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Skindred singer Benji Webbe gets slashed in knife attack

Posted by on February 1, 2016

Benji Webbe, singer of UK “ragga metal” act Skindred, was injured in a knife attack after being slashed on his face and throat in his hometown of Newport UK. His partner, Julie Christian, was also assaulted by a group of women. The two were returning home from a party when they were assaulted. There’s not much […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/11: The charts have gone Def

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A handful of albums have dropped off of the charts this week, but you probably won’t notice since, yet again, we have a slew of new debuts added to Metal By Numbers. It’s the […]

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Interview: Skindred Frontman Discusses New ‘Volume’ Album

Posted by on November 5, 2015

Skindred has been rockin’ their reggae-meets-nu-metal music since the late 90’s and the UK-based band are still sounding fresh with their latest LP, Volume, which was recently released via Napalm Records. Metal Insider spoke to frontman Benji Webbe about the new album, their current tour buddies, and more.   The “Under Attack” single, title track, […]

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Lyric video premiere: Skindred, “Under Attack”

Posted by on August 21, 2015

Skindred pull no punches by titling their forthcoming album Volume. The album, their sixth, will be coming out on Napalm Records on October 30, but we’re psyched to premiere a lyric video for “Under Attack.” The Welsh quintet’s brand of rock, reggae,  and dub, led by former Dub War singer Clive “Benji” Webbe, is unapologetically nu-metal, […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/5: All Hail Babymetal

Posted by on March 5, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, metal didn’t have a particularly strong presence on the charts in terms of big debuts or bumps in sales. But one debut shining through the rest sits firmly as one of the […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/26: We Have Some Issues With The Charts

Posted by on February 26, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We get a lot of bands on the charts we haven’t really heard of before, but usually they don’t break the top 200 or at least aren’t very high up. Sometimes they drop off […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 18th: Integral Birth

Posted by on February 18, 2014

As I promised last week, there is a lot of prog coming out today. Bask in the glory of these great new progressive releases, as well as the rest of this week’s excellent new albums!     Cynic, Kindly Bent to Free Us (Season of Mist)   Those that experienced the full fifteen-year gap between […]

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Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville Lineup Features Avenged Sevenfold, The Cult, Rob Zombie, Motörhead and More

Posted by on January 24, 2014

The lineup for the Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida has been announced with a load of heavy-hitters in the world of hard rock/heavy metal. The two-day festival will take place on April 26 and 27 in Metropolitan Park. It really is quite the bill, considering you see many of these bands […]

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Slayer, Kvelertak, Motorhead, GN’R among Rock on the Range performers

Posted by on January 16, 2014

The lineup for this year’s Rock on the Range has been announced, and the annual Columbus, Ohio festival has gotten bigger and more metal than ever before. Expanding to three days this year, ROTR will take place on May 16th, 17th and 18th. And while the rock fest is headlined this year by Guns N’ […]

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March Is Metal Month: Earache’s Al Dawson Talks About Signing Criteria, Retail, Spotify; Win An Earache Prize Pack

Posted by on March 22, 2012

How does an Australian wind up running the American arm of influential UK metal label Earache? It’s kind of a long story, but Al Dawson was more than happy to oblige. Starting out as a tape trader in the ’80s (he was thanked on a 1984 compilation by Pushead), he eventually visited the UK, where […]

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