Artist Travis Moore Selected to Create Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Memorial Statue For The Rainbow

CALIFORNIA ROCK NEWS

img_3538 Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister, bassist and front man of Motörhead, passed away at his home in Los Angeles on December 28, 2015 just several days after his 70th birthday.

A memorial was held in his honor on January 9, 2016 at his famous hangout in West Hollywood, The Rainbow Bar & Grill,  and extended across the entire Sunset Strip.   Talk of erecting a statue in Lemmy’s honor was already underway and a funding campaign was created to make the project a reality.

LA-based artist and friend of the Rainbow and the Sunset Strip Travis Moore has been selected to create a realistic depiction of Lemmy.   The result will be a life-size cast bronze statue that will stand at just over 6 foot tall to be permanently housed at The Rainbow Bar & Grill in a special shrine that is currently being constructed in the patio bar area.

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You may not know Travis Moore by name, but…

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