Motörhead’s iconic drummer Mikkey Dee revealed his opinion about joining the legendary band by sharing a new post on his official Instagram account.

Back in the days when Motörhead was recording March Or Die, the drummer Phil Taylor fired in the earlier of the recordings. Tommy Aldridge stepped in for the session and also the latest drummer of the band, Mikkey Dee also stood in for the recordings.

Afterward, Mikkey Dee joined the band while Tommy parting ways with Motörhead. In the documentary named ‘The Guts and the Glory,’ Mikkey spoke about the day he decided to join the band and wanted to share this speech on social media.

Mikkey stated that he had two options before joining the band, either he was going to replace Tommy, or join the band as himself. In the end, he decided to join the band as himself and admitted that he also changed the band with this decision.

Additionally, Mikkey said that he could overplay all the songs as they were and prove that he is one of the best drummers in the world. However, he pointed out that playing like this is not going to be like Motörhead.

Here is what Mikkey Dee said:

“I had two options: I had to either replace him or join the band. I could not replace him… I had to join the band and do my shit. I had to change the band, I had to play differently, look differently, just be different. Either I got accepted or I didn’t.

I can overplay these songs. I can do drums all over these songs and show how damn good I am, you know, with a million fuckin’ things, but that’s not Motörhead. I like to keep it really straight and heavy. Less is a lot more in a band like this.”

You can check out the post below.