Fast Eddie Clarke, formerly Motörhead’s guitarist, died. The musician died in London on Wednesday at age 67; with the death of the Motörhead classic, no one is alive yet.
The Motörhead community site reported on the death of a musician named Edward Allan Clarke on Thursday. From the classic set up of the heavy metal band, which made the first five discs, she died last. In 2015, singer-bass guitarist Lemmy Kilmister and Philthy Animal Taylor died.
Eddie Clarke played the Curtis Knight blues band in the first half of the seventies with two albums. In the online edition of The Independent, he recalled that he met Lemmy Kilmister in the mid-seventies and joined the Motörhead in 1976. The legendary trio played together until 1982, making five studio albums. The debut album Motörhead in 1977, Overkill and the Bomber in 1979, Ace of Spades in 1980, Iron Fist was released in 1982.
Fast Eddie Clarke was released on the American tour of Motörhead in 1982, after being reportedly dissatisfied with the album Iron Fist. After leaving, he set up the Fastway band with UFO’s former bass player Pete Way. Fastway announced a total of seven studio albums, the latest in 2011, Dog Eat Dog. She made her debut on blues solo album in 2014. That year, Lemmy and Motörhead again performed at a Birmingham concert on which Ace of Spades was produced jointly.