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KISW Presents Uli Jon Roth

One of the fathers of technical guitar playing, Uli Jon Roth helped to lay the foundation for the boom of the guitar virtuosos in the 1980s through his work on the Scorpions early records, most notably with his solos on " Sails of Charon " and " Burn the Sky ". He is currently on his 40th-...
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KISW Presents Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats

Formed in Cambridge, England in the mid-2000s, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats have quickly established themselves amongst doom metal fans and hipsters alike. Drawing heavily on bands from the 1960s for inspiration, they have quickly established themselves as a household name amongst music fans of all...
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KISW Presents Rivers of Nihil

Boosting a very broad array of influences, Rivers of Nihil have worked hard to push the boundaries of technical death metal. Check out " Where Owls Know My Name " and " The Silent Life " and get ready to headbang to some sweet saxophone solos.
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KISW Presents Cradle of Filth

Formed in England in 1991, Cradle of Filth has been a mainstay in heavy metal for decades. Taking influences from early black metal bands, they were one of the first bands to take the sound to the general public and have served as a black metal gateway band for many young fans first getting into...
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KISW Presents Conan

Hailing from Liverpool, England, Conan has spent the last decade carving out a name for themselves as one of the most crushingly heavy bands on the planet. Blending aspect of sludge, doom, and crust, Conan is a devastatingly heavy band live and is not to be missed. Check out Foehammer and Volt...
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KISW Presents CHRCH

In world full of Black Sabbath worshipping doom bands that all sound the same, CHRCH stand out with huge riffs and clever songwriting that far surpasses their peers. Their recent album Light Will Consume Us All is a beautifully written love letter to heavy riffs and sludge that resonants and shines...
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KISW Presents Okilly Dokilly

Hi diddly ho, neighborinos! The one and only Ned Flanders themed metal band, Okilly Dokilly, is coming back to Seattle! Swing by the Leftorium, comb those mustaches and get ready for a fun-filled evening of white wine spritzers as Okilly Dokilly plays a full set of Ned Flanders themed tunes,...
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KISW presents Yob

Combining sludge, doom and stoner metal to create a fresh new sound, YOB has set themselves aside as one of the most unique acts in heavy music today. Hailing from Eugene, OR, Yob has been a staple in the PNW heavy music underground for years. To get a feel for their sound, check out " Ball of...
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KISW Presents Himsa

Himsa started in Seattle, Washington in 1998. Rising quickly through relentless, tireless touring, they are almost singlehandedly responsible for the success of Hot Topic in the early 2000s. Get a feel for the band by checking out " Big Timber ", " Unleash Carnage " and " Sleezevil ". This show is...
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