Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED has announced its return to North America in support of its new album, "Big Tings", which features the active rock radio smash "That's My Jam". The trek kicks off September 26 in Jacksonville, Florida and runs through October 12 in Tempe, Arizona. Support on the tour will come from SUMO CYCO and RAVEN BLACK.
"We are blown away by the success 'That's My Jam' is currently having in America," SKINDRED said in a statement. "It's heartwarming that our once second home is once again opening its arms to SKINDRED.
"This North American tour is so exciting for us, we can't wait to spread "Big Tings" across the land and so say all of us, Let's Dred into America!"
SKINDRED tour dates:
Sep. 26 - Jacksonville, FL @ 1904*
Sep. 27 - Ft. Myers, FL @ The Buddha Bar
Sep. 28 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum*
Sep. 29 - Longwood, FL @ Shovelhead
Oct. 02 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina
Oct. 03 - Harrisburg, PA @ Chameleon Club
Oct. 04 - Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
Oct. 05 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Elevation @ Intersection
Oct. 06 - West Dundee, IL @ Rockhaus
Oct. 07 - Racine, WI @ Route 20 Outhouse
Oct. 08 - Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club
Oct. 09 - Joliet, IL @ The Forge
Oct. 10 - Madison, WI @ The Annex
Oct. 11 - Ringle, WI @ Q & Z Expo Center
Oct. 12 - Tempe, AZ @ Tempe Marketplace*
* No SUMO CYCO and RAVEN BLACK
"Big Tings" was released on April 27 via Napalm Records. The disc was recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World studio in the village of Box, Wiltshire, England,
SKINDRED recently released a music video for its "Machine" single. The clip features actor and stuntman Neil Chapelhow, best known for his work in the films "Wonder Woman" and "Fantastic Beasts".
"Machine" features vocals by REEF frontman Gary Stringer and guitar by Phil Campbell of MOTÖRHEAD. The track was previously used as both the intro and outro theme to AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson's TV show "Cars That Rock".