Sadly today on this Tuesday morning, we are reporting that Corrosion of Conformity drummer, Reed Mullins has passed away at 53 years of age.
It has not yet been confirmed what the cause of death could be. However, in 2016 the drummer suffered a serious seizure after drinking large amounts of alcohol. The band Corrosion of Conformity was on their tour alongside Lamb of God and Clutch, it was before the bands appearance at their Edmonton, Canada date when Mullin suffered the seizure.
The band had to has Reed to depart from the band to ensure he recovers fully, the band said that "We will not enable Reed to continue killing himself on our watch. Again we ask everyone for prayers for Reed and understanding for our predicament. All the best to everyone and Reed get help." Reed would return to the drum stool during the tour on June 8th 2016.
The band shared this statement on Social Media earlier this morning:
It’s with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a friend, a brother and pioneer. Reed you are loved and always will be. Lets all take a moment... pic.twitter.com/33HKp9tU7v— C.O.C. (@coccabal) January 28, 2020
We will update the article once more information has been released.
We at Rock Lifestyle UK send our thoughts to his friends & families at this difficult time.