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Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister: Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Nikki Sixx and More Pay Tribute

Since the tragic passing of Lemmy Kilmister was announced yesterday, tributes have been pouring in from around the metal and rock worlds.

Among the musicians who have posted their thoughts about the bass icon are Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx, Phil Anselmo and John 5.

We've collected a few of their tributes below.

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.