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Corrosion Of Conformity Share New Tribute To Their Late Drummer Reed Mullin


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Corrosion Of Conformity have shared a new tribute to their late drummer Reed Mullin via social media. A founding member of the group, Mullin passed away on January 27th, 2020 at the age of 53. A cause of death has yet to be revealed. Mullin had been absent from the band’s live duties in recent years due to his struggles with substance abuse issues and undergoing knee surgery.

Speaking today (January 29th) on social media, the band commented:

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“A badass drummer:
Reed could play all of the metal stuff, cymbal grabs, proto blast beats with only one bass pedal. He could cop one hundred different styles and reference them in his own way. Everything from Earl Hudson and Clive Burr to Neil Peart (RIP) to Mitch Mitchell and Bill Ward. From John Bonham to Phil Taylor and Nicko McBrain.

All the while he was creating his own thing, odd times and polyrhythms played nonchalantly, powerful, simple, deliberate sections, all of the possibilities were in fact possible but utilized thoughtfully, in the proper place, for the proper effect, as the song demanded. Musically speaking, what more could you ask for?”

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