Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Motorhead: In the Studio” as Want to Read:
Motorhead: In the Studio
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Motorhead: In the Studio

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Motörhead has always been a band whose reputation for the rock'n'roll lifestyle precedes them, but along the way they have also accumulated an impressive, Grammy-winning catalog classic songs—and for the first time their creation is explored via exclusive interviews in this authorized account of the band in the studio. From unpromising beginnings, voted one of the worst ba ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by John Blake (first published January 1st 2010)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Motorhead, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Motorhead

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 39)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Dipesh Acharya
It's a must read for a Motorhead fan as the book tells you what went inside the studio while each albums were made. We all know Motörhead on the road. This book is all about Motorhead in the studio - a chapter for each album till Motörizer. The book appropriately relies heavily on interviews from the producers of each album. You will also get to know about Lemmy's and sometimes other members' views on lyrics, songs and albums. Each chapter concludes with a review of the album from Billboard or o ...more
So, what do we learn from this book? We learn that Lemmy doesn't like having any bass in his bass, and he sings with the microphone, oh and he writes all his lyrics in the studio - often minutes before going in and singing them.
Got that?
Now repeat several times and voila - you have a book!
This should have been interesting, it should have been fascinating, it should have been written "with Lemmy Kilmister" (if it was, it's hidden well - all quotes from Lemmy are lifted from other interviews over
I saw this at Half Price Books for $9.99 and knew I'd be taking it home with me. Details about the recording of every Motorhead album from the self titled debut to Motorizer? Sign me up.

As a Motorhead fan, musician, sometime recording engineer and all around music geek, I liked this book. Tons of information on what microphones were used and how, what kind of console the albums were tracked and mixed on, what kind of tape machines, what kind of room things were recorded in, what equipment the ba
Dude, It's Motorhead! You can't go wrong. Period. This tells you the recording process of EVERY Motorhead album. If you're a fan of Lemmy and his band, just get it already - it pairs well after reading Lemmy's autobiography, "White Line Fever."
Hém  Jøshï
Hém Jøshï is currently reading it
Dec 01, 2014
David Murguia
David Murguia marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2014
Marcus Archibeque
Marcus Archibeque marked it as to-read
May 13, 2014
Jay marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2014
Zita Lerner
Zita Lerner marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2014
Blagoj Gosev
Blagoj Gosev marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2013
Marcin marked it as to-read
May 14, 2013
Mats marked it as to-read
May 05, 2013
Andreas Stie
Andreas Stie marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2013
Matthew marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2013
Eleni marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2013
Camhayden marked it as to-read
Nov 27, 2012
annmarie marked it as to-read
Sep 23, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Rick Rubin: In the Studio Tori Amos: In the Studio Ready to Die: The Story of Biggie Smalls--Notorious B.I.G.: Fast Money, Puff Daddy, Faith and Life After Death Dr. DRE in the Studio: From Compton, Death Row, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, the Game and Mad Money - The Life, Times and Aftermath of the Notorious Record Producer - Dr. DRE Lil Wayne (an Unauthorized Biography)

Share This Book

“Born to lose. Live to win.” 10 likes
More quotes…