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Photos: Lemmy Kilmister through the years

Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister (born Ian FraserMotörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister (born Ian Fraser Kilmister) has died of cancer. The British rock bassist was 70. We reflect on his life and career through photos, like this 1978 snap. Here, Kilmister poses with his bass guitar with fireworks attached, firing sparks from the body.  Fin Costello, Redferns, Getty ImagesFullscreenFrom left to right, Lemmy Kilmister, Phil 'PhilthyFrom left to right, Lemmy Kilmister, Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor and ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke. The Motörhead bandmates pose here in Islington, London in December 1980.  Fin Costello, RedfernsFullscreenKilmister poses backstage at Top Of The Pops TV StudiosKilmister poses backstage at Top Of The Pops TV Studios in London in February 1981.  Fin Costello, RedfernsFullscreenKilmister points to a tour case backstage at City HallKilmister points to a tour case backstage at City Hall in Newcastle, England on March 22, 1982.  Fin Costello, RedfernsFullscreenKilmister poses, sitting strapped to an electric chairKilmister poses, sitting strapped to an electric chair prop and smoking a cigarette during the photo session for Motörhead’s ‘Killed By Death’ single in Pimlico, London in July 1984.  Fin Costello, RedfernsFullscreenKilmister performs on stage during Motörhead's concertKilmister performs on stage during Motörhead’s concert on the last day of the Rock in Rio Madrid Music Festival at Rock City in Arganda del Rey, Madrid.  Victor Lerena, EPAFullscreenKilmister arrives at the 5th Annual Revolver GoldenKilmister arrives at the 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods awards show at Club Nokia on May 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  Chelsea Lauren, WireImageFullscreenSting and Kilmister stop for a photo op in the pressSting and Kilmister stop for a photo op in the press room at London’s Banqueting Hall during the 2004 Mojo Honours List Awards.  J. Quinton, WireImageFullscreenKilmister performs on stage on June 12, 2005 at dayKilmister performs on stage on June 12, 2005 at day three of the Download Festival in Donington Park England.  Dave Etheridge-Barnes, Getty ImagesFullscreenKilmister performs on the main stage during the firstKilmister performs on the main stage during the first day of Switzerland’s 35th Paleo Festival back in July 2010.  Salvatore Di Nolfi, EPAFullscreenKilmister performs at BIC Windsor Hall on Nov. 15,Kilmister performs at BIC Windsor Hall on Nov. 15, 2012 in Bournemouth, England.  Rob Ball, WireImageFullscreenFrom left to right: Phil Campbell, Kilmister, and MikkeyFrom left to right: Phil Campbell, Kilmister, and Mikkey Dee, of Motörhead, arrive for the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards at the Roundhouse venue in Camden, north London, on Nov. 13, 2012.  Joel Ryan, Invision via APFullscreenKilmister rocks out at Club Nokia on April 11, 2014Kilmister rocks out at Club Nokia on April 11, 2014 in Los Angeles.  Daniel Knighton, WireImageFullscreenKilmister attends Los Angeles' 57th Annual GRAMMY NomineeKilmister attends Los Angeles’ 57th Annual GRAMMY Nominee Celebration on Jan. 17, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. Motörhead’s song, ‘Heartbreaker,’ was nominated in the “Best Metal Performance” category, but ultimately lost out to Tenacious D at the official awards ceremony.  Rebecca Sapp, WireImage for NARASFullscreenKilmister performs with Motörhead at the GreenfieldKilmister performs with Motörhead at the Greenfield Festival 2015 in Interlaken, Switzerland.  Peter Klaunzer, EPAFullscreenKilmister performs on the Pyramid stage during GlastonburyKilmister performs on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury Music Festival at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England.  Joel Ryan, Invision via APFullscreen

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    • Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister (born Ian Fraser
    • From left to right, Lemmy Kilmister, Phil 'Philthy
    • Kilmister poses backstage at Top Of The Pops TV Studios
    • Kilmister points to a tour case backstage at City Hall
    • Kilmister poses, sitting strapped to an electric chair
    • Kilmister performs on stage during Motörhead's concert
    • Kilmister arrives at the 5th Annual Revolver Golden
    • Sting and Kilmister stop for a photo op in the press
    • Kilmister performs on stage on June 12, 2005 at day
    • Kilmister performs on the main stage during the first
    • Kilmister performs at BIC Windsor Hall on Nov. 15,
    • From left to right: Phil Campbell, Kilmister, and Mikkey
    • Kilmister rocks out at Club Nokia on April 11, 2014
    • Kilmister attends Los Angeles' 57th Annual GRAMMY Nominee
    • Kilmister performs with Motörhead at the Greenfield
    • Kilmister performs on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury

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