Episode 1 - James Jonah - Motörhead Bus Driver

Jun 02, 08:20 AM

Lemmy's Personal Assistant chats with the Motörhead Bus Driver, James Jonah, about old tour stories and more.

Being a tour bus driver is not an easy job in the slightest. It takes a certain type of person to not only be able to maintain composure when everything around you is total bedlam but to enjoy it. Jonah is exactly that type of person, which is why he is regarded as one of the best. 

In this episode Jonah and Dan discuss how he got into the industry and some of the people he has driven over the years, from DeadMau5, Haim, Fall Out Boy and others to being the family bus driver for one of Lemmy’s very good friends, Dave Grohl of Nirvana (I don't care what you say he will always be Dave Grohl of Nirvana to me). 

Along the way they chat out some old Motörhead tour stories also, some of which Dan had forgot, some of which Dan tried to forget and some of which Dan unfortunately does remember very well. 

They also go over just what happened to the Octopus bought in Italy, why Lemmy was sometimes known as the Ice Man on the bus, what not to do with mannequins and what exactly is the best way to eat crisps when off your chops.