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Nick Knox of The Cramps, RIP

Nick Knox of The Cramps

Nick Knox, longtime drummer of influential psychobilly band The Cramps, has died at the age of 60. Knox joined The Cramps in 1977, replacing Miriam Linna, and left in 1991, staying with the band longer than any of their other drummers.

John D Morton, founder of Electric Eels, which Nick played in before joining The Cramps, confirmed the news on Twitter:

Miriam Linna’s eulogy for Nick:

Kid Congo Powers, who played guitar in The Cramps during the early ’80s, paid tribute to Nick on Twitter:

The Cramps singer Lux Interior passed away in 2009.

Rest in peace, Nick.

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