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His voice is a bit croakier these days, but the band’s riffs are as pummeling and unforgiving as ever

Motörhead - 'Aftershock'

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  • Release Date: October 21, 2013
  • Label: UDR Music
6 / 10 After 67-year-old Motörhead frontman and all-round rock legend Lemmy suffered a series of health problems earlier this year, you’d think the notorious hellraiser might have decided to slow down a bit. Nuh-uh. And it’s heartening to hear that these issues haven’t altered his band’s no-frills approach one bit. His voice is a bit croakier these days, but the band’s riffs are as pummeling and unforgiving as ever, especially on the opening double-whammy of ‘Heartbreaker’ and ‘Coup De Grace’ and the coruscating ‘Going To Mexico’. The pace only drops during the hazy ‘Lost Woman Blues’, in which Lemmy shows some vulnerability in matters of love. He’ll probably get over it, seeing as he’s indestructible.

Alan Woodhouse Buy Motörhead - 'Aftershock' at iTunes

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