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Skindred

Skindred
Formed: 1998 in Newport, Wales
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Benji Webbe, Mikey Dee, Dirty Arya, Daniel Pugsley, Arya Goggin
Biography: Skindred blend reggae and dancehall with searing thrash and punk influences for a striking take on heavy metal hybridism. The group emerged from Wales in 1998, after the dissolution of vocalist Benji Webbe's previous band, Dub War. Rehearsals for a new project featuring other Dub War veterans didn't ...Read full biography
Roots Rock Riot
Released: 2007
Label: Bieler Bros. Records
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Not since Bad Brains hit their stride in the mid-'80s has a band combined reggae, punk, and metal influences as excitingly as Skindred did on its debut album and then again on this, its sophomore effort. ...Read full review
Babylon
Released: 2004
Label: Lava
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By the early 2000s, crossing rap and rock's respective DNA strands was no longer a bold experiment. From Faith No More and Shootyz Groove to Korn and 311, hip-hop had been hailing hardcore and metal and ...Read full review
More Skindred albums: Main Albums (5), Singles & EPs (9)