Metal Gods saddened by loss of Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr

Friday, 15 March 2013 - 12:49pm IST | Agency: DNA Web Team
The drummer for the British power metal band Iron Maiden, has died after suffering for more than a decade from multiple sclerosis, British media reported Thursday. He was 56.

The drummer for the British power metal band Iron Maiden, has died after suffering for more than a decade from multiple sclerosis, British media reported Thursday. He was 56.

Burr joined the legendary hard rock band in 1979 and played with them on their first three albums: Iron Maiden (1980) Killers (1981) and The Number of the Beast (1982).

The metal community took to Twitter to pour their grief.

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Classic rock band Queen's lead guitarist Brian May's official Twitter handle also paid respects to Burr.


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