Singer Nolan Neal died on the age of 41. He was finest recognized for his appearances on “America’s Bought Expertise” and “The Voice.” The singer was discovered lifeless within the bed room of his Nashville condo on Monday, July 18.
The information was confirmed by Dylan Seals, who’s Neal’s cousin, and by the health worker in Nashville. The official reason for his loss of life received’t be recognized till an post-mortem is finished, however in line with some stories, there was a guitar decide on the desk subsequent to Neal’s mattress that “appeared to have powder residue on it.” Neal was very open about how laborious it was for him to cease utilizing medication. In an interview with the journal PEOPLE, Seals mentioned that his cousin “in the end misplaced his battle towards drug abuse.”
Earlier than the pandemic, Seals, who was an audio engineer, was residing along with his cousin, who was a musician. Seals mentioned that at the moment, Neal was clear and sober. Neal first obtained loads of consideration in 2016 when he tried out for Season 15 of “The Voice.” The gifted singer’s soulful model of “Drive” by Incubus obtained him a spot on Adam Levine’s group as a mentor. Neal’s time within the recreation was minimize brief when he was knocked out within the knockout spherical.
Neal got here again to TV 4 years later when he tried out for the present “America’s Bought Expertise.” In the course of the audition, he sang his personal track, “Misplaced,” which was about his struggles with habit. The judges of the present gave him a standing ovation for his efficiency. Neal made all of it the way in which to the quarterfinals earlier than he was eradicated.
Neal talked to WBIR about his struggles with habit, and he even mentioned that he drank so much whereas he was competing on “The Voice.” He mentioned, “I obtained slightly misplaced on ‘The Voice,’ so I saved consuming.” It’s plain to see. I perceive.” He additionally mentioned, “I do not forget that I give up utilizing medication in 2010. On Might 15, I went to rehab.” saved clear. I joined the rock band Hinder, and all they did was get together and drink. They aren’t accountable. I had made up my thoughts that I wished to drink like everybody else. I keep in mind attempting to behave like everybody else and slot in. I went to a bar and requested for a drink. I attempted to maintain it quiet. I keep in mind performing like all the things was fantastic. I used to be simply telling myself lies after I mentioned I may deal with it.”
A fan web page for Nolan Neal posted about his loss of life on Tuesday morning, saying, “I can’t consider you’re gone from us” and “heaven simply obtained a brand new music director.”