In this one-minute video, Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister demos the difference between how other bassists sound—and how he sounds.
How have I never seen this video?Maybe it's because I didn't live in the U.K. in the Eighties. Or ever, for that matter.
"There is no easy way to say this," reads a post on the band's official Facebook page. "Our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer.
Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell has confirmed that the band's hard-living frontman, bassist Lemmy Kilmister, 67, has been fitted with a pacemaker.
Motörhead have been forced to postpone their planned European tour until February 2014. The reason? Lemmy Kilmister, their iconic bassist and frontman, needs time recover from his illness.