Skindred Announce New Album Title

Skindred have announced the title of their forthcoming album will be Union Black.

The album is due for release in May next year.

Benji Webbe:

“This is the first album we have written and recorded in the UK, it’s a big departure from our usual sunny California or Florida surroundings ­ its bloody freezing! The album will be darker and heavier than any of our previous recordings and I’ve not been this excited whilst writing since I was a kid! “Union Black” is bringing the darker side of the Dred out for sure!!!!!”

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Rob Zombie Tour Dates

At long last, Rob Zombie has announced a UK tour!

He’ll be in the UK next February with Joey Jordison on drums! And support from Skindred and Revoker.

February 16th – O2 Academy Brixton
February 17th – Manchester Academy
February 18th – O2 Academy Newcastle
February 20th – O2 Academy Glasgow
February 21st – O2 Academy Leeds
February 22nd – O2 Academy Birmingham

UK Ozzfest Announced

Ozzfest UK

A UK Ozzfest date has been announced for the 18th of September at the O2 arena in London. Ozzy, Korn, Murderdolls and Skindred have been announced and there will be one more band announced on the main stage as well as five second stage bands.

Tickets go on sale on the 18th of June.

More Bands Added To Sonisphere

Sonisphere have added more bands to their festival in Knebworth.

Skindred, Sylosis, 65DaysOfStatic, Black Spiders, Audrey Horne, Throats, March of the Raptors, Slaves To Gravity, The Casino Brawl, The Boys with the Xray Eyes, After The Ordeal, Blitz Kids, Fei Comodo, Cars on Fire, Lower Than Atlantis, The Xcerts, Little Fish and Eddie Clark’s Fastway have all been added.

More Metal Hammer Cover Albums Coming

According to the April 22nd issue of Metal Hammer, There will be three cover albums released free with the magazine over the coming months.

One is for AC/DC, one For Judas priest and one Black Sabbath.

Confirmed tracks are:

Skindred – Back In Black (AC/DC)
Steel Panther – You Shook Me All Night Long (AC/DC)
Trigger The Bloodshed – Rapid Fire (Judas Priest)
Apocalyptica – Spiral Architect (Black Sabbath)

Other bands confirmed are:

White Wizzard
Turisas
Electric Wizard

More details are to be released soon, so keep checking back for more updates.

Skindred Announce UK Tour

Skindred will hit the UK again next March:

09 Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
10th Derby, The Royal
11 Colchester, Arts Centre
12 Woking, The Quake club
15 Preston, 53 Degrees
16 Edinburgh, Studio 24
17 York, Duchess
18 Birmingham, Academy 2
19 Newport, Tjs