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Nirvana's 'In Utero' Turns 25

Nirvana released their final studio album, In Utero , on September 21st 1993, making this day the 25th anniversary of an album that has been and will continue to be a major musical influence at KISW and for Rockaholics everywhere. The first single was 'Heart-Shaped Box'. In chatting with former... Read More

Ransom, Ransom, Ransom

Hola Bitcholas, Are you ready? Ready for a Men's Room Poll? Too bad, here it is anyway: If you were kidnapped, how much money do you legitimately think someone would spend on you for ransom?: $1 to $1000 $1001 to $10,000 $10,001 to $50,000 $50,001 + Think about it...and then be sad. Until tomorrow... Read More
Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica

Metallica to Play Acoustic Benefit Show

Acoustic Metallica is a treat that comes few and far between. The metal legends just announced an upcoming acoustic show, benefitting the band’s own All Within My Hands Foundation . The charity was formed with the intention of building up communities by providing resources to lessen hunger, create... Read More
Nine Inch Nails launch their U.S. tour at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix on Sept. 13, 2018.

Nine Inch Nails Perform "The Perfect Drug" for First Time Ever

Do you hear that? It's the sound of Nine Inch Nails fans everywhere screaming with delight at some of the songs showing up on these Cold and Black and Infinite Tour setlists. First it was the entire Broken EP. Then, during their stop at Red Rocks in Colorado, for the first time EVER, NIN performed... Read More
Kiss

KISS Announces Their Final Tour On 'America's Got Talent'

Last night after blazing through "Detroit Rock City" for the opening of the season thirteen finale of America's Got Talent , KISS revealed that their End of the Road World Tour will be their final tour. ""All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades could never... Read More

Metal Shop Playlist for Saturday September 15th, 2018

Trial – Reflections Obscura – Emergent Evolution Soulfly – Dead Behind The Eyes (featuring Randy Blythe) Down – The Seed Death Angel – The Organization Behemoth – God = Dog Gorod – Birds Of Sulphur Melvins – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Black Sabbath cover) Fleshgod Apocalypse – Elegy Rotten Sound –... Read More

Loud and Local Playlist for September 16th, 2018

Zero Down - High Priestess Hobosexual - Monolith Walking Papers - My Luck Pushed Back The Sharp Teeth interview The Sharp Teeth - AK47 The Sharp Teeth - Blood Cult The Sharp Teeth - Revive The Sharp Teeth - Drained The Sharp Teeth - Hexed Sandrider - Creep Stereo Creeps - Whisper For Help Blood and... Read More

My Take on the Seahawks/Bears Game

Hey 12s. Yet again, I find myself here trying to piece together a "rah rah" blog to inspire hope within the Seahawks fanbase, and honestly, this game left a lot to be desired. Now, if you recall, I said to be patient. This team still has a lot of growing to do, and they still need to establish... Read More