December 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

LEMMY Praised By The Recording Academy President/CEO NEIL PORTNOW

Neil Portnow, president/CEO of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, also known as NARAS or The Recording Academy, the governing body of the Grammy Awards, has released the following statement regarding the passing of MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy Kilmister: "Grammy winner Lemmy Kilmister was a remarkable frontman and bona fide heavy metal icon. A ...

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DEE SNIDER: How LEMMY KILMISTER Saved TWISTED SISTER (Video)

In the Artisan News clip below, TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider reveals how Lemmy Kilmister from MOTÖRHEAD played a crucial role in helping TWISTED SISTER break through in the U.K. Snider recalls how, in July 1982, TWISTED SISTER was offered the "special guest" slot on a bill at a heavy metal festival headlined by MOTÖRHEAD ...

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Watch Video Footage Of MOTÖRHEAD's Final Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MOTÖRHEAD's final concert, which took place on December 11 in Berlin, Germany, can be seen below. Despite suffering from an "extremely aggressive" form of cancer, the band's frontman, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister battled his way through to the end of the group's European tour. "He was terribly gaunt," MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee

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MIKKEY DEE: 'MOTÖRHEAD Is Over'

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee has confirmed that the band will cease touring and will not record any more albums following the passing of the group's iconic frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. "MOTÖRHEAD is over, of course," Mikkey told Sweden's Expressen newspaper. "Lemmy was MOTÖRHEAD. But the band will live on in the memories of ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Pays Tribute To LEMMY: 'We Lost A True Friend'

Veteran all-girl British hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have released the following statement regarding the passing of MOTÖRHEAD vocalist/bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister: "Today it is a very sad day in rock, we lost a true friend, someone who since 1979 was part of our lives and our history as band. "We played together, recorded and toured together, ...

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