Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Lemmy planned to haunt Tears For Fears after death in final interview

Published 31/12/2015

Lemmy Kilmister
Lemmy Kilmister

Lemmy did not encourage the rock and roll lifestyle because of the many health complications resultant from living wild.

Rock legend Lemmy could show up in spirit at a gig in 2016 if his eerie warning in a final interview is realised.

The Motorhead frontman lost a brief battle with cancer on Monday (28Dec15) - four days after turning 70 years old. One of his last interviews with a German TV network has surfaced and the information he shared during the discussion is more than a little jarring for people who believe in the paranormal.

The Ace of Spades singer acknowledged he had lived a busy, lucky life, and insisted only death would prevent him from hitting the stage.

"I’ll have to stop then, I think," he joked, before adding, "But you never know, I could haunt somewhere, mess up somebody else's gig."

He then singled out 80s act Tears For Fears as the band he'd most like to haunt onstage after death.

Many fans will be flocking to Los Angeles' Rainbow bar in January (16) to toast Lemmy in his favourite Hollywood hang-out. Locals expect to see the rocker's ghost there.

Lemmy concluded the German interview by urging young rockers not to follow his lifestyle example, adding, "I don’t really recommend the lifestyle because most people die of it. A lot of my friends are dead who shouldn’t be."

© Cover Media

Online Editors

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph