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“Live At Brixton ‘87” by Motorhead

Artist: Motorhead
Title: “Live At Brixton ‘87”
Label: Sanctuary Records
Release Date: 6/7/2005
Genre: Hard Rock
Rating: 3.5/5

Recorded in 1987, “Live At Brixton” is “yes another live Motorhead album”, and while it is one that can be a lot of fun to listen to; in the end it does not really stand up to its legendary predecessor “No Sleep Til’ Hammersmith” in my humble opinion. By 1987 there was a slight lineup shift and it was one that found drummer Pete Gill being replaced by original Motorhead skin basher Phil Taylor. It was nice to have another member of the bands “classic lineup” back in place and as expected he worked well with the guitar prowess of Phil Campbell and Wurzel. There is a very close similarity in terms of set list composition to the “No Sleep At All” live recording and that might put some people off who are seeking something a little bit more unique. However, on the same token if you are one of those tried and true Motorhead album collector’s this one might be perfect for your needs. In terms of band discography; the live show presented on this album was supporting their “Rock And Roll” album and as result there would be five numbers from this release performed.
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