@skopemag news for january 2, 2019 @ 5 pm est

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES Release “Zoinks!” Music Video

JOHN 5 and The Creatures – comprised of world-renowned guitarist JOHN 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix – released a brand new music video for the new track “Zoinks!” yesterday, January 1! The full video – featuring an innovative blend of classic 2D hand drawn animation, 3D computer generated imagery and a live action performance – clocks in at just over eight minutes. In the tradition of Scooby Doo and Groovie Goolies, the video is written and directed by Disney animator Brett Boggs (Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph), with live footage shot by Matt Zane.

BLACKLIST 9 announce new album ‘Mentally Ill Legally Sane’ out March 22, 2019 and reveal new “Madness” music video

U.S. groove metal band Blacklist 9 will release their debut full-length album entitled Mentally Ill, Legally Sane on March 22, 2019 via Eclipse Records. The album was produced by Jeff Collier, mastered by Frank Gryner (Rob Zombie, A Perfect Circle, Coal Chamber), and the album cover was designed by Prateek Mishra. The band features Lonnie Silva (Black Sheep, Impelliteri) on drums, alongside his son Kyle Silva on guitar.

Turbo Widget Celebrate 2019 With News They Will Release a new Song a Month

Known for being able to draw listeners into their world through a deep and hypnotic sound reminiscent of The Doors & Led Zeppelin, husband and wife band Turbo Widget has steadily built a loyal and growing independent following. 2019 h see the release of a new song and video each month, to help carry the message even further. The first 2019 release “Maria” will be available on January 18th across all of the major streaming services, with its companion video, a very artful expression of the song and band’s vision, sure to be raising even more interest on YouTube.

New Single by Øksendal

Arcane Collective Recordings are proud to present an advance single, “Candid Eyes”, that combines classic alternative guitar jangle with simmering lyrical intensity and an emotive end solo that serves as a fine introduction to all that is Øksendal. “Øksendal – Candid Eyes” is scheduled for Release 25. January 2019.

Please note that over 50 radio stations around the world are standing by to rotate “Candid Eyes”, please refer to EPK for detailed list.

Rod Wave is a Neighborhood Hero in the Celebratory “Yessir!” Video

With a elastic and gravelly voice capable of switching on a dime from melody to rhythm, Rod Wave is one of Florida’s most promising rising rappers. Bringing out the block in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Rod Wave celebrates his rise in “Yessir!,” his latest single. The video kicks off with grainy clips of Rod’s early career highlights, ranging from him rhyming in his high school while percussively banging on his locker to a sold-out concert, before Rod heads out to a local park with a massive squad. “Yessir!” is the latest video from Hunger Games 3, Rod’s December 2018 mixtape, following “Feel The Same Way,” which features an appearance from Moneybagg Yo.

THE CLAY PEOPLE Release Official Music Video for GenRx (feat. Chris Wyse of Hollywood Vampires, Ace Frehley, & The Cult)

Metal / Punk / Industrial band THE CLAY PEOPLE have released the official music video for their single, “GenRX.” Originally premiered on Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life, “GenRX” is off of their latest album, Demon Hero and Other Extraordinary Phantasmagoric Anomalies and Fables, and features Chris Wyse (Hollywood Vampires, Ace Frehley, The Cult)