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Throbbing Gristle was formed in London, UK in 1975 out of the ashes of international performance art group COUM Transmissions. Founding members Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter, Peter Christopherson and Genesis P-Orridge, as well as artist Monte Cazazza (a collaborator and friend of the band), coined the phrase "Industrial Music For Industrial People" to describe the dehumanization and mechanization of music making they in part wanted to evoke. Aside Read more on

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Sunday Spotify Slaylist: Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson tribute

November 28th, 2010

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As we’re sure many of you will already have noted, this week marked the passing of Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson, founder member of the indescribably-influential Throbbing Gristle. Now while Throbbing Gristle weren’t a metal band per se, their lasting influence extends far beyond mere genre labels, which is why we think Christopherson more than deserves a tribute Slaylist.

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