Skindred

Skindred

Metal Dome Sunday 24 June | 19:20 - 20:10

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Played at Graspop Metal Meeting 2008 / 2016 / 2018
Genre

Nu-metal

Country

United Kingdom

Biography

As a musician, you should never be afraid to broaden your horizons and explore new territory, something Welshman Benji Webbe knows all too well. After his successful involvement in Dub War, he went on to found Skindred in 1998. In addition to combining metal, alternative rock, punk rock and reggae, Skindred’s brand of metal also integrates dubstep sound patterns. Their debut ‘Babylon’ (2002) garnered positive reviews thanks to a combination of innovative content and a total lack of pretension. Meanwhile they’re on their seventh album with ‘Big Tings’ (2018). Their approach is unconventional but it works so don’t dismiss this band out of hand because the live stage is where they come into their own. With a frontman who knows how to tame a crowd it’s hard not to get swept up by Skindred’s enthusiasm. (#GMM18)