Iron Fist (2CD)


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Iron Fist is repositioned as a vital snapshot of Motörhead at a crucial period when they found themselves caught in the tornado ignited by success and, in true Motörhead style, careered into their next phase at such velocity it transcended logic or reason to become this trio’s final kamikaze joyride.

Forty years later, with fall-out long dissipated and a proper mastering job that avoided it at the time, IRON FIST sounds like prime MOTÖRHEAD with the gloves and seat-belts off. For sheer velocity, it could be fastest of them all, the ferocious title track earning such an accolade in Kerrang! in its tribute spread to Lemmy after he passed away.

By 1982, punk had been and gone, the new wave of heavy metal sounded squeaky and cliched next to its grubby godfathers and, while still trouncing all opposition, MOTÖRHEAD retained that essential ability to laugh at everything, including themselves as they made lightning raids on every sense and orifice with everything cranked to overload.

The Iron Fist album; brand new remaster created from the original tapes. Deluxe 24 page, 2CD mediabook. Includes a full live show from Glasgow Apollo released for the first time, plus previously unreleased album demos.

Release date: 23rd September, 2022


Iron Fist
Heart of Stone
Im the Doctor
Go to Hell
Sex and Outrage
Shut It Down
(Dont Need) Religion
Bang to Rights

JACKSON’S STUDIO DEMOS OCTOBER 1981 [Previously Unreleased]
Remember Me, Im Gone
The Doctor
Young & Crazy
Iron Fist
Go To Hell
Lemmy Goes to the Pub (CD Only Bonus Track)
Some Old Song, Im Gone (CD Only Bonus Track)
(Dont Let Em) Grind Ya Down (Alternate Version) (CD Only Bonus Track)
Shut It Down (CD Only Bonus Track)
Sponge Cake (Instrumental) (CD Only Bonus Track)
Ripsaw Teardown (Instrumental) (CD Only Bonus Track)
Peter Gunn (Instrumental) (CD Only Bonus Track)

LIVE AT GLASGOW APOLLO 3/18/82 [Previously Unreleased]
Iron First
Heart of Stone
Shoot You In The Back
The Hammer
White Line
(Dont Need) Religion
Go to Hell
(Dont Let Em) Grind Ya Down
(We Are The) Road Crew
Ace of Spades
Bite The Bullet
The Chase Is Better Than the Catch


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