@skopemag news for january 3, 2019 @ 8 am est

Hear Pedro The Lion’s latest single, “Model Homes.”

In June 2018, with Bazan on bass, vocals, and arrangement writing, Erik Walters on guitar and backing vocals, and Sean Lane on drums, Pedro the Lion went into Studio X and Hall of Justice with producer Andy Park to create Phoenix, the first new Pedro album in 15 years.


Southern California based Rock band JOYOUS WOLF has announced that they will be joining BUCKCHERRY on their upcoming WARPAINT TOUR. Launching March 6th in Sacramento, CA, the tour winds throughout the United States, finishing up May 5th in Montclair, CA.

“We are excited to support Buckcherry and look forward to tearing it up on stage with them this spring!” – Joyous Wolf

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT Reveal Debut Single for ‘In The House Of Strange Affairs

“America’s Most Dangerous Kult” has released their newest single, “The Chains of Fame.” Originally premiered on MXDWN, “The Chains Of Fame” is the debut track off of their upcoming LP, In The House Of Strange Affairs

“A dynamic song, “The Chains of the Fame” feels like a much shorter song than its four minute run-time. Cinematic strings and unexpected audio samples during the bridge of the song lead to a futuristic bridge that make the long-running and mega-influential band sound as relevant as ever.” MATT MATASCI

KATECHON: Norwegian black/death quartet announces the details of the third album “Sanger Fra Auschwitz”

KATECHON has already found a notable place in the underground upon churning out two albums. Trondheim, Norway based black/death metallers are now ready to take the wraps of their forthcoming third opus, Sanger Fra Auschwitz. The album is anti-totalitarian in form and a view into the events of the second world war and how it affected the people on both sides.

This third album also marks a new era for the band as they are now signed to Finnish label SATURNAL RECORDS. This album is slated for worldwide release on CD and digitally on March 01, 2019.

Adventures of Salvador New Single

Urban Punk-Surf-Rock from the heart of the north west of England. Adventures of Salvador release the first single from their second album “Welcome To Our Village” with “Retroman”, a bass driven riff monster of a tune. Produced and recorded at Big City Jacks Recording Studio in Bury, Greater Manchester by Tony Long the band have hit a new creative peak with their intense and hypnotic sounds. This is enhanced with stunning artwork from Jack Jerz.

The single will be launched as part of the Manchester Meltdown Festival at The Peer Hat, Faraday Street, Manchester on 9th January 2019. This is a digital download release vIa Bandcamp and distributed to the major online stores via AWAL. Pre-release will be available from 31st December.

Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Ajay Mathur Drops New Video “Time For Deliverance”

Following his last release My Wallet is a House of Cards’ off the 2018 album “Little Boat”, Singer/Songwriter Ajay Mathur has debuted his latest collaborative fan video effort of 2019 – “Time For Deliverance”!


Dani Bell and the Tarantist is an American rock band based in San Diego, California, led by singer-songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Dani Bell. Inspired by the early days of Motown, Dani Bell and the Tarantist creates a modern style of dreamy psychedelic pop. The band records and tours as part of the Redwoods Music record label and musicians collective, which adapts Bell’s bedroom compositions into intimate songs with expansive arrangements.


Aspect Zavi is a singer, rapper, and dancer from Dallas, Texas. He is widely known for his entertaining lifestyle vlogs on Youtube where he has racked up over 400,000 subscribers doing pranks, dances and preparing for the birth of his baby girl, with his girlfriend Vanessa Lynn.