Fast Eddie Clarke Says He Was Fired From Motorhead

05/20/2014
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(Classic Rock) Former Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke says he's never got over being sacked by the band. He insists stories that he left of his own accord are untrue - and that he was ousted in 1982 at the hand of then-drummer Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor, despite previous differences between him and Lemmy having been resolved.

Clarke tells Classic Rock Revisited: "Phil was a different story. He was the main instigator in my being excluded from the band. Notice I do not call it 'leaving' - it wasn't my choice. Everyone else says I left; not me.

"I'm still a little raw about not being in Motorhead any more. Some things you just don't get over. I had imagined dying onstage with Motorhead, so it was a blow when they didn't want me any longer." more on this story

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