Lemmy had his ashes placed into bullets and given to his closest friends
The legend of Lemmy continues to grow long after his heartbreaking passing in 2015.
The iconic frontman and pioneering figure of Motörhead left a void in the world heavy music in the years since his death but the impact that he left is loaded kind of lore that will make him a legendary figure in perpetuity.
An example of just how incredible Lemmy remains comes from a recent revelation from former Headbanger's Ball host, metal ambassador, and host of the new heavy music show The Ball, in Riki Rachtman. Prior to his death, Lemmy arranged to have his ashes placed into engraved bullets that were designated for select friends and extended family members. Rachtman shared the special moment online.
Another recipient of the unique memento was Ugly Kid Joe's Whitfield Crane. Sharing a letter that accompanied the bullet was Crane's friend in Tennis professional Pat Cash. The letter read, “We all know Lemmy knew many people, but he had few that he considered friends and even fewer that he condered family. Being that you are one of those people he considered family, we would like to share a little piece of him with you.
“Lemmy touched all of our lives in a way I don’t think any of us could ever forget, but with these ashes you keep not only the memories you have, you keep Lemmy with you forever. He was Lemmy. He played rock’n’roll. Don’t forget him.”