Mark Shelton [1957 – 2018]

Sad news that the frontman of legendary metal band Manilla Road has died overnight, aged 60. Reports coming in from Germany following the Headbangers Open Air festival in¬†Brande-H√∂rnerkirchen are that Mark suffered heart failure some time after the band’s performance. At this stage we’ve only seen information from a couple of unofficial sources, but it’s a sad story nonetheless. Admittedly, I’m not even close to being as knowledgeable on Manilla Road as many of my friends in this community, but Mark’s contribution to the metal world over the last 40 years cannot be overstated. The sheer number of heartfelt tributes … Continue reading Mark Shelton [1957 – 2018]