Motörhead in Oslo, Norway

Motörhead founder Lemmy Kilmister was born in Burslem, Staffordshire, on Christmas Eve in 1945. His musical career began in the early 1960s, and for a time, he worked as a roadie for Jimi Hendrix. He played in several rock bands, including the Rockin’ Vickers, Sam Gopal, and Hawkwind, before founding Motörhead (originally named Bastard). Leaving the Rockin’ Vickers, Lemmy moved to London in 1967, where he formed Motörhead in 1975 together with guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.

In the 1990s, Lemmy moved to Los Angeles, tired of the gloomy weather the UK is so well known for, and he relocated to a warmer climate. In Los Angeles, he rented a flat in Hollywood Strip, close to his favorite bar, Rainbow Bar and Grill.

Other key members of Motörhead were Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor from Hasland, Derbyshire, England; “Fast” Eddie Clarke from Twickenham, Middlesex, England; Phil “Zööm/Wizzö” Campbell from Pontypridd, Wales; and Mickey Dee from Gothenburg, Sweden.



Harratt Towers


Klubas Lemmy
Rainbow Bar and Grill


Lemmy Statue


Newcastle City Hall (No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith)

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