Hello tumblr! I imagine if you follow us on here you already know about what an awful weekend we’ve had. Our van was taken outside one of our homes containing all of our equipment.. Naturally we are devastated. 5 years worth of collecting amps and instruments, Marcia’s dresses and shoes, the boy’s suits and of course the van itself has all been harshly taken away and we have nothing. It’ll take a long time to get back on our feet again but if there’s one thing that could make this better, it’s the overwhelming support that you have shown us. Your generosity has given us a little faith that for every scumbag there are 15,000 other people who are kind, generous and thoughful. To top it all off, the Kingston kings Banquet Records got in touch with us as soon as they heard. They have set us up a donation page and arranged a fundraiser which we will be playing on the 20th May. Click the title for details and watch this space. With or without our instruments we are still THE SKINTS and we will not be beaten by this. All gigs are going on as scheduled, see you there, and remember to keep ordering from our Merch Store!