Mark “The Shark” Shelton, a founding member of the legendary epic metal band MANILLA ROAD, has died at the age of 60. No cause of death has yet been revealed. His passing was confirmed in a Facebook post by the band’s lead singer, Bryan Patrick.
“I’m very sorry to announce today that my longtime brother and best friend since 1981 has passed through the Halls Of Valhalla,” Patrick wrote. “Mark W. Shelton, may you rest in peace!
“There will be more information within the next couple of days. There will be a GoFundMe page set up in order to get Mark back home to his family.
“My heart is shattered. Please take time today to love your loved ones and hold them close.”