The musician, who died at the age of 57, had probably never managed to get rid of his demons.
He was also a bit of Faith No More’s “No More”: when Billy Gould and Mike Bordin left Faith No Man without singer Mike Morris, they chose to name their new band so in reference to the absence of the one and Chuck Mosley had come on the scene. Singer on the first two albums of the San Francisco rock band, We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself , the artist died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the age of 57 years.
Chuck Mosley, who will remain the singer of Faith No More until 1988, succumbed to his addictions, which he fought, said a statement issued by his family: ” After a long period of sobriety, Charles Henry Mosley III has lost his life because of this disease that is addiction , says the text transmitted to People magazine by the press officer of the deceased.We make public the way he died in the hope that it could serve as a warning, warning or lighthouse for anyone struggling to stay sober. He leaves his longtime partner, Pip Logan, two daughters, Erica and Sophie, and his grandson, Wolfgang Logan Mosley. The family will accept donations for funeral expenses. Details to follow once the arrangements are made. ”
Chuck Mosley was fired by Faith No More because of his erratic behavior after a tour of Europe in 1988, which was peppered with several incidents – physical altercation with Billy Gould, falling asleep on stage, and so on. – and replaced by Mike Patton, who remains today the iconic singer of the Californian band, reformed in 2009 after a hiatus of about ten years.
For his part, Chuck Mosley has had a quiet career with Bad Brains and Cement. Author of a 2009 solo album, Will Rap Over Hard Rock For Food, he occasionally found Faith No More – the last time in August 2016 – despite many settled litigations debated justice and had recently joined the supergroup Primitive Race.
“We were a family, a strange and dysfunctional family …”
and we will always be grateful for the time spent with Chuck. ”