Internal Bleeding Drummer William Tolley Passes Away After Deadly Fall


Internal Bleeding drummer William Tolley passed away today (April 20th) as a result of injuries sustained in a fall. Tolley was responding to a fire at a multi-family home in the Ridgewood section of Queens, NY as part of his day job as a firefighter for the FDNY. A CBS report has word that Tolley fell five stories from the roof after a mishap with the bucket he was in. He was 42-years-old. The band commented with the following statement:

“Our drummer, the heartbeat of the band, William Tolley died today. There are ZERO WORDS to describe the loss. He was a good, decent and honorable man who loved his friends, his family and the people he served. There will never be another like him. There are no words to describe the utter sadness and despair we feel right now. We love you Bill.”

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio commented:

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