Clive Burr, former drummer with heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, died in his sleep earlier this week on Tuesday March 12, 2013. He was 56 years old. Although he was fired from the band in 1982, Bur remained friends with his former bandmates, who were longtime supporters Clive Aid, the charity Burr was a patron of which raised funds and awareness for cancer and multiple sclerosis (of which Burr himself suffered) causes around the world. It’s in recognition of his role in the history of one of the world’s biggest metal fans that we’ve put together this week’s Sunday Slaylist as a tribute to Clive Burr.
Gogmagog is a band-project that released a 3-track-EP in 1985, called "I Will Be There". It featured Paul Di'Anno (who just left Iron Maiden some years before), Janick Gers (who later joined Iron Maiden), Neil Murray, Clive Burr (also after his "Maiden-days") and Peter Willis. Read more on Last.fm