There’s a Lemmy biopic in the making. The preview doesn’t send me, but I’ll have to go see it, just because the man is everything a rock legend should be.
Scratch Acid opened for Motorhead in 1986 in Dallas at the the Longhorn Ballroom. We played first, then the Cro-mags, Wendy O. Williams, and Motorhead. The room was nearly empty during our set and those that were there were not overwhelmed by the Scratch Acid thing. I stood on the side of the stage during Motorhead’s set, and the ears are still ringing.
So, we played a show for a crowd that didn’t care, made a little money, and had a great view of a show that I would have driven to Dallas and paid to see from the pit anyway. Everybody wins. And by everybody, I, of course, mean me.
His autobiography, White Line Fever, is worth reading if you’re a fan. The guy has seen a lot of strange and hilarious things, and he really knows how to tell a story.