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SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Digital Leather “Photo Lie”

We at Skopemag.com get hundreds of exclusive tracks via various vendors on a daily basis. The goal for us is to share with our readers as many tracks that come in. Please note that some of these links expire so you got to get it while it’s hot! Digital Leather “Photo Lie”: SKOPE IT HERE!

Mina, Mina

Mina is inviting you to take a trip to the dark side just for a bit.   This journey will take you on a haunting trip through the human mind.   You will hear raw emotions & feelings being poured out by Mina, from a dark-clouded standpoint.   Mina’s vocals & performance on this record…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Streetz & Young Deuces “MAD FLAVOR”

We at Skopemag.com get hundreds of exclusive tracks via various vendors on a daily basis. The goal for us is to share with our readers as many tracks that come in. Please note that some of these links expire so you got to get it while it’s hot! Streetz & Young Deuces “MAD FLAVOR”: SKOPE…

ROCK THE EARTH AND THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND PARTNER

Environmental advocacy organization Rock the Earth,   announced today that they have partnered with the Allman Brothers Band and Widespread Panic in calling on all attendees of the bands co-headlining North American Tour, to bring their old, unwanted mobile phones (and chargers, adapters, etc) to the Rock the Earth booth at the Allman Brothers Band…

LAKESHORE RECORDS UNVEILS DETAILS FOR ‘FAME’ THE MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK DUE OUT AUGUST 25

Lakeshore Entertainment, Lakeshore Records and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, is proud to present the soundtrack to the 21st Century remake of the 1980 Oscar ®-winning film classic, FAME. Set for release on August 25 via Lakeshore Records and produced by Grammy Award nominated soundtrack album producers Brian McNelis and Skip Williamson with Eric Craig, it teams world-renowned songwriters…

PHISH & NEWBURY COMICS OFFER PINT GLASS

Pre-Order Phish’s upcoming release, Joy, and receive a limited edition pint glass from the “Newbury Comics Artist Pint Glass Series”! This Phish pint glass is a Limited Edition, and it will be available in our stores on Tuesday, September 8th. If you want to be sure you get one, pre-order right here on newburycomics.com. SKOPE…

THREE DAYS GRACE UNVEIL ALBUM COVER

Three Days Grace have premiered the album art for Life Starts Now! The album is set to hit stores September 22nd via Jive Records, with the first single off the record titled “Break.” Visit their official page for more information as the band has been blogging throughout their recording process. SKOPE IT HERE! www.myspace.com/threedaysgrace

ELEKTRA PRESENTS LITTLE BOOTS “NEW IN TOWN” RMX

British dance-pop sensation Little Boots, known to her family and friends as Victoria Hesketh, is without question the most talked-about new UK pop star of the year. The Blackpool-born singer first captured attantion as a member of electro-indie combo Dead Disco.

LAST GANG RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF BOYS NOIZE’S SOPHOMORE EFFORT ‘POWER’

Last Gang, the Toronto-based recording, management and publishing outfit responsible for releases by artists including Metric, Death From Above 1979, MSTKRFT and Crystal Castles, is pleased to announce their latest North American release, POWER, by German-based electronic artist, Boys Noize.   POWER will be available nationwide on October 6, 2009 on Last Gang Records courtesy…

CONVERGE’S ‘AXE TO FALL’ ON OCTOBER 20

Groundbreaking hardcore-metal band Converge will release their long anticipated new studio album, Axe To Fall, on October 20 via Epitaph (vinyl on Deathwish).   Considered one of the most intense, important, and influential metal/hardcore bands ever, Converge continue their uncompromising evolution, experimenting and manipulating the fiercest form of music with the most aggressive album of…

BOYS LIKE GIRLS TO RELEASE LOVE DRUNK SEPT. 8

Love Drunk will be released Sept. 8, but is now available for pre-order on www.boyslikegirls.com, where fans can select from three different exclusive packages, and the first few hundred fans who order will have their names printed in a limited edition “Love Drunk” journal. The album is produced by Brian Howes [Puddle of Mudd, Chris…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: The Hi-Nobles “SHAKE”

We at Skopemag.com get hundreds of exclusive tracks via various vendors on a daily basis. The goal for us is to share with our readers as many tracks that come in. Please note that some of these links expire so you got to get it while it’s hot! The Hi-Nobles “SHAKE”: SKOPE IT HERE!

‘SINATRA: NEW YORK’ OUT NOVEMBER 3

Frank Sinatra may have been born in Hoboken, New Jersey, but the Chairman of the Board always held a special place in his heart for the city that never sleeps–“The Apple,” as he called it. From a surprise appearance with Tommy Dorsey in 1955 to a 1990 concert at Radio City Music Hall, SINATRA: NEW…

DEAD BY SUNRISE STREAM FIRST SINGLE “CRAWL BACK IN”

CHESTER BENNINGTON, lead singer for multi-platinum, two-time Grammy-winning rock band LINKIN PARK, has put the finishing touches on OUT OF ASHES, the debut album from his new band DEAD BY SUNRISE. The album is tentatively scheduled for a fall release through Warner Bros. Records.

ROOKIE COP PICKS UP BOB DYLAN

A 22 year-old New Jersey police officer now has a pretty crazy tale to tell.   Last month she unknowingly picked up Bob Dylan in her squad car. The icon was allegedly found wandering in the rain in Long Branch, New Jersey. After a complaint from a homeowner that said an “eccentric-looking old man” was…

U2 DEFEND CARBON FOOTPRINT

U2 has come under fire for their carbon footprint from their massive tours. Guitarist The Edge is addressing the issue telling the BBC, “I think anybody that’s touring is going to have a carbon footprint. I think it’s probably unfair to single out rock ‘n’ roll. There’s many other things that are in the same…

50 CENT FREE SHOW IN JAMAICA, QUEENS?

According to XXLMag.com, 50 Cent is planning a free show near his hometown of Jamaica, Queens, New York. The concert is set to take place near the projects where Fiddy grew up.   Authorities and residents who live near the area are worried the free show might spark an increase in violence and gunplay and…

PHISH COVERS KATY PERRY

Katy Perry has a lot of fans and now she can count four more, as the legendary jam band Phish covered her breakthough single “I Kissed a Girl” on Sunday night.   The group played the song late in the second set of their final show of their summer tour in New York on Sunday.…

DRAKE SET TO HAVE KNEE SURGERY

Drake announced via Twitter that he will have knee surgery to repair three torn ligaments on September 8th.   In June, the rapper tore his ACL, MCL and LCL while playing basketball.   He was set to join Lil’ Wayne, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy Tell’em as one of the America’s Most Wanted headliners.  …

T.O.K., Our World

After a four-year hiatus, dancehall supergroup, T.O.K. is back with their third highly-anticipated album, “Our World,” which releases on August 25th.     Since their 2001 debut album, “My Crew, My Dawgs,” T.O.K., which comprises of members Alex, Bay-C, Flexx and Craigy T., have taken not only the U.S. and Caribbean by storm, but the…

Tarrus Riley, Contagious

Released earlier this month, Tarrus Riley’s third release, “Contagious” is everything its’ title embodies, and more.   Riley’s beautiful tenor vocals are soft and smooth, remaining consistently delightful throughout each track. Though his music screams roots reggae and is in the Rastafarian tradition, Riley’s sound is also more contemporary, noting issues that affect our generation…

BROTHER ALI NEW SINGLE “FRESH AIR” VIA YOUTUBE

A profound personal glimpse into a vulnerability seldom seen or heard in music, Us touches on the strengths and flaws of the human condition, exploring drug abuse, divorce, homophobia and many more topics that most people are scared to touch in their own lives, much less on an album for the world to see. Listen…

SUNBEARS! OFFER MP3 FOR “I’M ALIVE”

SUNBEARS! are an indie/psychedelic/electronic pop duo from Jacksonville, Florida. After forming in January of 2008, SUNBEARS!, Jonathan Grant Berlin (vocals, keyboards, bass guitar, programming) and Jared Chase Bowser (drums), recorded their first EP, which they named For Everyone!

THE SOUNDS REMIX “NO ONE SLEEPS WHEN I’M AWAKE”

The Sounds are releasing a remix of “No One Sleeps When I’m Awake” by a young DJ called Viking. “No One Sleeps” is the first single from The Sounds latest album Crossing The Rubicon. You can pull down the Viking remix: SKOPE IT HERE! www.the-sounds.com

LUDO RE-RELEASES OUT-OF-PRINT DEBUT AND EP ON SEPTEMBER 29

Before LUDO became a household name by selling over 100,000 copies of their Island Records debut album, You’re Awful, I Love You, the band had built a strong following in the Midwest by peddling their self-released records out of the back of their van. Blowing through thousands of these albums, Ludo thought they would never…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Felt “Protagonists”

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TECH N9NE PRESENTS BIG SCOOB MONSTERIFIK RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15

BIG SCOOB’s voice, presence and personality are so booming, they’re … Monsterifik. His fans feel it, and so too did Tech N9ne when he signed the Kansas City native to Strange in April 2009. On Sept. 15, 2009, the most successful independent Hip Hop artist in history will introduce the world to BIG SCOOB with…

WARNER BROS. RECORDING ARTIST LIGHTS TO RELEASE ‘THE LISTENING’

Warner Bros Records is proud to announce the October 6, 2009 release of The Listening, the debut full-length album from LIGHTS.   The Toronto singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist crafts her own brand of sparkling, otherworldly electro-pop that is, in her words “soft, but not pussy-soft, you know?”   LIGHTS’ songs have already garnered almost…

THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR SINGLE “PEN & PAPER”

Virgin Records platinum-plus rockers THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS will partner with Hot Topic’s Shockhound.com to premiere their new video for single “Pen & Paper” off their sophomore album LONELY ROAD, which debuted this year at #14 on Billboards Top 200 chart. The 48 hour exclusive premiere will begin on August 17 at Shockhound.com.

NEW GOV’T MULE ALBUM OUT OCTOBER 27 VIA EVIL TEEN

Gov’t Mule is proud to announce that their latest record, ‘By A Thread’ is set for an October 27th release through Evil Teen Records. Their first studio album in three years, ‘By A Thread’ finds the Mule, lead guitarist and frontman Warren Haynes, drummer Matt Abts, keyboardist Danny Louis, and bassist Jorgen Carlsson, adding a…

K’JON CHARTS IN TOP 15 ON BILLBOARD ALBUM CHARTS

Accomplished newcomer K’Jon scored one of the most impressive R&B crossover debuts of the year, with his new Universal Republic album I Get Around landing in the Top 15 of the Billboard Top Albums chart this week. The eye-opening debut, logging in at # 12 and # 5 on the R&B chart, is due in…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: “XL” (feat. Killah Priest & Sha Dula)

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BROOKE WAGGONER ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM

Brooke Waggoner returns on November 3rd with her second full-length album titled Go Easy Little Doves. All twelve songs on the album were not only written and composed by Waggoner, as with her previous releases, but Go Easy Little Doves was entirely self-produced. With Go Easy Little Doves, Waggoner expands and surrounds her sound with…

EISLEY BACK ON THE ROAD FOR FALL TOUR WITH SAY ANYTHING

Eisley will go back on the road this October for an extensive nationwide tour as very special guests of Say Anything. The tour begins October 14th in Anaheim, CA, and runs through November 22nd where it concludes at the famed Troubadour in Los Angeles. Joining Say Anything and Eisley will be Vagrant Records’ Moneen. Miniature…

THE BALCONIES ANNOUNCE MUCH ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF DEBUT ALBUM SEPTEMBER 15th

Ottawa’s pride and joy, The Balconies will self release their much anticipated self-titled debut album September 15th, 2009. The three piece, made up of a brother/sister/boyfriend combination, has been turning heads with their dynamic live performances.   Over the past year, The Balconies have appeared at festivals such as North by Northeast and the Ottawa…