Release date: 24 September 1977
Style: Heavy metal

Rating:

7.8 | 198 votes

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01. Motorhead [Hawkwind cover]
02. Vibrator
03. Lost Johnny [Hawkwind cover]
04. Iron Horse / Born To Lose
05. White Line Fever
06. Keep Us On The Road
07. The Watcher [Hawkwind cover]
08. The Train Kept A Rollin' [Tiny Bradshaw cover]
09. City Kids [Pink Fairies cover] [bonus]
10. Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers [ZZ Top cover] [bonus]
11. On Parole [bonus]
12. Intro [bonus]
13. I'm Your Witch Doctor [John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers cover] [bonus]

Review
Lyrics (8)


Line-up
Edward Clarke - guitars, vocals
Phil Taylor - drums
Ian Fraser Kilmister - bass, vocals


Additional info
Produced by Speedy Keen.

Guest review by
Tiago Rocha

Rating:
7.3
The motto was perfectly clear: ''to start the loudest and meanest rock 'n' roll band!'' stated Ian ''Lemmy'' Kilmister in 1975 shortly after being sacked from Hawkwind.

Motörhead is one of those bands that, for some odd reason, it sticks to us, clinging in a way that makes you feel stronger, that makes you fell loyal to heavy metal as a whole. They have an up-lifting mood. Motörhead has that might since the very start. Funny thing is, this was a combo dubbed as ''the worst band in the world'' by British press, even before releasing anything, after a bad opening for Blue Öyster Cult. Later on, the band recorded the single ''White Line Fever'' through Stiff Records; although the arrangement was to record the whole full length debut, the company released only the single on their own in a restricted 10 record boxset and on a various artists compilation. Eventually, their first official single turned out to be ''Motorhead'', released in June 1977 through Chiswick Records, spawning the band, charting them for the very first time, and clearing the path for full length debuting two months later.

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published 15.12.2011 | Comments (2)

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Steffanopolus - 18.01.2013 at 14:56  
Rating: 9 Too underrated
megadeath13 - 19.01.2013 at 21:44  
  I know some people dislike their debut but i like it very much. It has this typical rock´n´roll feeling in it which i love. Motörhead shows, that they rock since day one.
Urban Cyclist - 01.05.2014 at 05:06  
  I'm sorry to see this album ranked so low. It deserves a higher rating than 20. Probably the most underrated Motörhead album.
Bad English - 30.04.2016 at 00:10  
Rating: 7 What's difference between this and ''On parole'' album? I did On Parole version, and well I did not like it at 1th but it has classic tunes actually track list has same
Motörhead is great song ... well will listen this one to soon , bad prodution, but its rock n roll album , but that bad quality works, analogue sound .... good one, I re open my eyes
Bad English - 30.04.2016 at 00:10  
Rating: 7 What's difference between this and ''On parole'' album? I did On Parole version, and well I did not like it at 1th but it has classic tunes actually track list has same
Motörhead is great song ... well will listen this one to soon , bad prodution, but its rock n roll album , but that bad quality works, analogue sound .... good one, I re open my eyes
M C Vice - 30.04.2016 at 14:42  
Rating: 9
Written by Bad English on 30.04.2016 at 00:10

What's difference between this and ''On parole'' album? I did On Parole version, and well I did not like it at 1th but it has classic tunes actually track list has same
Motörhead is great song ... well will listen this one to soon , bad prodution, but its rock n roll album , but that bad quality works, analogue sound .... good one, I re open my eyes

A couple of the songs are different, and it's a different lineup. Larry Wallis is the guitarist instead of Fast Eddie and Lucas Fox plays drums on some tracks.
Bad English - 30.04.2016 at 14:57  
Rating: 7
Written by M C Vice on 30.04.2016 at 14:42

Written by Bad English on 30.04.2016 at 00:10

What's difference between this and ''On parole'' album? I did On Parole version, and well I did not like it at 1th but it has classic tunes actually track list has same
Motörhead is great song ... well will listen this one to soon , bad prodution, but its rock n roll album , but that bad quality works, analogue sound .... good one, I re open my eyes

A couple of the songs are different, and it's a different lineup. Larry Wallis is the guitarist instead of Fast Eddie and Lucas Fox plays drums on some tracks.


I saw it, well funny that is not featured on MS
M C Vice - 01.05.2016 at 07:01  
Rating: 9
Written by Bad English on 30.04.2016 at 14:57

Written by M C Vice on 30.04.2016 at 14:42

Written by Bad English on 30.04.2016 at 00:10

What's difference between this and ''On parole'' album? I did On Parole version, and well I did not like it at 1th but it has classic tunes actually track list has same
Motörhead is great song ... well will listen this one to soon , bad prodution, but its rock n roll album , but that bad quality works, analogue sound .... good one, I re open my eyes

A couple of the songs are different, and it's a different lineup. Larry Wallis is the guitarist instead of Fast Eddie and Lucas Fox plays drums on some tracks.


I saw it, well funny that is not featured on MS

It's here, just listed as a compilation.

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