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R.E.M, MINISTRY & KING CRIMSON DRUMMER, BILL RIEFLIN HAS DIED AT AGE 59

Drummer for legendary rock bands R.E.M, Ministry and King Crimson, Bill Rieflin, has passed away at 59 years old after a long battle with cancer.
 
All the bands listed above paid tribute to Bill on Social Media:

 

Bill Rieflin has been in the music scene since 1988. His first being with the band "Ministry" on their third studio album "The Land of Rape and Honey". He also featured on Nine Inch Nails third studio album on the track titled "The Fragile" in 1999 as well as being the drummer for Robbie Williams track "Take The Crown" in 2012.

Bill's final studio recording, as we know, was with Lead into Gold where he featured on their album "The Sun Behind The Sun" in 2018.

He can be heard on the following tracks:

  • Hard Won Decay
  • To The Throat
  • No.3 vs No.1
  • The Sun Behind The Sun.

We at Rock Lifestyle UK send our wishes & our condolences to his family & friends. The world has lost another talented legend in Rock History.

 

WATCH: Bill Rieflin Drum Solo at Elstree, 2014.

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