@skopemag News For October 4, 2018 @ 9:22 AM EST


Fans can catch the band performing “Saline,” “Thrill Of It” and “Vervain” during sets on the upcoming Good Charlotte tour, which kicks off October 16 at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL. This fall they’ll join some of the biggest names in rock, including Nine Inch Nails, Deftones, Alice In Chains and System Of A Down, at the Louder Than Life and Aftershock festivals.

DRUNK MUMS return with new single ‘PHANTOM LIMB’

Melbourne rockers Drunk Mums have returned with a rejuvenated take on the leather clad, boisterous brand of punk rock that has been having fans frothing, with a brand new album in URBAN COWBOY. Such a return has been marked by a rollicking new single in ‘PHANTOM LIMB’ – a perfect example of Drunk Mums’ new output: catchy, frenzied and steeped in rich riffs and grit. To celebrate the release of Urban Cowboy, Drunk Mums are going to be heading out on the road, taking in venues on the east coast with the most ideal tour partners – New York’s own, Dirty Fences.

New Release from KESHA “HERE COMES THE CHANGE” On Sony Music Australia

Kesha releases ‘Here Comes The Change,’ an acoustic guitar-led rallying cry of empowerment, featured in the upcoming Participant Media film On the Basis of Sex, opening February 7. 2019 (limited) in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features.

Whispering Sons present ‘Alone’ single, tour with The Soft Moon, Gang of Four + headlining dates

Belgian post-punk outfit Whispering Sons has announced their long-awaited debut album ‘Image’. Comprised of ten tracks, it will be available on CD and digitally via Cleopatra Records.

This is the first major release for this Brussels-based outfit since their ‘Endless Party’ EP in 2015. This new release represents what the band describes as a “giant leap forward”. Together with producer Micha Volders and engineer/co-producer Bert Vliegen, the band used their time in the studio as a means to broaden their sound, enriching it with acoustic drums and a whole range of synthesizers.

100,000 song analysis: Which musicians sing the most about cars?

Musicians have embraced the relationship between music and cars for decades, but we wanted to know which artists sing the most about cars?

To try and find out, we analyzed 100,000 songs from the lryics.com database.

More than 13,000 artists and 72,000 songs mention car search terms within their lyrics. This includes variants (car, cars, coupe, whip, truck 4×4 etc.)

94% of the top 100 musicians who reference cars in their songs are classified as hip hop artists or rappers.

We also included a breakdown of who sings the most about cars by music genre, the most mentioned cars (Mercedes, Cadillac and Bentley are the top 3) as well as the artists that reference specific brands the most.

Musicians Who Sing the Most about Cars

SWIZZ BEATZ Releases Music Video For “25 SOLDIERS”!!

Nomis unveils official video for “Act of Love”

“Act of Love” is a soundtrack for summer nostalgia. Hear Nomis reflect on past summers of his youth while reminding you about some of your own personal favorite memories under the sun. In typical Nomis fashion, the story doesn’t end there. Listen as the music evolves, the tempo builds and “Act of Love” morphs into the heavily lyrical, “A Million and One”. At which point we hear Nomis showcase his ability to manipulate the English language, while sharing his world view as well as his personal insight into today’s social political climate. “Act of Love” belongs on your backyard BBQ playlist.

Juice WRLD “Black & White” Video Out Now

SYNAPSON unveil sequel video and continue the ‘Hide Away’ story with ‘Build Me Up’

Synapson’s ‘Hide Away’ caused a buzz in the UK with a massive dance anthem quality and instantly effortless French funk vibe combined with a suitably risqué video. The video featured a crazed girl making out with just about everyone in a neon drenched diner, including some mad pickle action. Now in the sequel video for the French duo’s new single ‘Build Me Up’, we learn that the girl was in fact hallucinating and seeing her crush everywhere in the diner- the story continues.

WATCH / Sarah Close Shares Brilliant Official Video For ‘Crazy Kind’

Continuing on from the great momentum of her praised single ‘You Say’, Sarah Close releases the incredibly infectious pop track ‘Crazy Kind’, out now via her own label The Kodiak Club / AWAL.

‘Crazy Kind’ has an upbeat, punchy production that progressively transcends into a captivating chorus which showcases Sarah’s impeccable vocal. The track is about the thrill of being in a new relationship and the intense, exciting feeling of doing outlandish things and being with someone you’re besotted with.

The Black Delta Movement (Brian Jonestown Massacre, Drenge) | UK tour next week

Hull’s 6 Music and KCRW-supported psych-rock outfit, The Black Delta Movement, have announced details of a full UK tour in support of their debut album, ‘Preservation’ which is out now via Clubbed Thumb/Non-Delux. The band recorded ‘Preservation’ with producer, Mike Burnham (Fuzz Club Records, Holy Wave) at his Lovebuzz Studios, London, and, following sell out UK/EU tours and previous slots with the likes of Drenge, The Jesus & Mary Chain and Temples.

Nuela Charles craves ‘Danger’ on ritzy return

NUELA CHARLES, alternative-soul powerhouse, who takes influence from the likes of Nina Simone and more, delivers a style of potent vocals amid sassy instrumentation and percussion. Kenya-born, Canada-based Nuela has been noted as “one to watch” by the legendary Soul Train, after she struck off 2018 with a JUNO Award Nomination for Contemporary Album of the Year with her sophomore album “The Grand Hustle” and her debut American performance was at the renowned “It’s A School Night” showcase in Los Angeles, on the personal invite of Chris Douridas, popular DJ and musical tastemaker at Santa Monica, California’s radio station KCRW, after he added Charles’ saxy ‘Unfortunate Love’ into rotation.

Bambara Announce Europe & U.K. Tour Dates / Release “Monument” Video on DIY Mag

DIY Magazine Premieres “Monument” Video – “The video is a gloomy, hyper-active black-and-white sprint, and accurately reflects the song, and unrelenting thrash helmed by pummeling drums and the brilliant drawl of Reid Bateh.”

Indigo Lo release video for new single ‘I Hate The Sun’

Indigo Lo recently made a welcome return after a year of meticulous recording with new single, I Hate The Sun, available now on Ignition Records. The Hampshire-based four-piece follow their debut single, A World That Turns, with a four-minute cut of reflective rock, clearing a path for a frenetic period of new releases and touring. Today they reveal the blistering video to accompany the single – directed and produced by Phil Smithies.

Soulful Silken Pop/Rock // New EP

Twenty-three year-old Toronto born, Los Angeles based artist Jessie Munro has been mesmerizing audiences worldwide, with her stunning soulful vocals and sleek, modern-electro R&B/pop. Finding her start in classical music and musical theatre, Munro went on to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music, propelling her songwriting abilities and giving her the musical maturity which is evident throughout her music. The soulful songstress is now preparing to release her Debut EP On My Own, a six-track release which tackles the stages of post break-up.

The Once embarks on national tour this fall

The Once takes their “signature three-part harmonies” (Exclaim!) on the road this fall, embarking on a wide-reaching national tour. Over the next two months, the JUNO-nominated act travels from coast to coast in support of their latest album, Time Enough. Dates are as follows:

AKULA: Self-Titled Debut From Ohio Progressive/Psychedelic Heavy Rock Unit Out NOW

Ohio-Based progressive/psychedelic heavy rock collective AKULA – featuring within its ranks members of Lo-Pan – unveiled its self-titled debut last week via Hellmistress Records.

New release: Bony Macaroni – Piece Of Shit (Single)

Bony Macaroni are making self-loathing cool again. At least, they hope so. Because, after previous failed attempts at life in general, these dudes want to give a fuck again. Their moderately heart-wrenching and semi-catchy debut EP will hit the digital shelves early 2019. With potential bangers such as debut single Piece of Shit and upcoming single Doom, probably nothing can stop these guys (we think).

Imagine Dragons To Release New Album “Origins” November 9

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons will release their fourth studio album, entitled Origins, on November 9th via KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records. The album is available for pre-order HERE. Those who pre-order will receive instant downloads of two Origins tracks: the band’s current #1 single “Natural,” which has spent five weeks at No. 1 at Alternative radio breaking the all-time spin record at the format and is Top 10 at Top 40 radio, as well as “Zero,” from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming film Ralph Breaks The Internet.

TRIGGERFINGER – Vive la France

This fall, Triggerfinger head out for more dates in France and Switzerland to promote their latest album “Colossus”. The extra bonus is that Black Box Revelation will be joining the band for most dates on the French leg of this tour. That should suffice to guarantee an unforgettable evening of pure rock’n’roll à la Belge. En avant les gars!

Meanwhile, the band has been working on a clip for ‘That’ll be the day’ – a track from ‘Colossus’.
The video was recorded with Koen Keppens and his team at the Bunker/ Blockhaus on the beach of Leffrinckoucke, Pas-de-Calais (Northern France). You can see the outskirts of Dunkerque from there. Quite a sight!