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Skindred mix reggae and dancehall with searing thrash and punk affects for a dazzling hybrid of rock. The group surfaced from Wales in 1998, following the dissolution of vocalist Benji Webbe’s prior band, Dub Battle. Rehearsals for a fresh project featuring various other Dub Battle veterans didn’t workout, but shortly Webbe had installed with bassist Daniel Pugsley, guitarist Mikey Dee, and drummer Dirty Arya, and Skindred had been officially delivered. The debut LP, Babylon, initial made an appearance in 2002 and 2003, with sporadic achievement in elements of Europe as well as the U.S. steel underground. Nonetheless it wasn’t until a 12 months afterwards and Lava Information’ involvement how the album really became popular. Skindred re-released Babylon in August 2004. Lava’s edition highlighted different cover artwork, and included recently recorded material as well as the first Howard Benson-helmed tracks. The music group released Roots Rock and roll Riot in 2007, accompanied by Shark Bites & Pet Fights in ’09 2009. 2 yrs afterwards, they released 4th album, Union Dark, which didn’t possess a U.S. discharge. After releasing Wipe out the energy (including the Rasta-rocking shredder “Ninja”), they still left BMG and agreed upon with Napalm Information for the discharge of their 6th album, Quantity in 2015.

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Full Name Skindred
Awards Kerrang! Relentless Award
Music Songs Nobody, Rat Race, Kill the Power, Pressure, Doom Riff, Stand for Something, Sound The Siren, Cut Dem, Ninja, Electric Avenue, Rude Boy for Life, Destroy the Dancefloor, Warning, Cause Ah Riot, Trouble, The Kids Are Right Now, Death to All Spies, You Can’t Stop It, Bad Man Ah Bad Man, Spit Out the Poison, World's on Fire, Firing the Love, Set It Off, Roots Rock Riot, Game Over, World Domination, Ruling Force, Under Attack, Playing With the Devil, The Beginning Of Sorrows, State of Emergency, Get It Now
Albums Volume, Kill the Power, Union Black, Shark Bites and Dog Fights, Roots Rock Riot, Babylon, Babylon (U.S. Version)
Nominations Kerrang! Award for Best Live Band

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Sky High 2005 performer: "Twist and Crawl" / producer: "Twist and Crawl"
Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004 Video Game performer: "Nobody"



At Hell's Door: Behind the Scenes at Hellfest 2013 TV Special
Mulatschag 2008 TV Series Themselves
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2004 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest

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