The Seventies glam star passes away from a heart attack aged 57...

MUD frontman LES GRAY has died aged 57.

The chart-topping glam rock star died of a heart attack at a hospital in Portugal. Gray was suffering from throat cancer.

His death comes a week before the frontman was to host a themed charity event in Glasgow, where he was to perform a duet with Alvin Stardust, reports Ananova.The show will go ahead as a tribute to Gray.

Gray, topped the charts three times during his career, with ‘Tiger Feet’, ‘Lonely This Christmas’, and ‘Oh Boy’.

The band, who won a Search For A Star contest , and first appeared on the ‘Basil Brush Show’, split up in 1977. Gray subsequently moved to Portugal, where he remained for the past 12 years.