[33] The distorted photograph of the band that appears on the liner notes was taken by Kevin Westenberg. Up next Skinny Puppy - Bites (Full Album Stream) - Duration: 1:12:56. nettwerkbackstage 66,696 views. We don’t have much info about this at all so far, but the official Skinny Puppy Twitter account just tweeted that “we are working on a new Skinny Puppy album”. "[17], All credits adapted from VIVIsectVI liner notes[6], "This is our hardest album [...] There's albums in the past that may be a little more grating, but the subject matter and the intensity has been refined to a point now where we can disguise it.". The new album, entitled Weapon, "stands as a commentary on that which it is named after, the Weapon, or more specifically, to the concurrent glorification of the gun culture and simultaneous horror at the devastation the gun can cause." [35] This direction proved troubling for Key; in a 1991 interview, he said, "we felt that we could come back in and really concentrate on doing a follow-up album to the last real Skinny Puppy album, which was VIVIsectVI, and that to us is Too Dark Park. Despite tackling controversial topics like animal rights, chemical warfare, and environmental waste, VIVIsectVI was well-received. Skinny Puppy toured North America and Europe in support of the album in 2004. [12][42] "Testure", a lyrically blatant song,[43] brings vivisection into the forefront. This direction proved troubling for Key; in a 1991 interview, he said, "we felt that we could come back in and really concentrate on doing a follow-up album to the last real Skinny Puppy album, which was VIVIsectVI , and that to us is Too Dark Park . [44] The vocals are fast-paced, distorted, and difficult to actively absorb,[12] often coming in the form of fragmented streams of consciousness. [11] Irrespective of the video's ban, "Testure" reached number 19 on Billboards's Dance Club Songs chart. Extremely distorted guitars are employed in the latter section. The first several hundred copies released in Canada were in full-color gatefold sleeves; later Canadian pressings as well as all pressings released in the United States were distributed either as non-gatefold vinyl or as CDs in jewel cases. Their final album "The Process" was completed and released in early 1996, and quickly became a bridge that earned the band many new fans. [13][16] A pair of plainclothes detectives went backstage and accosted the band without providing any identification. [19], Steven R. Gilmore, longtime Skinny Puppy collaborator, created the artwork for VIVIsectVI. VIVIsectVI (pronounced "vivisect six") is the fourth studio album by Canadian electro-industrial band Skinny Puppy. © Release Musik & Media | Founded 1986 | International alternative music web magazine based in Sweden, 2nd Indochine singles collection out today, First album from Imperative Reaction in almost a decade, Listen to the first track from the upcoming FLA album, Watch the new Einstürzende Neubauten video here, Watch the new video from Front Line Assembly, David Eugene Edwards joins Carpenter Brut in fascinating co-op, Chris Peterson and friends release more from Living Room Project, Martin Gore, Priest, Ashbury Heights +3 added to our playlist, Listen to new track and album teaser from Fix8:Sed8. [37] Politically notable, "State Aid" contains many samples from speeches by American president Ronald Reagan talking about AIDS. Skinny Puppy album news. Ogre quit Skinny Puppy in June 1995, and Goettel died of a heroin overdose two months later. "[36], Like most Skinny Puppy releases, VIVIsectVI employs a large amount of samples,[17] many of which come from horror films. [6] Following that is "VX Gas Attack", which starts with a protracted newscast punctuated by stilted drum machine beats and occasional samples. [10][12][54], On October 22, 1988 at Saint Andrew's Hall, Detroit, one of the band's props, Chud (a custom-made stuffed dog fixed with an armature[11][55]), was stolen by a female fan who went backstage after the concert. Later that year, Skinny Puppy was picked up by Nettwerk and released another EP, Remission, in December 1984. [4] Dave Ogilvie, who had produced some of the group's previous albums,[5] joined as a full-time member,[6] and work on VIVIsectVI began at Mushroom Studios, Vancouver in mid-1988. [14][56] Even after it became evident that no animal was harmed during the concert, the band, charged with disorderly conduct, was arrested and jailed. Two more studio albums, 2007's Mythmaker and 2011's Handover, followed before the release of 2012's live album Bootlegged, Broke … VIVIsectVI's conclusion, "Fritter (Stella's Home)", begins as dark ambient and ends with an intense rush of machine-like drumming. Rabies was more of a departure. "[20] Callwood continued, praising the album's percussion effects as genuinely and frighteningly mechanical. [30][60], Upon release in 1988, VIVIsectVI was well-received but generally overshadowed by Skinny Puppy's onstage antics. [1] 1986's Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse saw Dwayne Goettel's introduction into the group and marked a shift in Skinny Puppy's sound from dark synth-pop to a more elaborate form of abrasive industrial music. Skinny Puppy is an influential industrial band, formed in 1982 by core members cEvin Key (Kevin Crompton) and Nivek Ogre (Kevin Ogilvie) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.Inspired by the groundbreaking music of Chrome, Kraftwerk, Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle, Portion Control, The Legendary Pink Dots, and others, Skinny Puppy experimented with electronic recording techniques … The music, described as "manic" and "dense", presents a sonic wall that is difficult to penetrate upon initial listening. Last Rights was well received and named by Alternative Press as one of the best albums of the 1990s and was the band's first release to chart on the Billboard 200. The group is widely considered to be one of the founders of the industrial rock and electro-industrial genres. [8][16] "Testure", released as a single in 1989, was accompanied by a music video that depicted a man (who presumably had been abusing his pet dog) being experimented on by a group of surgeons. [18] This contrast between traditionally upbeat, occasionally beautiful sounds and an oppressively industrial tone is an ongoing motif in Skinny Puppy's music, further heightened by the variety in Ogre's vocals, which go from agonized to manic often in the same song. Too Dark Park, an Album by Skinny Puppy. [11] "Testure" features several audio clips from Martin Rosen's 1982 film The Plague Dogs. [47] In 2012, Gilmore said that it was his favorite cover that he had done for the band. "[44] Simon Reynolds of Melody Maker thought Skinny Puppy's approach to difficult topics (that is, facing trauma by mimicking that trauma) was the band's most intriguing quality. Albums … Instead, Skinny Puppy toured as a trio, with Ogre on vocals, Goettel on percussion, and Key performing synthesizers. Please try again later. The new Skinny Puppy sound was in a similar vein as The Process, with a somewhat more rock-oriented style. [28] He praised "the tension between glamourisation and vilification, sadism and empathy" found in VIVIsectVI's sound and live performances. [33] This was the first Skinny Puppy release to contain a picture of the band and was the only to list Ogilvie as an official member. After Skinny Puppy's first two releases on a label, Remission (1984) and Bites (1985), the band began to hone its messages and focus on social wrongs. [46] In 1988 when the artwork was created, it was common practice to use large format Hasselblad cameras to take black and white Polaroid test shots of the piece to verify exposure. [39][48][53] In his 1988 review, Mark Jenkins of the Washington Post wrote that the album contained the band's "most morose music yet" and commented that the song "Testure" was "characteristically impressionistic but lucidly visceral". Skinny Puppy toured Europe again in 2005, and returned to the studio to complete their next album, Mythmaker, which was released in January 2007. Skinny Puppy’s Ogre And Mark Walk Set To Unleash New ohGr Album. [2][3] This evolution was furthered on 1987's Cleanse Fold and Manipulate when Skinny Puppy started to experiment with ambience and atmosphere. Mythmaker (Remastered) CD W2-94683; CD). Prominent Canadian industrial/experimental cyber-punk band Skinny Puppy was formed in 1982 by cEvin Key (Kevin Crompton) and Nivek Ogre (Kevin Ogilvie), and have been together off an on since then, taking prolonged breaks or even breaking-up and reforming several times. [20] In 2012, Chris Morgan of Treble labeled VIVIsectVI as one of the essential industrial albums, saying that the album "is not just mean and abrasive, but vile and scabrous, giving new meaning to the term 'infectious,' when it comes to electronic music. The band's first studio album, 1985's Bites, was its last with the original lineup of vocalist Nivek Ogre and producer / multi-instrumentalist cEvin Key; Dwa… Skinny Puppy concert tickets are on sale. Skinny Puppy's next album, Rabies (1989), would go further with that metal sound. [32] A version of "Punk in Park Zoo's" is featured on VIVIsectVI's CD release, ending with a cartoonish pitch-shifting effect that is not featured on the version found on the "Censor" single. [6], The album was supported by two singles, "Censor" (titled "Dogshit" on the album) and "Testure". [58] According to Ogre, it was ironic to be detained for mimicking vivisection when, across the street from the concert hall (Bogart's), was a genuine animal testing laboratory. [20] "The Second Opinion" includes the line "that machine has got to be destroyed" from Stuart Gordon's 1986 adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft's From Beyond, and also features the "man of the shroud" sample first used in the closing track "Epilogue" from Skinny Puppy's 1987 album, Cleanse Fold and Manipulate. ohGr: Legendary Skinny Puppy vocalist and performance artist Nivek Ogre launches campaign to finish his next solo album. [13][25] About the album's themes, Ogre said that the point of VIVIsectVI "was to give an animal human qualities and show people how a human would react if they were in the same position. Skinny Puppy toured North America and Europe in support of the album in 2004. [10][12] The album's title, VIVIsectVI, is a pun intended to associate vivisection with Satanism via the roman numerals for 666 coupled with the word "sect". The original 2013 vinyl pressing of Skinny Puppy's Weapon sold out faster than a metaphor is escaping me. )", is another song built around and dominated by artificial percussion. [11] The poll came out nearly split, but, regardless, the video was ultimately banned by "the powers that be". Since its release, VIVIsectVI has garnered critical acclaim and recognition as a landmark release in industrial and electronic music. [8] To compound this disillusionment, in 1983, Ogre's father died and a record distribution company that was set to support one of his early projects dissolved. "VX Gas Attack" highlights the album's industrial programming. A lot of what I have listened to from Skinny Puppy has been a lot of hit and miss along the way, but overall the complete album release has always been an enjoyable listening experience. [11] As the band further developed, the idea of life from an animal's perspective continued to come to mind, and VIVIsectVI especially showcased the concept. However, this album is just fantastic and grabbed me with the opening track just 10 seconds in. Genres: Electro-Industrial, Industrial, Industrial Rock. Find Skinny Puppy discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. The track that follows, "Who's Laughing Now", was described by AllMusic as "one of the true classic industrial songs of any era"[19] and was included on the soundtrack of the 1990 film Bad Influence. highlights the album's heavy employment of samples. In 1993, Skinny Puppy left Nettwerk and long-time producer Rave, signing with American Recordings and relocating to Malibu, California, where drug problems and tension between band members plagued the recording of their next album, The Process. ", Pretty Hate Machine Tour Series § VIVIsectVI Tour, "R. 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The Process is the eighth studio album by Canadian industrial band Skinny Puppy, released on February 27, 1996. [1][41] "VX Gas Attack" denounces chemical weapons by framing the song in the Iran–Iraq War. Skinny Puppy working on new album Posted In News by Johan Carlsson. [45] Though his contributions are abrasive and occasionally screamed, Ogre's work on VIVIsectVI saw him challenging himself to layer more complexity and harmonies into the music. The album's third track, "Harsh Stone White", is slow and "brooding". The Canadian electro-industrial band Skinny Puppy has released twelve studio albums and two extended plays along with a number of live albums, compilations, and singles. [59] He later gave an official statement on the encounter: "I find it paradoxical that the police can justify arresting us on the assumption that we mutilate and experiment on live animals for a theatrical performance when the inhuman reality is that it occurs in over 300 laboratories every day. So, there you go. [6] Ogre's vocals range from low, indiscernible moans to screams and shrieks. If we can get that in there, have people taking the info and responding to it, without thinking about it, that's the whole point. By popular demand Metropolis has repressed the album in a limited edition of just 1000 copies - 600 black vinyl and 400 on red vinyl. VIVIsectVI was followed by a theatrically involved tour with Nine Inch Nails as the opening act. Walk first worked with Lesley Rankine on Pigface's 1994 studio album Notes From Thee Underground . Skinny Puppy discography and songs: Music profile for Skinny Puppy, formed December 1982. So, there you go. [28], The album's fourth track, "Human Disease (S.K.U.M.M. Skinny Puppy toured Europe again in 2005, and returned to the studio to complete their next album, Mythmaker, which was released in January 2007. [39][53] The concerts were noted for being shocking and violent, with horrifying visuals playing in the background and Ogre acting as a madman on stage. [28], These topic are conveyed through Ogre's guttural and cryptic vocals. [37] "Who's Laughing Now" both contains and is titled after dialogue from Sam Raimi's 1987 movie Evil Dead II. The album saw a refinement of Skinny Puppy's characteristically harsh, mechanical, and sample-heavy sound, with several critics labeling it as the band's best effort. The group formed in 1982 and released its debut EP, Back & Forth, in 1984. [19] It focuses on drug addiction, which would be the cause of Goettel's death in 1995. "[44] He continued, saying, "Hopefully it will keep going from there. [12][25], The CD version of VIVIsectVI contains an otherwise unreleased track, "Funguss", and three additional songs that are featured on the album's singles as b-sides. Since its release, VIVIsectVI has garnered critical acclaim and recognition as a landmark release in industrial and electronic music. The Greater Wrong of The Right CD. [52] During live shows, Ogre portrayed a vivisectionist who in turn became the test subject. [19] Another AllMusic writer, Jim Harper, believed that VIVIsectVI led to Skinny Puppy being the "originator of a new musical style. Unfortunately there are no concert dates for Skinny Puppy scheduled in 2020. AllMusic writer Bradley Torreano noted that Ogre was one of the few vocalists in the industrial genre whose voice "sounded poetic amongst the noise and beats". [45] Gilmore's friend who worked at the University of British Columbia provided him with a stack of X-ray images bound for disposal, and, with a makeshift light table, he made VIVIsectVI's artwork. Genres: Electro-Industrial. [25] The rest of the song continues to criticize the employment of chemical weapons[26] and is built around a repeating percussion loop broken up with further news sound bites and occasional bass. [52][54] After a night spent incarcerated, the band was released and fined $200. "[18] Since then, critical acclaim has grown, with several publications recognizing the album as important to the industrial and electronic genres. [17][23], VIVIsectVI begins with "Dogshit", a song that would go on to become one of the album's two 12-inch singles under the title "Censor". Ogre, Key, and Goettel signed a contract with American Recordings and moved to Malibu, California, in 1993 to record The Process, a concept album inspired by 1960s cult The Process Church of The Final Judgment, with Roli Mosimann producing. Skinny Puppy's Greater Wrong of the Right hit the streets in 2004 with members of Tool, Collide, and Static-X making guest appearances. [29] "Testure", VIVIsectVI's sixth song, was the album's second and more successful single. [45] According to Gilmore, the sleeve was designed for the gatefold format,[46] but less than a thousand of those were printed. [18][19] The band emphasizes programmed drum machine loops and rhythms which are augmented by the production to sound overpoweringly mechanical. [26] Despite the lyrical obscurity and harsh delivery, the album's messages remain at the core of Ogre's efforts. [37] "Fritter (Stella's Home)" hinges on dialogue from The Tenant (1972) by Roman Polanski, and the song's name makes reference to a character from the film, Stella, played by French actress Isabelle Adjani. Find Skinny Puppy … 2013-02-15 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 23 Comments: Industrial veterans Skinny Puppy will release their 13th full length material on May 28. "[14], VIVIsectVI was released worldwide in September 1988. With Dwayne R. Goettel, Cevin Key, Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie. 1992 Europe cd.-----This is a soundtrack that describes the destruction of an alien's galaxy . [31] Cofounding member cEvin Key considered these appended songs as a cross between Skinny Puppy's style and that of some of his side projects, like Doubting Thomas. [51] Despite being a full member of the band, Ogilvie was not a part of the live performances. Skinny Puppy disbanded for a time, following the death of Goettel by overdose in August 1995. ~ Jason Ankeny "Some images are indisputable. [37], Thematically, VIVIsectVI focuses on animal rights,[38] animal experimentation,[13] the AIDS epidemic,[25] and damage to the environment. The new Skinny Puppy sound was in a similar vein as The Process, with a somewhat more rock-oriented style. 11 tracks (43:09). You can find the list of Skinny Puppy tour dates here. [19] VIVIsectVI is characterized by its profusion of sounds and noises, often perceived as conflicting or cacophonous,[16] but, as Torreano writes, it never becomes overbearing. "[2] See Magazine said that the album "marks a pinnacle in the band's career, at which they weren't merely peaking as musicians but also as friends," and that it was their "most focused recording". Skinny Puppy is a Canadian electronic music group, formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1982. [61] In 1989, Jim Aikin of Keyboard wrote, "Somehow, in the midst of the painful audio chaos, the fun comes across. [1], Growing up, Skinny Puppy's vocalist, Nivek Ogre, believed that animal experimentation was necessary. Songkick is the first to know of new tour announcements and concert information, so if your favorite artists are not currently on tour, join Songkick to track Skinny Puppy and get concert alerts when they play near you, like 40404 other Skinny Puppy fans. The cover, which depicts a mangled blue hand against a black background, comprises a collage of X-ray photography. [37] The track concludes with a clip of Jack Nicholson's voice from The Shining (1980) by Stanley Kubrick. [6] The seventh and eighth tracks, "State Aid" and "Hospital Waste", return to VIVIsectVI's harsh nature, with the former ending in the album's heaviest barrage of beats and the latter being built around a propulsive rhythm punctuated with bass and suffused with wailing, superimposed synth patches. [25] Labeled a dance music track, it features extensive use of smooth electronics and bass. [56] After retrieving Chud from the back of a parked car,[15] Key and Ogre explained the situation to the fan's parents, who thanked them for not calling the police. Upon first communing with the works of Skinny Puppy, I had two separate categories of what I deemed my favorite out of their body of work: my favorite album to jam to was Bites (primarily for "Assimilate", of course, but I was also extremely partial to "Icebreaker"), and my favorite album to listen critically to was Mind: the Perpetual Intercourse. The album saw a refinement of Skinny Puppy's characteristically harsh, mechanical, and sample-heavy sound, with several critics labeling it as the band's best effort. Skinny Puppy‘s Ogre and Mark Walk are preparing to unleash the fourth ohGr studio album, ‘Undeveloped‘, on May 10th. The latter began as a live jam titled "Snub" and was later refined in studio. [19] Along with all the intensely overwhelming washes of noise, the album incorporates grooves and dance music moments. Amazing Skinny Puppy album. If I'm sitting beside you and something visual comes up that makes you feel like this, it's probably making me feel the same way more than if we were sitting and having a conversation. Skinny Puppy is a Canadian industrial music group formed in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1982. [30] Even though "Testure" is a bleak track about the violation of animal rights, it acts as a sonic rest from the album's preceding and succeeding assault. In 1993, Skinny Puppy left Nettwerk and long-time producer Rave, signing with American Recordings and relocating to Malibu, California, where drug problems and tension between band members plagued the recording of their next album, The Process. In each photo accompanying this post, you can see the original Nettwerk pressing on the left and the new reissues on the right. "Dogshit's" name change was suggested by Nettwerk but was ultimately the band's choice, coming from a decision that the single would not sell well if it had kept the original name. Ogre quit Skinny Puppy in June 1995, and Goettel died of a heroin overdose two months later. [52] Additional drama with Chud occurred a day later on October 23, 1988 during a performance in Cincinnati when two[57] members of the crowd believed that the stuffed dog that Ogre was vivisecting was real and called the police. Listen free to Skinny Puppy – The Process (Jahya, Death and more). [25] Writing for LA Weekly in 2017, Brett Callwood agreed with Harper by calling the album "genre-defining" and said, "The early Puppy albums are fantastic and important, but by the fourth, 1988’s VIVIsectVI, the group had really hit their stride. It was released on September 12, 1988 through Nettwerk. Skinny Puppy's next album, Rabies (1989), would go further with that metal sound. [6], —Dwayne Goettel on Skinny Puppy's controversial vivisection performances (1990)[48], VIVIsectVI was followed by a tour of North America that featured Nine Inch Nails, a band inspired by Skinny Puppy,[49][50] as the opening act. Skinny Puppy Handover More than their peers or any new-jack pretenders operating in the electronic milieu, charismatic frontman/conceptualist Ogre and electronics avatar Cevin Key - aka Skinny Puppy - have always reacted against the greater consciousness. Next Walk moved to California, where he contributed to the band Skinny Puppy's 1996 album The Process at Malibu's Shangri-La Studios facility, an album that took nearly three years to make. This feature is not available right now. Just a couple of weeks ago, Nettwerk released reissues of the next two album in the Skinny Puppy back catalog: Mind The Perpetual Intercourse and Cleanse, Fold, Manipulate. [39][40] It was the first of Skinny Puppy's albums to be outspokenly political, which would become the norm for the band. [34] "Funguss" closes the expanded album, ending with a distorted and downtuned guitar riff reminiscent of those found commonly in heavy metal music. Bradley Torreano of AllMusic praised the album's variety and called it "one of their true masterpieces". We don’t have much info about this at all so far, but the official Skinny Puppy Twitter account just tweeted that “we are working on a new Skinny Puppy album”. [20][21][22] On the liner notes, a message reads, "Play this music loud or not at all". According to Ogre and Key, the video was pulled from airplay following an internal poll by Citytv, an associate of Canada's MuchMusic. [8] After researching the topic, he became more and more disgusted, eventually reaching the point where he was against all forms of animal testing. [24] Alongside Ogre's shouted, enigmatic vocals and the loud industrial sounds, a fretless bass leads the song's groove and eventually gives way to one of the band's rare early instances of electric guitar. [28] Halfway through, the song undergoes a drastic shift from breakneck drum loops to a greater emphasis on electronics and samples. Directed by Dermot Shane. Skinny Puppy's Greater Wrong of the Right hit the streets in 2004 with members of Tool, Collide, and Static-X making guest appearances. Regular price $ 14.99. [31] Using information provided by another attendee, Key and Ogre managed to locate the woman's address and drive to her home. [26] The closing lyrics of "Testure" include the album's title, pronounced as "vivisect six". [8][13][14] It is pronounced "vivisect six". The music shows Incredible complexity of the production , electro industrial In all its glory. [27] Despite the song's gloomy atmosphere and topic, the synthesized electronics are bright and comparatively optimistic. For those horror fans … [6][7] The lyrical and thematic elements of the music were refined and made more of a focus on the album; whereas before the music's message was oblique, on VIVIsectVI it became more direct. It spawned two singles, "Censor", which was released on the album as "Dogshit", and "Testure", which was Skinny Puppy's only song to chart on Billboard's Dance Club Songs. "Human Disease (S.K.U.M.M.)" Skinny Puppy Tour Dates 2021. The group is widely considered to be one of the founders of the electro-industrial genre. [9][10] In the resultant lurch, he wrote a song called "K-9" about the world seen through a dog's eyes. Hitting the speakers with an incredibly dense recording of zombie sequencers going haywire, Skinny Puppy's 2013 effort The Weapon is an instantly recognizable return to form for the veteran electro-industrial group, and a sure about-face from the film-worthy, large-landscape music the group has released since the millennium turned. [10] "K-9" became the first Skinny Puppy song and appeared on the group's debut release, Back & Forth (1984). Released 25 October 1990 on Nettwerk (catalog no. [8][15], —cEvin Key on VIVIsectVI's sound (1989)[16], Musically, VIVIsectVI is an electronic industrial[17][18] album that is characterized by chaos, repetitive loops, and layers. Two more studio albums, 2007's Mythmaker and 2011's Handover, followed before the release of 2012's live album Bootlegged, Broke and in Solvent Seas. Recent Posts. 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