Lemmy denounces reissue box set

2012-12-09 by Voivod STAFF | 51 Comments
Rock icon and Motorhead leader Lemmy has recently denounced the release of a box set from Sanctuary Records, containing the first eight records of the band.

Although Motorhead had initially succeeded in blocking the release, it seems that Sanctuary Records found a way to bypass the conviction of the band.


In Lemmy's own words:

Unfortunately greed once again rears its yapping head. I would advise against it even for the most rabid completists! Motörhead have no control over what’s done with these early songs, and don’t want fans to think that the band is involved in putting out such a costly box set.






Source:
http://www.rocking.gr/news/Motorhead_Min_agorasete_to_box-set_mas_Einai_panakribo/14635/#.UMIoB3l5X9E.facebook
http://www.ssgmusic.com/lemmy-dont-buy-the-new-motorhead-box-set/

Tagged: Motorhead

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demigod!
December 8th 2012
47018 Comments


Lemmy is such a cool guy. You can tell he only cares about the jamz

SteveRogers
December 8th 2012
190 Comments


He's literally annoyed? That's hardcore.

MiniatureHorse
December 8th 2012
908 Comments


I love Lemmy, goddammit. He's always been so humble, but still...I really need this box set. < / 3 Fuck being poor.

Ire
December 8th 2012
41851 Comments


agreed demigooo

demigod!
December 8th 2012
47018 Comments


ya and you know shits serious when Lemmy gets literal

Spec
December 8th 2012
28451 Comments


Still pretty weird that he's still alive. Have you seen the dudes diet?

demigod!
December 8th 2012
47018 Comments


no what is it? Sure it's full of whiskey and bacon

XingKing
December 8th 2012
11090 Comments


It's gotta be

Spec
December 8th 2012
28451 Comments


It's like a pack of cigarettes, bottle of jack Daniels and meat and cheese.

And drugs obvs.

XingKing
December 8th 2012
11090 Comments


I bet it's all of those things mixed into a salad like concoction.

demigod!
December 8th 2012
47018 Comments


or blended together into one handy Lemmyshake.

zaruyache
December 8th 2012
8687 Comments


600 dollars for 8 CDs? What else do you get with this box set?

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demigod!
December 8th 2012
47018 Comments


Jesus Christ is that how much is it? For that price I would like it to come with its own pair of kickass headphones and maybe other merch, my god :/

DamnVanne
December 8th 2012
1933 Comments


lung cancer

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Shimana
December 8th 2012
545 Comments


I only get theoretically annoyed

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Puzzles
December 8th 2012
3065 Comments


He gives good advise

CrazyFool84
December 8th 2012
1081 Comments


Too Russian.

DotEight
December 8th 2012
5649 Comments


Don't know this band, but denouncing anything always sounds bad.

DotEight
December 8th 2012
5649 Comments


Never got that much into Motorhead.

DotEight
December 8th 2012
5649 Comments


"Greed has prevailed once again. My advise, even to those who are self-proclaiming themselves as
"dedicated collectors", is not to buy the box set. I'm literally annoyed by its high price, since most
people cannot afford it."

Well how fucking much is it? I bought the entire DBZ saga box set from Best Buy for $75 so there's no
fucking way it can be more than that.

Fieryfenderz
December 8th 2012
1528 Comments


That link is in Greek...

TRMshadow
December 8th 2012
4983 Comments


@ DotEight, Over $9000!!!!


DotEight
December 8th 2012
5649 Comments


Yeah I don't read fucking Greek. That's like trying to decipher Latin.

And I grew up on DBZ, I didn't fucking grow up on Motorhead.

TRMshadow
December 8th 2012
4983 Comments


Yeah, but even if you don't absolutely worship the guy, if you look at the fact that he's been around for so long and is still this kind of bad-a**, then you have to at least give him a little respect.

Sauce
December 9th 2012
733 Comments


i'm allegorically annoyed.

Fieryfenderz
December 9th 2012
1528 Comments


What a man

GringoSuave89
December 9th 2012
1088 Comments


Lemey is a God. Such a real dude.

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Aids
December 9th 2012
24181 Comments


so figuratively annoyed at the spelling of "advice" in this article

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MoosechriS
December 9th 2012
5191 Comments


Lemmy = Legend

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
December 9th 2012
6639 Comments


so figuratively annoyed at the spelling of "advice" in this article

haha I really appreciate the cynicism over the "literally annoyed" thing from all of you guys, but I was writing this item at 05.00 am (Greece time), hence the minor errors and the slightly weird translation from the Greek text.

Anyway, Lemmy's statement is revised (see second source link).

On another note, the second source link cites that the box set costs $600, while the Amazon price is $511.

Are these guys in Sanctuary Records for real?? hahahah

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TheHamburgerman
December 9th 2012
1331 Comments


Wasn't that after his.... death :D

SabertoothMonocle
December 9th 2012
493 Comments


DAT WART

henryChinaski
December 9th 2012
3104 Comments


Cool story

elephantREVOLUTION
December 9th 2012
2854 Comments


lemmy seems cool but i always thought this band was extremely overrated.

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fish.
December 9th 2012
22379 Comments


didn't he once make a comment about hip hop not being music or something?

I bet 99% of people couldn't name a single motorhead song other than ace of spaces

chips85
December 9th 2012
136 Comments


I appreciate his honesty, respect your fanbase and you are cool in my book !

Myles7
December 9th 2012
173 Comments


RESPECT!!!!

zaruyache
December 9th 2012
8687 Comments


I bet 99% of people couldn't name a single motorhead song other than ace of spaces


OVERKILL. ORGASMATRON. CAT SCRATCH FEVER (COVER). There I win.

Ire
December 9th 2012
41851 Comments


stay cleaaan

fish.
December 9th 2012
22379 Comments


CAT SCRATCH FEVER (COVER)

rest my case

bloc
December 9th 2012
35369 Comments


TIME TO PLAY THE GAAAAAAAME!!!

MUHUWAHAHAHA

Apollo
December 9th 2012
10382 Comments


Lemmy is the man

paxman
December 9th 2012
4084 Comments


Oh.

dudebro
December 9th 2012
17 Comments


TIME TO PLAY THE GAAAAAAAME!!!

bloc wins

BaseballJames
December 9th 2012
378 Comments


"I bet 99% of people couldn't name a single motorhead song other than ace of spaces"

Bomber, Overkill, Killed By Death, Motorhead, Love Me Like A Reptile, Rock Out...

fish.
December 9th 2012
22379 Comments


Bomber, Overkill, Killed By Death, Motorhead, Love Me Like A Reptile, Rock Out...

you're a user on a music site with a strong rock base, of course you're one of the exceptions

Ovrot
December 9th 2012
10644 Comments


I'll be your sister

m/

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ashesofman
December 10th 2012
75 Comments


I don't know how many CDs are in the box set, but Motorhead appears to have 21 albums in their discography. At $511, that's $24/CD. Not too expensive

cloudnx
December 10th 2012
36 Comments


download!

Mojito
December 11th 2012
42 Comments


it says first 8 albums... nearly 64 each. damn steep.

SlMBOLlC
December 11th 2012
5324 Comments


Even more respect to Lemmy m/m/

He's like the anti-Hetfield



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