SkiN OF TEARS exists since October 1991. Until 1995 as a "Four Guy Band" then as a "Power Trio" on the road playing melodic SkatePunk, Punk-Rock and Hardcore..... SOT!
In 1995 SkiN OF TEARS released their first Single, a Split-Single with Gigantor, followed by the MCD "Blinded" and the Longplayer "Shit happens" also in 95, wich was sold over 20.000 times.
1996 they did the Tour Support for PROPAGHANDI on their European-Tour and played about 250 Concerts.
In 1997 they quit their contract with the old Record Label and recorded the "Up the Cups" CD wich was released on their own Record Label "Rubble the Cat Records" in 1999.
The years 1999 / 2000 Skin of Tears enjoyed beeing on the road.Gigs in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, England, Netherlands, Austria and Gigs with Bands like All, Bad Religion, Strunge out, Lagwagon, No use for a name, H-BlockX, Rancid, Shelter, etc. and Gigs on Open Air Festivals (Bizarre, Rock am See, GroezRock, Ignore, Sinnlos, etc..)
2001 SoT released their Album "Out of Line" in a colaboration between Rubble the Cat- and Vitaminepillen - Records. This record includes 12 Songs from Punk, Ska and Pop to Hardcore to ..ROCK !
2001 they also released the Up the Cups Album on NoMadness Records and some Songs on Compilations in Indoniesia. The rest of the year they've been on Tour in Europe and Indonesia.
2002 SoT released Up the Cups in Brazil. The Album After Eighties was released in Europe.
The rest of 2002 they spend their time with touring through France, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and Germany again.
In December 2002 Imperial Records in Japan released the Punk It Compilations I & II which includes 2 Songs from SoT ! In January 2003 Imperial Records released the Out of Line Album in Japan.
The latest Album "ASS IT IS" was released in February 2004 on Vitaminepillen Records and Rubble the Cat Records.
14 songs of 12 years Skin of Tears.
In May 2004 Chris was redeemed by the new Bass-Man Krusty. SoT played 2004 many shows in Europe and 2005 some gigs in Russia.
In December 2005 japanese Imperial records released the "Punk It 2006" Compilation including one SoT song.
After 16 Years of PunkRock the band split up in december 2007!
In 2009 the band played one show in their hometown Wermelskirchen.
In 2012 they're going to reload the system.....
SoT will play some shows and have some fun ..... RAWK!