Skinlab (1994-2003, 2007-2011, 2016-present): a Nu-Metal band from San Francisco, California, USA.


teev Esquivel (vocals/bass), Mike Roberts (guitar), Gary Wendt (guitar) and Paul Hopkins (drums) came together in 1995 to form Skinlab, a skater friendly ultra heavy metal act with alternative rock leanings often categorized within the groove metal movement.

With help from the fellows of Machine Head, Skinlab got themselves a deal with 'Century Media' to release their debut set Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded in 1997. The subsequent touring, however, was too much for Roberts and Wendt who left. But there was no problem signing new recruits up for Scott Sargeant (ex-Killing Culture) and Snake (Real Name: Steve Green; ex-Skrew) replaced the incumbents soon after. Indeed, the prospects for the act went from good to better when the new guys joined in to make the sound heavier and more mature for the Eyesore EP (1998) and Disembody: The New Flesh (1999).Glen Telford took over where Sargeant left off for the follow-up, reVoltingRoom (2002).

See All... ⏬

After a three-year hiatus, the band under the revised line-up of Steev Esquivel, Snake, Glen Telford and Paul Hopkins had reformed. That reformation resulted in The Scars Between Us (2009).

It wasn't long after the 2009 release that things changed again. The album failed to impress the sales figures, and Telford once again left and was replaced by Brian Jackson (ex-Kreep). June 2011 would see ex-Rikets guitarist Provo take up duties opposite Snake.

Having failed to produce any new material, Skinlab once again disbanded in 2011.

September 2016 would see Steev Esquivel and Paul Hopkins reform Skinlab along with former members Mike Roberts and Gary Wendt to release Venomous (2019) featuring Marcos Medina Rivera replacing Provo, and Fabian Vastod taking up drums.

See Less... ⏫

Button: View Discography

Movie director's cut board


Click to Purchase via eBay
Click to Purchase via eBay

Dashboard for Skinlab

Nation USA
City San Francisco, California
Genre Nu-Metal
Formations 3
Active Years 1994-2003, 2007-2011, 2016-
Last Modified 2022-11-25
Diskery ID 995

Artists Linked to Skinlab

Machine Head Skrew

Button: Go Backward 1 Biography
Button: Go Forward 1 Biography
Button: Random Artist
Button: Return to Search Page
Button: Go to website version for printers and reader devices
Button: Help with this page

Large screen TV
Love Diskery on your mobile? You'll love us on your big screen device too!

Click to Purchase via eBay

Earth Search/Home
Music record Discography
Movie Director's cut board Find Audio/Video

Question mark Get Help
Exclamation mark Legal Notices
Construction barrier Special Projects

Go to website version simple view (Good for reader devices) Accessibility & Printer

Collection of mobile electronics
Love Diskery on your big screen? Try us on your mobile device too!