Hawkwind have announced that one of its founder members Huw Lloyd Langton has just died of cancer.
He played lead guitar on Hawkwind'sfirst ever album leaving the band in 1970. He returned in 1979 and stayed for nine years performing on the band's releases from Live 79 to the Xenon Codex in 1988.
He riefly rejoined the band in 2001 but left die toillness. He was a frequent support act for the band'stours. His last collaboration with the band was to play guitar on the song The Hills Have Ears on the band's 2012 album Onward