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This is how The Red Rocker has been spending his birth-week

There's no question that Sammy Hagar knows how to throw an epic party. And for the past three nights down in Cabo San Lucas, he's been showing the rest of us just how it's done! Fans have been flocking to shows at Cabo Wabo Cantina , where The Red Rocker has been performing with a number of artists...
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Watch the Chris Cornell Statue Unveiling at MoPop

Chris Cornell fans packed 5th avenue in front of MoPop Sunday evening for the unveiling. Cornell's family and the surviving members of Soundgarden were in attendance. Speakers at the event included his wife Vicky Cornell, who commissioned the statue, and Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan. David Conger...
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Your Loud & Local Weekend is STACKED with shows!

Powered by StickerYou.com. If you're looking to get your rock on, the first weekend of October will not disappoint, Rockaholics! Friday night, head to Tony V's Garage in Everett for some of my FAVORITES in the area - Lacy Gibbet, Lust Punch, Stoic FB, Celia . This line-up is sure to blow your mind...
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Get a peek inside London's new Ziggy Stardust bar

I haven't traveled much in my 33 years, but after learning that bar inspired by David Bowie has opened in London, I may need to book a trip to visit Ziggy's in person. Back in 1973, David Bowie retired his Ziggy Stardust persona following a show in London, and the afterparty is still talked about...
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We're stoked for 'Almost Famous': The Musical

Sex, drugs and rock and roll could be headed to a theater near you in the very near future. The talented people behind the movie Almost Famous will be turning this Cameron Crowe classic into a musical. For the past few years, this project has been in the works, and Cameron Crowe even tweeted out a...
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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...
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Sean Kinney of Alice in Chains is this week's guest drummer on Seth Meyers

The 8G Band serves as the house band for Late Night with Seth Meyers , and when band leader Fred Armisen isn't behind the kit, there's usually a very familiar drummer sitting in. This week, that person is Seattle's own Sean Kinney of Alice in Chains . Shortly after the band's latest release Rainier...
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Visit these 3 Jimi Hendrix memorials in Seattle

Powered by StickerYou.com. Seattle's love for and connection to Jimi Hendrix runs deep, and his music and style will forever stand the test of time. On September 18th, 1970, Jimi Hendrix passed away at the age of 27. 48 years later there are multiple placess to visit and remember him in the greater...
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Dream All Female Fest

Recently, I’ve had the awesome chance of attending some amazing concerts and I noticed how many featured some awesome ladies of rock! In August I saw Halestorm and In This Moment. Last weekend I took my cousin to her first ever big concert and watched Evanescence and Lindsey Sterling! This got my...
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#SaveTheShowbox: What's next?

In late July, Seattle's music scene was shaken by the news that our beloved Showbox at the Market was in danger of being torn down by a Vancouver-based development company. We learned that Onni Group's plan was to tear down this iconic place of art and build another residential high-rise. Our...
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