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Heavy Petting Album Cover

Posted in Blog, Songs by Skizzum

Have you seen the kitties? We love the album cover that Greeblemonkey designed for us. Thanks to Momfluential for the photos!

Thanks for making Nerd Prom so AWESOME!

Posted in Blog, Local Music, Shows by Skizzum

We are still recovering from the craziness that went down at the Gothic Theatre last Friday night, but here are a couple awesome highlights for you to relive the event (or check out if you missed being there).   We crowned an awesome King And Queen We “trended” on Twitter in Denver We danced our asses off We had Chewbacca on stage People took photos in our photo booth Those photos played behind the band during “Beauty Queen” We played a clip from “Revenge of The Nerds” We had great Denver bands like Wheelchair Sports Camp, Della and Broken Tongues Many more people dressed like nerds than we ever expected   As evidenced in Westword’s slideshow from the night!    

Stop SOPA

Posted in Blog, Geek by Skizzum

Wikipedia is down today, and we at Bop Skizzum could not be happier. They are working to stop SOPA, PIPA, and internet censorship – and we thank them. Learn more here.

We're so stoked! Live recording of our Muse cover, packaged with the new Heavy Petting single!

Posted in Blog, Songs by Skizzum

So cool! We released our new single “Heavy Petting” on New Year’s Eve, and we really hope you like it! But also, we spent some time recording with in Coupe Studios (up in Boulder) via Radio 1190′s awesome live sessions! We played several songs while we were there, but LOVE how our cover of Muse’s “Time Is Running Out” sounds. So, we are packaging both songs together for you. CHECK IT OUT: Heavy Petting Muse Cover

Special NYE Ticket Offer! (2 free songs with purchase of your ticket)

Posted in Blog, Shows, Songs by Skizzum

For this week only we are offering a very special deal when you buy your ticket to our New Years Eve Bash at Moe’s BBQ & BOWL with special guest Eldren, Lizzie Huffman, In Due Time and the HighTops! For $13.50 you get 1 ticket to the show (which includes a free champagne Toast at Midnight) 5 amazing bands, and 2 of Bop Skizzum’s newest tunes “Still Time”, and “Heavy Petting” which you will get before it is available to the public on New Years day! Take advantage of this incredible offer! If you can’t order tickets on-line but still want to buy some pre-sale tickets from a band member email us at contact@boopskizzum.com, we will meet up with you and get you a download card with your two free songs! If you’ve already bought your tickets (and can prove it) email the same address and we will make sure

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Photos from OneRepublic Benefit Show in Denver!

Posted in Blog, Local Music, Shows by Skizzum

We had an amazing time playing with OneRepublic, The Fray, Flobots and Matt Morris last Thursday! AND we raised nearly $90,000 for the three charities that One Republic was supporting: Food Bank of the Rockies, Denver Santa Clause Shop and Children’s Hospital. Check out these photos from Aimee of Greeblemonkey:

Our new song! STILL TIME

Posted in Blog, Songs by Skizzum

We have been having a blast in the studio with our new lead singer  Julie, writing a ton of new songs and experimenting with different styles of music. We are so excited about our first song together, “Still Time.” We went with a more pop style for this one, since Bop Skizzum has always been about mixing it up. This is the first of many new songs to come – we really hope you like it! How can you get the song for your very own? Go to our Band Camp page and name your price (even zero dollars, just give us your email!). Thanks for all your support, let us know what you think! AND DON’T FORGET TO SHARE IT WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS! P.S. Thanks to Aimee Giese (aka Greeblemonkey) for the awesome cover art!

Congrats to 93.3 Hometown for the Holidays Finalists!

Posted in Blog, Local Music, Shows by Skizzum

If you missed it all over Twitter last night, Alf announced the top 12 bands for KTCL’s Hometown for the Holidays contest. That’s where Channel 93.3 puts local bands in to regular rotation for a week, you listen, vote it down to the top three – and they play on December 17th at Casselman’s to become the new champs. Last year’s winner was the awesome Air Dubai. Here are the 12 that made it to the finals this year. Congrats to these talented bands! Beats Noir Churchill Eldren Fierce Bad Rabbit The Heyday In The Whale Monroe Monroe My Body Sings Electric Photo Atlas Reno Divorce Saints The Swayback

Opening For Fishbone!

Posted in Blog, Shows by Skizzum

We’re very excited that the first gig with our new lead singer, Julie Almeria, will be opening for the ever-awesome and ever-influencial FISHBONE. Come join us on November 17th at Cervantes!!! Tickets available here. _______________________________________________   ABOUT FISHBONE Celebrating 25 groundbreaking years, FISHBONE has been trailblazing their way through the history of American Ska, Rock Fusion and (so-called) Black Rock since starting their professional career in Los Angeles burgeoning, Alternative Rock music scene of the mid-1980s. Their sound has often been imitated, but never duplicated. They have toured worldwide with such bands as the Beastie Boys, Red Hot… Chili Peppers, The Roots, Les Claypool/Primus, Fela Kuti, The Dead Kennedys and many more. Angelo Moore’s ability to combine thought-provoking, humorous social commentary with FISHBONE’s brethren’s frenzied, up-tempo music and frantic, euphorically entertaining stage show has cultivated their undisputed reputation as one of the best live acts in music history. Now in

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Bop Skizzum 3.0! Ch-Ch-Changes!

Posted in Blog, Press by Skizzum

Ch-ch-changes… You may have heard rumors that Erin Jo Harris, our current lead singer, is leaving the band. Yes, the rumors are in fact true, Erin is pursuing some different musical avenues. We are sad to see her go, but are thankful for her contributions to the band, and we wish her the very best of luck! But, Bop Skizzum has been around for a long time and we plan on keeping this soul train moving! Which is why we are very excited to introduce you, very SOON, to the new lead singer of Bop Skizzum! We have held rounds and rounds of auditions and are excited to let everyone know that we have found the next member of the Bop Skizzum family. Stay tuned for the big announcement in the very near future. We’ve had such a great year, making records, playing a gazillion shows – we feel like

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