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Tear Ya Down: The Rarities
Motorhead
Tear Ya Down: The Rarities
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
 
  •  Track Listings (11) - Disc #1
  •  Track Listings (14) - Disc #2

As if their full-time occupation as the wildest men in British rock wasn't enough, Motorhead somehow found time to pump out a prolific catalogue of high-octane rock 'n' roll. 'Tear Ya Down' combines two sought-after colle...  more »

     
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All Artists: Motorhead
Title: Tear Ya Down: The Rarities
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Metal-Is
Release Date: 8/20/2002
Album Type: Original recording remastered
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
Styles: New Wave & Post-Punk, British Metal, Thrash & Speed Metal
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaCD Credits: 2
UPC: 060768523722

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As if their full-time occupation as the wildest men in British rock wasn't enough, Motorhead somehow found time to pump out a prolific catalogue of high-octane rock 'n' roll. 'Tear Ya Down' combines two sought-after collections of rarities, 'Dirty Love' (1989) & 'Stone Dead Forever' (1997). From a rare version of the classic 'Ace Of Spades' to a raucous remake of 'Louie Louie', the head banging never stops. 25 tracks remastered from original tapes.

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CD Reviews

Excellent Album, And Biggest Snafu on a CD Cover ever???
Rajesh G. Krishnankutty | Kansas City, MO | 04/07/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Ok these are rarities - i.e. assorted B-Sides and other Home studio throw-asides. These are raw recordings from a band whose main studio releases themselves were studies in rawness. The Mix quality is quite bad - guitars are low in the mix in most tracks, and understandably, it's Lemmy's bass which takes center stage. The drums are trebly for the most part. This certainly is nowhere near the full-bodied 'In your face' production they had for the 'Bastards' CD.Certain songs almost jar my good speakers for all that bass - it's that pronounced. However, all songs are fun, and if you like the quirky humor of a Motorhead track and that mock-serious bravado, all these tracks will bring a smile to your face. How I wish I could see Lemmy's face as he sings "Louie Louie".

OK Now for the Biggest Snafu ever seen on a CD Cover, which along with the mostly bad mix, made a usually generous me take out one whole star - click the picture and enlarge it and check the band member names - Since when did Fast Eddie get adopted by the 'Taylor' family? WTF?? Didn't the band proof read their own goddamn CD???"
Motorhead is great
Thomas Wright | newark ohio | 05/01/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"its motorhead like you never heard them befor"