Motörhead - Motörhead
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All bands start somewhere, and Motörhead started off their career with their self titled debut album, which is probably the most rough sounding album the band ever released. That being said, there is some gold here, and Motörhead’s future potential shines through on many of the albums tracks. This album is a great start, however due to the bands later works being superior, it doesn’t have a whole lot of replay value.

Standout tracks: Motörhead, Iron Horse/Born to ... read more


The first Motorhead record plays like a band writing a setlist for their first show. A few originals, some covers, and a few songs by member's previous bands. That said, all the pieces that made them killer are already in place and there's no real reason to skip over this.


Post Hawkwind, when Lemmy wrote Motorhead, the song they'd later name their band after and release this very record. This is was ahead of its time and it is clear why it took leaving Hawkwind to make something like this.

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Track List

  1. Motörhead
  2. Vibrator
  3. Lost Johnny
  4. Iron Horse/Born to Lose
  5. White Line Fever
  6. Keep Us in the Road
  7. The Watcher
  8. The Train Kept a Rollin'
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Added on: October 19, 2013