A NORTH Wales metal band are thrilled to be supporting one of the UK's best live bands when their current tour comes to Flintshire.

I Saw The World Burn, a four piece metal band with half its members hailing from North Wales, will be the main support for the mighty Skindred at the Tivoli in Buckley on November 15.

The upcoming British metal band has been taking the metal scene by storm recently and being announced as main support for Skindred is another fantastic step.

Bassist Don Jackson-Wyatt, who lives in Ruthin and is a former Leader and Denbighshire Free Press photographer, has been a fan of Skindred for a number of years and has also worked alongside them as photographer on many occasions.

Don said: "To be sharing a stage with a band that are at the forefront of the British music scene right now is a great opportunity for us, especially as its on our doorstep."

Skindred are a metal band formed in Newport, Wales, in 1998. Their musical style mixes heavy metal, alternative rock, and reggae. The band also integrate elements of hardcore punk, dancehall, jungle, ska, hip hop, drum and bass, dubstep, and various other influences into their music. They are well known for their energetic and involving live performances

I Saw The World Burn recently performed at Bloodstock Festival on the same bill as bands such as Anthrax and Slayer, their video for 'Species Obsolete' was on rotation on Music channel Scuzz TV for a number of months, and were also interviewed by Radio 1 Rock Show's Daniel P Carter .

The band are due to enter the studio before the end of 2018 to record their latest release.


Kirsty Openshaw, live gig co-ordinator at The Tivoli, said "Its great to see a band such as Skindred touring the UK and finally getting them playing at the Tiv is fantastic. Its great to get a North Wales show on a UK tour. Tickets have had a high demand and are selling quickly.

"Having local bands on such as I Saw The World Burn also helps keep the local scene going from strength to strength."

Tickets are available from http://tivolivenue.com/product/skindred/