Legendary drummer and original member of Motorhead, Phil Taylor has passed away at the age of 61. The news was released by former guitarist Eddie Clark, who released a statement that can be read below:
‘My dear friend and brother passed away last night… He was one hell of a character. Fortunately we made some fantastic music together and I have many, many fond memories of our time together’.
A post the official Motorhead Facebook page reads; ‘Lil’ Philthy…he who once shouted ‘stop wincing about’ on an album…he who fueled many a young boy’s punk/metal hairstyles…he who played the drums with fury and intent…he who liked to call people ‘wazzocks’ once in a while…friend, Roman, Derbyshireman…rest in peace…with much love…’