Another legend lost. Following news of the death of Glenn Frey on Monday, January 18, the Eagles rocker’s beloved friends and fellow musicians took to social media to express their shock over the iconic musician’s death.
“… sigh Glenn Frey belongs to the city still. damn man. all these legends man … #TheEagles,” Questlove tweeted on Monday, January 18. “R.I.P. Glen Frey … Thank you for all the great songs and powerful lyrics … Jesus can the reaper please take break for awhile …” Nikki Sixx added on Twitter.
Kiss rocker Paul Stanley also expressed his shock to learn the “Hotel California” lyricist had passed away. “SHOCKED to report the death of GLENN FREY. Eagle & brilliant songwriter,” he tweeted Monday afternoon. “We shared some memories at RRHOF. Shocked.”
As previously reported, Frey died at the age of 67 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.
Eagles bandmate Don Henley also expressed his grief, telling The Hollywood Reporter that Frey was “like a brother” to him.
Read more reactions below:
MT: Shocker. My friend from the early days, and important member of Eagles, has died. We loved you, Glenn Frey.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 18, 2016
Glenn once asked me "what do you think of the name 'Eagles?'" I said "The Eagles. Great." He said "no, Eagles." The group is "Eagles."— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 18, 2016
....sigh Glenn Frey belongs to the city still. damn man. all these legends man.....#TheEagles— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) January 18, 2016
R.I.P. Glen Frey....Thank you for all the great songs and powerful lyrics...Jesus can the reaper please take break for awhile.....— ⚡️ Nikki Sixx ⚡️ (@NikkiSixx) January 18, 2016
One of the greatest voices, musicians, contributors and collaborators to rock n roll music has passed away. RIP Glenn Frey— Miles Teller (@Miles_Teller) January 18, 2016
Glenn Frey was a friend and a wonderful man...we will all miss you 🎤Take It Easy:)— Clay Walker (@ClayWalker) January 18, 2016
Heartbroken over Glenn Frey's death. Terrible news.— Fred Willard (@Fred_Willard) January 18, 2016
SHOCKED to report the death of GLENN FREY. Eagle & brilliant songwriter. We shared some memories at RRHOF. Shocked.. pic.twitter.com/0uVYgaKVIT— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) January 18, 2016
Glen Frey created the soundtrack of my life and was one of the nicest men I've ever met. Devastated.— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) January 18, 2016