Lemmy — a.k.a. Ian Fraser Kilmister of the band Motörhead — has died at the age of 70 according to reports. Little else is known about the legendary rocker’s death at this time, but Adrenaline 101 Radio has reached out to Motörhead’s reps for confirmation and comment.
The news was first reported by radio personality Eddie Trunk on Twitter:
We’re told the singer passed away just after 4 PM Monday. He had been battling serious health issues, forcing him to scale back on his alcohol and tobacco habits. He had been smoking for 57 years.
Lemmy was credited for started the mutton chops craze back in the 70s.
The original Motorhead drummer, Phil Taylor, died just last month after a long illness.
Lemmy was 70 years old.
We will keep you updated as we hear more