Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead dies

Lemmy Kilmister of the band Motörhead, Sept. 22, 2015, in Upper Darby, Pa. (Invision/AP)
Lemmy Kilmister of the band Motörhead, Sept. 22, 2015, in Upper Darby, Pa. (Invision/AP)

- Singer and bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister of the influential metal band Motörhead has died. He was 70. Several news outlets reported Kilmister's death, which was confirmed by the band's Facebook page.

"There is no easy way to say this…our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer," the band posted. "We cannot begin to express our shock and sadness, there aren't words."

Kilmister leaned of the diagnosis on December 26, just two days after turning 70, the band said.

 

 

There is no easy way to say this…our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle with an extremely...

Posted by Official Motörhead on Monday, December 28, 2015

 

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