Motorhead's Lemmy has passed away, although details are currently unknown.
The news rapidly spread across the Twittersphere, with Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie Trunk, and others posting notices:
Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) Lost one of my best friends, Lemmy, today. He will be sadly missed. He was a warrior and a legend. I will see you on the other side.
Eddie Trunk Lemmy made it 70 human years but easily 140 Lemmy @myMotorhead years! As real as it gets! Thinking of all the great stories over the years..
Glenn Hughes RIP my dear Staffordshire friend Lemmy... A beautiful Soul~ I tried many times to keep up with him at the bar or after hours~back in 80's
Tom Hamilton/Aerosmith Sorry to hear Lemmy Kilmister has passed away. Grateful for the few brief moments Jay and I spent with him. Condolences to friends and family
Bass Player honored Lemmy with its Lifetime Achievement Award at BASS PLAYER LIVE! 2015 this past November. Obviously, we were so happy to be able to do this for him while he was alive. Click here for the story and video.