Pete Shelley, the lead singer of the English punk rock band Buzzcocks, has died, as BBC reviews the band's administration.
Shelley reportedly died at age 63 of a suspected coronary heart assault in Estonia, the place he was dwelling on the time.
The Buzzcocks have been shaped in Bolton, England, by singer/songwriter/guitarist Shelley and singer/songwriter Howard Devoto, after the 2 met on the Bolton Institute of Technology (now often called the University of Bolton) and traveled to London to see a Sex Pistols gig. Buzzcocks then debuted in 1976 and opened for the Sex Pistols in Manchester.
Buzzcocks launched their first EP Spiral Scratch in 1977, and went on to document 9 studio albums. Devoto left Buzzcocks in 1977, and Shelley grew to become the frontman. Their most up-to-date album, The Way, was launched in 2014.
The band is thought for hits resembling “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)?” and “Why Can’t I Touch It?”
A re-issue of the Buzzcocks' first two albums, Another Music In A Different Kitchen and Love Bites, is due for launch on Jan. 25, 2019.
The band's Twitter account additionally posted the next assertion:
Billboard has reached out for added particulars.