2016 continues its swath of devastation as it claims another master of his craft, the irreplaceable H.G. Lewis. His blood soaked aesthetics were hugely influential as were the often mesmerizing metaphysics that made films such as The Wizard of Gore so strangely alluring. My personal favourite remains The Gore Gore Girls, a film that deeply affected my conception of "trash" culture and sent me on a musical adventure that lasted some 20 years. One of the greats is gone.