@skopemag News For October 23, 2018 @ noon est

Vigils // Release creepy new video “Grinning” just in time for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, French-American rock/metal band Vigils release a spine-chilling video for their latest song “Grinning.” The video premiered exclusively with Alt Press. The track’s hardcore vocals and heavy guitars are a perfect soundtrack to the video’s intense and nightmarish imagery.

Vigils deal with demons in unsettling new video—watch

Cathedral Bells unveils dreamy, whirring new single “A Passing Phase”

The track premiered via GroundSounds who said, “Messore’s hazy vocals hypnotize throughout as ‘A Passing Phase’ offers a perfect soundtrack for your next deep bout of introspection.”

PREMIERE: Cathedral Bells – “A Passing Phase”


Today Nipsey Hussle dropped the highly anticipated video for “Status Symbol 3 (Feat. Buddy).” The visual – directed by Hussle’s longtime collaborator, Directed By Sergio (“Last Time That I Checc’d (Feat. YG),” “Rap Niggas,” “Hussle & Motivate,” “Double Up”) – premiered exclusively via Billboard and is streaming now HERE.

Future Peers Share Video for “Madonna Trash,” New EP Out 11/2

Canadian band Future Peers will release their new EP, I’m Sorry, on November 2nd via Garment District Records. Self-described as “dance-pop meets art-rock in a demolition derby,” their sound is infectious and innovative, full of pop hooks and danceable beats.

Party Favor & Bipolar Sunshine Team Up for Dancefloor-Friendly Urban Track “Circle Up” & Technicolor Music Video

Notorious party-starter Party Favor teams up with vocalist Bipolar Sunshine for his latest booty-shaking production “Circle Up, accompanied by a technicolor music video that will send you straight to a trippy tropical oasis. “Circle Up” delivers tribal-influenced percussion and basslines coupled with some reggaeton instrumentals, making for a dancefloor-friendly track that – per the music video – comes with its own set of ready-made moves. Through combining multiple genres into a forward-thinking sound that doesn’t fall short on the fun factor, Party Favor continues to blaze a bold new path in electronic music.

New Video! Troy Ave “The Come Up”

New York Musical Artist Troy Ave, who taken the name of the block he grew up on in Brooklyn, has been bringing heat in the form of hype songs with real lyrics this high energy MC got music made by and for the streets. Never apologetic, Troy Ave’s attitude and demeanor is direct and without effort, unlike those who have created a gimmick, he raps what he lives.

Ruston Kelly’s “Son Of A Highway Daughter” music video premieres at NPR Music

The official music video for Ruston Kelly’s new song, “Son Of A Highway Daughter,” is premiering today at NPR Music. Of the video and Kelly’s acclaimed debut album, Dying Star, NPR Music praises, “Its songs speak to the mystery of art’s ability to touch people. The words and music alone haunt one’s soul, but adding pictures brings it to another level altogether…This is irresistible work.”

Luke Combs secures fourth-consecutive #1 with “She Got the Best of Me”

Luke Combs’ “She Got the Best of Me” is #1 this week on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. This is Combs fourth-consecutive #1 single—following 3x platinum “Hurricane,” 2x platinum “When It Rains It Pours” and platinum “One Number Away”—which all appear on the deluxe version of his platinum-certified debut album, This One’s For You, released on River House Artists/Columbia Nashville. The acclaimed album has spent fifteen non-consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Country chart, including 11 weeks in 2018—the most of any album this year. This One’s For You is also currently the most-streamed country album of 2018, achieving over one billion streams.

Wu-Tang Clan’s ODB Estate Launches Coin on AltMarket Cryptocurrency Exchange

AltMarket, the peer-to-peer trading and fundraising platform with products and features for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of its cryptocurrency trading platform. Concurrent with this launch is the opening of the presale for the O.D.B. Coin, an officially-licensed cryptocurrency from the Estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard of Wu-Tang Clan.

Hard Rockers BAD BONES Raise The Stakes With ‘High Rollers’

High Rollers is a no compromise, tough and heavy record that will literally shake your bones. The amazing voice of Max Malmerenda (very close to Badland’s singer Ray Gillen) will lead you on a journey made of furious hard rock and outstanding melodies.

If you can imagine Van Halen, Scorpions, Mororhead and a glimpse of Iron Maiden mixed together, you’ll be getting close to the unique sound of Bad Bones. Sergio Aschieris Guitar riffs and solos touch perfection and the pounding bass of Steve Balocco united with the killer drumming of his brother Lele, produce a wall of sound that takes no prisoners.

MK drops official video for huge hit ‘Back & Forth’ with Jonas Blue & Becky Hill

Rising up to number #17 in the official UK charts this week, MK’s latest single ‘Back & Forth’ continues to grow meteorically. The track, made alongside Brit-Award nominee Jonas Blue and chart-topping artist and songwriter Becky Hill, has now received an official video to accompany the slick production, which has so far amassed over 15 million streams globally.

2018’s Best Places for Halloween – WalletHub Study

With Halloween just around the corner and total spending on related expenses projected to reach over $9 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2018’s Best Places for Halloween report as well as accompanying videos, along with fun and interesting stats about the holiday in its Halloween Facts: Tricks & Treats By the Numbers infographic.

To help Americans decide where to spend the most spook-tacular time of year without frightening their bank accounts, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 20 key metrics. They range from candy and chocolate stores per capita to average price per Halloween party ticket to share of potential trick-or-treat stops.

40 Under 40: Billboard Reveals Music’s Top Young Power Players of 2018

Def Jam’s Steven Victor kicks off Billboard’s annual 40 Under 40 list of young music executives, revealing how his 14-year business alliance with Pusha T fueled his growth and success in the industry.

VIDEO: Benedict Sinister unveils hypnotic risque visual for Bryan Ferry homage

Now Benedict has unveiled a pretty risqué video for the single that aims to illustrate the smoky vibe of the track and celebrate 80’s romantic influences whilst in other places has some cheeky fun with eroticism and champagne.

Pizzagirl releases new single ‘body part’ | sophomore EP ‘season 2’ out 30th November

Following latest singles highschool and gymnasium, Pizzagirl remains within the blurry borders of his misremembered 80s, filmic universe for the spacious body part.

Imagine Dragons Release New Music Video For “Zero” Today

The multi-platinum, GRAMMY® award-winning band Imagine Dragons share their new music video for “Zero”, the end-credit song they wrote and performed for “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” today. View the Dave Meyers (Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Travis Scott) directed video HERE.

Jade The Moon – ‘Polaroids And Airplanes’

While creating “Polaroids and Airplanes,” our new single, we collectively relived our first memorable moments. Early memories of the people closest to us captured on polaroids and VHS tapes were at the heart of the song’s inspiration. – Jade The Moon


23 year old Jesse Kinch: singer, songwriter, guitarist, lyricist. Jesse has been playing the N.Y.C./Long Island club scene since the age of 8. He is a part of a new generation of young talent who want to bring rock n’ roll back to its glory days! Influenced heavily by the great rock bands and guitarists of the 60’s, 70’s and the Seattle scene of the 90’s, Jesse delivers high energy performances and writes songs that capture the times with his own unique original style. Influences include: Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Jim Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Kurt Cobain, Jack White, Roger McGuinn, Jonny Lang, Dylan, The Animals, Eddie Vedder, David Grohl, Donovan, Duffy, Stevie Nicks, Rage Against The Machine, Living Colour, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Stone Temple Pilots, Fever Tree, Ryan Star, Lukas Rossi, Pink Floyd….

The Menzingers Share New Song + Video “The Freaks”

Produced and mixed by Will Yip (Title Fight, Quicksand, Pianos Become the Teeth), “The Freaks” is a dreamy midtempo track driven The Menzingers’ bittersweet melodies and full-hearted vocals. In the accompanying video, director Adam Peditto captures a freaks-only Halloween party, attended by devils and bumblebees, aliens and handmaids, vampires and wigged dogs. “The Freaks” video also includes a variation of spin-the-bottle, in which a spun dagger determines the kiss recipient.

French metal/rock newcomers DIZORDER streamed first EP “MOON PHASES”

After months of hard work and first gigs (as openers for bands such as Silverstein), French metalcore/rock newcomers Dizorder are proud to unveiled their first EP called MOON PHASES officially out now for CD & digital on Bandcamp and the main legal platforms (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer…).

Nick Ellis captures divided & broken britain in new album ‘Speakers’ Corner’

Speakers’ Corner by Nick Ellis is the artist’s third album release in as many years, and was conceived in the heat of the historic, explosive Spring and Summer of 2017. The narrative captures the uncertain and anxious atmosphere of a divided, disillusioned and broken Britain, caught in the zeitgeist of a major cultural, social and political shift.

Gorgon City announce launch of brand new ‘Terrace Dub’ EP

Hugely popular UK duo Gorgon City have announced the release of their brand-new Terrace Dub EP, focusing on giving many of the tracks from their recent ‘Escape’ album a club-ready rework.