the cramps

The Jesus and Mary Chain: Our 1985 Interview

This article originally appeared in the November 1985 issue of SPIN. Every summer morning the jets dump several hundred Americans at Gatwick and Heathrow…
Sue Cummings / July 25, 2019

Watch Spoon Cover the Cramps’ Psychobilly Classic ‘TV Set’ on ‘Conan’

The much-maligned remake of the horror classic Poltergeist might've all been worth it just for bringing Spoon's cover of the Cramps' "TV Set" into existence. Britt…
James Grebey / June 4, 2015

Iggy Pop Covers Sinatra in Unearthed, Newly Restored Punk Footage From 1979

The late-'70s New York punk scene has been documented about as well as any era of music can be, but it's still a rare treat…
Dan Reilly / October 3, 2013

Cramps Singer Lux Interior Dead

Lux Interior, frontman of New York punk band the Cramps, died at Glendale Memorial Hospital outside of Los Angeles of a pre-existing heart condition Wednesday…
Kate Thuma / February 5, 2009