Motorhead guitarist ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke dies at 67

Eddie Clarke, the ultimate surviving member of Motorhead’s classic line-up, has died at the age of Sixty Seven.

The band’s Facebook page announced that the guitarist died in health center after being admitted with pneumonia.

Clarke, whose nickname was Quick Eddie, played with Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor within the heavy metal band between 1976-Eighty Two.

He performed on the first six Motorhead albums, later going on to kind Fastway with UFO bassist Peter Method.

The social media commentary also contained tributes from later band contributors together with guitarist Phil Campbell.

He stated: “Just heard the unhappy Information that Fast Eddie Clarke has handed away. He’s Going To be remembered for his iconic riffs and was once a real rock and roller, RIP Eddie.”

The band’s ex-drummer Mikkey Dee delivered: “That Is bad News, the closing of the three amigos.

“I noticed Eddie no longer too long ago and he used to be in great form, so it is a complete shock. I used to be looking ahead to seeing him in the UK this summer time.

“Now Lem and Philthy can jam with Eddie once more and should you pay attention carefully I’m sure you’ll be able to hear them, so be careful!”

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