- Name: Bill Berry
- Born: 07/31/1958 (62 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, farmer
William Thomas Berry (born July 31, 1958) is a retired American musician who was the drummer for the alternative rock band R.E.M. Although best known for his solid, economical drumming style, Berry also played other instruments including guitar, bass guitar, and piano, both for songwriting and on R.E.M. albums. After 17 years with the band, Berry left the music industry to become a farmer, and has since maintained a low profile, making sporadic reunions with R.E.M. and appearing on other artists’ recordings.
Birth Name: William Thomas Berry
Alias: William Thomas Berry
Genre: Alternative rock, folk rock, college rock, jangle pop
Birth Place: Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.
Bill Berry quotes :
I loved my 17 years with R.E.M., but I'm ready to reflect, assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship, and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan.Bill Berry