Nivek Ogre (real name Kevin Graham Ogilvie)
Nivek Ogre (real name Kevin Graham Ogilvie) born December 5, 1962 is the vocalist best known for his work in the industrial band Skinny Puppy. Ogre has been involved with many industrial music acts such as KMFDM, Rx, Pigface, PTP, the TearGarden, the RevoltingCocks, Ministry, and his side project ohGr. His recent activity has included being the focus of a young suicidal girl's memoir to the singer of her favorite band, Go Ask Ogre: Letters from a Deathrock Cutter by Jolene Siana and Bonnie McLaughlin. He can be seen in a movie, entitled Repo! The Genetic Opera, a rock opera-musical film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, staring among other people Paris Hilton, In the midst of all of this work he found the time to finish up a world tour with the reformed Skinny Puppy and record his third full-length release for his side project ohGr, Devils In My Details. I spoke with him from his compound just outside of L.A. where more cats than dogs live on the 5 acre spread. These are the details of his music and touring experience; well at least what he can remember.
Biography by Jackie Lee King ©2008