History[ edit ] Formation and first releases — [ edit ] Skinny Puppy formed in as a side project for Kevin Crompton in Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada. This track is from Bites. Problems playing this file? Ogre has said that Skinny Puppy acted as an escape for Key, who wished to distance himself from Images in Vogue:
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Some were…brace yourself…pro, seamless Phenolic! Some of the shells, oh yeah, were gorgeous! Some of them are not what you think. You were given fair warning. I described my experience acquiring such a drum kit in these pages. The look was interesting, granted, but the metal was soft and prone to crack; the shells were porous second-grade Asian softer-woods, overly flexible, and often untrue or out-of-round. They had no value as trade-ups to prestigious brands they emulated:
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During that time McCluskey and Humphreys discovered their electronic style influenced by Kraftwerk. The pair shared a love of electronic music , particularly Brian Eno and Kraftwerk. In September ,  McCluskey and Humphreys put together the seven-piece three singers, two guitarists, bassist, drummer, and keyboard player Wirral group The Id , whose line-up included drummer Malcolm Holmes and McCluskey's girlfriend Julia Kneale on vocals. The group began to gig regularly in the Merseyside area, performing original material largely written by McCluskey and Humphreys.
This information is provided by Gretch drums when you email them about badges. Thanks for your interest in dating your Gretsch drums. Here is some basic information on the manufacturing dates of Gretsch Drums. With two major fires at the Gretsch factories in the past, most of the historical records were destroyed including any documents referencing serial number details for drum production. Since these records are no longer available, we are unable to provide detailed production years of individual drums based on serial numbers.