Eddie Clarke, the last existing is part of Motorhead’s classic line-up, has died at the age of 67.
The band’s Facebook sheet announced that the guitarist died in hospital after being admitted with pneumonia.
Clarke, whose moniker was Fast Eddie, playing with Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in the heavy metal music band between 1976 -8 2.
He represented on the first six Motorhead albums, afterward going on to model Fastway with UFO bassist Peter Way.
The social media statement too contained homages from afterwards band members including guitarist Phil Campbell.
He said: “Just examined the poignant word that Fast Eddie Clarke has passed away. He will be remembered for his iconic riffs and was a genuine rock and roller, RIP Eddie.”
The band’s ex-drummer Mikkey Dee included: “This is terrible bulletin, the last of the three amigos.
“I pictured Eddie not too long ago and he was in immense contour, so this is a terminated surprise. I was looking forward to seeing him in the UK this summer.
“Now Lem and Philthy can jam with Eddie again and if you listen carefully I’m sure you’ll hear them, so watch out! “