"SKAMP" - 1) an abbreviation of the Lithuanian word 'Savas Kampas' which means 'your niche'. 2) a wicked band in Lithuania.
Since 1998 SKAMP have reigned as one of the best live acts in Lithuania & The Baltic's. They're best known for kick-ass concerts and fusing together various styles of music to create their own eclectic cocktail. Over the years the trio have garnered many awards including Best Debut (1999), Best Band (2000, 2001,2004 & 2005) and Best Album (2000, 2001 & 2004) while Erica has won "Best Female Artist" (2001 & 2002) and Vee has won "Best Producer" (2000). SKAMP have opened for international acts like "The Black-Eyed Peas", "Macy Gray", "Kraftwerk" and Germany's own "5 Sterne Deluxe" among others and the band have toured and played festivals all over Europe and America.
Last year they were nominated for "Best Baltic Act" at the MTV European Music Awards 2006.
In August the new video for their latest tune "Reach" was premiered on the very first "MTV Making The Video" programme on MTV Baltic; they had the first "MTV LIVE" programme air their "SKAMP - Live&Deadly" concert which is now on DVD and CD and it was the first time an entire week was dedicated to one band.
While the new video for their song "Reach" (LE BOOM-CHICK VOL.2) currently has heavy rotation on MTV Baltic, SKAMP are writing and recording a brand new album due out in 2008.
Once again, they are nominated for "Best Baltic Act" at this years MTV European Music Awards 2007 being held in Munich on November 1st.