Live Music

See Red Sun Rising This Weekend

Red Sun Rising are playing at Chop Suey Sunday night. They're doing a couple of acoustic songs pre-show! We'll be there shooting video for KISW.com. You should be there too! Doesn't cost anything thanks to our good buddies at Razor & Tie. Just make sure to get there early. Doors open at 1:30pm...
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Pain in the Grass band Dorothy

The band Dorothy (fronted by Dorothy Martin) has only been around for a few short years, but has wasted no time getting noticed. In 2014 Rolling Stone named them one of their best new artists of the year. Dorothy's second album, 28 Days in the Valley , just came out in March. Check out a couple of...
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WATCH: F*MS - the bands & the fans who raised $5,500!

If you ask anyone who was in the crowd for F*MS, they’ll probably all say the same thing: it ROCKED. Hard. It rocked for MANY reasons, most importantly the fact that this was a first-time fundraiser for the National MS Society 's Greater Northwest Chapter , and through a combination of ticket sales...
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Four reasons to hit up the High Dive on 3/24

If you're looking to get out and treat your ear-holes to something totally rad this weekend, you're in luck! There's a ridiculously insane line-up Saturday March 24th at the High Dive in Fremont, and you can thank me later. Devils Hunt Me Down, Hundred Loud, Jericho Hill and Crossing Crusades are...
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A sneak peek of F*MS!

It's not every day we go out on a weeknight, winding up slightly sleep deprived at work the next day, possibly nursing a mild hangover from the school-night festivities, but on Wednesday March 21st, KISW Presents F*MS , so we are making an exception! Three kick-ass local bands are coming together...
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Tommy Vext from Bad Wolves with Ryan Castle

Spent some time with Tommy Vext, front-man for the band Bad Wolves this morning. Tommy is a vet of the metal scene that has found bitter-sweet success recently with his band's cover of the Cranberries classic "Zombie." Tommy and I discuss the success of the song, the tragic death of Dolores O'...
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Metallica Announces PNW Tour Dates

They dropped a few hints this past weekend and now it is official… Metallica’s WorldWired Tour returns to North America this Fall! Following last summer’s 25 date sold-out stadium run, this year Metallica is bringing the in-the-round production currently being seen in European arenas to the U.S...
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Watch: Myles Kennedy Plays Acoustic

Myles Kennedy stopped by the Stardog Theater to treat us to a couple acoustic songs. Both can be found on his new album Year of the Tiger, in stores in March 9th..
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Listen to new A Perfect Circle

A new song and video from A Perfect Circle arrived today! Video of A Perfect Circle - TalkTalk This is the 3rd of 12 new songs we've now heard from A Perfect Circle's 1st full length album in 14 years. "Eat the Elephant" is due in stores on April 20th. Catch APC at this year's Coachella, Rock On...
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