Former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr has died from multiple sclerosis.
He was 56 years old. Steve Harris, the heavy metal band's founder and bass player, said upon hearing of Burr's death that it was "terribly sad news."
"He was a wonderful person and an amazing drummer who made a valuable contribution to Maiden in the early days when we were starting out."
Burr joined Iron Maiden in 1979 and played on their first three albums.