Skinny Puppy is a band that initially drew from industrial acts like Cabaret Voltaire and Throbbing Gristle and the electro-punk of Suicide to help spawn the electro-industrial subgenre.
Kevin William Crompton was born on February 13th, 1961 in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1981 he joined vocalist Dale Martindale, guitarist Don Gordon (later of Numb), synth players Joe Vizvary and Glen Nelson and bassist Gary Smith in the band, Images in Vogue. Crompton, nicknamed “cEvin Key,” originally intended Skinny Puppy to be a side project. With the addition of vocalist Kevin Graham “Nivek Ogre” Ogilvie (born December 5, 1962 in Calgary) and his other band’s relocation to Toronto in 1982, Skinny Puppy became... Read More
Rock, Industrial Rock, Gothic/Industrial, Hard Rock