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14 November, 2008
After the crowd had nicely been warmed up by "Danko Jones" and "Saxon" up
stepped Motorhead, and after a brief intro from Lemmy, opened the set with the
classic 'Iron Fist', then without drawing breath followed up with 'Stay Clean'
and 'Be My Baby'.
opening and now with an excellent new light set and the use of video screens
(which gives you close up shots of the band playing) .
I knew this
was going to be an excellent gig. There was a good mix of old and new
songs in the set, with a cover of Thin Lizzy"s 'Rosalie' which was
superbly performed and appreciated by the crowd.
Then we were treated to an amazing drum solo halfway through 'In The Name
Of Tragedy' that raised the roof, wow can Mickey Dee play the drums. More
was to follow with an excellent guitar solo from Phil Campbell as an intro
to ' The Thousand Names Of God'
Now coming to the end of the set - more crowd favourites were played,
'Going to Brazil' and 'Killed By Death', then to finish 'Born To Raise
crowd chanting "Motorhead" we were then treated to three more songs. First was
'Whorehouse Blues' which consisted of Phil Campbell and Mickey Dee playing
acoustic guitars with Lemmy on vocal and playing the harmonica, this raised the
roof. Then came the Motorhead anthem 'The Ace Of Spades' and to finish the
This was a brilliant gig and Motorhead keep going year after year. For those who
have not seen Motorhead or not seen them for a few years, watch out for them
next time, you won't be disappointed.
Review by Stephen Keeling
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