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Lemmy Kilmister's Official Cause of Death Revealed

Lemmy Kilmister
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Lemmy Kilmister photographed on Nov. 7, 2010.

When Lemmy Kilmister died last month it was a surprise attributed to an "extremely aggressive cancer." Now his official cause of death has been revealed as prostate cancer, according to his death certificate.

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As well, congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmia were listed as causes, per TMZ

The Mötorhead frontman had battled health issues for some time, forcing the band to cancel or cut short several shows its fall U.S. tour. Kilmister was a diabetic and in 2013 suffered a hematoma.

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