Home > Lemmy Kilmister Claimed by Prostate Cancer

People
Lemmy Kilmister Claimed by Prostate Cancer

Description

According to a death certificate, Lemmy Kilmister, the notorious frontman of Motorhead died of prostate cancer and congestive heart failure. The 70-year-old bassist and singer died on Dec. 28 last year, just four days after his birthday. Though earlier reports of his death attributed his demise to an aggressive cancer, Lemmy was diagnosed with the ailment shortly before he died. He was laid to rest in Los Angeles on Jan. 9.

Added on the 20/01/2016 13:42:12 - Copyright : Wochit

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister dies at 70

    Lemmy Kilmister, the founding member and frontman of Motörhead, and a leading figure in hard rock's resurgence in the late '70s and its endurance since, has died of cancer, according to the band's Facebook page. "There is no easy way to say this...our mighty, noble friend Kilmister passed away today after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer," the band wrote on Facebook , adding that the rock veteran had just learned of his condition on December 26th , while at home with his family, "sitting in front of his favorite video game from The Rainbow... We cannot begin to express our shock and sadness, there aren't words." Kilmister, whose gruff vocals and pummeling bass were central to that sound, cut a distinctive presence offstage as well, with his mutton chops and prominent facial moles.

    29/12/2015 - Wibbitz
  • Motörhead Drummer Says the Band is Finished

    Following the death of Lemmy Kilmister, current Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee stated the obvious about the state of the band: Without Lemmy, there is no Motörhead. Dee told Swedish media hours after Kilmister passed away Monday following a short battle with an aggressive form of cancer, "Motörhead is over, of course. Lemmy was Motörhead. We won't be doing any more tours or anything. And there won't be any more records. But the brand survives, and Lemmy lives on in the hearts of everyone." Dee, who replaced Phil Taylor as Motörhead's drummer in 1992, also revealed that Kilmister appeared to be struggling health-wise on their recent European tour, yet the singer soldiered on.

    29/12/2015 - Wochit
  • Following a Short Battle With Cancer, Motörhead Frontman, Lemmy, Dies

    Motörhead bandmates have announced that the band's frontman and bassist Lemmy has died following a short battle with cancer. He was 70. Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was also a member and sometime vocalist of the band Hawkwind in the 1970s, found that he was suffering from "an extremely aggressive" form of cancer on December 26 -- the day after Christmas. He died at home with his family. A short statement on the band's official Facebook page read, "We cannot begin to express our shock and sadness, there aren't words." "We will say more in the coming days, but for now, please...play Motörhead loud, play Hawkwind loud, play Lemmy's music LOUD. "Have a drink or few. "Share stories. "Celebrate the LIFE this lovely, wonderful man celebrated so vibrantly himself."

    29/12/2015 - Wochit
  • Prostate Cancer Drug Linked To Risk Of Dementia

    Patients who take a hormone-suppressing drug to treat prostate cancer may be at greater risk for dementia and Alzheimer's. A JAMA Network study of more than 150,000 men found a link between the degenerative diseases and androgen deprivation therapy. Researchers cautioned doctors to further consider the risks of ADT before giving it to their patients to treat prostate cancer. According to Business Insider, the study says older men taking the treatment have a 20-percent higher chance of dementia.

    06/07/2019 - Wochit
  • 9/11 Ground Zero Dust May Be Causing Prostate Cancer In Responders

    UPI reports new research shows responders at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, were exposed to dust that may be causing prostate cancer. A study published Friday in Molecular Cancer Research said the dust contained metals and organic compounds like polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyl, which may have triggered chronic inflammation in responders' prostates. The researchers pulled data from two previous studies that investigated dust exposure by responders and rats at Ground Zero.

    21/06/2019 - Wochit
  • Don't Disturb George Clooney! Italian Mayor Warns of Fines for People Getting Too Close to Actor's Lake Como Villas

    Unless you're Matt Damon , John Krasinski , Bill Murray , or anyone else in George Clooney 's crew, it's probably not a good idea to come too close to the actor's Lake Como villas. Laglio mayor Roberto Pozzi has declared a fine of up to €500 (approximately $546) for anyone whose car or boat is parked within 100 meters of George's villas. According to the report, Mayor Pozzi "issued the ordinance to guard the solace of the actor, his wife Amal Alamuddin [Clooney] and their entourage."

    06/04/2015 - Wochit

More videosPeople