Exclusive: Skinny Puppy Premiere New Album, Weapon

Industrial-music pioneers Skinny Puppy will release their latest opus, Weapon, on May 28 via Metropolis Records. In anticipation, the band is premiering the album right here right now. Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the comments.

 

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  • Katie Bell

    Check out District Down

    • Opsys

      Very bad. Awful.

  • Sect23

    Only on song 1 and lovin’ it (as usual)

  • MisterFrost

    Got my pre-order in!!!

  • Billy Ford

    This is a lot of fun. If I weren’t recovering from hernia surgery, I’d say I feel 16 again. Skinny Puppy is back in a big way. Best album in two decades.

  • Granto

    amazing skinny puppy are back two there best outstanding here hoping a another world tour hope they come back to Glasgow

  • http://www.facebook.com/thyrevenant Carlos Molina

    amazing work, loved it!

  • avdiz

    Can’t wait for the tour!

  • Guillaume

    JUST WONDERFUL!!!!!…..You must buy it…..

  • starmartyr

    Wow, just wow. A triumphant return to form. Instant classic. I’m going to keep listening to this album until they take it down.. or until I can get it in person, whichever comes first! :) Long live SP.

  • http://www.facebook.com/holly.patora Holly Patora

    Love it of course!

  • Kenneth Burt

    Fucking A!:) This album is fucking brilliant! I’m loving it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/banchini1 Giancarlo Banchini

    masterpiece

  • http://www.facebook.com/jsnplank Jason Plank

    This album is amazing. Definitely returning to their roots. Proof is in ‘solvent’ … it’s not a remix, it’s a remake.

  • Ryan McFarlane

    Just amazing. I love it. Loved that they re-did Solvent. Can’t wait for my vinyl.

  • Russ

    Been a SP fan since Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse was a new album. Really loving this one so far and only a couple songs in…definitely going to pre-order this.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jiri.vosatka.7 Jiří Vosátka

    parádička, nádhera. Solvent zní jako stará klasika

  • http://www.facebook.com/matthewme23 Matthew Watson

    Really like it so far, only at track 2 now…really cool song… ‘this is the criminal age’…freaking love Ogre!

  • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

    This is such an awesome album so far. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

    When this album was over it made me want more like instantly xD Great album.

  • cob2k25

    Their best from the post-Dwayne era

  • I Am Eternal

    Wow, Terminal… just Wow.

  • XzVs

    What a great stylistic mix of familiar yet new sounds, the vocals and the samples were clean and wonderfully harsh, dare I say re-evolving, if there is such a thing it applies to this wonderful piece of art.

  • Michael

    Been a fan since the days of Bites. The music is always a part of my life

  • skits

    Really good album!

  • Wingnuts

    I pre ordered already cant wait

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Alberto-Cabezas/100001929349662 Alberto Cabezas

    Instant love and lust for this one! I didn’t like much their last three efforts, Coming back to the origins with more meat and blood.

  • shpete

    enjoyed every second of this album, best work yet

  • s0l0ce user

    Sounds amazing. Please do a double or triple album of new material with old covers (e.g., Back and Forth to Bites)!

  • j3tt

    awesome job. i love the overall sound and rhythm of the songs. clever lyrics too

  • Matric Metric

    I’ve listened to this all day! What a great day!

  • LUNCHBOX

    Great from start to finish, Sounds like some skinny puppy!!! Awesome fellas!

  • Robert Nesslin

    Great mixture of Bites/Remission era with modern production values.

  • http://www.facebook.com/HarleyPhoenix Harley Phoenix

    I really WANT to like it. Wish I did.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Babyjesus1973 Jesus Rodriguez

    survivolisto/smother hope

  • lgstarn

    While Key continues to improve on his sound production values, Ogre continues to use bland and non-descriptive words like “thing” and “rape” way too much these days. His lyrics are just unpoetic and lazy. It’s as if his vocabulary is slipping away due to a disease like Alzheimer’s, or, more likely, a combination of being out of practice of writing and having taken too many drugs in his youth. Ogre’s words conjure none of the beautiful imagery they used to (consider Harsh Stone White, then compare it to anything from the Process onward). While his lyrics used to be evocative monuments to stream-of-consciousness existentialism, now they just seem like rocks stacked haphazardly by a child.

    • Bumwhush

      lgstarns ignorance is amazing and obviously knows nothing about the electro/industrial genre. There are no industrial bands or acts, from the early beginnings to now in this genre who are or have been known as being poetic lyricists, it’s not what industrial music is about. Industrial music has always had harsh, crass, brutal and sometimes very simple lyrics to convey meanings, thoughts and feelings, never has it been considered “poetic.” Ogre’s lyrics are spot on to the overall theme of this album, something that he hasn’t done with Puppy until now. His lyrics on this album as a whole follows the theme of the album title. Sorry if he doesn’t paint the pretty picture with his words you think he should have, but his lyrics gets the message across which follows the theme for the album and that is what it’s all about. If you want poetic lyrics, go listen to folk music, but don’t try to dis Ogre because you think your vocabulary is superior. You’re just jealous that you’re still stuck flipping burgers and living in your parents basement, probably spending most of your time trolling in World of Warcraft.

      • http://www.facebook.com/erikmichaelschroeder Erik Michael S

        Perhaps you should look up the definition of “Poem”

        1. A verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas, or
        emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language
        chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques
        such as meter, metaphor, and rhyme.

        • lgstarn

          Right on Erik.

          The lyrics of Too Dark Park conjure a post-apocalyptic nightmare world in a way that makes you feel you are there (and slightly sick). Here’s an example:

          Making time in a low-rent high rise
          No place to go
          Downtown
          Crushing cruxifiction
          Particles aching
          Harmful descent
          Take a shot and hide
          Subway slam dance
          Stale mattress
          Slow throb bloating
          Freshly open grave
          Barefoot beggar
          Freshly open grave

          Compare that to the recent song jaHer, which makes me feel exactly zero, nothing, zilch:

          It’s come to rape the soul
          The meaning of control
          It’s waiting for
          It’s waiting obscene
          In dark dishonest times
          The strangest things unwind
          And undermine the undecided things

          One if these is poetry, one is… well, recent Skinny Puppy lyrics.

  • http://www.facebook.com/alexis.latorre.ordenes Alexis Latorre

    Wow! Sounds like Skinny Puppy again.

  • darkSol

    So incredibly awesome – the “30 years after the fact” Solvent remix is stunning!

  • william powell

    a masterpiece!

  • http://www.facebook.com/riki.rezinunts Riki Rezinunts

    Is it just me or does the melody of “glowbel” remind anyone else of the “Send Me An Angel” song from the 80′s?

  • http://www.facebook.com/Thasis Matthew Delbert Aaron Smith

    My only complaint with this and Handover is the songs get a bit repetitive. I would like a bit more variation within the song. Mythmaker was great for this, but the songs themselves struggled with mediocre mixing.

    Minor complaint aside, the album is peak. Prime stuff through and through, with a throwback to classic song structures, OhGre taking a more aggressive vocal stance/processing, but of course sleek as can be mixing, probably courtesy of a hefty budget from Metropolis.

    Gonna take me few listens to REALLY sink in, as with any good album. paraGun has already had that pleasure with me and is ranking as one of my favorite Skinny Puppy tracks, so who knows how this album will sit with me in the next few weeks.

  • Garth Shineman

    So far unimpressed. Stick to the side projects guys. W/o Duck it’ll never be Skinny Puppy. Sorry, just my two cents.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Thasis Matthew Delbert Aaron Smith

      I’ve always felt that what everyone is really missing is Dwayne. He was the secret spice to Skinny Puppy that can never be replaced. That’s why you really gotta treat Post-Reunion Puppy albums almost as a new band in itself. A Post-Skinny Puppy. Almost a merging of Cevin Cey into OhGr’s solo project.

  • tsiv

    Yep, it’s the Puppy allright!

  • Last Rights Records

    Great work guys! I can’t wait to spin my vinyl copy once it arrives.

  • hi

    Perfect! The old skinny puppy sound is back!

  • chuckie bear

    Love the new album! illisiT, paragUn and tsudanama are my favorite tracks so far. I also love that they included solvent.

  • http://www.facebook.com/daniel.johnson.5201 Daniel Johnson

    Awesome!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001290530874 Ilya Leonidovich Korneychuk

    Industrial!

  • http://www.facebook.com/erikmichaelschroeder Erik Michael S

    A step in the right direction but without Dwayne Goettel it will simply never be the same.

    • relic

      word.

    • stubborn puppet

      No duh. Why pick at the scars?

      • http://www.facebook.com/erikmichaelschroeder Erik Michael S

        No duh? What are you 5 years old? It is a valid point that does need to be made. Bands like this need to know that people are passionate, care and will take them to task. Yes, none of us could have prevented Dwayne’s leaving us but for ANY band to soldier on after losing a key member, they have to be very careful indeed. Dwayne is impossible to replace as is evident but the lack of that certain something in SP’s music since he left us. I for one have had enough of the generic, modern dance beats that honestly sound like presets from a modern day drum machine in the new SP stuff… I miss the samples, the creative use of sampling and texture, etc… But what do I know? I am just someone who has spent decades supporting the band, buying the records, shirts, DVDs, etc… paying to see them live… I should have no say, yeah?

        • Guy

          Considering I have a Too Dark Park mural on me….. I have not liked much after “Last Rights”, and barely any of that album, this one, actually has a sound that is “familiar” to me. Change is good, with many bands, but I do miss Goettel. This album, I may actually buy.

        • http://www.facebook.com/superkittypika Lily Lacroix

          Just because someone has supported a band in the past doesn’t mean they are entitled to “a say” over the direction of their sound. They are artists, not a consumer product.

          • http://www.facebook.com/erikmichaelschroeder Erik Michael S

            Not asking for a say over them as artists, just tired of being told that I am not allowed to have an opinion because it may “Pick at a scar”. Perhaps if any of these old bands that make comebacks spent more time and energy on the sounds and less on photo shoots and publicity, we would have something.

          • http://www.facebook.com/josh.denham1 Josh Denham

            More the contrary, they are very entitled and if the band wants to become better musicians they should at least give the criticisms some thought. You have to know what could be improved upon to get better at anything for that matter…

        • theobvious

          Bites and Remission were both mode entirely without Dwayne. Should they not be considered “true” puppy? The answer is of course they should. It’s not about just one member, however great (and missed) he may be.

          • http://www.facebook.com/erikmichaelschroeder Erik Michael S

            No, both of those records were missing something as well which is why a lot of this new record sound just like them. To me, Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse is the first SP release that really did it for me. Look, I will still support and when they tour this time around I will still be there. I am just tired of everyone kissing older bands asses every time they decide to grace us with their presence again.

          • Opsys

            Bites and Remission were missing something?!

          • http://www.facebook.com/josh.denham1 Josh Denham

            Erik I couldn’t agree more! I never cared for remission or bites anywhere but a dance club; far too repetitive. But found vivisect and last rights to be my favorite albums of any band of all time….

    • Opsys

      No. It will be different.

  • matthewstar23@yahoo.com

    I really like the new album. I have the 12″ on preorder and I will buy th CD at hogwild when it comes out. I am happy that they are embracing their sound. I like the other new stuff but this seems like a return to hard synthpop type stuff…. this band has been part of my life since I was 13 and are a major influence on who I am. Long live skinny puppy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/niklasnson Niklas Nson

    love it! this will be on repeat for a long time …. great work!

  • http://www.facebook.com/brian.fink3 Brian Fink

    Why all the haters? Puppy has ALWAYS been about change & metamorphosis since the very beginning, & have done very well with it. Every record has something amazing about it. Quit being “musical snobs” & just sit back and enjoy the shit, damn. Oh, & I hope they plan on touring for this one, fucking LOVE IT!!

    • Barry White

      Also they are Unique Cult band! All those haters go to lick Gaga’s balls!

    • http://www.facebook.com/josh.denham1 Josh Denham

      Iam all for change and trying something new. I just think what they changed to isn’t on the same level as their old materiel in terms of song structure, sound design, lyrics, voices, especially the bass chord progressions….

  • relic

    this is a criminal age….thumbs up! AAA+++

  • stubborn puppet

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  • iceolate

    Awesome !! I love it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Mike82Miller Mike Miller

    tsudanama has got to be one of the most kickass songs in a long, long time. I cannot stop listening to it at full volume.

  • Amaro Orena

    Can’t wait to scare the neighbors!!! :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/keith.r.greer Keith Greer

    Loved SP forever! The last two records took a bit to grow on me, but I still eventually fell in love with them. Weapon…dude, INSTANT “holy sh!t” factor! This reminds me of the first time heard Bites and just went “dude…” Good record!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/William-Crafton/100001283161207 William Crafton

    It’s very repetitive and bland…just like their last album.

    • http://www.facebook.com/brian.fink3 Brian Fink

      How’s your record doing btw?

      • http://www.facebook.com/josh.denham1 Josh Denham

        What kind of logic is that? So anyone who doesn’t have a platinum selling album can’t have an opinion?

  • Amaro Orena

    I do miss The Twilight Zone samples they used in their early works. I was hoping to hear some incorporated in this album.

    • http://twitter.com/JonThe_Kid Jon

      I think that can’t be done anymore. They would have to pay for the samples.

  • http://www.facebook.com/aaron.baugher.5 Aaron Baugher

    Nice work……

  • Mark Harmon

    Not plagued by bad repetitiveness in my opinion. Spiky synth riffs and biting vocals like these make each turn of the sonic wheel pick up that much more meaty meaning. I’m a lover of doom and experimental music though, so repetition can be something to slowly absorb and be washed away into oblivion by.

  • Trav

    Love the mix of old Skinny Puppy and new OhGr sounds

  • dogstarnyc

    love solvent

  • http://www.facebook.com/nicole.legsjohnson Nicole LegsJohnson

    Beautiful. Especially loving the new take on Solvent

  • Getbusyliving

    Making industrial fresh and relevant again. Love this album! ParagUa ftw!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

      Have you heard Undeveloped? I don’t think industrial ever became irrelevant Besides in the Nine Inch Nails world where they think Trent is god.

      • boourns

        Man, Undeveloped was exactly that and it sucked balls. But, it seems to have helped OhGr get to this album, so whatevs.

        Also, TRez has not been relevant to the industrial scene since the 90s. Where have you been?

        • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

          Where have you been? check out the NIN forums…

  • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

    Solvent sounds like their earliest work. Such a great album. If people would shut the fuck up and listen to the album as if Ogre owes them something it would be better though. Definitely better than the last two albums. Still doesn’t top OhGr – Undeveloped though.

    • Sean

      Solvent is a intentional remake of their most popular song, “smothered hope” On the other hand, paragUn sounds good.

      • http://www.facebook.com/pestilenz00 Evolving Pestilenz

        On the other hand I still love Solvent.

      • http://www.facebook.com/brian.fink3 Brian Fink

        Did u ever even fucking listen to Remission Jackass?

      • retronics

        Err, no, Solvent is a remake of their old ‘Remission’ track called…Solvent :-) – it’s not a remake of Smothered Hope :-)

  • jk

    Wunderbar !!! Voice Treatment is back !!!
    Music also brain braking
    Best SP for years.

  • i

    doesnt work

  • Carl

    A new vision of Solvent, the Remission’s version was good, the new one is better, a taste os the day.

    • Wendy

      I wouldn’t say it’s better. Just a different take on the song which works, brilliantly!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nathan.daniel.79 Nathan Daniel

    This is brilliant, sounds more like Skinny Puppy than there other albums since they came back. Nobody sounds quite like Skinny Puppy, they’ve always had there own unique style. This sounds like a proper return to form, and of course there never afraid of using new tech. I’m definitely buying the CD, thanks for posting it so we could hear it!

  • Wendy

    I’m not even sure exactly why, but this album has grabbed me like the older stuff! Reminiscent of that day waaayyy back when I heard Skinny Puppy for the first time and Assimilate from Bites was playing…Have been listening to this on repeat for 2 days now!

  • http://www.facebook.com/spahn22 Jose Suarez

    amazing stuff by puppy! definitely sounds like old school SP. tsudanama is amazing work by cEvin.

  • Danon

    this is exact;ywhat i needed! :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1310324760 Kelly Sweeney

    Preordered it in March…love it and cannot wait. As a Puppy devotee for more than 2 decades, I’ve found I can appreciate all their work. I’ll never be one uttering the insults you always hear from people who want Bites volume 100, and cry foul at every album that isn’t just Bites repackaged…bands that don’t make the music THEY want to make usually go away…I’m grateful to still have Puppy. I think the suggestion they should’ve given up after Dwayne left us is idiotic…the living go on living, and I for one am glad. Long live SP!

  • boourns

    So excited to see this album’s material live! Dancy as f*ck. Amazing job!

    I have probably played Solvent, Glowbel and Plasicage 100 rimes each by now.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Thasis Matthew Delbert Aaron Smith

    So 50 listens or so through since the first comment I made, I’m gonna say YES! This album is pure win. There are a few tracks that feel like they “slow down” a bit (I don’t necessarily mean that in tempo), but if you listen to the album from beginning to end it has a very good flow. Like any good puppy album it sounds the best played all the way through. A throbbing pulsating semi dance able mayhem of sounds and OhGr’s trademark snarl. On that note, the only thing I’d change is get OhGr to drop his singing he does on a few tracks. His snarl is INFINITELY better. Save your singing for your solo project, as it’s never really sat with SP fans that well.

  • makemeeatmyhat

    your interesting opinions are obliterated when I press ‘play’,

    been buying SP records since the 80s, any era, they never disappoint,

    I will eat my hat if any of the critics have produced any body of work in any medium even half as good as this.

    • denzel.x

      !!! – i will eat my hat & shorts to it :P

  • http://www.facebook.com/josh.denham1 Josh Denham

    I love how all the nutt hugger fans on here immediately call this better then their other post dwayne stuff just cause it’s a little bit darker. I found some of ogres vocals like on the first song to be down right corny… Don’t remember their chord progressions being this simple since bites either… Basically 2 chords on most songs and generic chorus’s….. I dunno I never liked anything they did without Dwayne which peaked at Last Rights.

    There are some alright songs on here don’t get me wrong but still somethings really missing… Way too repetitive for fans of dwaynes more complex chord progressions and rhythmic changes…. This sounds very dance oriented and is boring anywhere but inside a goth club.

    Skinny Puppy will always be my favorite band cause of albums like vivisect, too dark park and last rights (and they still put on some of the most intense live shows of any band) but still not convinced on any of their new materiel and probably never will be….

    I think Ohgrs Undeveloped is the best thing any of them have done in the last 20 years.

    • http://twitter.com/JonThe_Kid Jon

      You have too much time on your hands. Get a hobby.

      • Maleficium

        What’s wrong with having an opinion? No one is asking you to agree.

  • Play Nice

    Josh, you
    say you “never liked anything they did without Dwayne”. Why don’t you go and listen to
    their older albums and leave the rest of us to enjoy this one? You’ll be happier, and so will everyone else.

    • markiskenny

      Hold on – CLEARLY we have nothing but “Puppy” fans here. I am an old one. I LOVE their older stuff much better, but that was a different sound. I will not knock the new stuff simply because SP has earned the right to do what they want when they want and how they want. I actually love this new work of art. But what most of you new fans have to remember is that Puppy is dear to us older fans because they are the forefathers of what electronic music has become today. I give respect across the board to all the fans who enjoy them. We older fans just prefer the stuff with Dwayne G. You have to admit that Last Rights was an amazing work! But, I also think TGWOTR was also an amazing work. So. let’s all just settle down, Beavis! :)

  • Grimm

    Can’t wait for this to be released. I must admit, some songs do sound like they would fit right in on Bites or Remission, but with a fresh take. I also agree that Terminal reminds me a bit of the Process. Overall a great new album that really draws on their past, present and future.

    And remember, those who can’t do, teach….and those who can’t teach become critics…:)

  • Zwaken

    I’m surprised to hear that people didn’t like a lot of the newer Skinny Puppy stuff. I actually think that The Greater Wrong of the Right, Mythmaker and hanDover are Skinny Puppy’s best work. Songs like Use Less, Magnifishit and Vyrisus are some of the best I’ve ever heard. I think that everything done under ohGr is great as well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/hyperflow Andy McMurry

    Fuck yeah. 1,5,8 are my favorites (worning,solvent,tsudanama). On the whole, this record is clean mastery with dirty beats, ohGr’s signature voice more recognizable than ever, outstanding composition. Dirty as fuck. Love it.

  • DJ Silky

    “Melted ice-cream overload” i am looking forward to the Vinyl and the Tour =]

  • Tim Kang

    illisiT is definitely my favourite track. We are the deceivers living in a game! So good I’m going to have to stop listening to it.

  • Marko

    The album is awesome!

  • Noiz’Addict

    ♫ lets’ do the time warp agaiiiiiiin♫ is what came to my mind after the first listen. I’ve been a devoted fan since I discovered MIND TPI in the mid 80s, and my favourite Puppy sound is the Too Dark Park / Last Rights era, so I wasn’t too thrilled with this time travel to their early years, but the album has been steadily growing on me. And I love hearing Ogre’s ‘old’ voice again. But what finally convinced me was track 8. It made me realize there was a lot more than 80s nostalgia to this album. Can’t wait to see them live again – us Europeans had to wait until the 21st century to be able to witness their stage mayhem on a regular basis !

    • TheSplines

      I had almost the exact same experience as you. Didn’t like it the first time through until I got to track 8. Now it’s grown on me for sure.

  • GreenRose

    I’m intrigued! I haven’t had much exposure to Skinny Puppy, but this has certainly grabbed my attention. Will definately be investigating further.

  • http://www.facebook.com/aaron.baugher.5 Aaron Baugher

    Ok the more I listen the more i dig it….. love the new twist on old school sound

  • Nhilok

    i’m speechless……. what an amazing compalation. These dudes have been redefining art for over 30 years and still keeping it alive

  • nat9noble

    Skinny Puppy is my favorite band, and I like this album quite a bit, but I agree with most of what Josh said. I think every music lover has the right (even obligation) to be critical. Again, I like the new stuff, but they just aren’t doing songs as good as God’s Gift Maggot, Deep Down Trauma Hounds, and Testure these days.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Vampyrian.Rev.JP JP Vanir

      illisit and solvent is pretty old school Skinny Puppy and I havent even finished listening to it; did you even listen to it? tells us this NEW album has a lot of similarities to the old school Skinny Puppy…

      • CMFJ

        solvent is a remake – it was first released on Remission.

        Whether or not a song sounds similar to previous work, eg illisit, has no bearing on the relative quality of the music.

        I do like several of the tracks a lot (Paragun in particular), and some are of the same quality as previous work. As good as their best work, which are the examples listed? My opinion is no, but still quality work.

  • nat9noble

    But I gotta say, Tsudanama is pretty fuckin’ great, and Village (from their last album) is amazing as well.

  • Chris Greene

    Didn’t care much for the first couple of songs but the rest has impressed me. I have not been impressed with Skinny Puppy since Last Rights came out. I am a bit of a nostalgic traditionalist asshole when it comes to classic industrial and metal though. Tsudanama sounds like an out take from LR. Nice fuckin work overall!

  • SPfanForLife

    Fan since 1984. Not liking the
    new “Weapon” CD. Sounds unfinished, rushed and too Casio technology to
    me. It has a lot of the earlier SP fashion, but what I like about SP is
    the liquidity of the music, how everything mish moshed together and
    comes out as a thing of beauty . It seems to me that a lot of their
    haunting creativeness died some years back with the death of Dwayne
    Goettel.

    What I was expecting was something like Too Dark Park… CFM or
    ViViSect6, with the over the top production of samples, sounds, screams,
    yells, groans and noises you never thought possible would come out of a
    Korg and mini-moog. Those days have seemed to have vanished? What made
    them so popular isn’t present in their new CDs?

    Listen to Bootlegged, Broke and in Solvent Seas. This is a great Live
    CD of what made them the Godfathers of Industrial music. There’s so
    much going on in one song, it sounds different every time you play it,
    as your ears pick up something new. With the new “Weapon” CD, this just
    isn’t happening… Bring back Dave Ogilivie. Sit down, play with the
    tracks, experiment, and reproduce a finished CD with songs that take me
    someplace… So with that being said, the CD is back on the shelf.
    Honored to be a SP fan but I’m still yurning for the old SP. The SP that
    pushed beyond the limits of what their instruments can do…

  • Stephanie Collins

    my Sphynx is liking Salvo…has crawled right up onto my laptop and has his face over speakers.

  • Stil Bil

    Unfortunately, most of these reviews seem to be missing a very crucial element. Did any of you listen to the words? Not only is the music incredibly deep but the lyrics are revolutionary, in the true sense of the word. Ogre has been speaking about these things since the beginning and no one seems to ever pay enough attention to absorb this aspect of one of the most incredible bands ever, in my opinion. Feel extremely privileged that you were allowed to hear this album for free & and I would strongly suggest buying it and hearing it for what it truly is.

  • Jim Jones Vibe

    Been listening to this band since Remission. Have loved every note upto (and including) Process. Didn’t really like Weapon after the first listen. By the third listen
    it sunk in…this album is a Skinny Puppy masterpiece. Lyrically relevant, but also musically relevant, both in its direct approach and Ogre’s vocal style. Given how intricate and complex electronic music has gotten (which I also love…James Holden’s The Inheritors is an amazing album) “Weapon” is a Beatles-esque return to sound writing. The combination of pop simplicity that Skinny Puppy expertly mold with their style and sound is utterly brilliantly and drives me freakin’ crazy. Solid album from beginning to end, where every track is a favourite. There are almost none, to few sampled metal guitar riffs. Good! Vintage synth heaven.

    The 180g vinyl sounds wicked and love that it’s only spread out over a side A & B.

    I love it. 10 out 10.

  • BliMp

    Fangtastic!!