@skopemag news for december 19, 2018 @ 4 pm est


Philadelphia rapper Matt Ox releases his music video for “Ride Around” today. The video was shot/directed/edited by Lonewolf.

Laura Nyro Meets Kate Bush: Rie Swaps the Cityscape of Tokyo For the UK Countryside, Beautiful New Single ‘Mirror’

Having established herself with a long stint with Sony Japan, Rie (pronounced ree-yay) is now preparing to release her upcoming album ‘Places’.

KILL ALL THE GENTLEMEN Release New Official Video For ‘Sing For Me Sinner’

Following the groups excellent shows with Cradle Of Filth, UK’s Kill All The Gentlemen have released their second video taken from their brand new album The Loss And The Rapture. The track is the electric Sing For Me Sinner and as always takes no prisoners and tells no lies. The moral of the story for Sing For Me Sinner is “if you haven’t cheated, you haven’t tried”. It’s about wrong doing for one’s greater good. The video was shot in a hideaway in Brixton, London.

Dogs at Large Premiere “All Day” via Atwood Magazine

Dogs at Large is the band and collective of musicians revolving around Chicago-based vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, and songwriter Sam Pirruccello. For years, he’s been using music to explore and make sense of the worlds that exist inside and around us. Delusions of Paradise is his most fully realized vision yet. Released on the new Chicago-based label FINE PRINTS, founded by Robby Haynes and Ziyad Asrar (a past member of Whitney and Smith Westerns), the record will be available everywhere on March 1st, 2019.

Yung illi – ‘Foot On They Neck’


Sublime With Rome Premieres Music Video For “Wicked Heart” On Billboard

Ska-punk trio Sublime With Rome have just released their new music video for “Wicked Heart”. Watch the music video premiering today exclusively with Billboard HERE.

WATCH: Mozzy Drops Official Music Video For “Black Hearted”

Authenticity is like pornography—you know it when you see it. Or hear it, in the case of Mozzy, who makes music about his life growing up on the streets of Sacramento’s challenging Oak Park neighborhood.

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THETAN: Nashville Hardcore/Powerviolence Duo To Release Abysmal LP February 1st

Nashville, Tennessee-based duo THETAN makes its crushing return following a four-year hiatus from releasing new material, with their second full-length, Abysmal, through Anti-Corporate Music on February 1st. The album’s first single, “Singularity,” sees its premiere through Svbterranean as preorders and the album’s details are divulged to the public.

Buju Banton First Show on The Long Walk To Freedom Tour Announced

Upon his return home, Grammy Award winner Buju Banton albums began to soar in sales and generate high streaming numbers. Within 24 hours of his return home Buju had 10 albums on the top 30 U.S, reggae itunes charts, held the #1 spot on the Reggae album itunes chart in U.S, U.K and various European countries as well as reached over half a million instagram fans. To say the momentum for his return was ‘big’ may seem like an understatement, many are saying it was historic and anticipating his first concert. On March 16th 2019, Gargamel Music & Boom Energy in collaboration with Solid Agency and Rockers Island Entertainment Presents Long Walk To Freedom.

Long Walk To Freedom will kick off in Kingston, Jamaica at The National Stadium on Saturday, March 16th. The concert, will mark Buju’s first performance in his hometown of Jamaica before any other performances on his tour. This will also mark the return of the Buju’s ‘Shiloh’ band, who for the past month have begun their rehearsals for the Long Walk to Freedom concert in Jamaica and subsequent tour dates.

NIGGGHT unveil filthy X-mas song off “Violent Delicacy” debut EP

Formed two Christmas ago in Montréal, NIGGGHT is a slow-moving, two-headed beast driven by the dark rumbling of Double D’s machines and topped by the crossroads-worthy riffs and sleazy vocals of Vincent Houde (also of Dopethrone). Their debut EP “Violent Delicacy” is not a record you can or want to pigeonhole. It’s not organic not electronic, but one thing we know for sure: it is perfectly orchestrated evil. NIGGGHT’s bluesy experimentations form a delightful sonic sleaze filled with no-fucks-given complaints from the guts and gutter.

ICYMI: HISS FROM THE MOAT Unveils Video For Title Track Of New Album ‘The Harrier’

HISS FROM THE MOAT, the transcontinental black/death metal band founded by acclaimed drummer James Payne (Vital Remains, Hour of Penance), have unveiled a video for the title track of their sophomore album “The Harrier,” due out via M-Theory Audio on February 22, 2019.

Sean Dampte – ‘No Be Joke (Music Video)’

When Sean Dampte’s most anticipated EP ‘The Awoodah Begins’ disappeared from all digital stores a few days after it’s initial release date, fans and critics alike tended to agree that the team got this wrong. And with no reasons coming from Sean Dampte’s camp, many felt left out.


Emma Sameth has teamed up with singer/songwriter producer Jeremy Zucker experimental electronic producer WOLFE for their brand new collaborative single “Spin With You” – available now on all DSPs via Parametric Records. The release, which fuses elements of her electronic background with smooth, soothing vocal melodies and playful lyrics officially marks Sameth’s artist debut.

MON DRAGGOR “PASSING TIME, PICKING BONES” LP (Indie Pop, Electro Pop, Lo-Fi Bedroom Pop)

In between various other projects (Burnside Project, Pocket, Big Mother Gig), Richard Jankovich releases music as Mon Draggor. Mon Draggor makes quirky indie/bedroom pop while dabbling in contemporary electronic styles that fade in and out of fashion. Mon Draggor’s 2015 double LP “Pushing Buttons and Pulling Strings” was voted PopMatter’s 9th best pop album of the year.

Mimoza Single “Love For Days”

Born in Kosovo, the pop songstress fled the war-torn country as a child and has since made a name for herself by writing hit songs for other artists. Her solo career has garnered over 65 million Spotify streams and she has had number one record in Japan, as well as a hit single charting in Germany.