Metal & Rock Community React To George Michael’s Sudden Passing

Former Wham! member and iconic pop star George Michael passed away at the age of 53. TMZ claims the singer died peacefully in his sleep from heart failure.

A notable number of rock and metal musicians took to social media today to pay tribute to the man who sang such songs as “Careless Whisper,” “Faith,” and “Freedom.” Here’s what social media had to say:

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George Michael has died. An amazing talent and a lovely man. Condolences to family. So sad. https://www.google.com/amp/www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-george-michael-dead-20161225-story,amp.html?client=safari 

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Chart-topping, stylish singer George Michael dies of heart failure at 53

George Michael’s moment of liberation followed what seemed at first to be a time of deep humiliation.

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Hate 2 break Xmas spirit, but sad news re George Michael. After Wham! he took chances, sat in w Queen even liked G’n’R (Axl quote below) RIP

May God Bless George Michael. A very talented guy and a musical icon. Too young to die. RIP

2016 still working overtime…
Only one week left…enough is enough already

Who can stand it?! This bloody year.
⚡️ “George Michael dies aged 53”
Effing UnREAL.
Rest In Peace Pop Star ⭐️😔.https://twitter.com/i/moments/813158893207646209 

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Stars pay tribute after George Michael dies aged 53

In Memoriam

The singer songwriter, who launched his career in the 1980s with Wham! died of heart failure, said his manager Michael Lippman.

Moments

Fuck. 2016 fucking sucks. Rest in power, George Michael. https://www.google.com/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/38432862?client=safari 

George Michael

George Michael: Pop superstar dies at 53 – BBC News

Singer George Michael dies at his home at the age of 53, prompting worldwide tributes.

bbc.co.uk

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Wow, 2016 isn’t done with music fans yet. Stunningly sad news to hear @GeorgeMichael has passed away at 53.

Doesn’t matter what kind of music you are into, 2016 has taken its toll on all genres. @GeorgeMichael the latest. 53, crazy. Bring on 2017..

“We send out our thoughts and love to one of the greatest voices in pop history. RIP George Michael.. ”
– Butch

GEORGE MICHAEL YOU ARE THE REAL LEGEND GOD BLESS YOU AND REST IN PEACE

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