Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee Confirms The Band Are Over Following Lemmy’s Death


Given yesterday’s passing of Motörhead frontman/bassist Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, it shouldn’t be surprising that the band are effectively done. Drummer Mikkey Dee confirmed that the group will not continue without Kilmister, though their brand and legacy will live on. He told

Motörhead is over, of course. Lemmy was Motörhead. But the band will live on in the memories of many.”

“We won’t be doing any more tours or anything. And there won’t be any more records. But the brand survives, and Lemmy lives on in the hearts of everyone.”

Speaking of Kilmister‘s massing health struggles that plagued him in recent years:

“He was terribly gaunt, he spent all his energy on stage and afterwards he was very, very tired. It’s incredible that he could even play, that he could finish the Europe tour. It was only 20 days ago. Unbelievable.”

“It feels fantastic that we were able to complete the tour with him. It’s heartening that we didn’t cancel because of Lemmy. I’m incredibly grateful over the years we had, and that we had such a good time together.”

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