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Lemmy, Dead at 70

Rock icon Lemmy, infamous frontman of heavy metal band Motorhead, has died at 70 years old.

There’s no easy way to say this. We’ve lost one of the most iconic rock legends of our time. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that he has defined a whole new category for legendary frontmen.

Lemmy, born Ian Fraser Kilmister was born in the UK on December 24, 1945 and was most famous for fronting heavy metal band, Motorhead since 1975.

According to a post on Motorhead’s official Facebook page, Lemmy learned of a cancer diagnosis just three days ago, and succumbed to the deadly disease this evening.

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

The world is going to miss his antics. #RIPLemmy

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