Tag: Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson

Genesis P-Orridge, co-founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, dead at 70

Genesis P-Orridge, co-founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, dead at 70

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, the British musician, poet, performance artist, occultist and avant garde avatar who co-founded pioneering industrial act Throbbing Gristle as well as Psychic TV, died Saturday after battling leukemia for 2½ years, the Dais Records label announced. P-Orridge was 70 years old.

Throbbing Gristle to release final album ‘Desertshore,’ reissue early records

Throbbing Gristle to release final album ‘Desertshore,’ reissue early records

The surviving members of Throbbing Gristle have relaunched their Industrial Records imprint in order to reissue the bulk of their late-’70s/early-’80s catalog and release the band’s final studio album: a long-in-the-works re-interpretation of Nico’s 1970 record ‘Desertshore.’

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

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.

Genesis P-Orridge quits Throbbing Gristle, remaining members to continue as X-TG

Genesis P-Orridge quits Throbbing Gristle, remaining members to continue as X-TG

Throbbing Gristle today announced its break-up ‘for the time being,’ saying frontman Genesis P-Orridge informed the other members this week — on the eve of several scheduled European concerts — that ‘he was no longer willing to perform’ with them.