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Lemmy dead: Artist tributes to Motörhead drummer's death

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Motörhead frontman Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister died Monday night from cancer at 70 years old. As the news of his death spread around the Web, fans, peers, artists, and friends remembered him in touching tributes.

His band was the first to post the news and asked fans to post messages about Lemmy to a new Facebook tribute page. The notes left there were long and thoughtful, and featured photos of him with fans and memories of those who met him.

Other stars like Ozzy Osbourne called him a “warrior and a legend,” Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea called him “one of the greatest rockers of all time,” and Blink-182’s Travis Barker remembered him as a “rock god.”

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