Congrats! Welsh Ragga Metal band Skindred renowned for their outstanding live performances have Won the Devotion award at the Kerrangs, a special award for doing things in their own inimitable way and growing into one of the UK’s best loved acts.

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Following the recent release of their new album ‘Union Black’ heralded by many as the bands best album to date and one of the rock albums of the year .

Skindred drummer Arya Goggin said ‘ We are chuffed to bits to of received this award. Its great to receive recognition for what we do which has always been about drawing from many musical influences in the records we make and remaining true to the Skindred sound.. So its really nice to see people are starting to sit up and take notice and this award is to us a celebration of this. Thank you to Kerrang and to all those who have supported us..

Skindreds. Manager , Seven Webster of 7pm Management said ‘Its been a great year for Skindred they have just finished a fantastic UK tour and the album has only just come out so for the band to receive this award has already set the tone for what looks like being an amazing year.’

Skindred play mainstage at Download festival Donnington this Saturday 11.06.11 at 2pm