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

Iron Maiden Legend Clive Burr Dies (A Top Story)


.
On Thursday Iron Maiden Legend Clive Burr Dies was a top story. Here is the recap: 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!" - more

Iron Maiden Tour Dates/Tickets

Iron Maiden CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Iron Maiden T-shirts and Posters

Iron Maiden CDs, vinyl and rarities


Share this article


.


...end




.
News Reports
.
• Day in Rock:
Ozzy Wants Original Lineup For Black Sabbath Farewell- No Guests For Allman Brothers Band's Final Shows- Slipknot's Corey Taylor Recalls Suicide Attempts- more

• Day in Pop 16 Hospitalized Following Skrillex Concert- Charli XCX Plays Surprise Show At High School Dance- Katy Perry Cancels Birthday Trip Over Safety Concerns- One Direction- more

• B-Sides: Sammy Hagar Reveals Story Behind Van Halen's Dreams- Metallica's Hetfield Still Struggles With Monster- Angels & Airwaves Preview Animated Movie- Paul Stanley- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

• Road Trip: Styx Rocks Cozumel, Mexico Aboard The Carnival Breeze

• Anubis Gate - Horizons

• Rock Reads: Excess All Areas: Demands and Idiosyncracies of Rock Icons on Tour

• Riot V - Unleash the Fire

• Mayhem - Esoteric Warfare

• Classics: Virgin Steele - Invictus

• Manilow - Cease and Desist

• Striker - City of Gold

• Ali Campbell (UB40) - Silhouette

• Hank 3 Live

• 5 Star: Ozzy Osbourne - Memoirs of a Madman

• Excel - Split Image

• Sister Hazel - 20 Stages

• Portrait - Crossroads

• Elvenking - The Pagan Manifesto

• Bryan Adams - Tracks of My Years

• MorleyView: St. Madness

• Virgin Steele - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell - Part One


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

• Ozzy Wants Original Lineup For Black Sabbath Farewell

• No Guests For Allman Brothers Band's Final Shows

• Slipknot's Corey Taylor Recalls Suicide Attempts

• Foo Fighters Reveal Stadium Concert Support Acts

• Pink Floyd Tour Unlikely

• Volbeat Plan Six Month Break

• Poison Reunite For Special Event

• Primus Drummer Returns to Stage Following Heart Surgery

• Kerry King Says Slayer Fans Will 'Dig' New Album

• Procol Harum To Perform With BBC Orchestra

• Alvin Stardust Dead At 72

• Korn Frontman To Face Painful Past On 20th Anniversary Tour

• Raven Take On Deep Purple, Queen and Other Classics

• Cream Reveal Box Set Details

• There Is No Opeth, Mastodon, In Flames Supergroup Project Planned

• Geoff Tate Free Of Radio Worries

• Philip Sayce Cancels Tour

• Nate Salemeh Leaves Attila To Stay Clean

• Jeff Wayne Announces Final The War Of The Worlds Date

• Fans Take Kate Bush's Breath Away


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

• 16 Hospitalized Following Skrillex Concert

• Charli XCX Plays Surprise Show At High School Dance

• Katy Perry Cancels Birthday Trip Over Safety Concerns

• One Direction Announce North American Stadium Tour

• Florida Georgia Line Top Album Chart With Anything Goes

• Taylor Swift Previews New Song In Target Commercial

• Iggy Azalea Vs Haters With New Track Iggy SZN

• Jack White To Speak At Yale

• Jessie Ware Recruits J. Cole For Kind Of Remix

• Nick Jonas Releases New Solo Song Wilderness

• CHVRCHES Go Anime For Under The Tide Video

• Deadmau5 Offers Free Album Download

• Juicy J Releases Two New Songs 'All I Need' & 'Trash'

• Rita Ora Premieres New Song Grateful From Beyond the Lights Film

• Walk the Moon Release Shut Up and Dance Video

• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Release New Video

• Ludacris Releases 'Numbers on the Board' Freestyle

• Matt Nathanson Helping Raise Awareness for the Hearing Impaired

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.


• Sammy Hagar Reveals Story Behind Van Halen's Dreams

• Metallica's Hetfield Still Struggles With Monster

• Angels & Airwaves Preview Animated Movie

• Preview KISS Star Paul Stanley's Oprah Appearance

• Butcher Babies Go Slasher Film Style For New Video

• The Treatment Release Running With The Dogs Video

• Queen Release TV Commercial For Queen Forever

• Enter Shikari Streaming New Song The Last Garrison

• Female WWII Fighter Pilots Inspired Sabaton's Night Witches

• Obsidian Kingdom Release Ball-Room Video

• Survivor's Peterik Looks Back At Eye Of The Tiger

• Singled Out: Iris's Phenom

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
• AudioNationRadio.com • 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.