The frontman of the heavy metal, reggae, rock band Skindred, Benji Webbe has become the victim of an vicious attack in his home town Newport, Wales.
The lead singer took to social media to showcase his healing injury with a large amount of stitches and staples. Webbe was slashed across his face and throat on his way home from a friends party.
The singer posted a picture of his wounded face onto his Facebook page, along with the caption: “Went to Iffy’s party and ended getting slashed in the face and throat on the way home.”
The singer is recovering well and the band are still scheduled to perform at Studio Coast in Koto, Japan, on Valentine’s day. Skindred have also been announced to play this years Download Festival in June, and released their sixth studio album Volume in October last year.
On the behalf of all of the students at UCA, get well soon Benji!
Words by Lydia Smedley