R.I.P. Nick Knox

The Cramps drummer dead

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Nick Knox, drummer with psychobilly punk pioneers The Cramps, has died.

Knox (aka Nicholas Stephanoff) joined the band in 1977 after a few years with electric eels. He appeared on all The Cramps’ recordings until early 1991 when he was replaced by Jim Sclavunos and retired from music for more than a decade. He passed away on June 15, aged 60.