Motorhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke dead at 67

Fin Costello/Redferns/Getty ImagesMotorhead guitarist Edward Allan Clarke, better known as “Fast” Eddie Clarke, has died. According to a post on the Motorhead Facebook page, Clarke died Wednesday night following a battle with pneumonia. He was 67.

Clarke was the last surviving member of Motorhead’s so-called classic lineup, which also included frontman Lemmy Kilmister and drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, who died December 2015 and November 2015, respectively. He played on Motorhead’s first five studio albums, from their 1977 self-titled debut to 1982’s Iron Fist.

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