CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin has passed away aat the age of 53.
His bandmates confirmed his passing in a social media post last night. They wrote: “Reed, It’s with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a friend, a brother and pioneer. Love and condolences to the family, friends and fans who will miss you and thanks for the music.”
He was the founding member with Mike Dean and Woody Weatherman. Mullin, along with Weatherman, also played in the Raleigh NC hardcore band, NO LABELS. NO LABELS disbanded in 1984, while CORROSION OF CONFORMITY continued to evolve and gain popularity. He left COC on February 1, 2001 due to back injury.
Following his departure from CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, Mullin worked on several other projects, including a hardcore band called MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF, and frontman for the power pop band BROWN.
In 2010 he rejoined COC with the Animosity era lineup.