Remembering the Artists
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December 28, 2015

Lemmy Kilmister - Motorhead dies at age 70

Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead 1979

Lemmy apparently passed away today - one of the forerunners on Metal music and on of it's great characters. Rock music will miss him. 
  "If you're going to be a fucking rock star, go be one. People don't want to see the guy next door on stage; they want to see a being from another planet." - Lemmy

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Steve Wright - lead singer of Easybeats

Stephen "Stevie" Wright, singer of Australian rock outfit the Easybeats and widely considered the country's first international pop star, has died at age 68. Wright became ill on Boxing Day, December 26th, and died Sunday night, The Guardian reports. No cause of death has been given, though rock historian Glenn A. Baker confirmed the news to radio station 6PR. Read more: Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook