Skindred Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1998 (1998)–present
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288.2KListeners

Skindred is a four-piece "ragga metal" band from Newport, Wales. Their genre is an innovative mix of metal, punk, and reggae. The band was formed in 1999 following the disbandment of vocalist Benji Webbe's previous band, Dub War and his one-off side-project Mass Mental? featuring Robert Trujillo (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Metallica) released the year prior.

The band initially came together with three of the four Dub War veterans with Jeff Rose and Martin Ford returning alongside Webbe, along with new bassist Daniel Pugsley. The group released their debut LP Babylon in July 2002, with sporadic success in parts of Europe and the U.

S. metal underground. However after suffering years of indifference and waning support from Earache Records with Dub War and now seeing the same lack of label support from RCA for Skindred, Rose and Ford amicably left the band in November of 2002, but would continue to offer their support.

Soon Webbe had hooked up with guitarist Mikey Dee, and drummer Dirty Arya and continued on, but it wasn't until a year or so later and Lava Records' involvement that the album really took off. Skindred re-released Babylon in August 2004.

Lava's version featured different cover art, and included newly recorded material in addition to the original, Howard Benson-helmed songs. Skindred then headed out on a series of tours with acts like Sevendust, Nonpoint, and Papa Roach, and never looked back.

DiscographyAlbums2002 - Babylon2007 - Roots Rock Riot2009 - Shark Bites And Dog Fights2011 - Union Black2014 - Kill The PowerSingles2005 - Nobody2006 - Pressure2007 - RatRace2008 - Trouble2009 - Electric Avenue2009 - Stand For Something2011 - Warning (featuring Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach)2011 - Cut Dem2012 - Game Over2013 - Ninja

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Skindred performs alternative, alternative metal, reggae music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Skindred for your event, Please Contact. Skindred has more than 288.2K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Nonpoint, Spineshank, Drowning Pool, Sevendust, Dry Kill Logic, Limp Bizkit . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Skindred for an upcoming event.

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