The Canadian industrial band Skinny Puppy has made a three-decade career out of punishing electronic sounds. But it's always intended the pain to be voluntary.
However, after the band learned of rumors that the
The amount? A heavy-metal-appropriate $666,000.
"I am not only against the fact they're using our music to inflict damage on somebody else, but they are doing it without anybody's permission," Skinny Puppy keyboardist Cevin Key told the Canadian outlet CTV News. The band said it had learned of the allegations from a former Guantanamo guard who was a fan of its music.
A military spokesman told
Skinny Puppy is one of many bands and acts whose music reportedly has been used in "enhanced interrogations," from Metallica to the