(1960-09-29)september 29, 1960 seattle, washington, u.s.
march 24, 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 59)
industrial, experimental rock, alternative rock, heavy metal, progressive rock
drums, keyboards, guitar, bass
ministry, r.e.m., sweet 75, revolting cocks, kmfdm, pigface, nine inch nails, king crimson, robbie williams
william frederick rieflin (september 29, 1960 – march 24, 2020) was an american musician. rieflin came to prominence in the 1990s mainly for his work as a drummer with groups (particularly in the industrial rock and industrial metal scenes) such as 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.