By | September 19, 2020
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Lee Kerslake dead: Ex Ozzy Osbourne, Uriah Heep Drummer, Lee Kerslake cause of death – obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: September 18, 2020
  • Age: 73 year old
  • Cause of death: cancer

How did Lee Kerslake die?

Lee Kerslake, who played drums with Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne and others, has died at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer that began around 2015.

Semi-retired for health reasons since 2007, Kerslake was best known for appearing on Osbourne’s first two solo albums, Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman, and for the legal dispute that arose over his contribution to the early ‘80s titles.

“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I share with you that Lee Kerslake, my friend of 55 years and the best drummer I ever played with, lost his battle with cancer at 03:30 this morning,” Kerslake’s longtime Uriah Heep bandmate Ken Hensley wrote, according to Classic Rock. “He died peacefully, praise the Lord, but he will be terribly missed.

Lee Kerslake Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

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