Former Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake has sadly passed away following a battle with cancer. He was 73 years old.
Uriah Heep’s Mick Box issued the following statement:
“Lee was one of the kindest men on earth, as well as being a brother he was an incredible drummer, singer and song writer! He had a passion for life bar none and was much loved by the fans, as well as anyone who crossed his path! Rock in peace my friend and say hi to David,Gary, John and Trevor for me! This picture says it all! Love Mick x”
Ozzy Osbourne also commented:
“It’s been 39 years since I’ve seen Lee but he lives for ever on the records he played on for me, Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman. Lee Kerslake RIP”
This news comes after Osbourne previously honored Kerslake’s wishes by presenting him with platinum album certifications for “Blizzard Of Ozz” and “Diary Of A Madman” in 2019.