Hard rock and heavy metal musicians around the world are mourning the loss of Amy Winehouse.The 27-year-old singer was found dead in her London apartment at 4:05 p.m. GMT. There's no word on the exact cause of death, but Winehouse had been struggling with drug addiction for many years. Ted Nugent: "B sure to tell ur children that Amy Winehouse suicide is insane stupid" Brian Fair (SHADOWS FALL): "Heard Amy Winehouse died today. I once ran into her in a hotel lobby in London. It was 7am. I was heading out to the airport she was just coming in like a trainwreck. She grabbed my hair and was like 'I fuckin love ur hair.' With spittle flying. I thought she was a homeless person. I brushed her off and went and washed my hair. RIP." Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE, SLASH): "It's just my opinion but Amy Winehouse was a very rare talent. So many songs left unsung. Heartbreaking news." Rikki Rockett (POISON): "Amy Winehouse - So sad. Condolences to her closest friends and family. Fame does not give you happiness. It's a shame Amy couldn't see the part that surpasses that. The part that she earned and that no tabloid could mar or any critic could ever take away." Nikki Sixx (MTLEY CRE): "Drugs suck. How much clearer does the message have to be? R.I.P. Amy Winehouse" Tommy Lee (MTLEY CRE): "Amy Winehouse died. That's a lifestyle choice. The 87 who were murdered in Oslo Norway. That's fucking tragic." Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW): "Dear Amy W, it is a rough crazy business & there is nothing like being on stage. Once u feel that, nothing else compares. Your pain is gone RIP" Glenn Hughes (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DEEP PURPLE): "So sad to hear the news of Soul Sister Amy Winehouse... my heart goes out to her family...Addiction is cunning, baffling and Powerful... GH" Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) "My God! So sad to hear about Amy Winehouse! My deepest condolences to her friends and family and fans. You will be missed Amy xoxox" Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH) "Amy Winehouse...RIP. I wish you would have said yes, yes, yes. We will miss you." Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) "27=too young to go. It's one thing w legends from another era. But when it happens to someone current, it's freaky, esp. if you're over 27." Billy Corgan (SMASHING PUMPKINS) "Sad to hear about Amy Winehouse. I mourn any time one of our own passes on. A tragedy...no doubt. Truly sad." Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY): "Amy Winehouse Just Passed away... She could Fn Sing.. GOD BLESS ?TBLO?" Eric Avery (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION) "Another tragedy. The spectacular demise of a very talented woman is finished. Amy Winehouse found dead in her London flat."
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