Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Iron Maiden Legend Clive Burr Dies

03/14/2013
.
Clive Burr, who played drums with Iron Maiden on their first three studio albums, died in his sleep on Tuesday after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

The band announced on Wednesday that Clive had died "peacefully in his sleep at home" and Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson and band founder Steve Harris both paid tribute to their former bandmate.

Steve Harris had this to say, "This is terribly sad news. Clive was a very old friend of all of us. He was a wonderful person and an amazing drummer who made a valuable contribution to Maiden in the early days when we were starting out. This is a sad day for everyone in the band and those around him and our thoughts and condolences are with his partner Mimi and family at this time."

Bruce Dickinson wrote, "I first met Clive when he was leaving Samson and joining Iron Maiden. He was a great guy and a man who really lived his life to the full. Even during the darkest days of his M.S., Clive never lost his sense of humour or irreverence. This is a terribly sad day and all our thoughts are with Mimi and the family"

Clive joined the band in 1979 and performed on the albums Iron Maiden (1980), Killers (1981) and The Number Of The Beast (1982).

Members of the hard rock and metal community have also paid tribute to Clive and his legacy. Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo had this to say, "Sadness overcame my morning when I heard this news. His style was inspiring and the albums he recorded with Iron Maiden are touchstones of my music education. He played with a particular energy which bought edge and excitement to the Iron Maiden classics.

"I never got to meet him, but I wish did. The best thing for me to do right now is listen to some classic Iron Maiden. Up The Irons!"

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson had this tribute, "I was so saddened to hear of Clive Burr passing away today. He was one of my all time favorite Metal drummers. I'm thankful for his music and contributions. My condolences…."

Paul Bostaph (Testament, Slayer and Exodus) also paid tribute. He wrote, "I'm truly saddened to hear of Clive Bur's passing. His drumming has had and still has a strong influence on my playing style. I bummed I never go to meet him and thank him in person for his musical gifts. God speed Clive!"

Machine Head's Dave McClain also wrote about Clive's legacy and his personal influence on him. McClain wrote, "Very sad news. One of my favorite drummers and a huge influence on me as a young drummer. To me, he brought punk rock drumming into heavy metal. I can remember walking into the Hemisphere Arena in San Antonio to see Iron Maiden and seeing Clive's white kit on stage. I about crapped my pants!

"I just stood there in awe looking at the actual kit that I had been staring at on the back of the 'Killers' album cover for the whole summer. I was a HAPPY kid!

"He will always be an inspiration to my drumming. One of my go-to guys when I'm trying to find different drum fills and beats, or I'll ask myself 'what would Clive do?'. - RIP Clive."

Iron Maiden Tour Dates/Tickets

Iron Maiden CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Iron Maiden T-shirts and Posters

Iron Maiden CDs, vinyl and rarities



.


...end




.
News Reports
.
• Day in Rock:
Jon Bon Jovi Controversy Over Buffalo Bills Rumors- Black Stone Cherry Robbed- Mike Portnoy Calls Out Dream Theater Fan Over T-Shirt- Hole Reunion Appears Over- more

• Day in Pop Over 20 Keith Urban Fans Hospitalized- Garth Brooks Reveals Initial World Tour Dates- Smokey Robinson Duets with John Legend- 2 Chainz Remakes Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'- more

• B-Sides: Rob Zombie and The Walking Dead Co-Creator Release Trailer- Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Becomes KISS Announcer- Five Finger Death Punch- Motley Crue - more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

• Annihilator - Feast Box Set

• RockPile: California Breed- Pistol Day Parade

• Yes - Heaven & Earth

• RockPile: Broods- Neomythics

• Colt 45 - The Tide Is Turning

• Toto - 35th Anniversary Tour Live from Poland

• Rob Zombie - The Zombie Horror Picture Show

• Rock Reads: Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs

• Michael Franti and Spearhead's Soulshine Tour

• Tom Keifer - The Way Life Goes

• Live: Fall Out Boy and Paramore Monumentour

• Road Trip: Kentucky's Bluegrass Country- Don't Miss These Five Attractions

• Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual 30th Anniversary Special Edition

• Road Trip: Rock Candy- Macon, Georgia's Music Tour

• Road Trip: Odysea in the Desert- Scottsdale's A-Maze-Ing New Attraction

• Road Trip: Key West: Where Florida Ends and the Fun Begins

• Ted Nugent - SHUTUP&JAM!


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

• Jon Bon Jovi Controversy Over Buffalo Bills Rumors

• Black Stone Cherry Robbed

• Mike Portnoy Calls Out Dream Theater Fan Over T-Shirt

• Original Hole Reunion Appears Over

• Iron Maiden Fans Launch Online Petition

• Metallica's Kirk Hammett Guests On New Exodus Album

• Ace Frehley Says KISS Didn't Play Rock Hall Over Reunion Talk Fears

• Upon A Burning Body Frontman Unrepentant About Kidnap PR Stunt

• Megadeth's Mustaine Rules Out Menza and Friedman Return

• Avenged Sevenfold Planning Next Album

• Jon Anderson Announces New Band

• Paul Gilbert's Favorite Singers Inspired New Instrumental Album

• Edgar Winter Pay Tribute To His Brother Johnny Winter

• Jack White To Toss First Pitch At Detroit Tigers Game

• Sepultura Live Album and DVD Set For Release

• Tom Petty Targets The Kardashians

• David Crosby Discusses Next Solo Album Plans

• The Treatment Announce The Second Bite Tour

• Metallica's Ride The Lightning and AC/DC's Highway To Hell Milestones

• Singled Out: Colt 45's O.K.


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

• Over 20 Keith Urban Fans Hospitalized

• Garth Brooks Announces Initial World Tour Dates

• Smokey Robinson Releases Duet with John Legend

• 2 Chainz Remakes Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

• Awful DJ Give 50 Shades of Grey Trailer Comedy Remix

• Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' to Get NYC Mural For 25th Anniversary

• T.I., Fall Out Boy and London Grammar Team Up On SoundClash

• Kesha Broke Into Prince's House to Drop Off Her Album

• Chance the Rapper Working With Wyclef, J Cole, More

• Future Releases Animated 'Coupe' Video

• LL Cool J Releases New Track 'The Hustler'

• Lil Wayne Becomes Sports Agent With Cristiano Ronaldo Signing

• Duran Duran Reassure Fans About Fan Club Lawsuit

• Janet Jackson Writes Online Tribute To Her

• Maddie and Tae Release 'Girl in a Country Song' Video

• Tensnake Releases NSFW 'Feel Of Love' Video

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
• The Screen Door • A Journal of Musical Things • Lloyd Zeffler blog • Demolish Mag • Nightwatcher's House of Rock • CJ Chilvers • Deja Voodoo • The 1st Five • thecopycat.biz • Hard Rock Memorabilia • Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.