Motörhead - Bastards

8.5 | 335 votes |
Release date: 29 November 1993
Style: Heavy metal


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01. On Your Feet Or On Your Knees
02. Burner
03. Death Or Glory
04. I Am The Sword
05. Born To Raise Hell
06. Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me
07. Bad Woman
08. Liar
09. Lost In The Ozone
10. I'm Your Man
11. We Bring The Shake
12. Devils
13. Jumpin' Jack Flash [Rolling Stones cover] [2001 re-release bonus]

Top 20 albums of 1993: 20

Ian Fraser Kilmister - vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
Philip Anthony Campbell - guitars
Michael "Würzel" Burston - guitars
Michael Kiriakos Delaouglou - drums

Additional musicians:
Howard Benson - keyboards

Additional info
Produced by Howard Benson.

Guest review by
In early 1975, Lemmy Kilmister was fired from his band "Hawkwind". He decided to take his revenge on his former band mates and start a new band, originally called "Bastards". "Hawkwinds" manager, Doug Smith, advised Lemmy to change the name. The last song Lemmy ever wrote for "Hawkwind" was called "Motorhead". The rest is history…

published 14.06.2005 | Comments (2)

Guest review by
omne metallum
With no need for any caveats, Bastards is the definitive Motörhead album. Twelve tracks of the finest rock 'n' roll the legendary group had to offer, the only question you must ask yourself is, why did you not listen to this album sooner?

To say this album has weak moments is to complain that a piece of gold isn't as shiny as it could be. No element of the album can be pulled apart and held up as the weak part even when held under the microscope that is repeated listening. The only negative comments that can be attached to this album are related to the bad handling this album endured upon its release; all but lost in between the sea change that was the early 90s and label issues, Bastards had an anchor chained to it that more than likely kept you from hearing it until after you decided to delve into the band further.

published 29.04.2020 | Comments (3)

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02.01.2011 - 20:14
Rating: 9
Musicianship: 9
Vocal: 8
Atmosphere: 9
Melody: 8
Originality: 7
Production: 9
CD Covers: 8

Best Songs:
02. Burner
03. Death Or Glory
06. Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me
09. Lost In The Ozone
12. Devils
08.12.2013 - 03:09
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I Am The Sword is easily one of Motorhead's best riffs.
26.07.2015 - 20:05
Rating: 8
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Tage Westerlund
Typical overplayed M-head album, nothing special, simply rock n roll, have it, have next you wont loose,.
imo burner was 1th M-head video I saw on TV
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