Hard Rock and Metal Artists React The News of Prince

Prince, who died earlier today at the age of 57, influenced a profound number of artists over the course of his career. Below are some reactions from hard rock and heavy metal artists upon hearing of the immensely talented musician’s passing:

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Nikki Sixx:

RIP PRINCE..ONE OF THE SADDEST DAY’S TO SAY THE LEAST. HE WAS THE TRUE DEFINITION OF A REAL ARTIST. pic.twitter.com/wt3wA6NHe0

— ? Nikki Sixx ? (@NikkiSixx) April 21, 2016

Corey Taylor:

And today started out so well…#god#Fucking#DAMNIT — MEGA-GEEK MELTDOWN!! (@CoreyTaylorRock) April 21, 2016

Duff McKagan:

What do we do now? PRINCE. No. I hope you weren’t in much pain…your music saved me time and again.

— Duff McKagan (@DuffMcKagan) April 21, 2016

Lzzy Hale:

RIP Prince. Rock n Roll Heaven sure is putting together an amazing supergroup. https://t.co/xz25U5W5kQ — Lzzy Hale (@LZZYHALE) April 21, 2016

Gene Simmons:

PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans.

— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) April 21, 2016

Zakk Wylde:

PRINCE – 1958 – 2O16 – Such an Amazing,Undeniable Talent – GOD BLESS – tBLSt SDMF pic.twitter.com/7ckEL3zOne — Zakk Wylde (@ZakkWyldeBLS) April 21, 2016

Dave Navarro:

From one 6/7 to another 6/7… Rest in peace, Prince!

— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) April 21, 2016

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Source: Revolver Magazine