Founding Eddie & The Hot Rods singer Barrie Masters has died

Barrie was the pub rock group’s sole consistent member.

Barrie Masters
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Founding singer of British Pub rock band Eddie & The Hot Rods, Barrie Masters, has died.

Masters formed Eddie & The Hot Rods in 1975 with bassist Rob Steele, guitarist Dave Higgs, and drummer Steve Nicol. The group broke up in 1981, however they saw success with their album Teenage Depression and single Do Anything You Wanna Do, and reformed several times. A plethora of musicians joined the band over its lifetime, with Masters remaining the sole consistent member throughout.

Eddie & The Hot Rods toured relentlessly while they were active, sharing residencies with AC/DC and the 101ers.

The news was broken through the band’s official Twitter account.

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