Clive Burr

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Clive Burr
Birth nameClive Ronald Burr
Born(1957-03-08)8 March 1957
East Ham, London, England
Died12 March 2013(2013-03-12) (aged 56)
London, England
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
Years active1977–2013

Clive Ronald Burr (8 March 1957 – 12 March 2013) was an English drummer. He was in Iron Maiden from 1979 to 1982. Iron Maiden is a heavy metal band.

Burr was in Samson before he joined Iron Maiden. He played the drums on three Iron Maiden albums: Iron Maiden, Killers, and The Number of the Beast. He helped write songs such as "Gangland" and "Total Eclipse". The band fired Burr in 1982.[1] Nicko McBrain played drums for the band after that. Burr played with other bands, such as Trust, Desperado, and Alcatrazz.

Burr died on 12 March 2013.[2][3] He had multiple sclerosis.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Classic Rock " The Archive " February 2011 " Page 32 " When drummer Clive Burr was ousted from Iron Maiden in". Archived from the original on 12 April 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  2. "Former Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Passes Away". Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  3. Henne, Bruce (29 March 2013). "hennemusic". Archived from the original on 1 May 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  4. "|||| Welcome to Clive Aid |||| Rocking the Charity World". Archived from the original on 26 February 2009. Retrieved 14 December 2019.