Geoff Nicholls, Black Sabbath​​ Keyboardist, Passes at 68 shares that Geoff Nicholls, Black Sabbath’s longtime keyboardist who performed with the heavy metal legends for 25 years, died Saturday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 68.

“I’m so saddened to hear the loss of one of my dearest and closest friends Geoff Nicholls,” Tony Iommi wrote on Facebook Saturday. has more on the passing of Geoff Nicholls below.

Geoff Nicholls, Black Sabbath Keyboardist, Dead at 68