Avant-garde, industrial, and all-around music legend Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (of Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV, and more) has sadly passed away on Saturday (3/14) morning, following a two and a half year battle with leukemia that s/he documented regularly through heartbreaking Instagram posts. S/he was 70. Genesis' children Caresse & Genesse P-Orridge broke the news on the Psychic TV Facebook, writing:
Dear friends, family and loving supporters,
It is with very heavy hearts that we announce thee passing of our beloved father, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.
S/he had been battling leukemia for two and a half years and dropped he/r body early this morning, Saturday March 14th, 2020.
S/he will be laid to rest with h/er other half, Jaqueline “Lady Jaye” Breyer who left us in 2007, where they will be re-united.
Thank you for your love and support and for respecting our privacy as we are grieving.
Caresse & Genesse P-Orridge
Rest in peace Genesis. You were a true original and you won't be forgottten.
Fellow musicians have been paying tribute to Genesis and you can read those here. Watch some videos below...