Funeral Services for Lemmy Kilmister Begin Shortly, Live Link Available

Lemmy of Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

Lemmy of Motörhead, Photo credit: ©Hillarie Jason

Funeral services for Ian Frasier “Lemmy” Kilmister of Motörhead’s begin in about an hour with the memorial services from Los Angeles, California and webcasted globally. You can stream the services at this link or below at 2:30 PST.

 

 

Family and close friends will observe a service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood, commencing at 3 p.m. PST and ending at 4:30 p.m. With such limited space available on site, Motörhead is respectfully asking that fans don’t attend the service at the cemetery, but the band wants everyone to be a part of this, so they are setting up a live feed webcast of the service. Also with the Los Angeles public memorial expected to be heavily attended, The Rainbow Bar And Grill have announced that the entire Sunset Strip will be used.

Fans are leaving constant comments of support and love for Lemmy on social media and at the Official Motorhead YouTube channel, the site of the stream. The following message greets fans:

 

We want you ALL to be a part of this memorial service.

So wherever you are, PLEASE get together and watch with fellow Motörheadbangers and friends. GO to your favorite bar, or your favorite club, make sure they have access to an internet connection and toast along with us.
Or simply invite your pals around and celebrate Lemm’s life at home.

Whatever your venue, and however you can, let’s be sure to gather globally on Saturday 9th and celebrate the life of our dear friend and irreplaceable icon.

NOTE: For anyone wishing to send flowers, please contact Karen Brando at
Flowers by Michael
(310) 276-1003

www.flowersbymichael.com
kbrando@flowersbymichael.com

If you’d like to make a charitable donation under Lemmy’s name, please go to:

Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

http://www.diocancerfund.org/

Lemmy Funeral Plans, Webcast, And Donations Announced

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

Details are now set for one of the most enduring personalities in music history. Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead’s family and close friends will observe a service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood, commencing at 3 p.m. PST and ending at 4:30 p.m. With such limited space available on site, Motörhead is respectfully asking that fans don’t attend the service at the cemetery, but the band wants everyone to be a part of this, so they are setting up a live feed webcast of the service via Motörhead’s official YouTube channel. Also with the public memorial expected to be heavily attended, The Rainbow Bar And Grill have announced that the entire Sunset Strip will be used.

The band has released a statement:

“Wherever you are, PLEASE get together and watch the service with fellow Motörheadbangers and friends. GO to your favorite bar, or your favorite club, make sure they have access to an Internet connection and toast along with us. Or simply invite your pals around and celebrate Lemm’s life at home. Whatever your venue, and however you can, let’s be sure to gather globally on Saturday, January 9 and celebrate the life of our dear friend and irreplaceable icon.”

For anyone wishing to send flowers, please contact Karen Brando at Flowers By Michael: (310) 276-1003.

Charitable donations under Lemmy’s name can be made to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

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Lemmy’s Funeral Set For January 9th, London Memorial Planned

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

According toMotörhead‘s Manager Todd Singerman, Lemmy Kilmister’s funeral will be held on on January 9th at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles at 3 PM. In addition to the Public Memorial at The Rainbow Bar And Grill, a London memorial has been planned for the same day at The Wig and Gown, 99 Holloway Road, London N7 8LT. Doors are at 9 PM and the event will run until 1 AM local time and plans for a simulcast of the LA services. Other memorials are also being planned for the legendary rocker around the world.

The Facebook event for the London memorial can be found here

Petition Launched To Build A Lemmy Statue Outside The Rainbow Bar In Hollywood

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Hiraxsinger and LA metal scene fixture Katon De Pena has launched a Change.org petition to build a Lemmy Kilmister statue outside of The Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood. The petition has over 2000 signatures in less than two days.

 

 

A Statue for Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister Motörhead at The Rainbow Bar and Grill – CA

Recently passed away. People around the world would like to have a statue to pay respects for this rock n roll legend. He frequented this well known restaurant and would serve as a memorial.

We the undersigned are concerned citizens who urge our leaders to act now.

 

Public Memorial For Lemmy Will Be Held On January 9th In Hollywood

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The Rainbow Bar And Grill in West Hollywood will be the scene of the public memorial honoring Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead on Saturday, January 9 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Lemmy would often hold court at the iconic bar, so it is fitting he will be remembered there. Lemmy passed away from an aggressive form of cancer on December 28th. He had just turned 70 years old on December 24th.

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

Motörhead, ©Hillarie Jason

From The Rainbow Bar & Grill on Facebook:

Join us Saturday, January 9th as we say goodbye to a dear friend and loved one. We will open our doors at 2pm.

 

 

Join us Saturday, January 9th as we say goodbye to a dear friend and loved one. We will open our doors at 2pm.

Posted by RAINBOW BAR AND GRILL on Saturday, January 2, 2016