Mark E. Smith — the legendary frontman for the Fall — has reportedly died. He would have been 60 years old.
While not yet confirmed, a message posted on the Fall News fansite reads as follows:
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing Mark E. Smith. He passed this morning at home. A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time.
Pam Van Damned
The Fall – manager
R.I.P. Mark Edward Smith, 5 March 1957 – 24 January 2018.
As you can see, the message is apparently from Fall manager Pam Van Damned. However, the band’s ficial channels have yet to confirm Smith’s passing.