Tin Omen (song)

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"Tin Omen"
Single by Skinny Puppy
from the album Rabies
Released 1989
Format CD, 12"
Recorded 1989
Genre Industrial metal
Length 28 min 33 s
Label Nettwerk/Capitol/EMI
Writer(s) Kevin Crompton, Dwayne Goettel, Kevin Ogilvie
Producer(s) Grave, Hypo Luxa, and Koney Korn
Skinny Puppy singles chronology
Tin Omen

Tin Omen is a single by the band Skinny Puppy, taken from their 1989 album Rabies.[1] The song name is a reference to the 1989 Tiananmen uprising and massacre in China. The song also refers to the My Lai massacre of 1968, and the Kent State shootings of 1970.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Tin Omen"    
2. "Tin Omen (Reload)"    
3. "Amputate"    
4. "Spahn Dirge"    


  • Engineered by Rave, Hypo Luxa, and Koney Korn.
  • Sleeve photography, typography and design by Steven R. Gilmore.
  • Tracks 1 and 2 mixed by Alien Jourgensen and Marc Ramaer.
  • Track 2 edited by Marc Ramaer, Dave Ogilvie, and cEvin Key.
  • Tracks 3-4 mixed by cEvin Key and Dave Ogilvie.
  • Recorded at Mushroom.




  1. ^ Kern, Jay (2010). Skinny Puppy: The Illustrated Discography (Second Edition). Mythos Press. p. 82. 

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