The Löst Tapes Vol.5: Live at Donnington, Download Festival 2008
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Now on the fifth volume in this series, we take you on a visit to the spiritual home of British hard rock Donington, to bring you the band’s thunderous live set from the legendary Download Festival in June 2008 …
Cassette tapes. Remember those? Those things with the dual spools and loads of wide brown plastic recording string that’d occasionally unravel and hang out of the shell, requiring a pencil and firm wrist to spin back into place?
Yeah, well, once upon a time, old-school sound systems contained cassette decks for the express purpose of recording shows, and these “cassette” things were a standard part of every tour. Motörhead were certainly no exception, recording show after show. They contain gold, pure aural gold, and had for many years sat hundreds of feet underground in a small cave Lemmy owned, guarded by small, hairy centurions in Roman armor with small spears and bad attitudes. Only the magic password would release them, and thankfully, Lem had scribbled it down and left it inside an old sketch book for us (no, were won’t tell you the password, although it did have the words ’nie nie nie’ in it). There were loads of the dirty, dusty, greasy little buggers gathered, with the likes of Lyon, Liverpool, Hamburg and Chippenham (!!) scrawled in biro on the tiny labels alongside a date…and thus we are delighted to announce that this unique collection of live gems will now be heard by the world, via carefully digitized transfers, in a new series titled The Löst Tapes.
Now on the fifth volume in this series, we take you on a visit to the spiritual home of British hard rock Donington, to bring you the band’s thunderous live set from the legendary Download Festival in June 2008. Featuring surviving members Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee as well as a guest appearance from Würzel on Ace of Spades/Overkill, it’s a welcome addition to this fascinating collection of Motörhead live performances and a must have for completists to new fans everywhere.
- Doctor Rock
- Stay Clean
- Be My Baby
- Over the Top
- One Night Stand
- In the Name of Tragedy
- Just ‘Cos You Got the Power
- Going to Brazil
- Killed by Death
- Ace of Spades (with Würzel)
- Overkill (with Würzel)