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Lead Singer of Samson Nicky Moore’s Cause of Death


Former Samson lead singer and heavy metal pioneer Nicky Moore’s cause of death was followed by many rumors after he passed away on August 2, 2022, at the age of 70.

May the star rest in peace. We send our deepest sympathies to his loved ones, family, friends, and fans.

The heartbreaking news was confirmed in a statement shared on social media which announced that the legend took his last breath on Wednesday morning, reading, “It is with immense sadness and almost unbearably heavy hearts that we have to let you all know that Nicky, a man larger than life in body and spirit, has sadly passed away this morning.”

The statement added, “A man that lived a thousand lifetimes in just one has decided he needed a rest. Rest well, dear friend. We will all miss you x.”

Born in Devon, the U.K. on June 21, 1947, Nicky Moore kicked off his musical career as a choirboy before entering to rock and finally heavy metal. He co-founded the early 1970s band Hackensack before joining to Tiger and famous Samson as its main singer in 1981.

Moore replaced Bruce Dickinson, who had left the band to enter Iron Maiden.

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Parkinson’s Disease Became Nicky Moore’s Cause of Death

Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, but fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death. Although there is no official report about Nicky Moore’s exact cause of death, some claimed he lost his life due to Parkinson’s disease.

Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, though you can be sure that we are attempting our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; but, do not forget that family privacy should be respected.

By the late 1980s, Moore had also left the band, before rejoining the following decade. In the 1990s he additionally founded another band, Nicky Moore and the Blues Corporation, which was voted the best live blues band by BBC Radio 2 listeners in 2000.

Alongside his own music, Moore worked as a vocal coach and in 1998 he appeared in the BBC docu-soup “Lakesiders” showcasing his vocal work. He additionally wrote jingles and did voice-over work for brands such as the BBC.

The singer famously once performed a gig following a car crash, in which he sustained two broken ribs. “People pay money to come and see you, you don’t let them down, and if there’s a possible way I can sing whether it be with two broken ribs or an arm falling off, or whether I’ve got flu or whatever – if I can sing I will not let them down,” he said in an interview.

Adding, “I think people have known that for years – you can count the number of gigs I’ve had to miss on one hand over the last few years. I’ve tried as hard as I can to make it.”

Among those who reacted to the tragic news were director Jonas Akerlund, who shared on Instagram “R I P” alongside a photo of Moore at the Marquee Club in London in 1982 with Dickinson and Frederick Melander of the Swedish black metal band Bathory.

Moore leaves behind his sons Nick Jr and Timmy.

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