Thomas ‘Mensi’ Mensforth, a member of punk rock band Angelic Upstarts death was announced via social media, with the band’s official page sharing a black and white image of him on stage.
Here things you should know about South Shields punk rocker Mensi
- Mensi was one of the original members of Angelic Upstarts, a South Shields punk rock band that formed in 1977.
- During their first ten years they released a total of eight studio albums
- Mensi announced that he would be leaving in August 2006, but returned the following year.
- The band adopted a working-class philosophy, and their official Facebook page declared them “an anti-fascist punk band.”
- Mensi died of Covid-19, aged 65.