Peter - Musician Christopherson Dies At 55

British musician and visual artist PETER 'SLEAZY' CHRISTOPHERSON has died, aged 55.
Christopherson, who has designed iconic artwork on albums for artists including Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, passed away in his sleep at his home in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday (24Nov10).
The songwriter played in numerous bands throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including Coil and Throbbing Gristle, before moving on to visual arts.
He also notably took the first promotional photographs for the Sex Pistols and created a controversial window display for Malcolm MClaren and designer Vivienne Westwood's shop, SEX.
Christopherson and his Throbbing Gristle bandmate Genesis P-Orridge created psychedelic artistic group Psychic TV in the 1980s, while he was also a partner in album cover design group Hipgnosis.
He reformed Throbbing Gristle in 2004.


Contactmusic

Tags: peter


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Contrary To Her Song Lyrics, Lana Del Rey Worked Her Way To The Top

Lana Del Rey is no stranger to vicious rumours, but she definitely did not...

Contrary To Her Song Lyrics, Lana Del Rey Worked Her Way To The Top

Weird Al Scores First U.S Number 1 With New Album

The album was released only one week ago and sold 103,000 copies to secure the top...

Weird Al Scores First U.S Number 1 With New Album

Peaches Geldof's Cause of Death Confirmed as Heroin Overdose

The second daughter of musician Bob Geldof, Peaches Geldof was thrust...

Peaches Geldof's Cause of Death Confirmed as Heroin Overdose

Robert Downey Jr.IS Iron Man... But For How Long?

You know who he is. Robert Downey Jr.’s involvement in the Iron Man franchise has been...

Robert Downey Jr.IS Iron Man... But For How Long?

Hercules Extended Trailer

Following his deadly ordeal of being put through the Twelve Labours by his father Zeus and his...

Hercules Trailer

Miley Cyrus Appears in Pharrell's New Video 'Come Get It Bae'

Cyrus also features on the track's vocals, and -perhaps most shockingly of all- resists...

Miley Cyrus Appears in Pharrell's New Video 'Come Get It Bae'
Advertisement

Let Battle Commence: Superhero Studios Fight for Best Opening Weekend

We live in a movie world of superheroes at the moment with franchise...

Let Battle Commence: Superhero Studios Fight for Best Opening Weekend

After The Success of 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', What's Next?

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has been a huge success both critically...

After The Success of 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', What's Next?

'Mad Max: Fury Road' - New Stills and Poster Appear From Comic Con [Pictures]

Max Max: Fury Road was one of the most anticipated films at the...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' - New Stills and Poster Appear From Comic Con [Pictures]


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

peter Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on peter

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All