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Former Motorhead guitarist dies

Michael Burston, a former guitarist with Motorhead, has died of ventricular fibrillation.

The guitarist, nicknamed ‘Wurzel‘, joined the seminal band in 1984 and stayed part of the line-up for the next 11 years, appearing on six studio albums. Though he left in 1995, he rejoined them here and there for some live shows and continued to play guitar for a number of other bands.