When I interviewed Ogre from Skinny Puppy last year, he talked about their music being used for torture at Guantanamo Bay. After member cEvin Key brought it up in a recent Phoenix New Times interview, the subject has been getting a lot of attention. But which actual songs were used? Unfortunately, Ogre didn’t specify when we spoke, but … Read moreWhat were the Skinny Puppy songs used at Guantanamo Bay?
The band ohGr dates back to the mid 90’s when Skinny Puppy disbanded and frontman Ogre began collaborating with Mark Walk (Ruby). The project was held back by record label legal problems, and the duo finally released a debut album, “Welt” in 2001 (Welt was actually the original name of the band). Since that time, … Read moreohGr
Skinny Puppy frontman Ogre is back with “DEVILS IN MY DETAILS,” his third release with ohGr. In the following phone interview, he discusses the evolution of ohGr, how tit differers from Skinny Puppy, his appearance in the film musical “Repo! The Genetic Opera,” and more. How does the working relationship with Mark Walk in ohGr … Read moreOgre
An interview with cEvin KEY, conducted on Halloween, 1997. What’s the reason for the less abrasive, more dance-oriented sound on “III”? cEvin: “It actually evolved out of us going on tour, as a different band than what we were accustomed to. We’d never really performed as Download, and I think going out performing and travelling together throughout … Read moreDownload
In October 1995, Chaos Control conducted an interactive interview with cEVIN KEY. Readers were invited to submit questions which were then forwarded to the musician. At the time, KEY had just launched the project DOWNLOAD. With Dwayne’s passing what is the status of future Doubting Thomas and Download projects? Will these projects continue on or … Read moreDownload