Fast Eddie Clarke (2)Motörhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67, he was the last surviving member of the classic Motörhead line up after Phil Taylor and Lemmy passed away in 2015. Fast Eddie Clarke played on the albums Motörhead, Bomber, Overkill, Ace of Spades, No Sleep ’Til Hammersmith and Iron Fist before departing the band and forming Fastway. Motörhead released the following statement regarding the sad news

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. 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…

Fast Eddie Clarke 5th October 1950 – 10th January 2018