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SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 21, 2018 @ 3 PM EST

Signals (ex-Of Mice & Men and A Skylit Drive) release debut single It was over 10 years ago that Michael “Jag” Jagmin and Jonathan Kintz last shared the stage together while in the Orange County band Odd Project. After that group disbanded, Jag went on to front the post-hardcore band A Skylit Drive, while Jonathan…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 21, 2018 @ NOON EST

JUAN MAGÁN & MALA RODRÍGUEZ RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘USTED’ Juan Magan Received From Universal Music Spain The Platinum Disc For ‘Déjate Llevar’, And For His Collaboration In ‘Bum Bum Tam Tam’ Ft MC Fioti, In Addition To, The Gold Play Button From Youtube For Reaching More Than One Million Subscribers In His Official Channel.…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 20, 2018 @ 12 PM EST

JØUR Releases Reflective New Single “American Nightmare” Alt-pop singer, JØUR, released her captivating new single, “American Nightmare.” The track is the first single off of her upcoming record, Chiaroscuro. The song captures the essence of JØUR’s alt-pop sound with electronic minimalism and angelic delicacy. “American Nightmare” is now available for download across all digital music…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

Farewell to Fear Releases Voices Album Farewell to Fear releases their new album, entitled Voices. The album is available through Pavement Entertainment and can be downloaded and streamed digitally (iTunes and Spotify), as well as purchased in select independent record stores. Farewell to Fear was born out of the huge black hole that mainstream rock…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

RISE AGAINST RELEASE ALTERNATE VERSION OF “HOUSE ON FIRE” “House On Fire” is the debut track from The Ghost Note Symphonies, Vol 1. Set for July 27 release on Virgin Records, the collection features reimagined versions of standout songs from the band’s discography, framing stripped-down instrumentation with unique orchestration. JAZZ CARTIER RELEASES NEW SINGLE “GODFLOWER”…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

Danya Vodovoz shares his newest soulful single “F to K” Danya Vodovoz’s latest single, “F to K”, features the suave vocal melodies from Miami-born, German-based singer Dennis LeGree. “F to K” is a slight detour from Danya’s usual electronic sonic landscape: this warmer, modern-bluesy offering showcases his own diverse taste. NICK GRANT’S NEW MIXTAPE DREAMIN’…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 18, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

Disasterpeace scores ‘Under the Silver Lake’ Under the Silver Lake is an upcoming neo-noir comedy drama directed by David Robert Mitchell, director of It Follows. A24 is releasing the film in Los Angeles and New York City on June 22nd, 2018 before expanding nationwide in July. For scoring duties, David Robert Mitchell turned to previous…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 18, 2018 @ 8 AM EST

SURMISER: No Echo Premieres “ESF” By Upstate New York Punk/Grunge Trio “‘ESF’, or Expensive Swedish Furnishings, is a song about being so fucking bored that you go crosseyed and into a hallucination daydream,” offers SURMISER guitarist/vocalist Jay Andersen of the new single. “The being ‘stuck in the couch again’ part is a call to the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 17, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

New Video: Robb Bank$ “Griffith Did Nothing Wrong” Robb Bank$ simply can’t be stopped. 2012’s mixtape Calendars ignited a fan base via Tumblr and kicked off his intriguing and impressive career thus far. Among a series of critically acclaimed and buzzworthy projects, he unleashed his full-length debut Year of the Savage in 2015. Amping up…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 17, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

NEQUIENT: Wolves At The Door By Chicago Metal/Hardcore Act Streaming At New Noise Magazine Wolves At The Door, the new album by Chicago metallic hardcore outfit NEQUIENT, is streaming in its entirety at New Noise Magazine as the album is prepared for release this Friday through Nefarious Industries. Have you seen the new music video…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 16, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

Lyric video premiere: LOSTAIR “Where the Angels Die” Thrash metal band Lostair has released the brand new lyric video for the song Where the Angels Die, the song taken from the last album Ad Jubilaeum released in october 2017 via Revalve Records. Ricardo Bacelars beautifully smooth cover of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s ‘Somewhere In The Hills’…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 16, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Cathy Hutch’s new release ‘Free Wheelin’ A multi-talented performer who writes and sings from the core of her very being, Cathy Hutch is a recipient of the 2008 Diane London Award; (Fredericton, NB), received an Oscar for Autism (for her co-written song I’m In Here); she has performed at the ECMA Awards and has been…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 15, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

I PREVAIL Debut Final Music Video Off Lifelines Album, Hit Single “RISE” In the closing chapter to their debut album Lifelines, Michigan rock group I PREVAIL give fans their signature mix of narrative and humor with their new music video for “RISE”. Directed by the team at Dominar Films, the video follows the boys of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 15, 2018 @ NOON EST

Paupière Share “Défunte Lune De Miel” Video On Brooklyn Vegan “Paupière” contains both the French words for “skin” and for “stone”, organic and mineral, sensitive and hard. And it’s this singular duality that the young Montreal trio, consisting of Julia Daigle, Eliane Préfontaine and Pierre-Luc Begin, plays with on their fascinating new album, À jamais…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 15, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

Macy Gray Confirmed Tenth Studio Album “Ruby” Set For Release This Fall. The legendary and multi-award winning, multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and actress Macy Gray has confirmed today that she will be releasing her tenth studio album titled “Ruby” on Artistry Music, a Mack Avenue label this fall. Talking exclusively to Billboard Magazine about the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 14, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

Tim Atwood Previews New Song “Mom” for Mother’s Day Tim Atwood has played behind some of the greatest country music performers of all time. For 38 years he played in the staff band at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, performing alongside everyone from Garth Brooks to Carrie Underwood to Jeannie Seely. Over those years Atwood…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 14, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

SLOWTRIP (Members of Rotting Out, No Bragging Rights and The Greenery) Premiere New Song (“Follow”) “There’s a delicious hard crunch to the quartet’s leaden, harmonized guitars, and, playing the loud/soft dynamic adroitly, their second single “Follow” whiplashes you back to the ’90s.”- Buzzbands.la RISING ARTIST BILLY RAFFOUL’S “I’M NOT A SAINT” DEBUTS TODAY Of the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 13, 2018 @ 7 AM EST

GRAMMY-WINNING DUO A GREAT BIG WORLD DROPS NEW SINGLE “YOUNGER” GRAMMY-winning duo A Great Big World have decided that their third album (out later this year via Epic) should be self-titled, and for good reason: because it is who they truly are. For the first time, the NYC pairing of Chad King and Ian Axel…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 12, 2018 @ NOON EST

Kelly Willis’ “Back Being Blue” streaming on NPR Music’s “First Listen” NPR Music explains, “The passage of time has brought unforeseen blessings: distance from others’ notions of what she ought to sing and how she should be presented…Without making any fuss, Willis proves that she can have it both ways, and that’s a source of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 11, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

Fantastic Negrito releases new single ‘The Duffler’ Grammy award-winning artist Fantastic Negrito has announced his new track, ‘The Duffler’, the second to be taken from his upcoming album Please Don’t Be Dead, out June 15th via Cooking Vinyl and Blackball Universe. The track will be available as an instant grat with each pre-order of the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 11, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

Charlotte Lawrence Reveals New Track “Keep Me Up” Via Teen Vogue Charlotte says on creating the track: “Writing this song served as a personal, emotional outlet for me to be vulnerable about my anxiety and to learn about myself through the process. But in sharing the song with the world, I also want to give…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 10, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

JOHN MAYER’S “NEW LIGHT” RELEASED TODAY JOHN MAYER has released “NEW LIGHT,” the first new music from the GRAMMY Award®-winning singer/songwriter since 2017’s The Search for Everything. Produced by John Mayer and No ID, “New Light” is being released through Mayer’s own label, Snack Money. The track premiered today (May 10) on Apple Music’ Beats…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 10, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

Video premiere: KANTICA “And Then There Was Pain” The power/symphonic metal band Kantica are proud to present the first official videoclip for the song “And Then There Was Pain”, taken from the album Reborn in Aesthetics (released by Revalve records). Bonny Doon shares “A Lotta Things” music video and US tour dates Arriving in the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 10, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

New music video from Siimba Liives Long, “Hooked?” Ethiopian-American artist Siimba Liives Long has become equally renowned for his skills as an MC, as well as for his penchant for daredevil stunts in both a live and controlled setting. Described by NPR as “sportive yet serious, playing equal parts esoteric and quizzical,” “Hooked” is the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 9, 2018 @ 4PM EST

Guilt Coins – “Iza Crime” – Single and Video Out Today! “Guilt Coins are a rock and roll band – four men split between Essex and London who come together every week to make a noise. The songs recorded for their debut album are the result of endless jams. Each jam different with no preconception…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 9, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

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SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 9, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

LATIN TRAP ARTIST MESSIAH TEAMS UP WITH LATIN GRAMMY-WINNING ELVIS CRESPO ON “SALVAJE” Latin-American recording artist Messiah has teamed up with legendary Merengue singer, and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist, Elvis Crespo on the video for “Salvaje,” released today via Billboard. The video, directed by Michael Garcia, shows the duo crooning for an intimate crowd at…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 8, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

TOMI Shares Video For “What Kind Of Love,” Director Thom Kerr explains the video’s glam and glittering visuals saying, “I wanted to [simulate] a surreal live stage show dripping with color and movement. A nod to the simplicity we saw in ’80s rock videos that really showcases TOMI’s attitude, style and energy.” TOMI adds, “I’ve…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 8, 2018 @ 10 AM EST

Will Thomas Reed Releases Single, “Home is Where the Bar is” Nashville based country music artist WILL THOMAS REED has released his new single, “Home Is Where the Bar Is.” Originally premiered on Country Music News, “Home Is Where the Bar Is” is the first single off of his upcoming To Whom It May Concern……

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 7, 2018 @ 3 PM EST

Watch now: SHIRT reveals Woman Is God “WOMAN IS GOD” was filmed in Freetown, Sierra Leone and various surrounding provinces this past year. SHIRT spent ten days exploring the region, having conversations, and witnessing first hand the complexities and perseverance of its people and land. The experience was both the most beautiful and heartbreaking of…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 7, 2018 @ NOON EST

Reach The World & Advertise @skopemag News French alternative/blues rockers Watchers premiered new single “How long is your night” About a year after the release of its debut single EP ‘Two²’ still available for digital on Bandcamp and some months of hard work, French alternative/blues rockers WATCHERS just premiered their new song called “How long…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 7, 2018 @ 9 AM EST

TOO $HORT LEAKS SEX TAPE The Sex Tape marks the third installment of a four-part series preceding the upcoming arrival of his 20th and final studio album—The Pimp Tape—out this summer. Living up to its name, The Sex Tape undresses 12 of $hort’s most raunchy, ratchet, and raw tracks ever. Hyphy production bubbles under the…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 4, 2018 @ 2 PM EST

ATM releases electric debut single ‘One Touch’ With years of experience writing and producing with global artists like Sigrid (NO), Alessia Cara (US), Rebecca & Fiona (SE) and Killian & Jo (DE) – Henrik Jonzon and Per Eklund met on tour one day and quickly found out that they had a love in common. A…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 4, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

ELIZA SHADDAD shares video for new single “White Lines” Eliza Shaddad today shares the video for her new single ‘White Lines’, the first preview from her long-awaited debut album Future. “White Lines is all about moving on and we wanted to make a video that was full of movement and serenity and beauty, but also…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 3, 2018 @ 11 AM EST

Typhoon Share New Music Video for “Remember” Earlier this spring, Typhoon announced additional tour dates in support of Offerings, starting the end of May, following a performance at Sasquatch Festival, and ending at Arroyo Seco Music & Arts Festival in Pasadena, CA. For the majority of Typhoon’s June tour dates, melodic rock band The Fourth…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 2, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Frog Eyes shares one last single from their farewell album via tinymixtapes, launches tour soon Frog Eyes have made their last album. 17 years after their teetering debut, the Vancouver band unveils Violet Psalms—a giddy lament; a gnashing jubilee; a rain-drenched allocution on hope vs. horror, paradise vs. pride, Marx and Brexit and bad acid…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 1, 2018 @ 4 PM EST

2018 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by Tony and Grammy Award-winner, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Katharine McPhee, who is currently starring in the Tony nominated musical Waitress, at the Tony Award Nominations ceremony, sponsored by IBM, held at…

SKOPE NEWS FOR MAY 1, 2018 @ NOON EST

NY’s Nite Haus Share “Calling You” Today, American / German electronic duo Nite Haus, released their new single and music video for “Calling You.” The track is the first to be released from their forthcoming self-produced project, Saturation, due June 2018. The DIY album was recorded throughout 2015-2017 and was heavily influenced by Carrie Turner…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 30, 2018 @ 3 PM EST

THE STARS REVOLT Release Official Music Video for “Be Careful What You Wish For” Louisville, KY Rock Band THE STARS REVOLT has released the official music video for “Be Careful What You Wish For,” the lead single off of their debut, self-titled EP. Due out May 18th, The Stars Revolt is available for pre-order through…

SKOPE NEWS FOR APRIL 30, 2018 @ 1 PM EST

Rocky Morningside Releases Video for Single “Tricks Up My Sleeve” in Observance of the Pink Full Moon Rocky Morningside announced the release of his video for single “Tricks Up My Sleeve” off of his B-side record in observance of tonight’s full Pink Moon. “I’ve always been a night owl. My most creative ideas have manifested…