William Roy "wiL" Francis (born January 8, 1982 in Seattle, Washington), also known by his stage name William Control, is an American singer, musician, record producer and author best known as the lead vocalist of the band Aiden as well as his electronic project William Control. Francis also acts as producer to the band A Midnight Tragedy and Ashestoangels.
In 2003 Aiden had formed, with Francis as bass player. After the original lead singer had quit the band Francis took over as vocalist. In 2005 Aiden was signed to Victory Records (they had been previously signed to Dead Teenager Records). Francis has since released two EPs, seven albums (including albums by William Control), and two poetry/prose books—Flowers and Filth, Prose and Poems.
In May 2009 Kerrang! called William Francis "one of the most enigmatic and talismanic frontmen in rock music today."