Mark Keds was the lead singer of Mindless Issues with a prolific music writing historical past (Image: Getty)
Mindless Issues singer Mark Keds has been discovered lifeless in his residence on the age of fifty.
Keds is believed to have died within the early hours of this morning, with a reason for loss of life but to be decided.
The rocker’s loss of life was confirmed by bandmate Ben Harding, who celebrated his good friend’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, good friend and principal songwriter – is now 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 way of life for an extended whereas, and his well being suffered considerably over time as a result of this.
‘Whereas this had generally created friction throughout the on-off workings of Mindless Issues and his different tasks, we select to recollect the good friend, the brother and the expertise we’ve misplaced immediately.
‘Mark was actually keen about his musical calling and he used it with a fierce dedication – from establishing a manner of touring and enjoying gigs – one the place no one felt excluded – to together with specific, outspoken political content material in our songs (and insisting on releasing them, even at the price of industrial suicide and document firm dismay).
‘His best 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 atypical. 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 liked him.
‘We’ll be in contact with any additional info/particulars as and once we obtain it.
‘Mark Keds / Myers / Hammerton – Relaxation In Peace. Burn Brilliant, Ponyboy. Love Ben, Cass and Morgan x’