African Heavy Metal hailing from Gaborone, Botswana - Est. 2006


August 1, 2019

Missed the news? We are pleased to announce that Skinflint will set the Gefle Metal Festival on fire in Sweden in 2020! Alongside the incredible At The Gates, Mayhem, Myrkur, Tribulation, Jinjer, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Skindred, Anaal Nathrakh, Venom Prison, Ice Age and more. Info ➡️

July 18, 2019

Please welcome drummer Cosmos Modisaemang to Skinflint. There is a renewed energy within the band and a strong willingness to work hard towards our goal. We hope to start touring the world and making new music again soon. Skinflint lives \m/

October 17, 2018

So proud to announce that Skinflint will be touring the USA in 2019! We will be supporting the legendary Soulfly on part of their Ritual tour! We will also share the stage with Kataklysm and INCITE. We are extremely excited to meet all of you!! Keep the fire burning \m/ More info:

June 5, 2018

It's hit the shelves! The new self-titled album 'Skinflint' is now out worldwide, available to purchase via our web store here:

Purchase, download, stream, enjoy, and share the metal!

May 27, 2018

NEW ALBUM & VIDEO ★ Introducing 'Birds And Milk, Bloody Milk' the new video and single taken from our self-titled album 'Skinflint', out June 1st. 🤘🤘🤘

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August 1, 2017

Thanks to Metal Temple and Rob Parry at Ellipsis for the excellent reviews on our newest album "Chief Of The Ghosts", check out the quotes and links below!

"“Chief of the Ghosts” is an impressive slice of old-school heavy metal. SKINFLINT is one of Botswana’s most well-known metal bands for good reason, and I’d highly recommend checking them out to those who haven’t heard their music yet."

- Metal Temple - 9/10 - Read the full review:

"The album sweeps from tense scene-setting and slow-burning melody to galloping, shout-along choruses and flaring solos, and along with an economic runtime it m...

April 5, 2017

A HUGE thank you to all who came to see Skinflint live in Europe, we had an incredible time hitting up Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland and can't wait to be back.

Check out the photos from the tour in our Gallery section here.

Here's a selection of a few that we love.

March 4, 2017

Skinflint are proud to announce we'll be touring with Tarja this March throughout Europe.

For more info on the dates, head to our Tour tab here, see you on the road!

January 14, 2017

Welcome to the new Skinflint website.

Featuring the latest news, releases, and content from the studio, tours and press shoots.


January 7, 2017

Skinflint are proud to announce the signing to worldwide agency Metal Music Bookings & Management. For booking and press enquiries, email


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