Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Motorhead: Lemmy official cause of death revealed

The official cause of death of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been revealed.

The band announced the bassist passed away from an aggressive form of cancer at his Los Angeles home on December 28, just four days after his 70th birthday and two days after he received word of his health diagnosis.

Now, TMZ reports the rocker’s death certificate lists prostate cancer, cardiac arrhythmia and congestive heart failure as the official causes of death.

Lemmy’s death certificate can be viewed at TMZ here.

Family, friends and fellow rockers paid tribute to the Motorhead icon at a January 9 memorial service in Hollywood that was streamed live to more than 250,000 viewers worldwide via the band’s YouTube channel.

Among the many tributes paid to the rocker is one by Food & Beverage Magazine, who officially renamed Jack & Coke as “The Lemmy” in honor of rock legend.

The bassist joins the ranks of Arnold Palmer, Bellini, Shirley Temple and Tom Collins as a name brand for his favorite drink.

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