“Lemmy,” the widely renowned documentary about Motorhead singer/bassist Lemmy Kilmister, will be shown one night only exclusively at the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes theater on Jan. 26 and across the country at various theaters starting January 15.The Atlanta showing will be at The Plaza theater Jan 15 – Jan20.
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Film directors and producers had access to Kilmister, who turned 65 on Christmas Eve, for nearly three years. The movie premiered last March at the annual South by Southwest Film and Music Festival in Austin. Footage from that, including the band’s subsequent performance at Stubb’s.
Testimony in the movie comes via several rock and metal sources, including Metallica, Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison guitarist C.C. Deville, Alice Cooper and even World Wrestling Entertainment’s Triple H, whose ring entrance theme song is Motorhead’s “The Game.”
Motorhead, which of course also features guitarist Phil Campbell and drummer Mikkey Dee, is scheduled to release new album The World Is Yours on Feb. 8 and return to Stubb’s on March 8 as part of their 35th anniversary tour.
The Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes is located at 1255 SW Loop 410.
The movie follows recent San Antonio screenings that included the Rush documentary “Beyond The Lighted Stage,” plus concerts by Bon Jovi, Slipknot and the Big 4.
On a side note, Motorhead announced Tuesday a contest for fans to cook the “Krakatoa Surprise” recipe Kilmister concocted in the metal cookbook “Mosh Potatoes.” The book features recipes from many metal musicians, including Hatebreed/Kingdom of Sorrow singer Jamey Jasta and Overkill singer Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth.
Jay Nanda – San Antonio Metal Music Examiner