Here’s a Würzel update of the worst kind: Barely following recent news of a new band, Michael Burston has died of cardiomyopathy at age 61. Crawdaddy characterizes the guitarist:

Burston was a veteran in both senses of the word when he joined Motörhead in 1984—not only had he played prior with such heavy metal acts as Bastard and Warfare, the guitarist had served as a corporal in the British Army’s 1st Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment.

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