Lemmy Kilmister / Ashes To Be Housed In A Unique Urn At Bloodstock

Bloodstock Festival has been chosen as one of the few places globally to house some of Lemmy Kilmister’s ashes. The festival has commissioned a bust of Lemmy to incorporate the ashes, which are stored in a unique urn. 

“Bloodstock has always been a special place for Motörhead and for Lemmy,” Motörhead manager, Todd Singerman, said. “The people and the energy matched Lemmy’s values perfectly. Alan and Vicky were also great friends and basically family of Lemmy, as he was the reason that they originally got together. This is definitely a fitting honour in the continuing series of enshrinements of Lemmy’s ashes in his most loved places.”

Fans will be able to view the installation and pay tribute to Lemmy and his legacy on-site in the Ram Gallery. Once the festival is over, the bust of Lemmy will move to Nottingham’s Rock City venue, where fans will have access to the ashes. They will return each and every year to their primary home on the hallowed turf of Bloodstock at Catton Park.

Lemmy - Motörhead - ashes to be held at Bloodstock
Lemmy – Motörhead

“We were humbled and honoured to be approached by Motörhead management to have Lemmy’s ashes at Bloodstock,” Vicky Hungerford said. “Lemmy holds a very special place in everybody’s heart, but to myself and my husband, he was the reason we met and fell in love. 

“Nothing will mean more to us and the Bloodstock family than to honour his legacy and have Lemmy forever at Bloodstock.”

The memorial will be part of a bigger-picture theme for the festival this year to commemorate this special news and celebrate the remarkable legacy of Lemmy and Motörhead. 

The Ram Gallery on site will be extended this year to accommodate an expanded Motörhead theme. It will include a full wall of Motörhead artwork and archive memorabilia. You can also relive a moment in time by visiting a recreation of Lemmy’s touring dressing room.

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Standard weekend tickets to Bloodstock, priced at £185 (+ bkg fee), are available now in the Bloodstock ticket store. Early Bird, VIP and campervan tickets are already sold out.

Cover Photo © Marko Van Haren – fusewire.nl. Motörhead at IJsselhal, Zwolle, The Netherlands – 22 of November 1987. You can read the incredible Story Of The ’80s Metal Europe Magazine here.

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