Julz Sale, guitarist and singer for Delta 5, has died

Julz Sale
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Julz Sale, the lead guitarist and vocalist for Leeds post-punk band Delta 5, has died, it has been confirmed.

The news was announced by Rough Trade, the British record label that released much of Delta 5’s work, and where Sale worked for a period of time after the band split up in 1981. No cause of death has been officially revealed.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.