Ex-Motorhead Guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke Dead At 67

Eddie Clarke of Motorhead, left, with bandmates Lemmy and Phil Taylor (1980). Photograph: International/Rex/Shutterstock

Former Motorhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67, according to a post on the band’s Facebook page.

“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,” says the post.

Clarke reportedly passed away while being treated for pneumonia in hospital. He was the last surviving member of the original Motorhead line-up.

We are devastated to pass on the news we only just heard ourselves earlier tonight…Edward Allan Clarke – or as we all…

Posted by Official Motörhead on Thursday, January 11, 2018


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The 10 Spookiest Songs For Halloween

What are you doing for Halloween this year?

If you’re planning to host, you’re going to need a solid playlist to keep your guests entertained!

We’ve taken the liberty and started with our ten favourite classic Halloween tracks. From the spooky to the undead, we’ve gathered our picks of what we think makes Halloween such a fantastic time of year.

Any suggestions for our list? Let us know in the comments below!

Michael Jackson – “Thriller”

AC/DC – “Highway To Hell”


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Carpool Karaoke

Metallica’s Carpool Karaoke Is Here & It’s Hilarious

Metallica crammed themselves into a car with comedian Billy Eichner on the latest edition of Carpool Karaoke, and the results are hilarious.

The rock legends played a round of ‘Metal Have I Ever’, a twist on the classic game of truth-telling. The members got quizzed on sending naughty pics (one of them has!), affinity for Disney movies, and Dawson’s Creek theme songs.

Watch the preview clip below:

“This was the best day ever,” said Eichner when appearing on The Late Late Show With James Corden. “I was very nervous about it because it’s Metallica. We don’t have a lot of overlap in life, me and Metallica… I grew up watching them on MTV. But when you meet them they’re still rock stars for sure, but they’re also dads… we had the greatest time.” (more…)

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Linkin Park

Linkin Park Dominates Charts, Breaks Record Held By David Bowie

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Linkin Park has broken the record for most songs on a single Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington.

The group has notched 23 entries on this week’s Top 50 charts. This breaks David Bowie’s record of 21 entries on the January 30, 2016 chart following his death. The highest ranking Linkin Park song is 2003 single “Numb”, which comes in at #2.

They landed six other songs in the top ten: “In the End” (#3), recent single “Heavy” (#4), “What I’ve Done” (#7), “Crawling” (#8), “Somewhere I Belong” (#9), and “One More Light” (#10).


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