Chuck Mosley, the former, and original, vocalist of Faith No More has passed away at just 57 years old. His family has released the following statement, attributing his death to a long bout with the disease of addiction.
“After a long period of sobriety, Charles Henry Mosley III lost his life, on November 9th, 2017, due to the disease of addiction. We’re sharing the manner in which he passed, in the hopes that it might serve as a warning or wake up call or beacon to anyone else struggling to fight for sobriety. He is survived by long-term partner Pip Logan, two daughters, Erica and Sophie and his grandson Wolfgang Logan Mosley. The family will be accepting donations for funeral expenses. Details to follow when arranged.”
Faith No More are expected to release a statement soon.
Mosley appeared on Faith No More’s first two albums We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself, though the band achieved their most notable success with frontman Mike Patton. Mosley last joined the band in 2016 for a performance and was said to be on good terms with them.