Lemmy has referred to Sacrifice as one in every of his favourite albums, despite the fact that, when it was all mentioned and executed, would culminate within the departure of Würzel (guitarist Michael Richard Burston, RIP). To assist assist Lemmy‘s love of Sacrifice, let’s learn via his very Lemmy liner notes for Motörhead‘s 1995 launch, the band’s twelfth:
“This is a very good album. Put it in your system and your girlfriend’s clothes fall off. Yes, friends, get a copy of Proto-rich, stainless, eco-friendly, asbestos-free, non-toxic, harmless to pits, sincere, recyclable, individually wrapped Sacrifice, and hordes of huge naked women/men/goats will come round to your house and rub themselves all over you!! In the nicest possible, non-role model, respectful way. One copy of stain-resistant Sacrifice and you will increase your bust measurement by 2″ or your a reimbursement. Good luck, and go lie down.”
Now that is a hell of an endorsement. And Exhorder brings the identical type of grit and thunder Motörhead was identified for with their cowl of “Sacrifice.” The Louisiana band’s model is decidedly heavy and goes effectively with all types of headbanging, the extra chaotic the higher. Vocalist Kyle Thomas spoke concerning the band’s alternative intimately whereas they have been within the studio recording “Sacrifice”:
“We chose that song because (Exhorder bassist) Jason Viebrooks toured with Motörhead when he was in Grip Inc. and Motörhead was out on tour for the album Sacrifice. He had a strong connection with the song and we all listened to it and yeah, it fits this band. Me, I first remember hearing about Motörhead while I was still in grade school. When I first heard them I was like oh wow, that’s just so powerful. It’s big and there are no frills. Lemmy‘s vocals are extremely identifiable. When you hear Motörhead, there is no mistaking it is Motörhead. The original lineup of Fast Eddie, Philthy Animal Taylor, and Lemmy I just connected with. They were so real. As I started getting into crossover and punk I started noticing how much the punk rockers connected with Motörhead just as much as the metalheads. That definitely connected with me for sure.”
Thomas’s nod to the Motörhead/Punk connection is correct on. And so is Exhorder‘s contribution, the most recent observe from the upcoming Motörhead tribute, Löve Me Förever: A Tribute to Motörhead which is now obtainable on all digital streaming platforms and for digital obtain in addition to 2LP lavish oxblood waxx at PsychoWaxx.Com. You can watch Exhorder placing their very own spin on Motörhead‘s “Sacrifice” (filmed reside within the studio) beneath.