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GOSSIP ANNOUNCE U.S. HEADLINE TOUR

Gossip announce U.S. headlining tour in support of their new album Music For Men.     The tour kicks off in Washington, DC at 9:30 Club on October 7 and runs through October 30 at Vino’s in Little Rock, AR (see below for full itinerary).   Produced by multi Grammy Award winner Rick Rubin, Music…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Kid Sister “Right Hand Hi”

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! Kid Sister “Right Hand Hi”: SKOPE IT…

ANTHRAX’S SCOTT IAN ONLINE POKER TOURNAMENT

Get ready to rock the UltimateBet poker tables in the encore performance of Scott Ian’s HomeGame, an online poker tournament set to take place August 19th at 9:00PM ET. Swap your guitar chips for poker chips to win one of 11 exclusive seats in Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian’s Home game where you could find yourself…

T.I. STILL MAKING MAJOR MOVES FROM PRISON

Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist T.I. has announced details of his new digital single, “Remember Me (Feat. Mary J. Blige).”   The track is on sale now via T.I.’s official website, located at www.trapmuzik.com, and will be released at all DSPs on July 28th.   In the meantime, the track’s companion video recently had its world…

KEANE WORK WITH KANYE

According to U-K station xfm, Keane are working on music with Kanye West. The British band have reportedly spent a day in the studio with the rapper, which resulted in a new song that they hope to have out by the end of the year.

SIX FLAGS’ SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Colbie Caillat, Metro Station, Sean Kingston, LeAnn Rimes, Flo Rida, Brandy, Jesse McCartney, Gym Class Heroes, Drake Bell, Mitchel Musso, Boys Like Girls, The Veronicas, Billy Ray Cyrus, Colby O’Donis and many more will take part in Six Flags’ summer concert series at parks across the country.   To find out who’s playing at the…

Shakyfoot, Down on the Rain

Shakyfoot is one hell of a jam band–no joke!   From the moment I pushed play, the energy was high and the sound was electric.   Heavy-hittin’ rock grooves mixed with progressive blues makes up the core of Shakyfoot’s Down on the Rain.   This band is made up of three members: Jason Scolnick on…

SNOB DOODLE

Snob Doodle has been up all night and he wants to share his thoughts on how to save the world from global warming.

CHEVELLE ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM

Multi-platinum Epic Records recording artists Chevelle will return with their fifth studio album titled: Sci-Fi Crimes on September 1st. The band’s brand new single “Jars” was the number one most added track at rock radio and the single is quickly becoming one of the band’s biggest hits to date entering the Top 20 after only…

RHINO LAUNCHES THE DIGITAL 45

Rhino will spotlight songs originally issued on 45 by offering them as RHINO DIGITAL 45s, bundled with their original B-sides and artwork. Original picture sleeve art will be included when available and original label art will be used for all others. The first group of RHINO DIGITAL 45s will be available July 14. iTunes will…

SAOSIN’S ‘IN SEARCH OF SOLID GROUND’ SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8

Bracingly crunchy and soaringly melodic, vibrating with all-out rocking ensemble work and emotional urgency, the second album release In Search of Higher Ground by Orange County, CA-based rock quintet SAOSIN has been set for release September 8, 2009, following a barnstorming summer playing this year’s Vans Warped Tour. Maintaining a hair-raising energy level throughout, the…

BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE OF THE GS BOYZ

The GS Boyz are back at it and we got behind the scenes footage of the boys from their video “Booty Dew.” You even get a cameo in here with Yung Joc. The boys are riding high after their smash “Stanky Legg.” Lets see what they do with “Booty Dew.” GS BOYZ “Booty Dew” BEHIND…

NEW SINGLE COMING FROM DJ TIESTO

The world’s biggest DJ and critically-acclaimed producer, Tiësto, joins forces with Australian electro pop-stars Sneaky Sound System for the new single, ‘I Will Be Here’.   This original Tiësto production is set to debut on the air in the UK, this Friday, July 17th on Pete Tong’s Essential Selection on BBC’s Radio 1 and will…

AMANDA BLANK ON TOUR WITH THE YEAH YEAH YEAHS!

Hot on the heels of her tour with Santigold, Amanda Blank has just been hand picked to open up for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for a series of shows in the US. On this last tour, Amanda won over crowds and developed legions of fans eagerly awaiting the release of her debut album, I Love…

ADAM “MCA” YAUCH DIAGNOSED WITH PAROTID GLAND TUMOR

Adam “MCA” Yauch of Beastie Boys was diagnosed last week as having a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland. Luckily it was caught early and is localized in one area, and as such is considered very treatable. It will however require surgery and several weeks of additional treatment. Fortunately the cancer is not…

BUTTERFLY BOUCHER ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE RELEASE OF HER ACCLAIMED SECOND ALBUM ‘SCARY FRAGILE’ SEPTEMBER 15

Coming off a whirlwind of shows including a Los Angeles residency at Hotel Café, singer-songwriter-musician BUTTERFLY BOUCHER has announced that her second album SCARY FRAGILE–which is enjoying early critical acclaim–will receive an official CD release via Nettwerk on September 15. Mark Jowett, one of the principal founders of the Nettwerk Music Group, explains: “On behalf…

SWEDEN’S IN FLAMES ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR

Highly influential Swedish metal band IN FLAMES has announced a North American headlining tour in support of its critically acclaimed album, A Sense of Purpose.   The U.S. portion of the tour will begin on September 18th in Spokane, WA and continue through October 6th in Charlotte, NC.   IN FLAMES tour dates: September  …

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Night Horse “Choose Your Side”

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! Night Horse “Choose Your Side”: SKOPE IT…

SKOPE EXCLUSIVES: Major Lazer’s “Hold The Line”

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! Major Lazer’s “Hold The Line” : SKOPE…

HARVEY DANGER ANNOUNCES FAREWELL TOUR

As the undeniable cultural momentum of this age finds reminiscence rock bands from Blur and My Bloody Valentine to Creed and Third Eye Blind reuniting for triumphant and remunerative victory lap tours, Seattle’s Harvey Danger is doing what it does best: the exact opposite of what logic and ambition demand. 08.07.09 – Boston, MA @…

NEW COLDPLAY VIDEO “STRAWBERRY SWING” LAUNCHES JULY 20TH / TRAILER

Independent mobile and web content platform Babelgum today announced the world premiere of Coldplay’s Strawberry Swing. The new video will be exclusively available on Babelgum Web and Mobile from July 20th to July 27th. The song will be released on Parlophone as a digital download on September 14th and the video will be commercially available…

IMAGES & TRAILER FROM ‘TAKING WOODSTOCK’ MOVIE

Focus Features has a handful of great new images from their upcoming comedy Taking Woodstock, which opens nationwide on August 28th, 2009.   These stills, from both the film and production, feature director Ang Lee and stars Demetri Martin, Emile Hirsch, and Eugene Levy, along with the rest of the cast and crew. Taking Woodstock…

MUSE HAVE COMPLETED RECORDING FIFTH ALBUM IN ITALY

British trio Muse have finished recording their fifth album, entitled The Resistance, which will be released on September 15th by Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Muse, the album was mixed by famed audio engineer Mark ‘Spike’ Stent, who is known for his work with U2, Depeche Mode, No Doubt, and Oasis, among many others. The…

METHOD MAN, REDMAN, AND GHOSTFACE JOIN FORCES

Def Jam’s top-ranking roster of superstar rappers continue to dominate this summer’s touring circuit – as Method Man, Redman and Ghostface join forces for The Foot Print in Hip-Hop Tour, keeping the Wu-Tang Clan spirit alive and well on a 21-city schedule that opens July 22nd at the Orange Peel in Asheville, NC, and wraps…

MARIAH DOESN’T WANT TO BE NEAR CHRIS BROWN

NationalEnquirer.com reports Mariah Carey refused to sit next to Chris Brown during a private reception held at the Beverly Wilshire hotel last week after Michael Jackson’s memorial service. Sources told the site that when Breezy tried to sit next to her, she told him that she’d prefer he choose another table.

KID CUDI CHANGES RELEASE DATE

So it looks like Kid Cudi’s debut album, Man On The Moon: The End Of Day, has received a new launch date. The project was initially scheduled to hit shelves on August 25th but it has been pushed back until September 15th. Be sure to grab it, especially since Cudi is dubbing his new disc…

FALL OUT BOY ON NEW VIDEO

Fall Out Boy recently shot a video for the track “What a Catch, Donnie” off their Folie a Deux album. On the set of the shoot, Pete Wentz told MTV News, “We’re basically trying to shoot The Abyss, Part II. Only with no CGI.” Will the video be their last? Wentz recently said the band…

STOLI FINDS FAITH, HOPE, & LOVE HANGING WITH KICKBEND

My next guest is a band out of Chicago named, Kickbend. Kickbend has been in the business of making music for 20 years. They must be on to something because KickBend songs and videos are finding their way to American and European radio, Internet charts, CD compilations and television. Kickbend has been out promoting their…

Ben Cooley Hall, Owning Up To A Life

Mellow tunes for the 21st Century = Owning Up To A Life.   Ben Cooley Hall brings you this decade’s version of Woodstock, but with his own unique style.   The peace & love vibe is definitely evident on the record, but Hall mixes that vibe up with some of his very own rock, alternative,…

EVIDENCE SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT

Grammy winning rapper and producer Michael “Evidence” Perretta signs multi album deal with Indie powerhouse Rhymesayers Entertainment.   As one-third of the venerable Los Angeles Hip Hop staple Dilated Peoples, Evidence has spent the better part of his decade plus in the game, touring the globe and collectively selling well over 700,000 units.   In…