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Whitney Houston Dead at 48: Rockers React on Twitter

Whitney Houston
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It has just been reported that R&B superstar Whitney Houston passed away today (Feb. 11) at the age of 48. Details are unclear right now, but she was apparently found dead at the Beverly Hilton hotel. With this shocking news, people in the music industry and fans around the world are stunned. Members of the rock and metal communities are no exception, as such artists as Lamb of God, Nickelback, Guns N' Roses, Disturbed singer David Draiman, Slash and more have reacted via Twitter. Below is a list of Tweets from rock acts, with some simply breaking the news to their followers and others expressing condolences at the news. We will update the list as more rock and metal artists react on Twitter.




Rest in Peace Whitney Houston. Thank you for the gift you gave us all.


RIP Whitney Houston… wow


BBC News – US singer Whitney Houston dies aged 48


R.I.P. Whitney Houston.


My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Whitney Houston. A legend with the voice of an angel, she will be missed.


Shattering news about Whitney. RIP.


Very sad to hear about Whitney's passing.


R.I.P. Whitney Houston. We respect your talent and will pray for your family.. EC


Sad to hear the voice of Whitney Houston has been silenced. Too young to go. Thankfully we have her recordings. -Jonny


Now like then when you see her face, she takes you away to a special place… – RIP Whitney Houston


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