Former Motorhead guitarist passes away

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Lemmy’s longtime bass technician – former Motörhead guitarist Michael “Würzel” Burston died yesterday (Saturday, July 9). The cause of death was not revealed. Würzel was 61 years old. Before joining Motörhead in 1984, Burston had been a corporal in the Army, serving in Germany and Ireland with the 1st Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment, and had played in the bands Bastard and Warfare. Joining another relatively unknown guitarist, Phil Campbell, they played together at a Motörhead audition, and both were taken on. He left Motorhead in 1995. R.I.P.

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