METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

lemmyglastonbury2015_12_638Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N’ ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister.

Lemmy found out that he was suffering from “an extremely aggressive” form of cancer on December 26. He died two days later at home in Los Angeles with his family by his side.

Sixx said on Twitter that he would miss Lemmy, and called him a “(pillar) of dignity.”

Osbourne tweeted: “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.”

METALLICA wrote: “Lemmy, you are one of the primary reasons this band exists. We’re forever grateful for all of your inspiration. RIP”

Taylor said: “My friend died today. We’ll all miss you. Your name was Lemmy, and you played Rock n Roll. Rest in Peace, my man.”

You were so kind to me, supportive and encouraging and naturally, brutally honest. Thanks, Lemmy. You are a legend and I’ll miss you!

Posted by Amy Lee on Monday, December 28, 2015

We just heard the horrible news. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Lemmy Kilmister’s family, friends, all his Motorhead family and fans. RIP Lemmy Kilmister Motörhead – you will be missed.

Posted by Queensrÿche on Monday, December 28, 2015

This is a true story about Lemmy and my mom told by my best friend…”He sat next to us and he started talking to her…

Posted by Suicide Silence on Monday, December 28, 2015

Very sad to hear of Lemmy’s passing. We’ve lost a true, true legend. RIP

Posted by Geezer Butler on Monday, December 28, 2015

I love you Lemmy; a great human being and a man who changed the face of rock. Motorhead Rules! RIP Lemmy; You will never be forgotten! I love you my big brother. ;-( Lita

Posted by Lita Ford on Monday, December 28, 2015

Lemmy was a great Bass Player, Song Writer and most of all a friend. To say he will be missed is an understatement. He…

Posted by MANOWAR on Monday, December 28, 2015

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of one of our heroes. Rest In Peace Lemmy Kilmister Motörhead

Posted by Voivod on Monday, December 28, 2015

Going from “Happy Birthday, Lemmy” to “Lemmy, Rest in Peace” in the course of a few days is pretty brutal, not to…

Posted by Corrosion Of Conformity on Monday, December 28, 2015

You gave us and the world your absolute hardest, meanest, toughest, pure spirit of Rock’n’Roll. You lived a hundred…

Posted by Airbourne on Monday, December 28, 2015

Lemmy, you are the reason we ALL exist. Motörhead is why thrash metal is here, though you would never take credit. You…

Posted by Gene Hoglan ”Official Page” on Monday, December 28, 2015

I was a fan since day one. Cro-Mags toured the U.S. with Motorhead in the 80’s and played a multitude of shows in…

Posted by John Joseph on Monday, December 28, 2015

R.I.P. Lemmy. What a class act. Anytime I met him he was always complimentary about Poison. He was so secure in what he…

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