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Ace Of Spades (album) by Motörhead

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Ace Of Spades
Ace Of Spades by Motörhead (1980)
Overall rank: 822nd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 326 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 20 albums of 1980 (17th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (127th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (822nd)

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MOTORHEAD Ace Of Spades VINYL LP EARMARK ITALY 41003 Gatefold 2003 NM
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Motörhead bestography

Ace Of Spades is ranked as the best album by Motörhead.

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 326 votes)
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60/100
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78/100
 
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100/100
Classic album with some great songs especially the title track, We Are The Road Crew & The Chase Is Better Than The Catch. This album was a big influence on thrash and hardcore bands shortly after.
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Most predictable guitar solos ever, but they sure can play fast - ‘cause music is a sport right?
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90/100
El perfecto equilibrio entre el Heavy Metal más primitivo y crudo y la actitud punk que siempre caracterizó a Lemmy Kilmister. El año 1980 vio nacer una inmensa cantidad de obras maestras, y el carismático cantante y bajista no podía quedarse fuera de lo que se estaba cociendo en la Gran Bretaña de la época. Son Motörhead, por tanto, fundamentales para entender el desarrollo de la NWOBHM. Encontramos aquí un disco rápido y directo, que no se pierde entre florituras, puro estilo Motörhead, con una presencia enorme del bajo y unos solos de guitarra de la vieja escuela por parte de Eddie Clarke con más feeling que técnica, pero sorprendentes. Es de las pocas portadas que recuerdo donde salgan los miembros del grupo y sean realmente buenas, con esa pose chulesca que queda bien demostrada cuando el disco empieza a sonar y llega el primer disparo en forma de clásico.
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85/100
I never listened to this album before. Partly because I was afraid it couldn't meet the level of awesomeness of its title track, but also because I expected that every song would sound alike. The latter might be partly true but this album really is a real solid piece of awesomeness.
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80/100
Great album, but I prefer Overkill.
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MY ALLTIME FAVORITE ALBUM
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90/100
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Great album. Every song is a winner.
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Thank you Lemmy, one of the greatest heavy metal bands of all time.
This album has bits of punk
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"I don't want to live forever..."
Sorry Lemmy...you will! God bless Motörhead!
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95/100
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Anything Motorhead is Awesome. Every song is a hit.
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