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SKINDRED's Benji Webbe Disrespects BABYMETAL To Their Faces At Kerrang! Awards

Don't expect Skindred and Babymetal touring together soon.

Don't expect Skindred and Babymetal touring together soon.

Babymetal get a lot of hate on this, and many other websites. But of all the people to talk shit about the group, I never expected to see the group be disrespected on stage while accepting an award. But that's exactly what happened at last week's Kerrang! Awards.

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Skindred frontman Benji Webbe clearly does not join the likes of bands like Metallica, Slayer, or Lamb of God that have shown some love to the pre-teen metal trio. Webbe presented the "Best Live Band" award and Babymetal won the award. As Babymetal was accepting the award, Webbe would chime in with snarky remarks and in a seemingly faux-Japanese accent while bowing:

Besides the racist undertones of such actions, it seems like the most unprofessional behavior for a musician who has been working in live performance for over a decade to do. An award show is not a moment to get on your soapbox and insult other musicians, save that for your personal Twitter page.

This is not a good look on you, Benji. Update: After getting a bit of hate online, Benji tweeted what looks like an apology:

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