The world lost a musical legend today with the passing of iconic rocker Lemmy Kilmister the lead singer of the band Motorhead. Lemmy lost his battle with cancer at the age of 70. The group holds special place in the hearts of wrestling fans. Motorhead is responsible for Triple H’s “The Game” theme music and they also sing powerful “Line In The Sand” for Hunter’s faction Evolution. Also during the most recent NXT Takeover show in London their legendary song “Ace of Spades” was used as the event’s theme song.
The band Motorhead has been banging out music since 1975 with Lemmy as the lead singer, bassist and songwriter. He was a founding member and only constant member of group that has had a few lineup changes. The group has released 22 studio albums and sold over 30 million records worldwide. Motorhead’s success was largely in their home of the UK but achieved major cult status in the United States. They were very influential in the style of a lot of their America metal counterparts. Basically they were your favorite band’s favorite band.
Triple H an admitted longtime fan of the group developed a friendship with the band’s front man. Motorhead performed “The Game” for Cerebral Assassin’s entrance at Wrestlemania 21. Lemmy also could be spotted over the years backstage at WWE events. The wrestling world and music world lost a true great in Kilmister.
Keith B. Holt
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