The former Motorhead guitarist had been battling pneumonia.
A statement posted on the band’s official Facebook page said: “We are devastated to pass on the news we only just heard ourselves earlier tonight.
“Edward Allan Clarke – or as we all know and love him Fast Eddie Clarke – passed away peacefully yesterday.
“Fast Eddie…keep roaring, rocking’ and rollin’ up there as goddamit man, your Motörfamily would expect nothing less!!!”