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All of Today’s Lemmy-Is-Dead News in One Place

Metal fans are still mourning the death of Lemmy, who passed away from an aggressive form of cancer on Boxing Day. As befit an icon of his stature, the stories and tributes keep on coming. Here’s today’s selection.

Item 1: A full obituary posted by The Telegraph in the UK. Who knew that Lemmy was a big fan of ABBA?

Item 2: Corey Taylor Slipknot had this to say about Lemmy.

Item 3: The site xHamster offered up their own tribute to Lemmy. After all, this is a man who wrote songs like “Orgasmatron” and “Whorehouse Blues.” (Via Uproxx)


Item 4: Dave Grohl got a special “Ace of Spades” tattoo.

Tattooed #davegrohl from the #foofighters last night hella cool dude

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Speaking of Dave and Lemmy, here they are playing with Slash.

Item 5: Video has surfaced of the final Motorhead show. (Via NME)

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