Buzzcocks co-founder and punk pioneer Pete Shelley dies aged 63
Pete Shelley, the co-founder and former lead singer of influential British punk band the Buzzcocks, has died at the age of 63.
It is suspected that he suffered a heart attack.
The band are best known for their 1978 hit Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve).
Shelley and former bandmate Howard Devoto, who later started Magazine, formed the Buzzcocks in Bolton in 1976.
They had a profound effect on independent music after releasing the Spiral Scratch EP in 1977 - credited as the first punk record to be released without record company backing.
In a statement released via Twitter,... read more
- 07:06 FARMING MATTERS: Online matchmaking for cattle
- 07:02 This is what you can expect from the weather this weekend
- 07:01 Liverpool fans won't like this analysis of Jurgen Klopp's tactics
- 07:01 Sam Allardyce in the firing line on Celebrity Apprentice
- 07:01 Man Utd and Liverpool fans FUME at Jim White after Carabao Cup claim
- 07:01 DeGale vs Eubank Jr start time: What time will the boxing fight start?
- 06:50 Brexit: Theresa May warned of mass revolt if country heads for no-deal
- 06:48 Halifax Paralympic star Hannah Cockroft speaks about disability...
- 06:47 This is what you can expect from the weather this weekend
- 06:46 Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong fear death penalty if deported
- 06:46 Coventry City receive Ricoh deadline as Mark Robins explores his...
- 06:41 This is what you can expect from the weather this weekend
- 06:38 Northampton park festival apologises 'without reservation' after...
- 06:34 Hartlepool business named as one of the best companies in Britain...
- 06:34 Dean Smith tells Conor Hourihane the best way to silence his Aston...
- 06:33 New CT scanner set to slash waiting times at Scottish hospital
- 06:33 Premier League table: Super computer predicts final standings...
- 06:33 Arsenal legend reveals he will be SHOCKED if Unai Emery does this...
- 06:33 Arsenal boss Unai Emery NEEDS Mesut Ozil: Gunners star makes...
- 06:33 Chelsea news: N'Golo Kante JUMPS to the defence of under fire Jorginho
- 06:32 Prepare to pay for a hidden pay increase – Martin Lewis
- 06:32 Jack Monroe, Bootstrap Cook interview - spilling the beans on tins,...
- 06:32 Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word
- 06:32 Local Hero set to become ‘less Trumpian’ when it is turned into new...
- 06:32 Plagiarism lawsuit against Mark Millar thrown out of court
- 06:30 Scotland’s mountain snowsports suffer due to mild winter
- 06:27 This is what you can expect from the weather this weekend
- 06:26 This is what you can expect from the weather this weekend
- 06:24 Saturday's best TV: The Greatest Dancer Final; The Voice UK; Trapped
- 06:24 BBC Scotland to screen The Grey Area, 'Scotland's version of The Wire'