Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson, of Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV and Coil, 1955-2010

British industrial/experimental music pioneer Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson — who co-founded the hugely influential acts Throbbing Gristle and Coil, was a member of Psychic TV and worked as an artist with famed album-cover design team Hipgnosis — died in his sleep on Wednesday at age 55.