Buzzcocks Frontman Pete Shelley Dies at 63


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.