2015 closed on a sad note with the passing of a music icon as Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister, the frontman for iconic British rock band, Motörhead, passed away after a battle with cancer. Fans and figureheads flocked to pay their respects to the singer and bass player that was best known for the 1980 hit, Ace of Spades. But there’s now a new way to catch a glimpse of the man himself one final time using virtual reality (VR) technology.
Playboy has released a very brief 360 degree video of an interview with Lemmy on the VR Live platform. Only shot this past October, it features the icon talking about, life, death and his struggle with numerous other issues in more recent years. There’s also a look at him at work in the studio. It’s an intimate way to catch one final glimpse of the legend.
This is one of the first times that 360 degree video has posthumously featured an icon of some sort, and it certainly presents an interesting new way to preserve some of the legend, giving fans a chance to feel like they’re in the room with him as he talks.
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