MOTÖRHEAD - Second Show In Germany Cancelled Due To PHIL CAMPBELL Health Issues; Berlin And Hamburg Gigs Rescheduled For December 2015
November 29, 2015, 6 years ago
On November 27th, Motörhead were forced to cancel their show in Berlin, Germany. The band issued the following statement:
“With great regret, Motörhead have to cancel the sold out show in Berlin today, November 27th. Our brother, guitarist Phil Campbell suddenly required hospitalization. He will be better soon but there is no choice other than to cancel our show in Berlin. We all wish Phil a speedy recovery.”
Unfortunately, Motörhead were forced to cancel their November 28th show in Hamburg, Germany due to Phil Campbell's continued hospitalization. Drummer Mikkey Dee has posted a video update here stating that Campbell is "recovering very well." He advises that fans hold on to their tickets, as the postponed Hamburg show is now taking place on December 9th and the rescheduled Berlin show on December 11th.
Watch the official Motörhead Facebook page here for further updates.
Metallica bassist and Jaco film producer Robert Trujillo presented a Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award to Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister at the Bass Player Live! Concert on the evening of November 7th at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. The event was part of the eighth annual premier live bass guitar event - Bass Player Live! 2015 - held Saturday, November 7th and Sunday, November 8th in Los Angeles.
Video footage from the all-star performances honouring Lemmy can be viewed below. The clips include appearances by Trujillo, Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe), Chuck Billy (Testament), Lita Ford, and bassists Dug Pinnick (King's X), Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne) and Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill).
On November 20th, Motörhead frontman Lemmy was a featured interview on the German TV network ZDF's program, Aspekte. A clip from this chat with Lemmy weighing in on the November 13th terrorist attacks in Paris has been making the rounds; below is the complete interview: