È morto Bill Rieflin, il batterista di King Crimson, R.E.M. e Ministry

di Skatena

Si è spento a causa di un tumore Bill Rieflin. Il batterista dei Ministry (una delle band chiave dell’industrial anni ’80-90) che aveva suonato anche coi  R.E.M. e coi King Crimson, aveva 59 anni.

È stato Krist Novoselic dei Nirvana a dare la notizia su Twitter:

Krist Novoselić

@KristNovoselic

So sorry to hear of Bill Rieflin passing away. A straight up person and excellent musician.

A confermare la notizia, Toyah Willcox, moglie di Robert Fripp dei King Crimson:

Toyah Willcox@toyahofficial

Our dear wonderful Bill Rieflin flew from this world today. Much loved HUMAN and member of King Crimson. Family by his side. Forever in our hearts.

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Feeling Distant@annkpowers

Seeing news that my old friend Bill Rieflin has died of cancer. You know him as a mighty drummer for bands from Ministry to later R.E.M. To me he was the kindest guy who worked with me at Tower Records SF when I was 19 and so uncool. Hadn’t seen him for a while but I am so sad.

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