MICHAEL MONROE Says He Also Received Bullet Containing LEMMY’s Ashes

Former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe has revealed that he’s one in every of a small group of people that acquired a bullet from late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister as a private present.

Earlier right now (Wednesday, June 22),Monroe shared pictures of the bullet and the accompanying letter on social media, and he wrote in a caption: “I simply acquired a particularly particular and touching gift-a bullet which has a part of Lemmys’s ashes inside it. Lemmy is within the room whit us tonight!”

The letter that accompanied Monroe‘s bullet got here from West Hollywood, California’s legendary venue Whisky A Go Go, which, like Lemmy‘s favourite consuming institution Rainbow Bar & Grill, is owned by the Maglieri household.

The letter reads: “Michael,

“Everyone knows Lemmy knew many individuals, however had few that he thought-about mates and even fewer that he thought-about household. Being that you’re a type of individuals he thought-about household, we wish to share a bit of piece of him with you.

Lemmy touched all of our lives in a method I do not assume any of us may ever overlook, however with these ashes you retain not solely the reminiscences you might have, you retain Lemmy with you perpetually.

“He was Lemmy. He Performed Rock ‘n’ Roll. Do not Neglect Him”.

Michael‘s bullet shouldn’t be the one one whose existence has been publicly revealed. Final November, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford confirmed that he additionally acquired a Lemmy bullet. He advised to the “SpeedFreaks” radio present: “When Lemmy handed away, I had this stunning alternative to talk at his memorial. We had an important get-together; all of us musicians from everywhere in the world, we met in Hollywood and we talked about Lemmy and his nice life and the issues that he is left us. After which, not too far again, I get one thing within the mail from the Lemmy individuals; Lemmy‘s workplace, his supervisor and everyone nonetheless work tirelessly to maintain his identify with us, as he all the time shall be. They despatched me — it is a bullet [laughs], it is a bullet with a few of Lemmy‘s ashes within it.”

He continued: “That is nuts. That is the form of factor that Lemmy would have cherished to have executed. Nonetheless you select to interpret what I’ve simply mentioned, that is totally as much as you. However to be considered, to be introduced into this small circle of mates the place you really personal a bit of little bit of Lemmy‘s ashes and also you put on it round your neck on a pendant and he is near your coronary heart within the truest sense when it comes to his mortal stays, that is simply mind-blowingly highly effective. To make use of an object like that to hold his stays is simply so Lemmy — it is provocative, it makes you assume, it makes you speak. However so far as having an attractive a part of Lemmy bodily with me proper now in my home, that is simply magical.”

This previous March, German metallic queen Doro Pesch mentioned that she additionally acquired one of many Lemmy bullets and referred to as the expertise “one of the vital intense moments of my life, indescribable heartbreaking and touching.”

In Could 2021, Doro spoke concerning the Lemmy bullet in an interview with Brazil’s “Inside With Paulo Baron”. She mentioned: “Two weeks in the past, I received a bit of field from America. It got here to my mother’s home. For the time being, I am in Germany. I am going again to the States in two weeks. However I used to be in Germany. After which my mother mentioned, ‘Hey, do you anticipate one thing?’ And I mentioned, ‘No.’ After which she mentioned, ‘Shall I open it up?’ And I mentioned, ‘Yeah, open it up.’ And she or he mentioned, ‘There is a letter in it. And there is a little field in it. It is jewellery or one thing.’ And I mentioned, ‘Okay. I am going to wait. I am going to get it.’ And it was the bullet of Lemmy with Lemmy‘s ashes in there. And I inform you, I virtually dropped lifeless. It was, like, ‘Wow.’ After which I heard that any person mentioned Lemmy wrote an inventory and he needed his closest mates or household to have his ashes. And I’ve received this bullet proper right here. I had no phrases for it. It is fairly transferring and touching. However within the letter, it mentioned, ‘He favored you numerous’ or ‘he cherished you numerous,’ and I believed, ‘Oh, man. That feels so good.’ That makes you are feeling like… Now I am motivated for the subsequent hundred years to do good and to rock the followers. That gave me a lot love and a lot power.”

In March 2021, former “Headbangers Ball” host Riki Rachtman mentioned that he was additionally mailed a bullet, calling it “the best present I’ve ever acquired in my life.” He added that he was “getting it made right into a necklace so I can hold it on me in every single place I am going.” In 2020, tennis participant Pat Money shared a photograph of one other Lemmy bullet, saying it had been gifted to UGLY KID JOE singer Whitfield Crane.

“#Lemmy (RIP) from #Motörhead requested that his ashes be put in some bullet and given out to his closest mates, final evening one was introduced to my mate #whitefieldCrane while we had been having dinner at ‘Lemmys bar’ in ‘The Rainbow’,” Money wrote on Instagram in February 2020.

Lemmy died in December 2015 on the age of 70 shortly after studying he had been identified with most cancers.

A custom-made urn containing Lemmy‘s ashes is on everlasting show in a columbarium at Forest Garden Cemetery in Hollywood, California.

I simply acquired a particularly particular
and touching gift-a bullet which has a part of Lemmys’s ashes inside it. Lemmy is within the room whit us tonight! Michael 🌟❤️

Posted by Michael Monroe on Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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