Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Navarro and More Mourn Death of Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister
"Oh my. Lemmy got let in on the big secret. One of the greatest rockers of all time. Amazingly unique incredible bass player. My hero. Wow."
Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister passed away Monday after a short battle with cancer.
The hard rock icon was 70.
Despite recent health issues affecting the band's 2015 tour dates, Kilmister soldiered on, performing shows almost until the end.
With the news of his unexpected death going wide, friends and fellow rockers are paying homage to one of the most distinctive voices in metal.
Lost one of my best friends, Lemmy, today. He will be sadly missed. He was a warrior and a legend. I will see you on the other side.— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) December 29, 2015
Farewell Lemmy. I love you brother.— Dave Mustaine (@DaveMustaine) December 29, 2015
So many artists contacting me about Lem. When I'm back on live 1/4 I'm sure I'll have a big roster of people call in to celebrate him.— Eddie Trunk (@EddieTrunk) December 29, 2015
only artist in 13 years of TV that insisted on a call time not before 3P,bottle of JD in dressing room, & showed up with strippers. Awesome!— Eddie Trunk (@EddieTrunk) December 29, 2015
RIP Lemmy— ғred dυrѕт (@freddurst) December 29, 2015
Rest in peace Lemmy— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) December 29, 2015
Oh my. Lemmy got let in on the big secret. One of the greatest rockers of all time. Amazingly unique incredible bass player. My hero. Wow.— Flea (@flea333) December 29, 2015
Oh man Lemmy had a huge footprint. Affected everyone into loud music.— Matt Pincus - SONGS (@mpinc) December 29, 2015
Just got the sad news about the loss of Lemmy from MOTORHEAD….. RIP "Raise Hell Homie…"— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) December 29, 2015
RIP #Lemmy :((— Belinda Carlisle (@belindaofficial) December 29, 2015
Nobody worked as hard, rocked as hard, was as funny & humble as LEMMY Kilmister so if you don't mind I'm going to live in denial. #Motorhead— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) December 29, 2015
Lemmy: Rest In Peace, my friend. pic.twitter.com/2M6VPiBGyE— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) December 29, 2015
Very sad to hear of Lemmy's passing. We've lost a true, true legend. RIP pic.twitter.com/vVVckaeZXM— Geezer Butler (@GZRMusic) December 29, 2015
RIP Lemmy. pic.twitter.com/zubPd2N0uM— Philip H. Anselmo (@philiphanselmo) December 29, 2015