@skopemag news for December 7, 2018 @ 10 am est

CHROME WAVES To Release A Grief Observed LP

Midwestern post/alt-metal outfit CHROME WAVES – uniting former members of Wolvhammer, Nachtmystium, Abigail Williams, The Gates Of Slumber, Amiensus, and more – makes its return with a new lineup and their debut album, A Grief Observed, currently in its final stages for release in early 2019. Well in advance of the album’s release, the band has issued several teasers of what is to come, including a new trailer, the first single “Burdened,” and a non-album cover of Slowdive’s “When The Sun Hits.”

Get A Life announces upcoming album, shares first track “Get A Job”

I am Chase DeMaster. When I was in my early 20s, a recent college grad with mounds of student loans and credit card debt, I wrote a song. That song turned out to be “Get A Job”, and it needed a home. That home, was a band, and so, Get A Life was born. That band was a Tascam Porta 02, a Zoom MRT-3 drum machine and a Frankenstein strat.

BLUE OCTOBER Celebrate Indie Label Chart Success, Announce 2019 Tour Dates

BLUE OCTOBER are celebrating the continued chart success of their singles “I Hope You’re Happy” and “Daylight,” as both tracks are now charting on the US HOT AC Chart and the US Alternative Airplay Chart respectively. After spending 25 weeks on the US Alternative Airplay Chart and peaking at #14, “I Hope You’re Happy” has begun to cross over on the US Hot AC Chart, currently reaching #34. “Daylight” has been moving steadily up and currently sits at #28 on the US Alternative Airplay Chart, making “Daylight” the second song from I Hope You’re Happy to impact this chart. The fact that I Hope You’re Happy was released on indie label Up/Down-Brando Records makes this feat even more notable.

News / Official Video: Feder – Control

Widely acclaimed DJ and producer Feder – winner of the ‘Best New French DJ’ accolade at the NRJ DJ Awards – has delivered the atmospheric official video for his latest production, ‘Control’, a record made alongside fellow collaborators, US rapper Bryce Vine, and Brixton based vocalist, Dan Caplen.

Pedro The Lion releases new single “Model Homes”

In August 2016, during what he now recognizes as his lowest point, Bazan was touring the country alone in an aging minivan and found himself in his hometown of Phoenix, AZ. In need of a break from the road, he spent a night off at his grandparents’ house instead of driving on to San Diego. Before leaving town the next morning, after realizing that even the most familiar places can become unrecognizable, Bazan gave himself the gift of a quick detour past the house he grew up in, and on the way, experienced a breakthrough – one that would lead him both forward and back to another home he had built many years before.

Liam Payne, Jonas Blue & Lennon Stella deliver acoustic video for ‘Polaroid’

Fresh from the release of his stripped back acoustic version of latest single ‘Polaroid’, platinum-selling hitmaker Jonas Blue has delivered the official video release for the special unplugged version.

NEW MUSIC: Courage ft. Bellah x Kadiata – Long Way Up

Ahead of the release of the eagerly anticipated ‘Get Some Courage Vol 2’, a 7-track LP packed with his rich electronica sounds, Courage has unveiled his latest single, ‘Long Way Up.’

Jvck James releases brand new track ‘Wave’

Today sees 20-year-old R&B wonderkid JVCK JAMES close out 2018 with the release of new single ‘Wave’. Yet another slice of infectious R&B, ‘Wave’ is a perfect example of the honeyed vocals and impressive song writing that has seen Jvck win over fans and critics alike around the world. Produced by Astronote (Lil Simz), ‘Wave’ is a song about the simple feeling of “Getting lost in the moment and confessing your feelings towards someone” – a simple motive behind a song that shows off all Jvck’s enviable talents. The track is available to stream & purchase on all DSPs now.

Jackie Venson shares fierce new single A Million Moments!