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Below is our complete Skinny Puppy news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Animal rights organization peta2 has joined forces with industrial music legends Skinny Puppy to offer a free download of a new Skinny Puppy song. The song "Wavy" comes from their new release "hanDover" which is being released October 25th via SPV/Synthetic Symphony. Get your free download of "Wavy" courtesy of peta2 at this location.
Industrial Veterans Skinny Puppy, will be releasing their 14th studio album "hanDover" on October 25th in North America via SPV/Synthetic Symphony.
Revolvermag.com, the Internet site of Revolver Magazine, is hosting an exclusive premiere of the Skinny Puppy track "Village." Click here to hear the track. "Village" comes from Skinny Puppy's forthcoming album "hanDover," which is set for release on October 25th in North America via SPV/Synthetic Symphony.
Omaha, Nebraska experimental electro-death metal band VVEREVVOLF GREHV has announced a five-week North American tour alongside SKINNY PUPPY. VVEREVVOLF GREHV will join the longstanding industrial act icons starting on November 1st in San Francisco, CA. A complete listing of tour dates and cities can be found below.
VVEREVVOLF GREHV is touring in support of their Relapse debut, "Zombie Aesthetics." Audio samples taken from the album can be heard online now via the VVEREVVOLF GREHV MySpace page.
VVEREVVOLF GREHV (pronounced as Werewolf Grave) is a one man army of sound distortion and musical exploration. Dapose explains how VVEREVVOLF GREHV came together: “VVEREVVOLF GREHV started because of the bullying of our digital world pushing our minds to be tuned to more kinds of sounds and situations. People are forced to deal with so many fast paced changes, and I think my music is a reflection of the distortions that occur when trying to live and communicate in this environment. And I wanted to hear synthesizers and filters and electronic music beat up on metal music.”
Here are the latest VVEREVVOLF GREHV tour dates with Skinny Puppy: More...
As reported by Billboard Business News in May, SPV Schallplatten Produktion und Vertrieb GmbH in Hanover has declared itself insolvent. The managing partner, Manfred Schütz, decided to submit an application to commence insolvency proceedings on May 25th - roughly equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response to this, on May 27th, the District Court of Hanover appointed the attorney Manuel Sack as the provisional insolvency administrator.
According to a new press release from the label, SPV are ready to continue business. SPV-managing director Manfred Schuetz and appointed provisional administrator of insolvency, Manuel Sack, are planning business continuance of the independent company, while talking to potential new investors.
"We keep on doing business across all segments of our portfolio," affirms SPV-founder Manfred Schuetz. Though not all details of the new company structure are finalized yet, news is spread that SPV will still exist in the future under its company name. "We definitely see potential for ongoing business of the company," attorney Manuel Sack of lawyers office Brinkmann & Partner confirms: "Currently we´re still in the state of applying for insolvency proceedings." More...
JIM CARREY got into the dark mindset of his latest movie character by listening to the thumping sounds of NINE INCH NAILS and German industrial rockers EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN.
The actor asked THE NUMBER 23 director JOEL SCHUMACHER to help him come up with an iPod tracklist that would help him get into the tormented mind of his obsessed and insane character WALTER SPARROW for dark scenes in the film. So Schumacher commissioned a hardcore goth-rock expert to create a selection of tracks which Carrey could pump through his headphones in between takes.
According to production notes, these tracks included Nine Inch Nails' MR SELF DESTRUCT, VANADIUM I CHING by Einsturzende Neubauten, SKINNY PUPPY's ADDICTION and SLIPKNOT's WAIT & BLEED. A set source says, "Jim often uses music to help him get into character and this pounding industrial rock really helped him create a dark and manic character."
Thye closest thing to metal AOL Music has online this week is the complete stream of Skinny Puppy's "Mythmaker" to be released this week. You can check it out here.
SKINNY PUPPY plan to release their 13th studio album “Mythmaker” on January 30 through SPV America. "Control is a central concept to the record, the idea where mythic archetypes are clung to in an effort to preserve their own f**-up sensibility," Ogre said in a statement. "The most amazing thing that I've found is that people usually look outwards and project on others what they hate most about themselves."
The track listing is as follows: More...
A handful of SPV's artists will have their DVDs featured on the CONCERT On-Demand channel during the months of July and August. The schedule is as follows:
July 1 to July 31
SEPULTURA 'Live In Sao Paulo'
TYPE O NEGATIVE 'Symphony For the Devil: The World of Type O Negative'
SKINNY PUPPY 'The Greater Wrong of the Right Live'
THE MISSION 'Lighting the Candles'
LEGENDS OF ROCK: Uli Jon Roth, Jack Bruce, UFO Live at Castle Donnington
July 15 to August 15
ANNIHILATOR 'Ten Years In Hell'
SODOM 'Lords of Depravity'
CONCERT is available on Comcast (Music on Channel 1, then CONCERT), Adelphia (Free Choices on Channel 1, then Music, then CONCERT), Charter (More or Free Programs on Channel 999, then Music Unlimited, then CONCERT) and Cox (FreeZone, then Music, then CONCERT).
Tapping the Vein is currently in a casual pre-production with renowned producer Neil Kernon(Nevermore, Queensryche, Cannibal Corpse). Upon hearing 2002's "The Damage," he contacted the band while they were in the middle of writing and expressed interest in producing the follow up.
An exclusive remix of a non-album track "The River (drowning mix)" can be heard on "Asleep By Dawn“ CD for Hot Topic that includes new & exclusive tracks by Paul Van Dyk, Skinny Puppy, Ministry, Cruxshadows & more.
Skinny Puppy will be releasing a new album entitled "The Greater Wrong Of The Right" on May 25th. The album will feature a number of guest appearances, including Danny Carey of Tool, Wayne Static of Static-X and more. A full track listing and more for the effort can be found here.