Motörhead: Heroes (David Bowie Cover)

While David Bowie, Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, and Phil Taylor aren’t on Earth, and Motörhead is no more, a video of the influential British metal band covering Bowie’s 1997 song “Heroes” has just been released. It remains faithful to the original version in many ways, though the band plays the song in their classic style: heavy, fast and loud. Recorded during sessions for Bad Magic, this …

“Metal is The New Black” by Quiet British Accent

Motorhead and Iron Maiden meets embroidery in this homage to heavy metal designs

Taking something traditionally wholesome and making it a little subversive and much more playful, London-based design duo Quiet British Accent has recently unveiled their Metal is The New Black project. For the series, QBA—aka Sharon and Jason Gale—have created three traditional home embroidery hoops, but are paying homage to metal lettering and graphics. The hand-drawn designs are machine-embroidered to perfection, and the results are playful, …