Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dead at 67

Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dead at 67

He wrote: "JUST HEARD THE SAD NEWS THAT FAST EDDIE CLARK HAS PASSED AWAY". He was the final survivor of the band's classic lineup: Lemmy, Clarke and drummer Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor.

The band took to Facebook, saying Clarke was being treated for pneumonia in the hospital where he died peacefully.

The remaining members of the band, which has lost its other two longest-serving members in the past two years, confirmed the death on their fan page on Facebook.

The death of Edward Allan "Fast Eddie" Clarke has been revealed today.

"Fast Eddie...keep roaring, rockin' and rollin' up there as godda**it, man, your Motorfamily would expect nothing less!"


Guitarist Eddie Clarke, founder of the legendary British rock band Motörhead, died in this capital at 67 due to pneumonia, according to several media. 'Such a shock, he will be remembered for his iconic riffs and was a true rock n roller.

"This is bad news, the last of the three amigos". So this is a complete shock. "I was looking forward to seeing him in the United Kingdom this summer when we around with the Scorps". Now Lem and Philthy can jam with Eddie again, and if you listen carefully I'm sure you'll hear them'. The band released 22 studio albums and went through numerous lineup changes, but the formation including Mr. Clarke came to be known as its classic one.

The guitarist left Motorhead while on tour in the United States with the band following the release of Iron Fist, reportedly unhappy with how that album turned out, and went on to form Fastway with former UFO bassist Pete Way.

Mr. Clarke left the band while it was on tour in the United States after the 1982 release of "Iron Fist". Taylor died in November 2015 at age 61, Kimlister died at age 70 in December 2015.

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