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Songs & Stories @ The Aurrie

Posted on September 28, 2021 at 2:55 PM

In the past few years The Skids have toured constantly to ecstatic audiences, sold out London's Albert Hall, and even hit the top 30 in the UK National Chart.

They have released two albums whilst Richard himself has written 2 fictional books and toured solo in the UK.


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Jobson Metcalfe Songs & Stories 2021

Posted on September 23, 2021 at 12:55 PM

The Story of the Skids

Posted on September 20, 2021 at 2:10 PM

Richard Jobson will be let loose on the mic in Dunfermline as he performs unplugged and reads from his new book. 

Jobson has written a book, The Story of the Skids, which serves as a visual histor...
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SFAHB New Merch

Posted on August 14, 2021 at 2:30 PM

"Songs from a Haunted Ballroom" themed merchandise is now available to buy :

- Limited Edition signed A3 print

- Teeshirt with album artwork

- Glass Coaster

Get yours now

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PJ Molloys Dunfermline

Posted on August 14, 2021 at 2:25 PM

To celebrate the return of live music and the exhibition for our brand new book, we will play a special intimate full electric gig in PJ Molloys in August 27th.


Tickets available now:

Betrothed & Divine Exhibition

Posted on August 8, 2021 at 6:15 AM

SKIDS fans should step into the Fire Station Creative this week for an upcoming exhibition.


Richard Jobson, the frontman of the legendary Dunfermline band, has written a book on the story of the Skids and has collaborated with Dunfermline-raised illustrator Jonny Hannah.



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Limited Edition Skids T-Shirt

Posted on July 28, 2021 at 7:45 PM

Skids Limited Edition T- Shirt Available Now. Be quick, only a few left.

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Hopelessly Devoted To You

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 11:10 AM

As a kid, before I discovered punk, one of the ballsiest bands I ever discovered was Nazareth.


Years later when punk broke into my life it came as no surprise that another of such kicks to my rock and roll bollocks came from another band from the same Scottish township of Dunfermline.


So here now many eons later I sit working for the Loonie dollar and though I’m not scared to dance. I find m...

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Penny Black SFAHB Interview

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 10:50 AM

I first saw The Skids play in Liverpool in 1978 and most recently on their last extended Fortieth Anniversary Tour in 2016. Boasting a set full of updated original material, lead singer Richard Jobson still dances every bit as energetically and communicated with the worshipping crowd with the same enthusiasm as he did in the New Wave era.

Pennyblack spoke to him about the new Skids covers album, ‘Songs from A Haunted Ballroom’...

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Belgium Review SFAHB

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 10:45 AM

Maybe we'll break a myth, but let's face it: Punks can be nostalgic too! Let's take as proof “Songs From A Haunted Ballroom” , the new album by the cult Scottish Punk Rock gang Skids . It's hard to get more melancholy than this collection of titles paying homage to the Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline, the local concert hall which gave the members of the group their first musical emotions.


Formed in 1977 in the King...

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