Former Iron Maiden Drummer, Clive Burr, Passes Away at Age 56
3/13/2013 12:36:16 PM by Frank

Many of us who grew up in the 80s had our first Iron Maiden experience with the opening drum pattern of "Run to the Hills". Is there any set of beats that are as fun to play air drums too?!

As reported by RollingStone.com: "Clive Burr, the former drummer of Iron Maiden, died last night at the age of 56. Burr had been suffering from multiple sclerosis, and he died in his sleep."

"This is terribly sad news," said Maiden founder/bassist Steve Harris on the group's official site. "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."

According to vocalist Bruce Dickinson: "He was a great guy and a man who really lived his life to the full. Even during the darkest days of his MS, 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."

We here at Maximum Metal love the early Maiden albums, so once we get a few bottles of some Iron Maiden beers in, we'll drink an "Up the Irons!" toast to Mr. Burr.

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