Pete Shelley Lead Singer Of The Buzzcocks Died Of Cardiac Arrest

David Layde
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Pete Shelly, the frontman of the influential punk-rock band Buzzcocks has passed away aged 63.

According to the BBC, he suffered a heart attack. It’s reported that the band’s management confirmed Shelly passed away in Estonia where he was living.


Buzzcocks shot to fame in the latter half of the 70s with the chart-topping track ‘Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)’.

They formed in 1975 after Shelley and Howard Devoto became friends at the Bolton Institute of Technology. The band debuted in Manchester that year as a support band for the Sex Pistols.