Motörhead

Bomber/Overkill

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Overkill, Motörhead's second album, followed the same pattern as the first -- it was a relentless collection of fast, loud and simple heavy metal -- but the songwriting was more melodic and consistent than the debut. By the time of their third album, Bomber -- also included on this two-fer -- it was clear that the band had one basic sound and nothing else. However, that didn't mean the group was boring; the lethal attack of their buzzing guitars and Lemmy's hoarse vocals never became tedious because of the immediacy of the group's sound, as well as their talent for coming up with memorable riffs and tightly written songs, among them "Dead Men Tell No Tales."