R.I.P. Lux Interior

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

It saddens Rocks Off, deeply, to pass this along, but evidently Lux Interior, founder and frontman of psychobilly godfathers (and all-around badasses) the Cramps, has died. Details are extremely sketchy right now, but apparently Interior, 60, may have died over the weekend and news only leaked out today. Which is not good.

This sucks, sucks, sucks. Rocks Off saw the Cramps live at Liberty Lunch in Austin around 1995 or '96 and that show really dropped the scales from his eyes about what a delicious carnival of sin rock and roll can be. So thanks, Lux. Really, there's only one thing left to do at this point. Turn this mother up...


Lets get fucked up - The Cramps

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.