Rock nobility turn out for Lemmy's funeral

Rock nobility turn out for Lemmy's funeral
By Euronews with Reuters
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Saying goodbye to the Ace of Spades

  • Service livestreamed for fans
  • Urn shaped like trademark black-brimmed hat
  • Banks of speakers in chapel
  • Ended with loud amp feedback and applause

Star-studded guestlist for Lemmy’s funeral

The funeral of Motorhead frontman Lemmy took place in Los Angeles last night https://t.co/vbXU53iP1Gpic.twitter.com/IDGr0OR8dp

— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) January 10, 2016

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Family and friends were joined by rock nobility for the Los Angeles funeral of “Lemmy”, the lead singer of Motorhead.

Speakers including Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters and Slash from Guns N’ Roses paid tribute to the 70-year-old.

He died on 28th of December, two days after discovering he had cancer.

The Ace of Spades

Lemmy's funeral and memorial service can be live-streamed. Rest in power. https://t.co/AJ2fRdNoUypic.twitter.com/fJlobUNGsQ

— Kerrang! Magazine (@KerrangMagazine) January 9, 2016

The British musicion was born Fraser Kilmister in Stoke-on-Trent in 1945.

Lemmy formed Motorhead in 1975 after being thrown out of another band, Hawkwind.

The band went on to record 22 studio albums.

What they said

“A stage warrior and free spirit” – son Paul Inder.

Dave Grohl, Slash and Metallica's Lars Ulrich all pay tribute at Lemmy's funeral \m/ https://t.co/3mEYcBun1qpic.twitter.com/xT7FEao4Gs

— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) January 10, 2016

“His music and personality will last forever” – Slash, Guns N’ Roses

Dave Grohl and Slash pay tribute to Lemmy at funeral of Motörhead frontman – watch https://t.co/q9tQiWsUBapic.twitter.com/W8f9gtJbAA

— NME (@NME) January 10, 2016

“My hero, the one true rock ‘n’ roller, he was kind to everyone” – Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters.

One for the road

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