Motörhead frontman Lemmy’s official cause of death confirmed

Rock singer died in December

Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister died of prostate cancer, it has been confirmed.

Lemmy passed away on December 28 last year. He was aged 70.

The rock singer died in December after being diagnosed with cancer just two days prior. TMZ has since obtained a copy of his death certificate which confirms that it was cancer of the prostate plus ardiac arrhythmia and congestive heart failure which led to his death.


Lemmy’s funeral was held in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 9, with Dave Grohl, Slash and more in attendance.

Speaking at the service, Slash said of Lemmy: “He was such a fucking great example that much of my peers want to be. He was just true to school and had more integrity in one finger than most rock and rollers.”

Following his death, ‘Ace Of Spades’ made it to Number 13 in the UK Singles Chart.

There have also been a number of more unique tributes to Lemmy since his death, including a Limp Bizkit cover of ‘Ace Of Spades’, a signature whiskey bottle and a petition to rename Jack Daniels and Coke a ‘Lemmy’.

Watch Lemmy’s full memorial service in the video below.



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