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Motörhead Albums From Worst To Best

41 days ago
StereogumMotörhead are one of those bands, like ZZ Top or AC/DC, that seemingly everyone who likes loud electric guitars can agree on. They exist for one reason: speed. No, seriously — bassist/vocalist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister formed Motörhead ... more info

Ecstatic Vision – “Astral Plane” (Stereogum Premiere)

139 days ago
StereogumThe Philadelphia trio Ecstatic Vision have toured with metal acts like YOB and Enslaved, and they’re signed to the metal-associated label Relapse Records, and they look like a metal band. But Ecstatic Vision’s forthcoming five-song debut,... more info

How Brian Wilson Helped Spawn Punk

182 days ago
StereogumIt was the winter of 1978/’79 in Los Angeles — that is to say, not much of a winter at all. The Last were holed up in a studio with John Harrison, Hawkwind’s founding bassist. The band had just made the jump from self-financing to B... more info

Nik Turner's Hawkwind Space Ritual touring this summer w/ Witch Mountain, playing Irving Plaza (dates)

480 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Ian Chainey Nik Turner's Space Ritual at Saint Vitus, 2013 (More by Greg Cristman) Ex-Hawkwind sax/flutist/vocalist Nik Turner, the Mighty Thunder Rider, will return to North America as Nik Turner's Hawkwind Space Ritual in late August with stoner... more info

Hawkwind cancelled their North American tour (again)

596 days ago
Brooklyn VeganSpace rock legends Hawkwind already had to postpone their 2013 tour due to health issues, but they had since rescheduled it for 2014. Unfortunately, the entire tour, including the NYC stop that would've happened March 16 at Gramercy Theatre,... more info

How Do You Define What A Beady Eye Song Is?

854 days ago Beady Eye interview excerpt from Clash Magazine. Clash Magazine: How do you define what a Beady Eye song is? Liam: A Beady Eye song has got to have attitude, it's got to have a great melody, great chords - you've got to be able to play it on acou... more info

Spotlight: Nik Turner performs 'Space Ritual'

941 days ago
TopixSpace had the Big Bang. Space rock had Hawkwind's Space Ritual , the 1973 double album melding cosmic power and improv vibes. more info

Hawkwind Guitarist Loses Cancer Battle At 61

1040 days ago
ContactMusicFormer Hawkwind star Huw Lloyd Langton has lost his battle with cancer, aged 61.The guitarist, who played on the group's debut album in 1970 and... more info

Notes & Queries: Are Hawkwind the best least-successful chart band ever?

1049 days ago
Guardian MusicNotes & Queries is a series where readers answer other readers' questions, on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts. Add your question or answer belowHawkwind had only one hit single, in 1972, but are still go... more info

Readers recommend: songs about philosophers – results

1055 days ago
Guardian MusicRR regular sonofwebcore gives us his pick of the answers to last week's question: what are the best songs about philosophers?Readers recommend old hand Pairubu reckons the brainy kids haven't enough friends to form a band. Nevertheless, plenty of son... more info

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