Lemmy had his ashes put into bullets to give to his closest friends

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It has been revealed that revered rock ‘n’ roll icon Lemmy had his ashes placed into bullet casings after he passed away, which were later gifted to his closest friends.

The news should come as no surprise really, given that "Lemmy" and "badass" go hand in hand, with the bullets serving as a reminder that the bass guitar legend was rock 'n' roll through and through right up to the very end.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.