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2005 – present (13 years)
www.myspace.com/theskintsuk Line-up settled in May 2007. Play squats, stages, parties, pubs, clubs, indoors, outdoors. Like doing stuff DIY, so feel free to download our demo! Always a partytime! Come and see us, say hello, have fun, spread love, POSITIVE THINKING!
The Skints have racked up 40+ shows, a DIY mini-tour and some Radio1 airplay!
With the youngest members being just 17 there's much more to come soon!
We've shared stages with artistés such as Babar Luck (ex-King Prawn), MC Klumzy Tung, Random Hand, The JB Conspiracy, Pickled Dick, Once Over, The Display Team, Over and Out, The Apostates, Lay Out The Traps, Fleeing From Finales, Death Can Dance, Tonight Is Goodbye and a buttload more.
This is what some people have said…
"…The Skints are a band you definetely cannot ignore. And to be honest, I'm not sure you'd want to ignore this band, because the bottom line is, they're absolutely awesome. They've defined their own sound, with Marcia's sax and their energetic riffs. It's unsigned ska-punk at its finest tonight…"
"The Skints are a lot of fun…And for a band which fuses punk and ska, that's exactly what you should be looking for.." Punktastic.com
"Fanbase have been packing out local venues…they're good, aren't they? We had to play that as soon as we heard it on The Black Hole…" Colin Murray, BBC Radio 1
"Furious melodic ska-punk action" Shabby Bookings
"Me is a Skints fan, yes." Benjamin Zephaniah
If you would like to book The Skints you can send us a myspace message or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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