@skopemag news for december 28, 2018 @ 2 pm est

Doug E. Fresh “Celebrate” New World Wide Single!

Chicago’s Electro/Industrial I YA TOYAH Announces The New Release, CODE BLUE

Chicago, Illinois-based Electronic/Industrial artist I YA TOYAH is pleased to announce the release of their debut full-length album, CODE BLUE.

CODE BLUE takes you on an intimate journey through the chapters of inner darkness and struggle, caused by social distortions, depression and suicidal nature. Consisting of ten tracks, debut album reflects the story that is deeply personal, revealing the residue of tragedies that touched I Ya Toyah in her own life.

A Tribute To DEATH will be released on March 22nd, 2019

A Tribute To DEATH will be released on March 22nd, 2019, is a next tribute album from Antichrist magazine’s tribute series! Here is a track-listing.

Paganland to release highly anticipated 4th full-length album in 2019! Rehearsal video unveiled

Ukrainian Pagan/Black metal band Paganland to release highly anticipated 4th full-length album in 2019! Rehearsal video unveiled, more information coming soon!

RAY – EYE ‘Full Swing’

RAY-EYE is an American hip hop recording artist and hip-hop producer from Gary, Indiana. RAYMOND JACKSON JR., better known by his stage name RAY-EYE emerged from the rough streets of Gary Indiana AKA the home of the Jackson 5. RAY-EYE has been grinding on the underground hip hop scene for over 15 years with releases like BACK FROM JUPITER, RIGLEY FIELD AND CONSTIPATION.

Chicago R&B Queen Ann Marie Teams With YK Osiris for “Secret”

Rising through the Chicago R&B scene on the strength of her brash attitude and soulful vocals, Ann Marie is ready to take off. Coming through with a radio ready new single, Ann Marie shares “Secret.” A wavy duet with fellow rising R&B star YK Osiris, “Secret” finds Ann Marie working her higher register, softly singing about her new secret fling. Marked by twinkling keys and wobbling bass, “Secret” recreates the thrill of the early stages of a relationship–blind to the world, trembling with excitement for what the future holds. “Secret” is the lead single from Tripolar 2, a new EP coming early in 2019.

Important message from Stockholm Noir – debut album out on New Years Eve


Driven by their common passion to float in the clouds and clothe feelings in tones the single “My heart began to sing” is a follow up to their previous single “All U”. The result is a dancefloor-oriented blend of 70s disco, indie rock, electro, techno and funk. Yet again, they heartfully combines playful melodies with coloured words of art. We continue to get texts that are transcendental excursions in Norén’s brain.

Check Out LOUSBERG’s Epic New Dark Ambient Album, THE DEATH OF HUMANITY

With “The Death Of Humanity,” Lousberg achieves what most composers fail to do so in a lifetime, much less a career. Transcending styles of dark ambient and dungeon synth, Lousberg is responsible for the merger of worlds; both specific and abstract. Intensely contemplative, “The Death Of Humanity” offers itself as an existential soundtrack.

New Release By Lital Yohay

Lital has been facing a hearing disorder condition since childhood, many ears operations causing by infections and a cyst that needed to be removed. Her hearing disorder has not got her to give up on her dream and became an advantage to her life by being aware of protecting the hearing. Ironically she is a musician, song writer, composer and a drummer. She runs a music school in Israel; there she teaches vocals, drums and creative writing training.

Mark Shepherd Watches His Rock By Night

Mark Shepherd is the voice of the dark heart of Herts. Based on the borderlands of Hertfordshire, Mark Shepherd’s latest EP offers the listener two paths, with both electric and acoustic versions of each of the four tracks, the perfect choice for an artist whose music is all about mood and story-telling. With tracks touching upon regret, loss and themes of an even more troubling nature, the EP is introduced by the title track, The Grand Scheme of Things, a song which brings together elements of Paul Weller’s strongest solo work and the more introspective songs of Tom Petty. A veteran of the live circuit, from the UK to New York and Texas, Mark Shepherd is poised to make an immediate impression on anyone with a passion for real music and song-writing which takes no prisoners.

InVogue Records welcomes Ph4de

PH4DE was born & raised on government assistance in Jacksonville, TX. The Romani artist began recording music in his bedroom at 13 years old. PH4DE’s sound has been characterized as “Eminem level lyricism meets Drake’s melody over Travis Scott production.” He is transcending the barrier of both lyrical and melodic hip-hop by combining raw emotion over ever-changing cadences and rhythms, while achieving notoriety through garnishing love from his local music community.

STEEL ENGRAVED Release ‘Where Shadows Remain’ Music Video And Single

German Heavy/Power Metal machine STEEL ENGRAVED, have released a new single & music video for ‘Where Shadows Remain’, the song is taken of their new self-titled album, out on January 25th, 2019 via ROAR Rock Of Angels Records. STEEL ENGRAVED’s third studio outing will comprise 13 tracks guaranteed to please the fans of majestic, melodic, modern yet old-school metal.

Hope Vista Releases Haunting Single “SKIN & BONES”

Hope Vista is the diet Dr. Pepper drinking, Backstreet Boys loving, vintage-gaming lead vocalist of alternative rock band VISTA. Initially a solo artist, her final EP “PREVAIL,” produced by ZK Productions (Mayday Parade, Set It Off, Cartel), was released in November 2015. Immediately following the release, she founded VISTA, releasing their debut EP shortly after, and garnering praise from publications such as Rock Sound and Alternative Press. Since 2017, VISTA has completed 3 national tours, earned 250,000+ Spotify streams, and opened for Set It Off, Against The Current, and more. Known for her electrifying stage presence, unconventional style, and colorful lyricism, her new single “SKIN & BONES” is out on all digital platforms NOW.

New Release – Hunnid’s “Gifted”

“The hype track puts Hunnid’s gifts on full display, with rapid-fire flows of street knowledge wrapped in holiday reference “(-Hype of Life)

Christian Rich & Yoshi Flower share “in the morning”

Producer duo Christian Rich and vocalist Yoshi Flower have shared their new collaboration “in the morning”, a song about love and all its layers. “in the morning” is accompanied by a lyric video by UK director Ruby Seresin. Christian Rich recently released their song “GHOST” with Jaden Smith and “Dripping Summers” with Little Dragon and Vic Mensa. The duo have also announced the forthcoming release of “GHOST II”, a revised version of the original with features from Jaden Smith, Belly and Vic Mensa on January 25th.


Hailing from Brazil’s vibrant music and nightlife scene, singer and songwriter JoJo Marrontini achieved national acclaim after the release of his knockout single “Que Tiro Foi Esse?” Now, the Universal Music talent has joined forces with fellow Brazilian artist and carioca mastermind MC Kevin O Chris – the visionary behind hits like “It Was Home Staying Purpose,” “Welcome to the Cage,” and “Tu Ta Na Cage,” which garnered more than 20 million views on YouTube – and DJ, musician, composer and producer DJ Batata, who earned his stripes lighting up the dance floor at the legendary Portinari nightclub and who went on to produce one of the most performed songs of 2005, “Boladona.” The fierce trio now present fans with a new dance floor favorite, “Jogo Sem Parar.” Loaded with intense, undulating rhythms and sultry strings, the track offers listeners a taste of hot summer nights and lush exotic sounds that seem to reach us straight from the jungles of Brazil.