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R.I.P Drummer PHIL TAYLOR (Motorhead, Overkill)

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From Motorhead's Official Facebook page: "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, in peace...with much love..."
Former Motorhead drummer "Philthy Animal" Phil Taylor has died aged 61, his bandmate and friend has said.
Guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke wrote on Facebook: "My dear friend and brother passed away last night... He was one hell of a character."
Taylor, from Chesterfield, played in the British heavy metal band for 14 years with Clarke and frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister.
He features on all the band's hits, including Ace of Spades and Overkill.
"Fortunately we made some fantastic music together and I have many, many fond memories of our time together," Clarke said.
He said Taylor had been ill for some time "but that does not make it any easier when the time finally comes". 
R.I.P Phil.
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