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Fastway

Formed: 1983
From: United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Fastway News

Below is our complete Fastway news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Sunday Old School: Fastway

One of the great things about the internet is that younger headbangers can find all sorts of bands so much easier than they could twenty years. Where once fans may have wondered what happened to certain members of bands, they are now able to find their subsequent or side projects with much greater ease. One such band who achieved success in their time but for a while were swept away featured a very important member of the classic lineup of one of metal’s most important bands, Motorhead, whose guitarist Eddie Clarke would leave for a new group, Fastway.

Fastway was formed in 1983 when "Fast" Eddie Clarke became disillusioned with Motorhead and teamed up with UFO bass player, Pete Way, who had also become disgruntled with his band. They recruited former Humble Pie drummer, Jerry Shirley and Irish singer Dave King. Despite Way being a founding member and half of the group’s namesake, he decided to leave the project early on because he was unable to escape his record deal with Chrysalis Records and instead opted to join Ozzy Osbourne’s band, later forming a new group, Waysted. More...

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Fastway Announce New LP

Hard rockers Fastway will release "Eat Dog Eat" on November 11, 2011 through Steamhammer/SPV Records. This marks the first Fastway album since the 1990 release "Bad Bad Girls." Ex-Little Angels vocalist Tony Jepson will be featured on the LP.

The track listing for "Eat Dog Eat" is as follows:

1. Deliver Me
2. Fade Out
3. Leave The Light On
4. Loving Fool
5. Dead And Gone
6. Sick As A Dog
7. Freedom Song
8. Do You Believe
9. Love I Need 10 On And On

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