Drummer who have retired after seventeen years with the choice rock-band R.E.M. He went to the College or university of Georgia, going to enroll in rules college after graduating. He retired from using R.E.M. to be able to pursue a profession in farming. He wedded Mari Berry on March 22, 1986 and divorced her eleven years afterwards; in 2003 he previously a son called Owen along with his partner Cybele. He is at R.E.M. With Michael Stipe.