AP Entertainment confirmed Tuesday morning that Motorhead founder “Lemmy” Kilmister, 70, died two days after being diagnosed with “aggressive cancer.”
Celebrities abound have expressed their condolences and gratitude for Lemmy’s work in rock ‘n’ roll, including Ozzy Osbourne and Queen guitarist Brian May.
Lemmy, you are one of the primary reasons this band exists. We’re forever grateful for all of your inspiration. RIP pic.twitter.com/WC1csn5F5x
— Metallica (@Metallica) December 29, 2015