Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Last Wednesday: Motorhead - Ace of Spades

     There's some more sad if not exactly shocking news making its way around the music world today, so even though I'm going to be guilty of doing a bit of time traveling by doing so I'm going with a Motorhead song in honour of legendary late frontman Lemmy.

     Yes, as you've likely heard by now, Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister was finally killed by death (that's a Motorhead song, for the uninitiated, not just me being flippant) at the age of 70. Lemmy rocked and lived notoriously hard, and unfortunately was one of those guys (*cough* Keith Richards *cough*) that honestly makes you wonder how they make it as long as they do. But rather than simply marvel at their resilience, let's remember to thank the gods that we get as much time with these characters as we do.

     Since I have somehow made it this far into Loud Noises without featuring a Motorhead song (hopefully my guitar teacher growing up isn't reading this!) your much belated Wednesday song, and Lemmy tribute, is Motorhead classic "Ace of Spades", the driving title track from the band's 1980 album. Raise a pint to this one, if your current situation permits. The metal world has lost a great one.

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