Clive-Burr-Obituary

Clive Burr

Obituary

LONDON (AP) - Clive Burr, former drummer with heavy metal icons Iron Maiden, has died. He was 56 and had been suffering from multiple sclerosis.

The band says on its official website that Burr died peacefully in his sleep at his London home on Tuesday.

Band founder and bass player Steve Harris said Burr "was a wonderful person and an amazing drummer who made a valuable contribution to Maiden in the early days when we were starting out."

Born in London in 1957, Burr joined Iron Maiden in 1979 and played on the band's first three albums - "Iron Maiden," ''Killers" and "The Number of the Beast." He contributed to the band's distinctive hard-driving sound on classic songs like "Run for the Hills," but left in 1982, before Iron Maiden became 1980s mega-stars.


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Clive...missing you love..XO

Darling Clive....still missing you terribly. Your memory will forever live in my aching heart....

Godspeed Clive, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

Dearest Clive...I shall never forget you love. You were not only the best powerhouse drummer Iron Maiden ever had, but a very sweet gentleman as well. My deepest desires were finally met when Iron Maiden came to Ottawa, Canada on June 22nd, during the band's "Beast on the Road" tour. I loved it when I got a terrific chance to meet you Clive, and when we chatted and hugged. You were the nicest, most sincere man I ever met. I never could ever see you as a rock musician. That's how...

Dearest Clive...I shall never forget you love. You were not only the best powerhouse drummer Iron Maiden ever had, but a very sweet gentleman as well. My deepest desires were finally met when Iron Maiden came to Ottawa, Canada on June 22nd, during the band's "Beast on the Road" tour. I loved it when I got a terrific chance to meet you Clive, and when we chatted and hugged. You were the nicest, most sincere man I ever met. I never could ever see you as a rock musician. That's how...

Clive was an inspiration to me as a young drummer, many years ago, he is and always will be my hero.

R.I.P brother ❤

Pete

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one. May God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Psalms 46:1

R.I.P. Mon batteur et homme préféré!

Anniversary today for Clive Burr, Rest in peace brother and thanks for all the great music!!!