Skinny Puppy – 2014 Concert Schedule
Skinny Puppy are considered to be the pioneers of the electro-industrial
genre, and they have been cranking out beat-laden hits since the 80s. If you're a fan of contemporary electronic or industrial
music, then you'll be thrilled to catch the next Skinny Puppy show to see where it all started. The group is hitting the road
for their 2014 concert tour, and they are visiting venues far and wide. This year's tour will bring Skinny Puppy to venues
like the Sound Academy in Toronto, Boston's House of Blues, Best Buy Theater in New York, Philadelphia's Trocadero Theatre,
Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, the Fox Theater in Pomona, San Francisco's Regency Ballroom, Portland's Roseland Theater, the
Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, the Complex in Salt Lake City, Ogden Theatre in Denver, Mill City Nights in Minneapolis,
and more. A trip to see the legendary group Skinny Puppy perform is like going to a giant dance party, and you and your friends
will be able to have an incredible time. To get your tickets before they're all sold out, be sure to visit StubHub, and get
ready to dance it up during Skinny Puppy's 2014 concert tour!
About Skinny Puppy
group Skinny Puppy initially was the result of a side project by musician cEvin Key when he was still in the band, Images
In Vogue. After adding Nivek Ogre on vocals, Skinny Puppy started to become an official musical act. Many other musicians
have joined and left the band over the years, but Nivek Ogre and cEvin Key remain the backbone of the group.
a record deal in the 1980s, Skinny Puppy went on to release their EP, "Remission," followed by the full-length album "Bites"
in 1985. "Bites" allowed them to steadily gain an underground following, with fans loving the experimental music. They continued
to hone their talents and perfect their unique sound, which was marked by elements of rock, new wave, ambient music, and electro.
Their popular album, "Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse," was released in 1986, which produced the song, "Dig It." The album
is said to have inspired many industrial bands that followed, including Nine Inch Nails.
Skinny Puppy returned to the
studio to begin work on their next album, "Cleanse Fold and Manipulate," which was later released in 1987, and was followed
by "VIVIsectVI" in 1988. At this time, the band started to become well known for their live performances that contained theatrics
and horror-themed shows. The band continued to release a number of albums in the following years, including "Rabies" in 1989,
"Too Dark Park" in 1990, "Last Rights" in 1992, "The Process" in 1996, and more.
Skinny Puppy's Breakthrough
Industrial innovators Skinny Puppy first appeared on the scene with their EP, "Remission," and later, their full-length
album, "Bites," in 1985. During this time, Skinny Puppy was one of the first bands to begin experimenting with combining electro,
rock, industrial, sampling, and ambient music together, and they helped to not only define the new genre, but also to inspire
many other musical acts that later followed. Songs like "Smothered Hope", "Far Too Frail," "The Choke," "Last Call," and "Dead
Lines," became fan favorites, and they still remain popular hits at their concerts. The band continued to release a steady
stream of albums, including "Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse," "Cleanse Fold and Manipulate," and "VIVIsectVI." In addition
to Skinny Puppy, both cEvin Key and Nivek Ogre have worked on side projects throughout the years, including Download, The
Tear Garden, platEAU, Doubting Thomas, and ohGr.
Skinny Puppy Trivia
Did you know that Nivek Ogre is also
Nivek Ogre has acted in several films, including Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Key to Annabel Lee, The Devil's
Carnival, 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams, Scream Park, and Doom Generation.
like"Smothered Hope", "Far Too Frail," "The Choke," "Last Call," and "Dead Lines," the band Skinny Puppy helped to bring electro-industrial
into the mainstream. They are arguably one of the most influential bands in their genre, spawning many other like-minded bands.
Skinny Puppy have been dazzling audiences with their incredible tunes since the 1980s, and this legendary group is hitting
the road again on another tour. If you're a fan of industrial or electronic music, then be sure to check out Skinny Puppy
to see the origins of this genre. With incredible theatrics, props, visuals, and of course, great music, Skinny Puppy's concerts
are nothing short of spectacular. Whether you've been a fan of theirs since they first appeared on the scene, or you've just
recently discovered their music, a trip to see Skinny Puppy is a mind-blowing experience for any fan of electro-industrial
music. When Skinny Puppy head out for their 2014 concert tour, be sure to check out their must-see show!