (5:08)
6. "Leaving Here" (2:59)
7. "On Parole" (6:32)
8. "I'm Your Witchdoctor" (3:03)
9. "Train Kept on Rollin'" (3:45)
10. "City Kids" (4:32)
11. "White Line Fever" (2:40)

This is one of the very first shows with the classic Motorhead line-up of Lemmy Kilmister, Fast Eddie Clarke, and Philthy Animal Taylor. Unfortunately, the recording is rather raw, even for Motorhead standards. Still a nice collector's disc. Found this European import used for $5.99.

Overkill Motörhead-Overkill (Roadracer) 1979

1."Overkill" (5:10)
2."Stay Clean" (2:38)
3."(I Won't) Pay Your Price" (2:53)
4."I'll Be Your Sister" (2:51)
5."Capricorn" (4:11)
6."No Class" (2:37)
7."Damage Case" (3:01)
8."Tear Ya Down" (2:38)
9."Metropolis" (3:33)
10."Limb from Limb" (4:53)
11. "Too Late, Too Late" (3:23)
12. "Tear Ya Down" (original version) (2:39)
13. "Louie, Louie" (2:45)

From Metallica to Overkill to the Ramones, this is the disc that inspired a generation of metalheads and punks. There are many classics on this one. Found this one in a budget bin still shrink wrapped for $2.50. Ha! Gotta love a bargain!

Bomber Motörhead-Bomber (Castle) 1979

1."Dead Men Tell No Tales" (3:04)
2."Lawman" (3:57)
3."Sweet Revenge" (4:13)
4."Sharpshooter" (3:17)
5."Poison" (2:57)
6."Stone Dead Forever" (4:54)
7."All the Aces" (3:23)
8."Step Down" (3:41)
9."Talking Head" (3:43)
10."Bomber" (3:45)
11. "Over the Top" (3:21)
12. "Leaving Here" -live (3:02)
13. "Stone Dead Forever" -live (5:21)
14. "Dead Men Tell No Tales" -live (2:55)
15. "Too Late Too Late" -live (3:22)

"Bomber" follows in the pattern set by "Overkill," heavy, raw rock and roll. I held out forever to find a used copy of this but finally broke down and bought it new when I found this re-issue for $9.99. The live bonus tracks are from "The Golden Years" EP and "Over the Top" is an excellent b-side track from the "Bomber" single. One other thing that is different about this album is that Fast Eddie sings lead vocals on "Step Down."

Ace of Spades Motörhead-Ace of Spades (Castle) 1980

1. "Ace of Spades" (2:47)
2. "Love Me Like a Reptile" (3:24)
3. "Shoot You in the Back" (2:40)
4. "Live to Win" (3:37)
5. "Fast and Loose" (3:22)
6. "(We Are) The Road Crew" (3:12)
7. "Fire, Fire" (2:42)
8. "Jailbait" (3:33)
9. "Dance" (2:37)
10. "Bite the Bullet" (1:38)
11. "The Chase is Better Than the Catch" (4:17)
12. "The Hammer" (2:45)
13. "Dirty Love" (2:57)
14. "Please Don't Touch" (2:48)
15. "Emergency" (2:58)

Is there a more classic Motorhead album than this one? Overkill perhaps, but coming in at a close second is "Ace of Spades." This re-issue includes the b-side to the "Ace of Spades" single and the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" EP with Girlschool. Have never seen this one used so I just went ahead and bought it new.

Stone Dead Forever Motörhead-Stone Dead Forever (Receiver)

1. "Nightmare" (4:12)
2. "Treat Me Nice" (3:54)
3. "Stone Dead Forever" (4:35)
4. "Sharpshooter" (3:18)
5. "You Ain't Gonna Live Forever" (3:11)
6. "The Hammer" (3:12)
7. "Bomber" (3:36)
8. "Love Me Like a Reptile" (3:32)
9. "Fun on the Farm"-instrumental (3:00)
10. "Tear Ya Down" (2:41)
11. "Fire Fire" (2:41)
12. "Louie Louie" (2:45)
13. "Jailbait" (3:33)
14. "Step Down" (3:27)

Saw this disc sitting on the shelf at Circuit City and I debated for about 20 minutes whether it was worth the measly $7.99. The only reason I hesitated was because I thought it was just another compilation album, but the thing that struck me was that I did not recognize some of the songs. Well, I lucked out because this is an excellent collection of studio outtakes & demos with very good sound quality, except for "Tear Ya Down" which has the vocals a bit buried. "Treat Me Nice", "You Ain't Gonna Live Forever", and the very cool instrumental, "Fun on the Farm" are all previously unreleased. Imported from the jolly 'ol England.

No Sleep Til Hammersmith Motörhead-No Sleep Til Hammersmith (Castle) 1981

1. "Ace of Spades" (2:57)
2. "Stay Clean" (2:52)
3. "Metropolis" (3:25)
4. "The Hammer" (3:04)
5. "Iron Horse" (3:52)
6. "No Class" (2:49)
7. "Overkill" (4:45)
8. "(We Are) The Road Crew" (4:01)
9. "Capricorn" (4:43)
10. "Bomber" (3:20)
11. "Motorhead" (4:42)
12. "Over the Top" (3:04)
13. "Capricorn" (Alternate Version) (4:53)
14. "Train Kept-a-Rollin'" (2:45)

This is one of the all time classic live albums. At this point Motorhead still featured the classic line-up of Fast Eddie Clark, Philthy Animal Taylor and Lemmy Kilmister; and they were hot in Europe. Most of their albums were still only available as imports in the US. "No Sleep" was the first record that was readily available. I was in high school when it was released and remember reading in Cream or Circus that Motörhead were voted worst band of the year. I had to hear this band! Motorhead were so obnoxious that I became an instant Motörhead fan. "No Sleep" was a big part of my high school years as I blasted it from any stereo I could. We laughed at the intro to "Road Crew" every time-G.R. is hilarious! This is a great disc to be introduced to Motorhead by. It worked for me. If I could only own one Motorhead disc, this would be the one. The Castle reissue has superior sound to the crappy vinyl and some of the bad import versions. The Castle version also features some smoking bonus tracks, tons of new photos, and all the original liner notes. (Wish it would also have included a live version of "Love Me Like a Reptile.")

Motörhead-Iron Fist (Dojo) 1982

1. "Iron Fist" (2:53)
2. "Heart of Stone" (3:02)
3. "I'm the Doctor" (2:39)
4. "Go to Hell" (3:07)
5. "Loser" (3:51)
6. "Sex and Outrage" (2:08)
7. "America" (3:36)
8. "Shut it Down" (2:38)
9. "Speedfreak" (3:20)
10. "(Don't Let 'Em) Grind Ya Down" (3:06)
11. "(Don't Need) Religion" (2:40)
12. "Bang to Rights" (2:39)
13. "Remember Me, I'm Gone" (2:17)
14. "(Don't Let 'Em) Grind Ya Down"-alternate version (3:09)
15. "Lemmy Goes to the Pub"-alternate version of "Heart of Stone" (3:01)
16. "Same Old Song, I'm Gone"-alternate version of "Remember Me, I'm Gone" (2:20)
17. "Young and Crazy"-instrumental version of "Sex and Outrage" (2:11)

The last disc with Fast Eddie is not their best, although the title cut is an excellent song with a sound as hard as nails. The Castle reissue includes five bonus tracks. Four of the five are alternate versions of other songs with different names. (I feel gypped!) I found two copies of this in a cut out bin for $2.99 each. Bought 'em both and traded off the second copy. Quite a deal, but I think they were mismarked. (Guess I didn't get gypped after all.) "Remember Me, I'm Gone" is the b-side to the "Iron Fist" single.

Motorhead | Another Perfect Day Motörhead-Another Perfect Day (Castle) 1983

1. "Back at the Funny Farm" (4:12)
2. "Shine" (3:10)
3. "Dancing on Your Grave" (4:27)
4. "Rock It" (3:55)
5. "One Track Mind" (5:54)
6. "Another Perfect Day" (5:26)
7. "Marching Off to War" (4:10)
8. "I Got Mine" (5:21)
9. "Tales of Glory" (2:54)
10. "Die You Bastard" (4:33)
11. "Turn You Round Again" (3:56)
12. "(I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man"-live (6:30)
13. "(Don't Need) Religion"-live (2:52)

Ok, everybody knew that Thin Lizzy's egomaniac guitar-slinger Brian Robertson was the wrong man for the job, but while it lasted, in my opinion, he forced the Motor-guys to put out one heck of a metal platter. By far one of my favorite Motorhead discs. Songs like "Shine" and "Dancing On Your Grave" are just phenomenal and blow away anything on the lackluster "Iron Fist". My copy is from Germany and contains three cool bonus songs. Paid $16.99 for it, but it was worth it.

Motörhead-The King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Motorhead
(KBFH Records) 1997

1. "Back at the Funny Farm" (3:56)
2. "Tales of Glory" (3:19)
3. "Marching off to War" (4:14)
4. "Iron Horse/Born to Lose" (3:53)
5. "Another Perfect Day" (6:07)
6. "Shine" (3:45)
7. "I Got Mine" (5:43)
8. "Interview with Lemmy" (21:13)

Recorded Live at the L'Amour East, Queens, NY on August 10th, 1983. The cool thing about this bootleg quality disc is that it is one of the few live albums to feature Brian Robertson and material from the underrated "Another Perfect Day." Nice detailed liner notes about Motorhead and the King Biscuit Flower Hour as well. The interview at the end of the disc is almost as long as the show itself. It's sort of a short disc, but worth the $2.50 shipping I paid through BMG. Hey, it's Motorhead LIVE!

Motörhead-No Remorse (Roadracer) 1984

1. "Ace of Spades" (2:47)
2. "Motorhead"-live (3:37)
3. "Jailbait" (3:27)
4. "Stay Clean" (2:42)
5. "Too Late, Too Late"-live (3:26)
6. "Killed by Death" (4:41)
7. "Bomber"-live (3:43)
8. "Iron Fist" (2:54)
9. "Shine" (3:11)
10. "Dancing on Your Grave" (4:30)
11. "Metropolis" (3:37)
12. "Snaggletooth" (3:51)
13. "Overkill" (5:15)
14. "Please Don't Touch"-w/ Girlschool (2:49)
15. "Stone Dead Forever" (4:54)
16. "Like a Nightmare" (4:28)
17. "Emergency"-w/ Girlschool, Fast Eddie Clarke on vocals (3:00)
18. "Steal Your Face" (4:31)
19. "No Class" (2:41)
20. "Iron Horse"--live (3:48)
21. "We Are the Road Crew" (3:12)
11. "Leaving Here"--live (3:05)
12. "Locomotive" (3:25)

When this came out in 1984 my girlfriend, who is now my wife, bought me the cool double record set that came in a leather cover as a gift. It was a very cool package and the music contained was just as cool. Lemmy always gives the fans something for their money, not just a cheap compilation with all album tracks. No, we get a few newies and rarities as well. The new tracks were phenomenal and told the world that despite Eddie and Robbo leaving, Motorhead were ready to pummel our ears once again. "Killed by Death" is a killer song, one of the best Motorhead songs ever. This cd re-issue is missing two tracks from that double album version. ("Louie, Louie" and "Leaving Here" -live) Not that big a deal since I have both songs on other discs.

The Birthday PArty Motörhead-The Birthday Party (Enigma) 1985

1. "Iron First" (3:14)
2. "Mean Machine" (3:09)
3. "One The Road" (5:10)
4. "We Are the Road Crew" (2:38)
5. "The Hammer" (2:35)
6. "Metropolis" (2:58)
7. "Ace of Spades" (2:44)
8. "Steal Your Face" (4:09)
9. "Nothing Up My Sleeve" (3:17)
10. "Bite the Bullet" (1:29)
11. "The Chase is Better than the Catch" (4:10)
12. "No Class" (2:37)
13. "Killed By Death" (5:25)
14. "Bomber" (3:14)
15. "Motorhead" (3:19)

"The Birthday Party" is a GREAT live testimony to the intensity, speed and sheer volume of Motorhead, as well as a celebration of 10 years of Motor-music. Recorded live at the Hammersmith Odean, on June 26th, 1985 this is the only official live release that features Pete Gill (ex-Saxon) on drums as he left the band shortly before the tour for Orgasmatron when Philthy Phil joined back up with Lemmy, Wurzel, and Phil Campbell. The CD starts off with the crowd singing Happy Birthday before the band launches into 15 songs of Motorhead fury. At one point Lemmy announces, "We may not be the best band around, but we certainly are the fastest." Guest musicians come out and share the stage including Wendy O Williams, who shares lead vocals on "No Class." Also making a guest appearance is ALL the former members of Motorhead, including Fast Eddie Clarke, and very special guest Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) on bass during "Motorhead."

A good friend of mine at work brought this disc in, knowing that I was a big Motorhead fan. Of course after hearing it I was on a quest to find my own copy, which was to no avail since just about anything on Enigma is hard to find these days. This being so, my friend was going to burn me a cdr copy of the disc. Well, to my surprise, instead of burning me the cdr, he gave me the original. Well, how cool is that? Thanks Nick.

Motörhead-Orgasmatron (Castle) 1986

1."Deaf Forever" (4:25)
2."Nothing Up My Sleeve" (3:11)
3."Ain't My Crime" (3:42)
4."Claw" (3:31)
5."Mean Machine" (2:56)
6."Built for Speed" (4:56)
7."Ridin' with the Driver" (3:47)
8."Doctor Rock" (3:37)
9."Orgasmatron" (5:24)
10. "On the Road"-live (5:00)
11. "Steal Your Face"-live (4:16)
12. "Claw" (alternate version) (3:32)

After the break-up of the classic lineup of Lemmy/Fast Eddie/Philthy "Animal" Taylor, (and a short stint with Brian Robertson) Lemmy put together a new Motorhead, a quartet. The new line-up included ex-Saxon drummer Pete Gill and two guitarists-- Wurzel and Phil Campbell, who as of the year 2000, is still with Motorhead. Many people dismissed the band at this point, but I loved this disc. "Deaf Forever" is one of the best Motorhead songs ever and is just a monster of a song, "Mean Machine" and "Nothing Up My Sleeve" are classic Motorhead speed metaltunes. "Orgasmatron" has been hailed as the greatest Motorhead song ever. While I would agree that it is a cool song, it is not necessarily their best ever. I kind of get tired of hearing bands complain about religion. Anyhow, "Built for Speed" is the same tune as "On the Road." Took me many years, and reading someone else's web page, before I ever snapped to that. In any case, this is a great Motorhead album. How could it not be with a guitarist named Wurzel and a bassist named Lemmy? Paid $12.99 for this 1999 reissue

I actually saw Motorhead on this tour at the Penny Arcade in Rochester, NY with Raven as the opening act. They gave out buttons announcing that "Philthy Animal Taylor is back." Nice surprise to see Phil behind the kit. They put on a great show in that hot little club.

Rock and Roll Motorhead-Rock and Roll (Castle) 1987

1. "Rock 'N' Roll" (3:48)
2. "Eat the Rich" (3:40)
3. "Blackheart" (4:00)
4. "Stone Deaf in the U.S.A." (3:34)
5. "The Wolf" (4:25)
6. "Traitor" (3:18)
7. "Dogs" (3:46)
8. "All for You" (4:08)
9. "Boogeyman" (3:15)
10. "Cradle to the Grave" (4:05)
11. "Just 'Cos You Got the Power" (7:30)

Philthy Phil returned to the band during the "Orgasmatron" tour and stayed with the band for the recording of "Rock and Roll." "Rock and Roll" doesn't come close to the intensity and creativity of "Orgasmatron." but it is still not a bad disc, and certainly not as bad as everyone has said. The intro to "The Wolf" is spoken by Monty Python's Michael Palin. "Eat the Rich," "Stone Deaf in the U.S.A." and "Dogs" are all decent Motorbangers. I dunno, not much to say about this one. It was the last disc I needed to complete the Motorhead studio collection. Now I can focus on the MANY live discs that Motorhead have out. I bid on it about 20 times on eBay when the bidding started at around $5, but stupid eBay bidders always pushed the price up above $10. Stupid bidders, you can buy the darn thing new for that much.

Motörhead-No Sleep At All (Castle) 1990

1."Dr. Rock" (3:20)
2."Traitor" (2:51)
3."Dogs" (3:25)
4."Ace of Spades" (2:52)
5."Eat the Rich" (4:34)
6."Built for Speed" (4:51)
7."Deaf Forever" (4:04)
8."Just 'Cos You've Got the Power" (7:37)
9."Killed by Death" (5:57)
10."Overkill" (6:39)
11. "Stay Clean" (2:38)
12. "Metropolis" (3:03)

No Sleep at All is Motorhead's second "official" live album, although few bands have as many live discs as Motörhead. In any case, Lemmy and Co. were unhappy with the final cut of this disc and because of it, they engaged in yet another legal battle with their record company, thus the reason for the crappy distribution of their next few discs. "No Sleep at All" features alot of newer material from "Rock and Roll" an album many people were disappointed with. One noticeable problem with the mix as well, as the bass guitar is mixed way back. Despite this, I think this is a great live album with tons of raw energy. The band is...well, they're Motörhead. No one expects sheer technical bliss here, we just want raw rock and roll and that is what Motörhead deliver.

Live At Brixton Motorhead-Live at Brixton (Roadrunner) 1990

1. "Doctor Rock" (3:11)
2. "Stay Clean" (2:38)
3. "Traitor" (2:49)
4. "Metropolis" (3:14)
5. "Dogs" (3:14)
6. "Ace of Spades" (3:08)
7. "Stone Deaf in the USA" (3:30)
8. "Eat the Rich" (4:50)
9. "Built for Speed" (4:44)
10. "Rock & Roll" (3:54)
11. "Deaf Forever"(4:37)
12. "Just 'Cos You Got the Power" (8:24)

"No Sleep at All" was Motorhead's second "official" live album, but the band was unhappy with the final cut and its release sparked yet another legal battle with their record company. Bad record deals have plagued Motorhead since the beginning. Anyhow, this set was originally chosen by the band for release as "No Sleep At All" but at the last minute the record company chose not to use it for unknown reasons. "Live at Brixton" was recorded on December 17th, 1987 and features virtually the same songs as "No Sleep at All,"but with a noticable difference; you can hear the bass, something curiously absent from "No Sleep At All." This show was Philthy's comeback show in the UK and was on the heels of a successful European tour, so the band was ready and primed. Unfortunately, for reasons unknown, the enchore "Overkill" was left off the disc. Argh! Anyhow, "Just 'cos You got the Power," on this disc is spectacular and clocks in at over eight minutes.

1916 Motörhead-1916 (WTG) 1991

1."The One to Sing the Blues" (3:07)
2."I'm So Bad (Baby I Don't Care)" (3:13)
3."No Voices in the Sky" (4:12)
4."Going to Brazil" (2:28)
5."Nightmare/The Dreamtime" (4:39)
6."Love Me Forever" (5:27)
7."Angel City" (3:56)
8."Make My Day" (4:24)
9."Ramones" (1:25)
10."Shut You Down" (2:40)
11."1916" (3:45)

Lemmy's 1916 is as inspired as any past Motorhead disc and, in my opinion, better than some of the past discs. Despite the constant change in guitarists, Motorhead's sound continues in the same speedy, punk/metal sledgehammer approach. As usual the song themes range from amusing and comical ("Angel City"," Ramones") to reflective and somber ("1916"). Got my copy in an internet trade.

Doro recorded a cover of "Love Me Forever" with Lemmy.

Bad Religion Motörhead-Bad Religion (Epic) 1992

1. "Bad Religion" (5:01)

Not much to say about this one. This is an advance single that was sent out to American radio stations to prime channels for the "March or Die" cd. Found it at a cd show for $1.

Motörhead-March or Die (Epic) 1992

1. "Stand" (3:31)
2. "Cat Scratch Fever" (3:51)
3. "Bad Religion" (5:01)
4. "Jack the Ripper" (4:37)
5. "I Ain't No Nice Guy" (4:15)
6. "Hellraiser" (4:33)
7. "Asylum Choir" (3:40)
8. "Too Good to be True" (3:35)
9. "You Better Run" (4:50)
10. "Name in Vain" (3:05)
11. "March or Die" (5:42)

This just should not be! Motorhead on a major label doing commercial mid-paced hard rockers with an overly clean production. Worst of all, Lemmy singing a ballad with Ozzy? Guest appearances by Slash of Guns N' Roses? Argh! Yes, my friends this was Motorhead attempting to break into the mainstream. Did not work. Thank God. The Ted Nugent cover is kind of cool though.

Motörhead-Bastards (ZYX) 1993

1."On Your Feet or On Your Knees" (2:33)
2."Burner" (2:52)
3."Death or Glory" (4:50)
4."I Am the Sword" (4:28)
5."Born to Raise Hell" (4:57)
6."Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me" (4:05)
7."Bad Woman" (3:16)
8."Liar" (4:10)
9."Lost in the Ozone" (3:26)
10."I'm Your Man" (3:28)
11."We Bring the Shake" (3:46)
12."Devils" (5:56)

This disc was a pain in the butt to obtain. Who the heck are ZYX Records? I had to have a friend in Germany pick it up for me. They obviously have terrible distribution. In any case, this album shreds all over the overtly commercial "March or Die." It's heavy, greasy, and grinds steel grooves. Motorhead never sounded so good, save for the ballad (?!?!) "Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me," which is a song about incest! "Liar" is very much like "Orgasmatron."

Motörhead-Best of Vol. 2 (Roadrunner) 1994

1. "Deaf Forever" (4:26)
2. "Stay Clean" (2:39)
3. "One to Sing the Blues" (3:07)
4. "Hellraiser" (4:33)
5. "Metropolis" (3:25)
6. "I'm So Bad (Baby I Don't Care)" (3:13)
7. "I'll Be Your Sister" (2:51)
8. "Traitor" (3:18)
9. "Fire, Fire" (2:42)
10. "Too Late, Too Late" (3:21)
11. "Steal Your Face" (4:21)
12. "Bad Religion" (5:01)
13. "No Voices in the Sky" (4:12)
14. "Just 'Cos You Got the Power" (7:30)
15. "Cradle to the Grave" (4:10)

Essential for the two unreleased tracks, "Just 'Cos You Got the Power" and "Cradle to the Grave," both excellent Motor-bangers. Otherwise, this is an ok "Best of" collection. Found this one for $4.92 used.

Motörhead-Sacrifice (CMC International) 1995

1."Sacrifice" (3:16)
2."Sex and Death" (2:02)
3."Over Your Shoulder" (3:17)
4."War for War" (3:08)
5."Order/Fade to Black" (4:02)
6."Dog-Face Boy" (3:25)
7."All Gone to Hell" (3:41)
8."Make 'em Blind" (4:25)
9."Don't Waste Your Time" (2:32)
10."In Another Time" (3:09)
11."Out of the Sun" (3:43)

Some people said that Motorhead had sold out to commercialism. Whatever! OK, maybe "March or Die" was a bit of a sellout. This album, however, smokes! "Sacrifice" sounds as if it could have been the follow-up to "Iron Fist." No doubt, this is Motorhead at their best, in all it's wart infested ugliness. "Don't Waste Your Time" pays homage to some of Lemmy's influences-Little Richard and Chuck Berry. "Sex & Death" is a fast little punk ditty. "Sacrifice" is one of the best Motorhead tunes since "Ace of Spades" Sellout? Never! Found this one for $2.50 in the used bins and it's in perfect condition. Quite the find, eh?

Overnight Sensation Motörhead-Overnight Sensation (CMC International) 1996

1."Civil War" (3:01)
2."Crazy Like a Fox" (4:32)
3."I Don't Believe a Word" (6:31)
4."Eat the Gun" (2:13)
5."Overnight Sensation" (4:10)
6."Love Can't Buy You Money" (3:06)
7."Broken" (4:34)
8."Them Not Me" (2:47)
9."Murder Show" (3:03)
10."Shake the World" (3:29)
11."Listen to Your Heart" (3:45)

Hilariously titled considering it's Motorhead--the band everyone loves to hate. Ah, who cares, this is one heck of a disc, one of the best later day Motor-offerings. "Crazy Like a Fox" even offers a bit of harmonica. "Hey, why does that guy have coo-coo puffs on his face? 'Cause co-co puffs are cool!" Picked this good'n up through BMG Music Club.

Motörhead-Snake Bite Love (CMC International) 1998

1."Love for Sale" (4:52)
2."Dogs of War" (3:38)
3."Snake Bite Love" (3:30)
4."Assassin" (4:48)
5."Take the Blame" (4:03)
6."Dead and Gone" (4:18)
7."Night Side" (3:37)
8."Don't Lie to Me" (3:59)
9."Joy of Labour" (4:52)
10."Desperate for You" (3:27)
11."Better off Dead" (3:42)

Well, if there is one thing that you can't say about Motorhead, it's that they are not consistent. "Snake Bite Love" continues in the greasy biker metal vein that Motorhead is so good at. Motorhead like AC/DC, have a sound that works for them, so why should they change it? I would actually venture out to say that the last three Motorhead cds could stand up to "Overkill" and "Ace of Spades." **GASP** Have I committed blasphemy?

Motörhead-the Singles Collection: the Bronze Years 1978-84
(Cleopatra) 1998

1. "Louie, Louie" (2:48)
2. "Overkill" (5:13)
3. "No Class" (2:41)
4. "Bomber" (3:43)
5. "Leaving Here" -live (2:54)
6. "Ace of Spades" (2:48)
7. "The Train Kept a Rollin'" -live (2:45)
8. "Please Don't Touch" (w/ Girlschool) (2:50)
9. "Motorhead" -live (4:47)
10. "Don't Do That" (The Young & Moody Band) (3:22)
11. "Iron Fist" (2:56)
12. "Stand By Your Man" (w/ Wendy O'Williams) (3:06)
13. "I Got Mine" (5:24)
14. "Shine" (3:12)
15. "Killed by Death" (5:59)

This is a really cool package that features a gold disc, a 12-page booklet, and a slipcase with the artwork to all the singles released on the Bronze label. Nothing really new on it but a nice collectors disc nonetheless.

Motörhead-Everything Louder than Everything Else (CMC International) 1999

1."Iron Fist" (4:08)
2."Stay Clean" (2:48)
3."On Your Feet or On Your Knees" (3:20)
4."Over Your Shoulder" (3:45)
5."Civil War" (3:29)
6."Burner" (3:23)
7."Metropolis" (4:00)
8."Nothing Up My Sleeve" (3:41)
9."I'm So Bad Baby I Don't Care" (3:21)
10."The Chase is Better Than the Catch" (5:28)
11."Take the Blame" (4:20)
12."No Class" (3:22)
13."Overnight Sensation" (4:38)
14."Sacrifice" (3:40)
1."Born to Raise Hell" (5:41)
2."Lost in the Ozone" (3:43)
3."The One to Sing the Blues" (3:25)
4."Capricorn" (4:58)
5."Love for Sale" (5:04)
6."Orgasmatron" (6:36)
7."Going to Brazil" (2:52)
8."Killed by Death" (6:27)
9."Bomber" (5:50)
10."Ace of Spades" (4:49)
11."Overkill" (7:34)

If there is one thing this live disc proves, other than the fact that Motorhead are at home on the stage, it's that the new songs sound just as good as the old classics. This would be a great disc to give someone to introduce them to Motorhead as it contains the best of the best played live. I can't believe that Lemmy is over 50; you'd never know it by this performance.

Motörhead-We Are Motorhead (CMC International) 2000

1.   "See Me Burning" (2:59)
2.   "Slow Dance" (4:29)
3.   "Stay out of Jail" (3:02)
4.   "God Save the Queen" (3:19)
5.   "Out to Lunch" (3:26)
6.   "Wake the Dead" (5:14)
7.   "One More Fucking Time" (6:46)
8.   "Stagefright/Crash & Burn" (3:02)
9.   "(Wearing Your) Heart on Your Sleeve" (3:42)
10. "We Are Motorhead" (2:21)

Lemmy and Motorhead survive another millennium bringing us new bombastic rock in the year 2000. And what better name for the album than, "We are Motorhead, Born to Kick Your Ass!" Oh, and yes, "God Save the Queen" is the Sex Pistol's anthem! HA! Lemmy old? Nah!

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