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Lemmy Kilmister Died / MOTÖRHEAD Story

December 29, 2015

UPDATE 29. December 2015, At 23:17

Scarce 24 hours after MOTÖRHEAD have announced the loss of band-in-chief Lemmy Kilmister, now seems to be the exact cause of death identified. According to an interview in the Hanover General with the tour Manager, Ute Kromrey was the 70-Year-old of a brain tumor died. The Band had already been in yesterday's Facebook Post of a not further specified cancer spoken. This was only on 26. December diagnosed.

In the Interview, Kromrey talks, also, about your last encounter with Lemmy at the final MOTÖRHEAD-Gig in Berlin on the 11. December. The tour Manager in the wording: “[A]uf the Party, he just sat anteilslos next to it, was emaciated, has almost nothing more to eat. I thought maybe he was tired because of the long Tour. Lemmy always had a fear of diseases.“

The full Interview can be haz.de found.


UPDATE 29. December 2015, At 17:42

What was to be expected, is now a sad certainty. MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee has announced today, Tuesday, the, established in 1975, the cult band after the death of her flagship Lemmy Kilmister story.


“There will be no further tours, etc. And there will be no more albums. The fire will burn forever, and Lemmy lives in all our hearts,“ said the 52-Year-old in the Swedish daily newspaper Expressen. Mikkey Dee also brought his deep admiration for his long-time companion had passed the final tour of Europe in spite of their illness until the very end.

The last MOTORHEAD concert took place on may 11. December 2015 in Berlin. 15 days later, I was diagnosed with Lemmy Kilmister of cancer. He died on Monday afternoon in Los Angeles.


According to current information of the band's deceased frontman Lemmy Kilmister, at the age of 70 years. The in the early hours of the morning, the US radio host Eddie Trunk, and various rock greats such as Ozzy Osbourne and Billy Idol via Twitter reported.

The Band confirmed the sad news a little later on your Facebook page. Thus, was diagnosed with Lemmy as recently as last Saturday – two days after his seventieth birthday – an aggressive cancer, he succumbed on Monday against 16 at his home in Los Angeles.

The metal.editorial Department bows down and Roll in front of the master of the Rock ‘n’. R. I. P., Lemmy!

Here is the MOTORHEAD-Statement in the original wording:

There is no easy way to say this...our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away yesterday after a short battle with extremely aggressive cancer. He had learnt of the disease on December 26th, and was at home, sitting in front of his favorite video game from The Rainbow, which had recently made it's way down the street, with his family.

We cannot begin to express our shock and sadness, there aren’t words.

We will say more in the coming days, but for now, please...play Motorhead loud, play Hawkwind loud, play Lemmy's music LOUD.
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Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister

1945 -2015

Born to loose, lived to win.