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RELEASE DATE: 28th August, 2015
After 40 years rattling teeth, bones and ears with their legendary rock’n’roll, you might excuse Motörhead if they wanted to ease off, put their feet up, relax a little. But that’s just it…this is Motörhead. So instead, Motörhead gleefully say a loud and hearty ‘bollocks’ to that sort of feeble-minded thinking with their 22nd studio album, Bad Magic set for released on August 28. Bristling with thunderous attitude, pioneering spirit and some of the fiercest rhythms and riffs that’ll beat your ears into submission this year, Bad Magic is a massive kick in the teeth for anyone who dared believe it might be otherwise.
Drawing on their own vast catalogue of road-warrior freewheeling rock’n’roll spirit, Bad Magic also strides confidently into some of the earlier attitudes of Motörmusic. Written and recorded in the studio together, for the first time in the Kilmister/Campbell/Dee era, the more ‘live’ approach to creating Bad Magic has obviously paid dividends in this regard. The boys even enjoyed a guest appearance from Queen’s Brian May on The Devil, adding a scintillating solo on this thunderous Motörstomper.
Produced at NRG Studios with long-time producer Cameron Webb, Bad Magic came together after a couple of years which saw Motörhead enjoy their most successful international era in over two decades off the back of their last release Aftershock. Lemmy also finally decided to face the fact he is flesh, blood and mortal like all of us, adjusting his lifestyle to kick the arse of health-issues and re-emerging stronger, leaner and meaner than ever. His own personal performances on Bad Magic rank as some of the most wide-ranging and unique he has delivered in years, it will be clear to anyone with a pair of ears that Bad Magic is Motörhead’s finest work in over two decades.
1. Victory Or Die – 3.09
2. Thunder & Lightning – 3.06
3. Fire Storm Hotel – 3.35
4. Shoot Out all of Your Lights – 3.15
5. The Devil – 2.54
6. Electricity – 2.17
7. Evil Eye – 2.20
8. Teach Them How To Bleed -3.13
9. Till The End – 4.05
10. Tell Me Who To Kill – 2.57
11. Choking On Your Screams – 3.33
12. When The Sky Comes Looking For You – 2.58
13. Sympathy For The Devil* – 5.35
*by The Rolling Stones
NOTE: Album is released on August 28th , 2015 . Your order will ship with intention to arrive on release day. It is recommended that if you wish to purchase other products, you do so in a separate order as all items placed alongside this order will ship with this order. Any orders placed after August 1st risk late delivery.
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