To celebrate the 40th anniversary of their fifth studio album, Iron Fist, Motörhead have announced a special edition of the record! Iron Fist was the last record from the band to feature the three amigos line-up of Lemmy, Fast Eddie Clarke, and Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor.
Along with a special new vinyl, there is also a plethora of incredible merch options available for those looking to pick up a bundle. Per a press release associated with this news:
“To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this seminal cannon in the Motörhead armoury, it is being presented in new deluxe editions. There will be hardback book-packs in two CD and triple LP formats, featuring a hammer fist blow, remaster of the original album, previously unreleased demo bonus tracks and a full concert, originally broadcast on Radio Clyde from 18th March 1982. Plus the story of the album and many previously unseen photos. There’s also a limited edition, blue and black swirl of the original standalone album.”
If you are interested in pre-ordering one of these awesome bundles, follow this link here. The special 40th anniversary of Iron Fist will launch on September 23rd of this year.
In other Motörhead related news, did you know that the band has performed intro music for WWE superstar Triple H? In fact, they have performed several intro songs for him! You can learn more by following this link here. There is also a special Motörhead tribute album coming out titled Löve Me Förever: A Tribute To Motörhead, and it features a plethora of Motörhead covers. One cover in particular that really caught our attention is that of the band’s classic hit “Ace Of Spades”; this cover features the following artists:
Phil Anselmo of Pantera and Down
Gary Holt of Exodus (and ex-Slayer)
Nick Oliveri of Stöner (and ex-Kyuss)
Chuck Garric (who is part of Alice Cooper‘s band)
Sacha Dunable of Intronaut
Kelley Juett of Mothership
Kyle Juett of Mothership
Tom Polzine of Howling Giant