Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx, Slash, Gene Simmons, Corey Taylor

Ozzy Osbourne (BLACK SABBATH), Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES), Gene Simmons (KISS) and Brian May (QUEEN) are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of David Bowie, who died on Sunday, two days after his 69th birthday.

There aren’t words enough to express the feeling of loss in this moment. RIP David. You will be… https://t.co/9N2DkKLzJt

— Slash (@Slash) January 11, 2016

David Bowie, you will be sorely missed. Bowie’s “Changes” and the Ziggy story songs were a major influence for me. pic.twitter.com/N1nkD9h82W

— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) January 11, 2016

In shock about @DavidBowieReal Never in a million years did I think that we’d lose such an amazing guy so young Full https://t.co/FrvXhkxbRg

— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) January 11, 2016

Just came off stage to the news… Ziggy is my #5 album of ALL TIME and Life On Mars & Space Oddity two of my fav songs EVER #RIPDavidBowie

— Mike Portnoy (@MikePortnoy) January 11, 2016

Truly sorry about David Bowie’s passing. Another one of the Greatest Ones. *Michael*

— Michael Monroe (@michaelmonroe) January 11, 2016

I am grateful to David Bowie for everything he has done for me and millions of others. His art profoundly changed my life! #RIPDavidBowie

— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) January 11, 2016

Take your protein pills May Gods Love Be With You #thankyou #inspiration @DavidBowieReal We could be #heroes just for one day

— Sebastian Bach (@sebastianbach) January 11, 2016

RIP David Bowie. Thanks for defining what it means to be a true artist and visionary.

— Myles Kennedy (@MylesKennedy) January 11, 2016

David Bowie: The cleverest and most interestingly brilliant man of our time. What a vacuum he leaves, and how he will be missed. Roger

— Queen Official (@QueenWillRock) January 11, 2016

RIP to a true LEGEND. David Bowie. #DavidBowie

— AC/DC (@acdc) January 11, 2016

Rest in peace, David. pic.twitter.com/9Kv9yM9igh

— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) January 11, 2016

David Bowie really, really was the best.

— Nirvana (@Nirvana) January 11, 2016

Thank you for the music David Bowie.

— Krist Novoseli? (@KristNovoselic) January 11, 2016

Speechless #ripdavidbowie https://t.co/Frwk6qRY40

— Rob Zombie (@RobZombie) January 11, 2016

R.I.P. Thin White Duke…You inspired me to be more than a musician.You inspired me to be an artist my whole life.?? pic.twitter.com/YCy7JxoOQW

— ?? Nikki Sixx ?? (@NikkiSixx) January 11, 2016

MESSAGE FROM IGGY: “David’s friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. – Iggy Pop”

— Iggy Pop (@IggyPop) January 11, 2016

I simply cannot believe we now live in a world without Bowie. pic.twitter.com/qvMADZ1ryT

— William DuVall (@WilliamDuvall) January 11, 2016

Sleep well dear??thanks for helping me to continually change??my house guest while you were Making Station to Station pic.twitter.com/njVj5iXPfn

— Glenn Hughes (@glenn_hughes) January 11, 2016

RIP ZIGGY… Bowie… LEGEND. ThankU for leaving a legacy. You and Lemmy this year. We know U are sitting in a tin can far above the world!

— Lzzy Hale (@LZZYHALE) January 11, 2016

David Bowie R.I.P. Few artists can only dream to reach his level. Always ahead of his time. pic.twitter.com/1Z7nvNUI8k

— Tarja Turunen (@tarjaofficial) January 11, 2016

Bowie. Fuck… Never be another like you.

— MEGA-GEEK MELTDOWN!! (@CoreyTaylorRock) January 11, 2016

Goodbye to the man of many faces. Your art will always be beautiful and inspiring. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/qxcMKcW648

— Andy Biersack (@andyblack) January 11, 2016

The very first record I ever bought was a “Space Oddity”. 45 single. R.I.P. Sir. https://t.co/E0NblYp9kn

— Tommy Victor (Prong) (@prongmusic) January 11, 2016

Well, that settles it. If David Bowie can die, then the rest of us mere mortals most certainly are going to #Bowie

— Damon Johnson (@DamonJOfficial) January 11, 2016

@thebrentsmith “Your face, to face, with the man who sold the world”. David Bowie… https://t.co/Geiww8sKUU

— Brent Smith (@TheBrentSmith) January 11, 2016

Man I am just gutted to find this out!!! RIP David Bowie at 69. Had no idea he was battling cancer. Just gutted…. https://t.co/9fxHKWfaQ7

— Stacey Blades (@stacey_blades) January 11, 2016

R.I.P. @DavidBowieReal https://t.co/B1WbtKNOsz

— Eddie Ojeda (@EddieOjeda) January 11, 2016

@TheFrankBello Frank The #NewAnthraxMusic is sounding Amazing Cannot wait for the .#NewAlbum

— Bill #NYROnMSG#LGR (@metalgod41) January 11, 2016

From Suffragette City to Let’s Dance to Blackstar, #DavidBowie was a genius through and… https://t.co/EXiOwRUmsr

— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) January 11, 2016

David Bowie made his last record knowing he was dying. What a Legend and a true artist @DavidBowieReal https://t.co/NIFnv1omBr

— Jesse Leach (@EyeAgainstI) January 11, 2016

Another legend laid to rest….. much respect #RIPBowie https://t.co/wmszqdnjSy

— Godsmack Official (@Godsmack_Music) January 11, 2016

Very saddened to hear about David Bowie. Timeless music by a fearless artist…thank you.-RP

— Nickelback (@Nickelback) January 11, 2016

R.I.P. David Bowie pic.twitter.com/auP3BvYyj1

— Danko Jones (@dankojones) January 11, 2016

The world loses another rockstar! FUCK! Goodbye Mr.Bowie it was a pleasure to meet you! https://t.co/glVZNex3ca

— T?mmy L33 (@MrTommyLand) January 11, 2016

Wham bam thank you, ma’am. #AllTimeGreat #RIPDavidBowie https://t.co/8dgYBlJUhp

— Tom Morello (@tmorello) January 11, 2016

BRIAN’S SOAPBOX: RIP DAVID BOWIE”I woke up late, after a long night, to shocking news. David Bowie gone. He was a…

Posted by Brian May on ;Monday, January 11, 2016

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