On 21 August 1977, the cutting-edge rockers had their self-titled debut album released by Chiswick Records.
'Fast' Eddie Clarke, the guitarist who joined Motörhead in 1976 and was with them until the Iron Fist album of 1982, died on 10 January 2018 at 67.
Mikkey Dee, widely-respected drummer with Motörhead for the 23 years before Lemmy's death last December, has joined German rock giants Scorpions full-time.
After the death of Motörhead frontman Lemmy on 28 December, their 1980 hit 'Ace Of Spades' could be heading for the top ten.
The death has been announced of Phil Taylor, or 'Philthy Animal' as he was nicknamed by admirers of the drummer in the early line-up of Motörhead.