Bill Rieflin has passed away at the age of 59. Many Release readers and industrial music fans know him from Ministry, Revolting Cocks, KMFDM and Pigface – he played on many classic albums.
He also worked with Swans, Lard and Nine Inch Nails. Outside the scene he drummed with R.E.M., King Crimson, Robbie Williams and many more. Rieflin was mainly a drummer but also played keyboards, guitar and bass.