Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons is a band established by the eponymous Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell following the death of Motorhead frontman, Lemmy.
On February 2016, Campbell entered the studio along with Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn to record a new solo album.
In November 2016, his new project Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons released their first recording, a self-titled EP. The band has subsequently performed in supporting slots with Hawkwind, Guns & Roses, Saxon and Airbourne.
In August 2017, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons announced that they were to start recording their debut album. On 26 October 2017, Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons announced the title of the debut album as The Age Of Absurdity, which was released on 26 January 2018 on Nuclear Blast Records. The album was produced by Romesh Dodangoda.
The band's line up for the album features Phil and his three sons, together with former Attack! Attack! vocalist from South Wales Neil Starr:
Phil Campbell - guitar
Todd Campbell - guitar/harmonica
Dane Campbell - drums
Tyla Campbell - bass
Neil Starr - vocals
Romesh Dodangoda - percussion and keyboards on 'Into the Dark'
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