Overkill (studio album) by Motörhead
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The best album by Motörhead is Ace Of Spades which is ranked number 793 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,296.
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Lemmy war right. They are a rock n roll band. I do not hear the grandiosity of metal, but rather the carpe diem and simplicity of hard-rock with the rawness and attitude of punk. Their statement, and a great one, but also feels like their only one.
Great album with short tracks, absolutely powerful, my favourite motorhead record and my top20 heavy metal albums....
Great, influential heavy metal album.
One of the early albums, first with the classic 3 amigos. Hard and heavy but they were still finding there way and sound. Lot of great songs but personally I prefer what they did after this. This is the blueprint of what they were to become.
Best Motorhead album in my opinion, from the opening tracks fast double bass drum and bass driving rhythm foundation to the more 'melodic' Capricorn and 'Metropolis'. Tracks like Overkill and No Class deliver raw riffery like a pile driver through granite! Tracks like Damage Case and Metropolis serve up a good measure of splintering guitar soloing which at times make you wonder how such a big sound can come from three instruments. Arguably Lemmy's vocals are an acquired taste, his delivery sounding like he has garbled with hot desert sand and washed his mouth out with TCP! That said, when in the right mood to listen to this album, I thoroughly enjoy it. Personal favourite is Metropolis.
Rock 'n' Roll, mesmo que pesado, é o mais puro rock!
Absolute ass kicker. Best Motorhead album, and a great HARD ROCK album. Full of great tracks, attitude, and badass-ery from Lemmy.
Add two tracks; 'Motorhead' and 'Ace of Spades' and you have The Best of Motorhead. Maybe 'I Got Mine' as well.
In fact this may be the first metal album... Black Sabbath was bluesy doom metal or something, Judas Priest still had elements of prog and classic rock, Led Zeppelin, Rainbow and Deep Purple aren't REALLY metal, but this fast paces monster may be the first fast and loud metal album. Well just my opinion
this IS the best motorhead album. period
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