Former WHITE ZOMBIE / LAST CRACK Drummer Phil Buerstatte Passes

May 20, 2013, 4 years ago

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Former WHITE ZOMBIE / LAST CRACK drummer Phil Buerstatte was reportedly found dead in Madison, WI over the weekend. No further details are currently available.

Last Crack guitarist Paul Schluter posted the following statement regarding Buerstatte passing:

"We are sorry to have to announce that Last Crack drummer and our musical brother Phil Buerstatte has passed away today. He will be greatly missed by his many friends, family and fellow band members.Pull out your Last Crack albums, crank them up loud and remember what a great drummer he was!

It is the end of an era for us and sad to say the original line-up will never be able to play together again. Our last show with Phil from 2009 is posted on YouTube in its entirety. The remaining members of the band are discussing doing a tribute show in Phil's honor in the coming months. We'll post details soon."

Buerstatte was a member of WHITE ZOMBIE from1992 - 1994 and performed with the band on the La Sexorcisto tour. He was a member of Last Crack from 1986 to 1997.

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