Mark Keds was the lead singer of Mindless Issues with a prolific track writing historical past (Image: Getty)
Mindless Issues singer Mark Keds has been discovered lifeless in his house on the age of fifty.
Keds is believed to have died within the early hours of this morning, with a explanation for demise but to be decided.
The rocker’s demise was confirmed by bandmate Ben Harding, who celebrated his pal’s expertise and ‘fierce dedication’ throughout their time collectively.
Posting an extended assertion on Fb, Ben wrote: ‘Pricey Buddies, It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we’ve got to let you know that, sadly, Mark – our singer, pal and most important songwriter – is not with us.’
Informing followers about when he was discovered, Ben continued: ‘It’s no secret that he had struggled on and off with drug abuse and a reasonably chaotic life-style for an extended whereas, and his well being suffered considerably over time as a result of this.
‘Whereas this had typically created friction throughout the on-off workings of Mindless Issues and his different tasks, we select to recollect the pal, the brother and the expertise we’ve misplaced immediately.
‘Mark was really captivated with his musical calling and he used it with a fierce dedication – from establishing a means of touring and enjoying gigs – one the place no person felt excluded – to together with specific, outspoken political content material in our songs (and insisting on releasing them, even at the price of business suicide and file firm dismay).
‘His biggest expertise, although, was in exploring the on a regular basis f**ed-upness and absolute, unbounded pleasure of one-to-one relationships; of affection, lust, loss, anger, grief and the ecstasy of the abnormal. That specific expertise remained undimmed.’
‘It appears cliched to say ‘gone too quickly’, however rattling, it’s true. He was solely 50. It’s no f**king age to die,’ he ended the assertion. ‘Our love and ideas exit to his mates, his household, his family members and those who beloved him.
‘We’ll be in contact with any additional info/particulars as and after we obtain it.
‘Mark Keds / Myers / Hammerton – Relaxation In Peace. Burn Vivid, Ponyboy. Love Ben, Cass and Morgan x’