TOURING THE UK & IRELAND IN DECEMBER WITH VOLBEAT
‘GIMME THAT BOOM’
BRAND NEW SINGLE OUT NOW
Subsequent 12 months, Skindred – one of many UK’s most enjoyable dwell acts – have fun their 25th anniversary with the discharge of their model new album Smile, their eighth long-player and their first for Earache Data, with whom they signed a world four-album deal final 12 months.
Forward of that comes the primary single to be taken from Smile, the floor-quaking sonic blast that’s ‘Gimme That Increase’. A tough-hitting, take-no-prisoners, ragga-metal anthem ‘Gimme That Increase’ offers with the egocentric entitlement that’s develop into so prevalent on this age of immediate gratification, primarily based on a irritating encounter lead singer Benji Webbe had with an overfamiliar fan.
“I used to be out procuring in the future and I might hear somebody increase asking me for an image,” the eye-catching frontman remembers. “The individual didn’t care who I used to be with or what I used to be doing – they only wished their image. This present day, individuals need you and so they count on to get you on faucet, continually providing you with that ‘growth’ to allow them to get their Instagram Likes up. It’s necessary to keep in mind that individuals can’t offer you that ‘growth’ on a regular basis. Folks suppose as a result of they observe you on social media, they personal you.”
That includes a technicolour video, shot within the neon-lit wonderland that’s God’s Personal Junkyard in East London, ‘Gimme That Increase’ is an incessant earworm which provides Skindred’s legions of followers a primary full flavour of what to anticipate from the upcoming album. The band did nevertheless tease one other new observe from it of their astounding set at Obtain Competition earlier this 12 months after they debuted the pop-reggae masterpiece that’s ‘L.O.V.E (Smile Please)’ and noticed tens of hundreds of rock followers skanking with delight within the sunshine.
These two sides of the album, starting from pleasure to rage and like to fury, recommend that Smile goes to be hailed because the band’s masterpiece; an album that brings collectively all aspects of Skindred’s music – from reggae to metallic, rock to pop, dub to electro – into essentially the most mind-expanding and potent assortment of songs, designed to soften stereos world wide when it’s launched subsequent summer time.
Skindred are presently on an enormous European enviornment tour as particular friends of Volbeat. The tour rolls into the UK and Eire in December with dates as follows:
Dec 12th – 3Arena, Dublin
Dec 15th – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Dec 16th – First Direct Enviornment, Leeds
Dec 17th – Cardiff Worldwide Enviornment
Dec 19th – Motorpoint Enviornment, Nottingham
Dec 20th – OVO Enviornment, Wembley
Skindred have additionally simply been introduced as subsequent 12 months’s headliners of each Dominion Competition in Durham Might 7th and Takedown Competition in Portsmouth April 8th 2023. For extra particulars go to www.skindred.web/dwell
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