Tributes

A select few of many the tributes to "Peter Frederick Way

Ozzy Osbourne - Black Sabbath

"Such sad news about @PeteWayOfficial.Haven’t seen him for years but will always have great memories & such unbelievable stories of
what we’d get up to. Rest In Peace. Love & Respect to his Family, Friends and Fans”

Michael Schenker - UFO
"Oh my dear Pete. I am so sad. Your sweet existence has left us. I am in tears. You were more than you maybe knew.
You were loved by everyone I know. I love you, Pete. God bless you forever. My condolences to your loved ones.
From the depth of my heart. Fly away and enjoy Heaven"

Geezer Butler - Black Sabbath
"This year keeps getting worse. Pete Way, one of the “characters”of metal and fellow @AVFCOfficial supporter has passed.
He supported Deadland Ritual on the show in London. Very funny man. RIP Pete."

Kirk Hammett - Metallica
“Pete Way was a huge influence on me , he was uncompromising musically and he was a great performer. He had a unique feel and wrote some of my all time fave songs . My heart goes out to all his friends and family . PETE WAY  R.I.P. !”

Slash - Gun’s N’Roses
"“RIP #PeteWay”

Biff Byford - Saxon
"Sad to hear of Pete’s passing I’ve known him a long time brill bass player lovely man and funny as hell,
a big inspiration for many musicians myself included RIP biffx”

Zack Wylde - Ozzy Osbourne
“GOD BLESS PETE WAY • 1951 - 2O2O • tBLSt SDMF”

Brian Wheat - Tesla
“RIP @PeteWayOfficial I’m very sad today. My pal #PeteWay has died. He was my hero when I was a kid I wanted to be just like him.
To this day I still play my Gibson Thunderbird because of him. RIP my dear friend, don’t chase to much trouble up there.
Love ya man. Brian Wheat”

Todd Kerns - Slash
“RIP Pete Way. So influential. Sad news. #rippeteway #ufo”

Gilby Clarke - Guns’ N Roses
“RIP Pete Way. one of my favorite & coolest looking bass players ever. If I played bass I would play a Thunderbird on my knees,
also thanks for all those great UFO records. Pete Way may u find peace with your Lights…"

John Corabi - Mötley Crüe
"I’m saddened to hear about the passing of Pete Way. He was a huge inspiration to Nikki Sixx, as well as many others!!!!
Many years ago I was approached by Pete, and Ron E. Kayfield to be a part of Waysted...R.I.P. Pete!!!"

Mike McCready - Pearl Jam
“Sad to hear one of my favorite bass players, Pete Way from UFO died today. UFOs live album “Strangers in The Night” is one of the best
and I’m grateful that record helped me grow up in music and as a guitar player. 1/2”

UFO
"The news none of us ever wanted to hear. R.I.P. Pete."


Mike Clink - Producer
"Pete Way was mortal after all.  As bad as his recent injuries were, I held on to hope that he would pull through like he always did,
but it wasn’t to be. I miss him with all my being, not as the amazing musician and performer he was,
but as one of my best friends. Love you Pete!"


Nikki Sixx - Mötley Crüe
"RIP Rockstar. One of my main influences. Gotta go listen to some UFO tonight. Pete Way RIP…. It is with the greatest of sadness I post this.
Of all the people I’ve known and toured with, in his day Pete was the most fun and he remained a good friend.
‘Light’s Out In London’ really says it all"


Geddy Lee - Rush
"Sad to read today about the passing of Pete Way ... I have so many fond and hilarious memories of touring with Pete and UFO back in
the late 70’s ... A true rock and roll character ...always "takin' the piss" s they would say in his homeland ...
I once asked him about his bass sound and he said, "Well, Glee.. it's uh...3/4 good, and 1/4 ..not very nice!"
A funny, energetic, sweet man and a great rock bassist ... R.I.P. Pway"

 

Iron Maiden
"A terribly sad week has just been made worse by the news about Pete Way. As all Maiden fans know,
Pete was a massive influence on Steve and also a great friend to the whole band. We’re all deeply saddened by his passing.
He was an inspirational musician and a truly lovely man. Our heartfelt condolences to his family at this time."

REST IN PEACE PETE
XXX

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