Würzel - As has been reported by numerous and credible Rock media sources in the past 24 hours, the news of Würzel (Michael Burston) passing away is sad to share. This sad news first broke on Tim Butcher’s facebook page on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Tim Butcher has been a longtime bass tech for Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead. No official statement has been made as of yet.
The former Motörhead guitarist was 61 years old. Würzel’s current band was Leader Of Down. Metal Odyssey expresses condolences to the family, friends, bandmates and fans of Würzel. God bless Würzel and may he rest in peace.
* Würzel appeared on seven studio albums while with Motörhead, (1984-1995), with No Remorse (1984) being the first.
* To read the comment on Tim Butcher’s facebook page, click on the link below:
* Pictured above: Würzel – Bess 7″ cover sleeve (1987/GWR)
Rest In Peace, Würzel.
October 23, 1949 – July 9, 2011