Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper's tribute to Motorhead legend Lemmy

ALICE Cooper has paid tribute to the late Lemmy Kilmister.

The 'Poison' hitmaker offered his condolences to the loved ones of the Motörhead legend, describing him as "one of a kind".

In a statement, he said: "When we say 'one of a kind' in rock'n roll, Lemmy was the epitome of that - one of the most beloved characters in rock'n roll. I can't think of anyone who didn't adore Lemmy; you can't say 'heavy metal' without mentioning Lemmy.

"If you're a 13 year old kid learning to play bass, you want to play like Lemmy. He was one of a kind. And I will personally miss seeing him out on the road. We did many shows together and we looked forward to it every time we were touring with Motörhead. Rock'n roll heaven just got heavier."

Meanwhile, it was previously revealed that Lemmy - real name Ian Fraser Kilmister - died only two days after finding out he was battling an "extremely aggressive" cancer.

A message on the band's Facebook read: "There is no easy way to say this ... our mighty, noble friend Lemmy passed away today after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer. He had learnt of the disease on December 26th, and was at home, sitting in front of his favorite video game from The Rainbow which had recently made it's way down the street, with his family. (sic)"