Ozzy Osbourne says he called Lemmy the day he died: “He didn’t even know it was me”

Larry Marano/Getty ImagesThe world lost a heavy metal icon in December 2015 when Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister died, and his loss was felt deeply by another metal icon: Ozzy Osbourne. As the Black Sabbath frontman tells Metal Hammer, he actually spoke on the phone with Lemmy the day he died.

“I phoned him on the day he died. I knew he was dying,” Osbourne remembers. “He didn’t even know it was me. I had to say to him, ‘It’s Ozzy, Lem.’ He just gurgled down the phone to me. I said, ‘Lemmy, for f*** sake, …read more

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