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Motorhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies

Thursday, January 11, 2018 5:59 AM PT

Eddie Clarke, the sole surviving member of Motörhead's "classic" line-up, passed away yesterday at the age of 67. According to an announcement from the band's Facebook page, Clarke "passed peacefully in hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia."

"Fast" Eddie was a member of Motörhead from 1976 until 1982 and appeared on their Motörhead, Overkill, Ace of Spades, Bomber, No Sleep 'til Hammersmith, and Iron Fist records.

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