On Twitter, Twisted Sister icon Dee Snider responded to a fan’s question about the best advice Motörhead’s late vocalist Lemmy Kilmister gave to him while mourning after his dear friend’s and UFO icon Pete Way’s deaths.
As you might remember, Motörhead‘s founder and lead singer Lemmy Kilmister passed away in his house on December 28, 2015, only four days after his 70th birthday. Kilmister had suffered from many diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and prostate cancer, up until his death.
Recently, the rock music world lost another legend. The iconic bass player of UFO Pete Way sadly passed away on August 14, 2020, at the age of 69 as a result of the injuries from an accident he had two months ago.
On Twitter, the legendary frontman of Twisted Sister, Dee Snider posted a tweet about the devastating news of Pete Way’s death. Dee mentioned Pete was the one who introduced him to Lemmy Kilmister.
Here’s what Dee Snider wrote in his goodbye to his dear friend Pete Way:
“Today is a sad day. Pete Way of UFO has passed away. He was a friend, a mentor, produced Twisted Sister seminal 1st album, brought us to the gates of the metal kingdom & introduced us to Lemmy who guided us the rest of the way. Love you, Pete. Miss you. You rocked.”
In the comment section of Dee’s tweet, a fan named Ed Marcus wanted to know about the best piece of advice Lemmy Kilmister had given to Dee Snider. As a response to the fan’s question, Twisted Sister icon revealed the greatest advice he received from Lemmy and wrote:
“‘Run your wrists under cold water. All of the blood flows through there & it will cool you down.’ – Lemmy after the most brutally hot show I ever played. It was the Marquee in London during a heatwave. The club was beyond packed & had the heat turned up to get people to drink!”
You can see the tweet Dee Snider posted on Twitter below.
"Run your wrists under cold water. All of the blood flows through there & it will cool you down." – Lemmy after the most brutally hot show I ever played. It was the Marquee in London during a heat wave. The club was beyond packed & had the heat turned up to get people to drink! https://t.co/HYaPuVl0lT
— Dee Snider (@deesnider) August 16, 2020