Keboardist of Black Sabbath, Quartz, Tony Martin and Animal Kwackers, Geoff Nicholls, has passed away from lung cancer at 68. Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi comments: “I’m so saddened to hear the loss of one of my dearest and closest friends Geoff Nicholls. He’s been suffering for a while now with lung cancer and he lost his battle this morning. Geoff and I have always been very close and he has been a real true friend to me and supported me all the way for nearly 40 years. I will miss him dearly and he will live in my heart until we meet again.

Rest In Peace my dear friend.
Tony“

Ozzy Osbourne also commented: “Geoff Nicholls was a great friend of mine for a long time. He will be greatly missed. I’m very saddened at the news.”

Geezer Butler: “Very sad to hear of old friend and Sabbath keyboard player Geoff Nicholls passing. RIP Geoff.”

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