The Overtones’ lead singer Timmy Matley has died at 36.

Mately was diagnosed with stage-three malignant melanoma, a form of skin cancer in 2016 but his cause of death has not been confirmed. His agent released a statement to BBC. “Singer Timmy Matley died suddenly in London on the 9 April 2018. The Overtones singer, from Cork, Ireland, was 36 and lived in London. No further details are currently available. Family and friends are devastated a the news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

Matley’s bandmates tweeted to their fans informing them that their “dear friend and brother Timmy has passed away.”

 

Once fans learned of Matley’s passing they responded with consoling tweets.

 

 

The group released five albums, four off which charted the top 10 in the United Kingdom. The group was composed of Matley, Lachie Chapman, Mike Crawshaw, Mark Franks and Darren Everest and specialized in doo-wop.

Tickets for their Summer Special tour recently went on sale March 29. Information regarding the status of the tour has not been given out yet.

 

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