Singer and guitarist, one of the founders of the British punk band the Buzzcocks, Pete Shelley died at the age of 63 years.
As The Guardian reports, the musician died of a heart attack on December 6 in Estonia, where he lived in recent years. As stated in the statement of the group the Buzzcocks, “Pete’s Music inspired many generations of musicians throughout his career that lasted five decades.”
The group was founded Buzzcocks Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto in 1976, and became one of the symbols of the British punk rock along with the Sex Pistols and The Clash. During his career, Pete Shelley released nine Studio albums with the Buzzcocks, and has also recorded six solo discs.
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