Couldn’t have said it better! RIP Lemmy.

Ugly Bass Face

Lemmy passed yesterday. He turned 70 on Christmas Eve and was diagnosed with cancer the day after Christmas. Two days later, he had succumbed. I read a statement from Motorhead earlier this AM. They’re not going to continue without him, which makes sense, because Lemmy was Motorhead. My Facebook feed was absolutely flooded with news, because I’m on a bunch of bass groups as well as metal groups, so it was a double-whammy. I really love that he was universally appreciated. No one had anything negative to say about him. All acknowledged that he wasn’t the most technical bassist, but he was a genuine human being. He had a dependence on chemicals and alcohol – which I think might have been more of a personality dependence and lifestyle choice than actual substance addiction, but he still spoke clearly about people and really didn’t condescend or slander. He really was the living embodiment…

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