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"The 8th of May, The 8th of May" – MOTORHEAD Declare The Loudest Day of the Year

Posted by on May 5, 2020 at 12:43 pm



THE 8TH OF MAY, THE 8TH OF MAY! To celebrate 40 years since the release of the iconic Motorhead song "Ace of Spades," Motorhead are doing a silly promotion on May 8th.

I seemed to think it was silly when I tweeted about it last night, but a good bunch of folks disagreed with me, so I wanted to make sure other folks who don't seem to think this is silly know about it.

There is a Facebook event page for the celebration and you can see the full press release below:

Few songs in modern history can instantly ignite the adrenaline of music fans the way the song’s opening dirty bass riff and drum roll can. From zero to 100 mph in a matter of seconds, that speaker-destroying opening riff is unstoppable. And the song changed the course of hard rock… forever.

Now, 40 years later we are celebrating this milestone album’s anniversary on Motörhead Day 2020, ‘The 8th Of May’ by inviting you, and fans from around the globe, to join us on this special day where everything is louder than everything else!

Here’s what’ll be happening on the day:

WORLDWIDE PREMIERE OF NEW VIDEO
A new lyric video for the most iconic of Motörhead songs – 'Ace Of Spades' will premiere here.

WARPIG YOUR FACE 
Use a unique Facebook and Instagram filter of the snarling embodiment of Motörhead to transform your face.

LIMITED EDITION ROAD CREW MERCHANDISE
A limited edition Road Crew merchandise capsule will be released on the webstore here. A portion of the proceeds of the Road Crew merchandise will be going to Live Nation’s Crew Nation Fund to provide financial support to touring crews affected at this time. #WeAreTheRoadCrew

RAISE A TOAST TO MOTÖRHEAD!
Fill a glass with your favourite libation and post your toast to Motörhead online with the hashtag #8thofmay. Jack and Coke optional.

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