Michael Burston


Died: 2011-07-09
Age: 61
Cause: Heart Disease

Michael Burston commonly known by the stage name Würzel, was formerly guitarist in the british band, Motörhead. On 9 July 2011, Tim Butcher, Motörhead leader Lemmy's longtime bass technician, reported that Würzel has died, but did not reveal the cause of death, but it has been widely reported that Burston died of ventricular fibrillation, caused by cardiomyopathy, better known as heart disease. Before he died, Würzel was working on new material with his new band, Leader of Down, who had previously announced the release of their debut single for early 2010.

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