Gary Holt (Exodus) and more have shared some of their Motörhead stories with Banger TV as part of a promo video for the recently released Motörhead tribute album “Löve Me Förever: A Tribute To Motörhead.” Humorously, the guitarist says he believes there was actually “more than one Lemmy.”
Holt said the following:
“I’m convinced, and have been for decades, that there’s more than one Lemmy, or at least there was.
We [in EXODUS] used, back in the day, to squander more money on tours. When we did a European tour, we insisted that we had to spend a week in London first — to acclimate to the time change. Basically, it was us partying like fucking animals for five to seven days.
This was when Lemmy still lived in England and London. And we’d go out to a bar and there’s Lemmy. We’d go up and hang out [with] him, do some drugs or whatever and have some drinks. [We’d tell him] ‘We’re gonna go to this other place.’ ‘All right. See you guys later.’ And we’d get there and he’s already sitting at the bar; I mean, he’s been there for an hour. And then we went to another place and he’s there ahead of us, and we left him sitting at the bar. And ever since then we’re convinced that there’s at least three different Lemmys, ’cause he couldn’t possibly have done it. But, you know, Lemmy is God, so…”