This piece was originally published February 4th, 2009
Lux Interior, singer for The Cramps, died today.
The Cramps were formed in 1976 by Lux along with his wife, guitarist Poison Ivy, and together they made some of the coolest green slime Z movie sounds ever heard.
The Cramps merged rockabilly, shlock horror, drive-in trash and underground punk rock into a voodoo stew that few others could even hope to attempt with such singularly perfect results.
Simply put, he was among the most greatest of all frontmen to have ever appeared on a stage.