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TrendingCancer claims REM, King Crimson drummer Bill Rieflin

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Bill Rieflin Dead at 59, Drummer for King Crimson, Ministry, R E M

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One Last Thought from Bill

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King Crimson drummers solo, Elstree, 2014

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Hard to believe that Bill Rieflin is actually gone. I can’t think of a better tribute than his giving of one of life’s greatest lessons. Rest in piece, good sir. https://t.co/7keksYmYTs

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King Crimson Orchard Hall Tokyo, Japan 2018 R.I.P. Bill Rieflin https://t.co/X7MI2mQHL5

Rieflin came to prominence in the 1990s for his work mainly as a drummer with many notable groups including Ministry, the Revolting Cocks, Lard, KMFDM, Pigface, Swans, Chris Connelly, and Nine Inch Nails. He worked regularly with R.E.M. following the retirement of Bill Berry in 1997. He was a member of King Crimson from 2013 until his death in 2020.
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    R.E.M.