How the statue of Lemmy came to be

All at imotorhead and the entire rock world mourned when Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, our legendary frontman, died from prostate cancer and heart failure in December 2015.

Soon afterwards, Katon de Pena, vocalist for California thrash-metallers Hirax, launched a crowdfunding campaign to immortalise him with a statue. The campaign ended on $22,771 – more than the initial $21,000 goal – and the statue was erected in August.

Now director Rocio Romero has released a short documentary detailing how the initial idea for the statue became reality. Watch the six-minute film below:


The full story here.