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Lemmy Kilmister

Lemmy Kilmister

Real/full name:
Ian Fraser Kilmister
69 (born Dec 24th, 1945)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Stoke on Trent)


Lemmy was born on Christmas Eve in 1945 in Burslem, Stoke on Trent, England. When Lemmy was three months old, his father, an ex-Royal Air Force chaplain, separated from his mother. His mother and grandmother settled in Newcastle-under-Lyme then moved on to Madeley, Staffordshire.

When he was 10, his mother married George Willis, who had two older children from a previous marriage, Patricia and ...


In a Channel 4 documentary called "Motörhead: Live Fast, Die Old", broadcast on 22 August 2005, it was claimed that Lemmy had "bedded" in excess of 2,000 women. Maxim magazine has Lemmy at number 8 on its top ten "Living Sex Legends" list, as they claim that he has slept with around 1,200 women.

In the documentary he explained that while in school he noticed a pupil who had brought a guitar to ...


Bass, Vocals (2000-present)

2000 Lemmy, Slim Jim and Danny B Harmonica, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
2006 Fool's Paradise Vocals, Bass, Acoustic Guitars, Harmonica
2006 Rockin' the Cat Club (Video) Bass, Vocals
2008 Tell Me How (Single) Bass, Vocals
2011 Walk the Walk...Talk the Talk Bass, Vocals
2013 Well Alright (Split) Bass, Vocals


Bass, Vocals (1975-present)

1977 Leaving Here (Single) Vocals, Bass
1977 Motörhead (Single) Bass, Vocals
1977 Motörhead Bass, Vocals
1978 Overkill c/w Too Late, Too Late (Single) Vocals, Bass
1978 Louie Louie / Tear Ya Down (Single) Vocals, Bass
1979 Overkill Bass, Second Guitar Solo on Track 10, Vocals
1979 No Class c/w Like a Nightmare (Single) Vocals, Bass
1979 Bomber Bass, Vocals
1979 Bomber c/w Over the Top (Single) Vocals, Bass
1979 On Parole Vocals, Bass
1980 The Golden Years (EP) Vocals, Bass
1980 Ace of Spades c/w Dirty Love (Single) Bass, Vocals
1980 Ace of Spades Vocals, Bass
1980 Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (EP) Vocals, Bass
1981 Motorhead / The Train Kept A-Rollin' (Single) Bass, Vocals
1981 Stay Clean (Split) Vocals, Bass (Tracks 1, 2)
1981 Great Pleasure (Split) Bass, Vocals
1981 Motorschool (Split) Bass, Vocals
1981 St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Split) Vocals (backing) (on track 2), Bass (on tracks 1, 2), Vocals (lead) (on track 1)
1981 The Train Kept A-Rollin' (Single) Vocals, Bass
1981 No Sleep 'til Hammersmith (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1981 Motorhead c/w Over the Top (Single) Vocals, Bass
1982 Go to Hell (Single) Bass, Vocals
1982 Live in Toronto (Video) Bass, Vocals
1982 Iron Fist c/w Remember Me I'm Gone (Single) Bass, Vocals
1982 Iron Fist Bass, Vocals
1982 Stand by Your Man (Split) Vocals, Bass (as "Lemmy")
1983 What's Words Worth (Live album) Vocals, Bass
1983 I Got Mine c/w Turn You Round Again (Single) Bass, Vocals
1983 Another Perfect Day Bass, Vocals
1983 Shine (Single) Vocals, Bass
1984 Killed by Death (Single) Bass, Vocals
1986 Deaf Forever (Single) Bass
1986 Deaf Not Blind (Video) Vocals, Bass
1986 The Birthday Party (Video) Bass, Vocals
1986 Orgasmatron Vocals, Bass
1987 Eat the Rich (Single) Bass, Vocals
1987 Rock 'n' Roll (Single) Vocals, Bass
1987 Rock 'n' Roll Vocals, Bass
1988 Live in Athens (Single) Vocals, Bass
1988 Sounds Waves 1 (Split) Bass, Vocals
1988 Nö Sleep at All (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1989 Motörhead vs Girlschool (Split) Bass, Vocals
1989 Blitzkreig on Birmingham '77 (Live album) Bass, vocals
1990 The Birthday Party (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1990 Lock Up Your Daughters (Live album) Vocals, Bass
1990 The One to Sing the Blues (Single) Vocals, Bass
1991 No Sleep 'til Spain (Single) Bass, Vocals
1991 Everything Louder Than Everything Else (Video) Bass, Vocals
1991 Operation Rock & Roll (Split video) Bass, Vocals
1991 1916 Bass, Vocals (as "Lemmy")
1991 Live 1983 (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1991 The Better Late Than Never Fan Club Flexi (Single) Interview
1992 Hellraiser (Single) Vocals, Bass
1992 Jailbait (Live album) Vocals, Bass
1992 March ör Die Vocals, Bass
1992 '92 Tour EP (EP) Bass, Vocals
1993 Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me (Single) Bass, Vocals
1993 Ace of Spades - The CCN Remix 1993 (Single) Vocals, Bass
1993 Bastards Vocals, Bass, Guitars (acoustic)
1994 Live at Manchester Apollo 10.6.83 (Live album) Vocals, Bass
1994 Born to Raise Hell (Single) Bass, Vocals
1994 Live at Brixton '87 (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1995 Sacrifice Bass, Vocals
1996 Hump on Your Back (Single) Vocals, Bass
1996 Overnight Sensation Vocals, Bass
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour (Live album) Vocals, Bass
1998 Snake Bite Love Vocals, Bass
1999 Everything Louder Than Everyone Else (Live album) Vocals, Bass
2000 We Are Motörhead Vocals, Bass
2000 God Save the Queen (Single) Bass, Vocals
2001 25 & Alive "Boneshaker" (Video) Vocals, Bass
2002 Shut Your Mouth (Single) Vocals, Bass
2002 Hammered Vocals, Bass
2003 Special Edition EP (Video) Vocals, Bass
2003 Live at Brixton Academy (Live album) Vocals, Bass
2004 Inferno Bass, Vocals
2005 Classic Albums: Ace of Spades (Video) Bass, Vocals
2005 Stage Fright (Video) Bass, Vocals
2005 Whorehouse Blues (Single) Bass, Vocals
2005 BBC Live & In-Session (Live album) Vocals, Bass
2006 R.A.M.O.N.E.S. / Devil I Know (Single) Bass, Vocals
2006 Kiss of Death Vocals, Bass
2006 Live (Live album) Bass, Vocals
2006 God Was Never on Your Side (Single) Bass, Vocals
2007 Motörhead - Videobiography (Video) Bass, Vocals
2007 Overkill / Tie Your Mother Down (Single) Bass, Vocals
2007 Better Motörhead Than Dead: Live at Hammersmith (Live album) Vocals, Bass
2008 Overkill - 30th Anniversary Edition (Video) Bass, Vocals
2008 Motörizer Vocals, Bass
2009 The Early Years (Video) Bass, Vocals
2010 The Wörld Is Yours Vocals, Bass
2011 The Game (Single) Bass, Vocals
2011 The Wörld Is Ours Vol. 1 - Everywhere Further Than Everyplace Else (Video) Bass, Vocals
2011 The Wörld Is Ours Vol. 1 - Everywhere Further Than Everyplace Else (Live album) Bass, Vocals
2012 The Wörld Is Ours Vol. 2: Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else (Live album) Bass, Vocals
2012 The Wörld Is Ours Vol. 2: Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else (Video) Bass, Vocals
2013 Aftershock Bass, Vocals
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Bass, Vocals (additional) (1971-1975)

Opal Butterfly

Unknown (1970)

Sam Gopal

Guitars (1968)

The Motown Sect

Guitars, Vocals (1966)

The Rainmakers

Guitars (1963-1966)

The Rockin' Vickers

Guitars (1965-1967)


1999 Usa Toda Tu Fuerza Vocals (on track 12)


2002 Call to Arms Vocals (additional) on "Call to Arms"


As Lemmy:

2000 Calling the Wild Bass, Guitars (acoustic) (tracks 10, 16)
2012 Raise Your Fist Vocals (track 4)
2014 Powerful Passionate Favorites (Compilation) Vocals (backing)


2008 Legacy Vocals (Track 12), Bass (Track 12), Triangle (Track 12)


As Lemmy:

2007 Blowin' Up the Machine Vocals (track 6)


As Lemmy:

1982 Stand by Your Man (Split) Bass
1985 Live! Terror Unleashed / Bump 'n Grind (Video) Bass (On Jailbait), Vocals (On Jailbait)


As Lemmy:

2004 Probot Vocals (lead), Bass (Track 3)


2007 The Inner Sanctum Backing vocals on "I've Got to Rock (To Stay Alive)
2007 I've Got to Rock (to Stay Alive) (Single) Vocals (track 1)
2007 To Hell and Back Again (Video) Vocals (on I've Got To Rock (To Stay Alive))

The Young & Moody Band

1981 Great Pleasure (Split) Bass


2000 Calling the Wild Producer, Mixing (track 10) (as "Lemmy")


2013 Starbound Beast Lyrics (track 3)


2000 We Are Motörhead Cover Concept
2002 Hammered Producer #11
2012 Complete Early Years (Boxed set) Producer, Liner notes
2013 Aftershock Artwork (inside sketch)

Ozzy Osbourne

1991 No More Tears Lyrics for "I Don't Want to Change the World", "Desire", "Hellraiser" and "Mama, I'm Coming Home"


1985 Metal Anarchy Producer
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