Members of the rock community share their thoughts on the passing of Queen Elizabeth IIthe longest-reigning monarch in British history, who died aged 96 on Thursday. Here are some of the reactions:
The rolling stones“The Rolling Stones extend their deepest sympathy to the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who was a constant presence in their lives as in countless others.”
Mick Jagger: “All my life, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has always been there. In my childhood, I remember watching the highlights of her marriage on television. I remember her as a beautiful young wife, from the nation’s beloved grandmother. My deepest condolences go out to the Royal Family.
Ozzy Osbourne“I mourn with my country the passing of our greatest Queen. With a heavy heart I say it devastates the thought of England without Queen Elizabeth II.
Sharon Osbourne“Rest in Peace Queen Elizabeth ll. The embodiment of strength, dignity and unwavering commitment to her vow. May you rest in peace with His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Long live the king.”
black sabbathit is Butler Geezer: “Sad to hear of the Queen’s passing. I remember the street celebrations when she was crowned Queen. Always a staple of growing up in England. GSTQ-RIP.
Def Leppardit is Joe Elliot“Dignity. If there is one word to describe this wonderful lady and monarch, it is dignity. We will never see this kind of thing again. unmatched anywhere and by anyone Thank you Your Majesty for a lifetime of fond memories and leadership.
Ex-skidrow singer Sebastian Bach: “RIP #QueenElizabeth a leader who brought the whole world together.”
Offspringit is noodles“My sincere condolences to [radio host Gene ‘Bean’ Baxter] & everyone who loved him. #Queen Elizabeth”
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