Original Motörhead guitarist Larry Wallis dead at 70

Wallis, right, onstage with Nick Lowe during Stiff Records tour (Image credit: Paul Welsh/Redferns)

Larry Wallis, the guitarist who appeared on Motörhead's 1979 album, On Parole, has died at the age of 70.

His passing was confirmed on the official Motörhead website.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.