Culture 20:30 11/01/2018 Armenia

Motörhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies

Motörhead’s classic lineup in "Fast" Eddie Clarke died last night.  The guitarist was 67 years old, The Daily Mail reported.

"We are devastated to pass on the news we only just heard ourselves earlier tonight...Edward Allan Clarke - or as we all know and love him Fast Eddie Clarke - passed away peacefully yesterday," reads a post on the official Motorhead Facebook page. "Ted Carroll (who formed Chiswick Records) made the sad announcement via his FB page, having heard from Doug Smith that Fast Eddie passed peacefully in hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia."

Clarke, along with Kilmister and drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, was in the lineup for the band's first five studio albums. Beginning with Motorhead in 1977 and followed up by Overkill, Bomber (both 1979), Ace of Spades (1980) and Iron Fist (1982), Clarke was an integral part of the punk-meets-metal sound of the group.

In later years, Clarke reunited with his Motörhead bandmates. In 2000, he made a guest appearance at their 25th anniversary concert at Brixton Academy, London. He also joined Lemmy in 2014 to play Ace of Spades during a Birmingham Arena show.



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