Skindred

Biography

RAGGA PUNK METAL! Skindred is quite simply unlike anything you've heard. Elements of Metal, Dancehall, Punk, and Drum & Bass, all swirling into a concoction of lethal addictiveness. Their debut CD Babylon was produced by Howard Benson (Papa Roach, Hoobastank, P.O.D), mixed by Rick Will (INCUBUS) and has to be one of the most important and impressive releases in heavy rock in years. In an era of fakes, frauds and imitators, Skindred delivers.

Skindred has already been winning over crowds worldwide with their intense RAGGA METAL sound. This band makes Metalheads, Punks and Dreadheads rock out to the same song; this is the true meaning of unity sound. Skindred are always busy writing & recording, and have built up quite an arsenal of Ragga Punk Classics. Oppurtunites to share the stage with bands such as Korn, Sevendust, Nonpoint, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Voodoo Glow Skulls, POD, Soulfly (to name but a few), has allowed the band to build a rapidly growing international fanbase.

With songs like Nobody, Set It Off, Pressure and Selector this band is so far apart from the pack that any attempt to describe or categorize them is an exercise in futility. If Barrington Levy joined Pantera, where Bounty Killa met The Police, where Sublime met System Of A Down, you would find the sonic landscape Skindred calls home. US based label Lava Records leapt at the chance to sign Skindred; they offered the band a worldwide deal, which involved pushing their debut album BABYLON to all far reaches of the earth. "We firmly believe this band could change the face of rock music. Once in a very, very long while a band like Skindred comes along with a record this imaginative, fresh and cutting edge" said Jason Bieler of US management company, Bieler Group.

"For Skindred, its all about the Music, Education, Entertainment and 100% vibes. We deliver our live set more like a reggae sound system than a metal band but the punches power and hard heavy weight guitars hit just as nasty. All we try to do is bounce up the building, set the pit off making the place buzz with X-sightment, Dread heads rock metal heads skank and when we finish with the stage, YOU DONE KNOW that SKINDRED RULE the Original Ragga-Metal style." - Benji Webbe, Singer.

You'll have to look far & wide to find a band that encapsulates so many diverse styles, and unites different schools and cultures of music under one roof. In a desperate time where music fans are tired of the medio-core, starved for something new & striking, Skindred are the force that could sweep all generic adversaries aside.

Read More

Download Festival 2014 Review

19th June 2014 -

 Review

Download Festival 2014 was a tamer affair than in previous years, largely owing to the event's tightened alcohol and drugs searches, bands being instructed not to encourage the crowds to mosh, more mainstream main stage...

Our 10 Favourite Download Festival 2014 Moments

17th June 2014 -

 News

Download Festival 2014 has come and gone in a dizzying blast of metal riffage, moshpits frenzies and surprisingly kind weather. The weekend was packed with memorable moments and stand-out performances but we decided to pick...

Soil Announced As Skindred Support For The 2014 Uk Dates

30th August 2013 -

 Press

Chicago based heavy rock band SOiL will hit the UK as direct support to reggae rockers Skindred starting January 22, 2014 at The UAE in Norwich, England. This tour will be the first UK tour...

Skindred - RatRace

5th November 2007 -

 Review

SkindredRatRaceSingle Review Skindred are always likely to be able remain the finest Ragga Metal to ever come out of Wales, simply because there's no one else actually doing what they do in the valleys. Despite...

Back to top

Skindred Images

More Skindred Pictures

Back to top

Skindred Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Skindred

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

John Cusack Brands Hollywood A "Whorehouse" Where "People Go Mad"

If any young actor is dreaming of becoming a big star in Hollywood, it...

John Cusack Brands Hollywood A

James Marsden Opens Up About Being The Movie Industry's Pretty Boy

James Marsden has made a career out of being the unassuming good...

James Marsden Opens Up About Being The Movie Industry's Pretty Boy

Weezer - The British Are Coming Audio

With the imminent release of Weezer's ninth studio album, 'Everything Will Be Alright In The End', the band have...

Weezer - The British Are Coming Audio Video

Brad Pitt Opens Up About Marrying Angelina Jolie, And Starring Alongside Shia LeBouf In 'Fury'

Only one months has passed since Brad Pitt tied the knot for a second time to...

Brad Pitt Opens Up About Marrying Angelina Jolie, And Starring Alongside Shia LeBouf In 'Fury'

Ben Affleck Wants To Keep The Batsuit Once Filming For 'Batman v Superman' Is Complete

Any comic book fan would dream of owning a batsuit that was actually used in...

 Ben Affleck Wants To Keep The Batsuit Once Filming For 'Batman v Superman' Is Complete

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Plans For New Black Sabbath Album And Final Tour

Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne has revealed the band plan to...

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Plans For New Black Sabbath Album And Final Tour
Advertisement

Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande Hit UK Chart Top Spot With A ‘Bang Bang’

Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande should be celebrating this week after...

Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande Hit UK Chart Top Spot With A ‘Bang Bang’

Three Days Grace - I Am Machine

Three Days Grace have announced their intention to release their fifth studio album in 2015. Ahead of that release, they...

Three Days Grace - I Am Machine Video

From Pussycat Doll To Grizabella: Nicole Scherzinger To Make West End Debut In ‘Cats’ Revival

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has found her perfect West End...

From Pussycat Doll To Grizabella: Nicole Scherzinger To Make West End Debut In ‘Cats’ Revival


More recommendations

Comments