May 16, 2021

Larry Wallis, original motorhead guitarist dies – La Provincia


Larry Wallis, the first guitarist of the legendary band Motorhead has passed away at the age of 70. The cause of death has not yet been made public.

Wallis He joined the band in 1975, after being selected by Lemmy Kilmister, leader of Motorhead. Although he was only in the group for less than a year, the accompanied guitarist accompanied them throughout the entire album On Parole, his first LP. Only half of his work was preserved, because half of the album would be recorded again with who would be his replacement, Eddie "Fast" Clarke.

Later, Wallis would write and sing songs by the band such as Vibrator and Fools, as well as on the City Kids album.

In addition to Motorhead, the guitarist would work with other groups like Shagrat, Blodwyn Pig, and especially Pink Fairies. Also, although for a brief period of time, he participated in the UFO issues in 1972.

After leaving the first group that made him famous, Wallis recorded in 1977 the solo single Police Car which was produced by Nick Lowe.

Larry Wallis joins the list of Motorhead members who have died alongside Michael 'Würzel' Burston who died in 2011, followed by Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor and Lemmy Kilmister who did so in 2015 and 'Fast' Eddie Clarke in 2018 .

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