Phil Campbell of Motörhead – Happy Birthday From Metal Odyssey!
(Overnight Sensation/1996 – L to R: Phil, Lemmy & Mikkey)
PHIL CAMPBELL – Happy Birthday Phil Campbell! On May 7th, 2011, legendary guitarist Phil Campbell turns a stellar 50! Since 1984, Phil Campbell has been the guitarist for the world’s greatest, fastest and most persevering Rock ‘n’ Roll band known as: Motörhead. Thank you Phil for all the enormous Rock ‘n’ Roll you’ve created!
Phil was hired by Motörhead founder and ultra-legendary Lemmy Kilmister back in 1984. Former Motörhead guitarist Würzel was also hired at the same time. With the trio of Lemmy (bass & vocals), Mikkey Dee (drums) and Phil, Motörhead continue to be the lean, mean, Rock ‘n’ Roll machine in 2011 with NO end in sight!
Phil Campbell Rock ‘n’ Roll Facts:
* Phil Campbell formed the Heavy Metal band Persian Risk back in 1979, in Cardiff, Wales.
* Phil Campbell first appeared on the Motörhead compilation album No Remorse, which was released back in 1984 on Bronze Records. The songs on No Remorse (vinyl/LP version) which Phil Campbell played guitar on: Killed By Death, Snaggletooth, Steal Your Face and Locomotive. Phil Campbell played guitar for two versions of Under The Knife, found on the No Remorse double CD as bonus tracks.
* Phil Campbell has played guitar on 14 Motörhead studio albums, the first being Orgasmatron from 1986 and the most recent being The Wörld Is Yours released in December of 2010.
* For more info on Motörhead, click here: Motörhead
Long Live Phil Campbell.
Long Live Motörhead.
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