Uriah Heep & Ozzy Osbourne drummer Lee Kerslake dies at 73

News 21/09/2020

Some sad news on a Monday.

Lee Kerslake, who played drums with Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne (and others) has passed away at the age of 73 after a battle with prostate cancer that began around 2015.

Ozzy Osbourne has released some statements on Instagram:

"It's with the heaviest of hearts that I share with you that Lee Kerslake, my friend of 55 years and the best drummer I ever played with, lost his battle with cancer at 03:30 this morning," Kerslake's longtime Uriah Heep bandmate Ken Hensley wrote, according to Classic Rock. "He died peacefully, praise the Lord, but he will be terribly missed."