"Guitar squeels like out-of-control taxi's, Drum's tumble and roll like molten lava from a rampant volcano and, finally, sitting a top this vicious coalescence are powerful vocals that announce: 'In this silence that i can hear again'. Welcome to your New Skinn!" (Beat Magazine)
NEW SKINN was formed in 2005 but no one knew what was to come until the final member of this impressive act completed the line up in 2008. With powerful riffs, shredding leads, Phil G's soaring signature vocals, Xman's intense and untamed beats and GreekMan's cutting edge bass sound, NEW SKINN has brought together a wide range of their influences and developed their own unique sound, that is NEW SKINN.
In 2006, NEW SKINN released their debut EP "Cause & Effect". A heavy 2 year show schedule after the EP release made them one of the most exiting acts in Melbourne. 2009, NEW SKINN released their single "Clearview" and selling out shows after that became more regular than not. NEW SKINN released their debut album in June 2010 at a packed HI-FI Bar Melbourne, with a national tour which followed.
2013 has seen the band get onboard with 'Full Metal Service' who will be looking after their International booking's. NEW SKINN will also release their next cd mid 2013 and tour nationally and Internationally, with one of Europe's biggest open air festival's already booked for 2014!
They have played with bands such as: The Butterfly Effect, Mammal, Closure in Moscow, Dead Letter Circus, Sydonia, Full Scale, Shihad, Floating Me, RooK, Behind Crimson Eyes, Electric Horse, Calling All Cars, Twelve Foot Ninja, .Hinge, Bushido, Melodyssey, Ink, Jericco, Rincon, Freestate, E37, Bellusira, Tim McMillan band, Sleep Parade & Helm.
"New Skinn are the type of band that should really be dominating modern rock radio around the world, given their highly accessible and heartfelt songs." (LifeMusicMedia)
NEW SKINN have received radio play at American radio station NMM, Australian radio station's Triple M, Triple J, Pbs & Triple R. Their new released album 'Life & Loss' is out now and has had fans waiting with anticipation. This hard working and talented act has recently sold out a range of venue's across Victoria. Also they headlined the 'Here and Now' Festival 2009 and headlined The Gershwin Room at 'Rock the Bay' Festival 2011 & 2012 and also played the Main stage of 'Essence' Festival 2011. They are sure to be a major influence in the rock landscape for year's to come with the band recently signing a Distribution/Publishing deal with Record Label 'Blue Pie Productions' in 2012. Also in 2012, their song 'Inside' made the 'Heavy Music Magazines' Top 50 songs of 2011 with number 16 in the poll.
"Now this is a band you can mosh to... Awesome!"
"New Skinn have released their single titled Clearview, featuring 3 awesome melodic radio friendly hard rock tracks, and the heavy rock feel of drummer Anthony 'xman' Crossman makes the single worth getting a hold of"