ALBUM REVIEW: Skindred – Big Tings

South Wales’ Skindred have been a steadily successful band in the UK and internationally for almost twenty years now. Their combination of classic, old school rock and roll with elements of reggae, rap, and other genres created their own unique ‘ragga metal’ style, which has drawn in many admirers. Their seventh full-length LP, ‘Big Tings’, sticks in with their ethos of delivering a whole host of genres, whilst also incorporating some newer sounds. Read More


INTERVIEW: Skindred (22/04/2018)

Since their beginnings back in Newport, Wales a couple of decades ago, not only do Skindred remain the pioneers and forerunners of the “ragga metal” sound (a genre that blends and meshes the sounds of metal, reggae, and rock music into its own life form), but no band has even dared to follow in their footsteps to mimic and replicate it. Read More


LIVE REVIEW: Skindred @ Academy, Manchester (22/04/2018)

Even with their unique style, sound, and approach to metal – being the leading and indeed only name in “ragga metal” – Newport’s Skindred have always been after the big tings, and have systematically been grabbing them one-by-one. With seventh album ‘Big Tings’ on the way, they’re leading up to its release with their biggest headline UK tour to date. Read More