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You Can 'Attend' Lemmy Kilmister's Memorial Service

It's live-streaming on YouTube, or you can head to the Sunset Strip

(Newser) - Motörhead fans, you can attend Lemmy Kilmister's memorial service. Sort of. It's happening at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Hollywood on Saturday, but space is limited, so the band is asking that only friends and family actually attend in person, Rolling Stone reports. However, the service will... More »

Motörhead Frontman Dies 2 Days After Diagnosis

Lemmy Kilmister was 70

(Newser) - The rock world is mourning Lemmy Kilmister, the hard-living Motörhead frontman who once seemed almost indestructible. Lemmy, as his legions of fans knew him, discovered he had cancer on Saturday—just two days after his 70th birthday—and died on Monday, the BBC reports. The British-born rocker, a former... More »

'Excessive Headbanging' Could Kill, Say Researchers

But researchers assure us that 'rock 'n' roll will never die'

(Newser) - Researchers are warning of the dangers of seriously rocking out. Doctors in Germany treated a 50-year-old man last year who suffered from a brain injury tied to headbanging, they say, per Wired . "He had no history of head trauma, but reported headbanging at a Motörhead concert four weeks... More »

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