Bill Rieflin dearh, a drummer who played with groups including REM, Nine Inch Nails and King Crimson in a profession spreading over 30 years, has kicked the bucket matured 59.
As indicated by web based life posts by companions and specialists he worked with, Rieflin kicked the bucket subsequent to being determined to have disease.
“Bill Rieflin flew from this world c. 18.50 Pacific, 18.50 UK,” King Crimson organizer Robert Fripp composed on Facebook, in the wake of accepting a call affirming Rieflin’s passing.
He included, “Fly well, Brother Bill! My life is limitlessly more extravagant for knowing you.”
Rieflin, a Seattle local, frequently filled in as a long haul helper part, as opposed to a full-time some portion of any of the groups he got associated with.
Prior to leaving for a North American visit with King Crimson in 2017, Rieflin revealed to Rolling Stone about his extra job on keys: “There was an issue of four rustles up front, which is still in the realm of plausibility. Notwithstanding, for this visit, I stated, ‘For what reason don’t I simply play keys?’ My ability level isn’t at the most noteworthy, however I’m competent.
“Thus we stated, ‘No doubt, sure, do that.’ Basically, I’ve made my own activity after my other one was taken over by the incredibly able Jeremy Stacey. It’s exceptional that I was brought back in, and phenomenal again that I presently fill a totally extraordinary job.”
Assortment noticed a case of Rieflin’s adaptability as an artist was the point at which he performed with Swans and furthermore performed drums on Robbie Williams’ collection, Take the Crown, around a similar time.