Ian Fraser ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, mad maestro of Motörhead, dead at 70
LOS ANGELES — Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister, the mutton-chopped, mustachioed and chainsaw-voiced heavy metal giant who founded, fronted and wrote all the music as the bassist for the mayhem that was Motörhead, has died. He had just turned 70.
Lemmy, whose birthday was Christmas Eve, was battling cancer, according to a Monday post to the band’s Facebook page. Read more…