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UK BAND MOSS NEW ALBUM DETAILS

UK extreme-doom metal band MOSS has completed work on its new album, entitled Sub Templum. Already being described as, “the bleakest, darkest doom metal ever recorded,” Sub Templum will drop in North American on July 8 via England’s Rise Above Records.

Vine House – Young Regret

Ready for some mighty morphing power pop?   New York based band Vine House has just [self] released their debut CD dubbed Young Regret.   Singer/songwriter Mark Stancato has brought his vision to life after the breakup of his former band Exit 8. If power pop is your persuasion, then Vine House has the sound…

MARSHAL REIGN SIGNED TO ODDS ON RECORDS

It was announced today at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville that country band MARSHAL REIGN (www.marshalreign.com) has signed to national, Las Vegas, NV-based ODDS ON RECORDS (www.oddsonrecords.com).

Skope Podcast – May/June 2008

Welcome to the May/June Skope Magazine Podcast featuring music from Foreign Born, Finest Dearest, Ghosts of the Russian Empire and more! PLAY NOW [audio:../podcast/may2008podcast.mp3]

SAVING ABEL NEW ALBUM / TOUR DATES

“SAVING ABEL,” the Skiddco/Virgin Records debut album of southern rock quintet Saving Abel, has achieved a career milestone for the band by taking the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Heatseekers listing, in its twelfth charting week.

BLOWING TREES NEW VIDEO ON FUSE / TOUR DATES

June kicks off strong for BLOWING TREES, as FUSE TV adds the video for “The Day The World Left Me” to its online program “The Worm” today. The video can also be seen on FUSE On-Demand, Billboard.com and Music Choice. Watch it on “The Worm” here: SKOPE IT HERE! BLOWING TREES tour dates: June 6…

The Sword – Gods Of The Earth

When the Sword emerged in 2006, no one quite knew how to take the Austin-based quartet. Four guys in their mid-20s who sang about wizards and warlocks like they were the little cousins of Ronnie James Dio?! Now the Sword are back with their second album, ‘Gods of the Earth’, and it’s something of a…

Switches – Lay Down The Law

Switches came out with their first LP last year entitled Heart Turned to D.E.A.D. but it only was released in the UK. Import deprived US fans had to wait until the renamed disc Lay Down The Law became available March 2008. Despite the delay the second single “Drama Queen” has already been in commercials (Rimmel…

PUDDLE OF MUDD TOUR DATES HERE

As Puddle Of Mudd gear up for a summer trek through the U.S. their new single “We Don’t Have To Look Back Now” is making a splash at rock radio as well as at proms and graduations across the country!    

LADY GAGA TO MAKE GAY PRIDE FESTS EVEN GAYER

As hundreds of thousands make their way from around the world this June to celebrate Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Pride events in Los Angeles and San Francisco, they will be greeted by none other than New York’s reigning supreme nightlife queen Lady GaGa- disco stick in hand….if you know what I mean…

Broken Poets – Everything In Nature

So I sat down at my desk this morning to dive head first into Tim McDonald’s new album, ‘Everything In Nature.’ I will be the first to admit that I was not familiar with Tim prior, but I think that will make for a better review. Little background if I may. The Broken Poets were…

MAINO CALLS OUT ALL HATERS IN NYC / VIDEO

Hustle Hard Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Maino made a spectacular debut onto the hip-hop scene with his surprise appearance at Sunday night’s HOT97 Summer Jam in East Rutherford, NJ. The Brooklyn-based MC was brought to Giants Stadium stage by none other than multiple Grammy Award-winning superstar Alicia Keys.

WHO WANTS TO DOWNLOAD MUSIC FOR FREE?

Do you love downloading music?   Do you want to do it legally for free?   Well now you finally can.   On behalf of Spiral Frogâ„¢ – www.spiralfrog.com, I am pleased to announce the launch of SpiralFrogClub.com!

WEEZER NEW ALBUM ON I-TUNES HERE

Weezer will release the sixth album in its storied history today with ‘Weezer’. The album is one of the most anticipated in the band’s history, fueled by the #1 Modern Rock single “Pork and Beans” and its video.   The song has held the top spot for 5 consecutive weeks.

BASKERVILLES NEW ALBUM DETAILS HERE

Harlem-based indie rock quartet, Baskervilles, are no strangers to ’60s Brit-pop and ’70s Sire new wave and it’s evident on their newest album, Twilight, produced by the legendary Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement, Birds of Avalon).

STOLI GETS READY TO PARTY WITH STEALING JANE

Straight out of Long Island, NY comes Stealing Jane. This band is coming up in the ranks and have got quite a buzz behind them. The boys will be playing Skope Live! Summer Bash in Cambridge, MA on 7/25 sponsored by AMP Energy! Stoli sat down with Bryce Larsen, lead vocals and rhythm guitar, to…

KIMYA DAWSON SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM

K Records is proud to announce the release of Kimya Dawson’s new studio album, ALPHABUTT. Set for a September 9th release, ALPHABUTT is a collection of children’s songs written by Dawson along with a number of her musical friends and their children.

TIESTO NEW ALBUM / VIDEO / FREE DOWNLOAD

Continuing the unique success of his geographically inspired In Search of Sunrise mix compilations, Grammy nominated and renowned electronic music pioneer and DJ, Tiësto will take us to the Far East on June 10th, 2008 with the release of his newest double disc mix compilation, In Search of Sunrise 7 – Asia.

BUN B BACK ON TOP WITH II TRILL

Hip Hop Legend Bun B and one half of the award winning duo UGK made an impressive return with the first week sales debut of his new album, “II Trill,” which was independently released on May 20th, through Rap-A-Lot/Asylum.