A Split-Second Biography

Skinny Puppy is a Canadian industrial music group formed in 1982. The band was founded by cEvin Key and Nivek Ogre, who are the only constant members. The band's music is characterized by its aggressive style, heavy use of samples, and social and political commentary.

Skinny Puppy released their debut album "Bites" in 1985 and quickly gained a cult following in the industrial music scene. They gained mainstream attention with the release of their 1986 album "Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse", which featured the hit single "Dig It".

Throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, Skinny Puppy continued to release critically acclaimed albums such as "VIVIsectVI" and "Too Dark Park" and also released several EPs and singles. Their 1991 album "Last Rights" marked a departure from their earlier sound and was considered a breakthrough success for the band.

In the mid-1990s, Key and Ogre took a hiatus from Skinny Puppy, but eventually reformed the band in 2000. Since then, they have released several more albums, including "The Greater Wrong of the Right" (2004) and "HanDover" (2011).

Skinny Puppy has been credited as one of the most influential industrial music acts of all time and has inspired a wide range of artists in the genre. The band has also been known for their elaborate stage shows and use of provocative imagery, which have been a staple of their live performances.

Throughout the band's career, Key and Ogre have been vocal about their opposition to animal testing, and their activism on the issue has been a major theme in their music and live shows.


il Cabaret del Diavolo (Since 2005) was created for one reason, to bring together a mix of EBM Electronic Body Music and OldSchool Industrial of the 80's & 90's. But we play many others too of course such as SynthPop, DarkWave, Aggrotech, New Beat and Elektronische Musik. Long Live EBM!