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New Kurt Cobain exhibit opens next month in Ireland

One of Seattle's most beloved and celebrated musicians will be remembered in Ireland beginning this July. The Museum of Style Icons has been working closely with Kurt Cobain's family to bring his legacy to life with an exhibit of his personal belongings. From his car to his clothing to his art, his...
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Listen: DevilDriver covers Johnny Cash

Big thanks to our intern Mari Lozano for this write up on DevilDriver's cover of Johnny Cash's Ghost Riders in the Sky DevilDriver teamed up with Randy Blythe from Lamb of God to cover Johnny Cash’s “Ghost Riders in the Sky.” Not only does the band get help from Randy Blythe but also Johnny Cash’s...
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3 reasons Summer Meltdown is the best local festival

This summer will mark five years I've been attending Summer Meltdown Festival and I am SO giddy about it. There are a few of us from KISW who go together, and every year we say, "It's the best year yet!" I truly believe this local festival is the most special in our area, and these are the reasons...
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Your guide to a Loud & Local weekend

The weekend is rapidly approaching, Rockaholics, and the Loud & Local fun kicks off Friday night. Hope to see out supporting these kick-ass local bands! Friday night, head to Tony V's Garage in Everett for night one of TWO nights of the SLAM 2018 Fundraiser for Strong Against Cancer . The full...
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Stone Gossard & Mike McCready of Pearl Jam

We know you've been listening to BJ & Migs Mornings, and the station in general, so you have probably heard mention of The Vitalogy Foundation. If you haven't or don't know exactly what The Vitalogy Foundation is all about, you really should because it's an amazing cause. The Vitalogy...
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Stone Gossard & Mike McCready of Pearl Jam

We know you've been listening to BJ & Migs Mornings, and the station in general, so you have probably heard mention of The Vitalogy Foundation. If you haven't or don't know exactly what The Vitalogy Foundation is all about, you really should because it's an amazing cause. The Vitalogy...
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Listen: Weezer does Toto

In case you haven't been following the saga of Weezer, Toto and the 14 year old on Twitter I'll fill you in. Last year a teenage girl named Mary started a Twitter account with the sole goal of getting Weezer to cover Toto's 1982 yacht rock mega-hit Africa. Why Africa? Perhaps after the song was...
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Members of Ministry are attending a film screening in Shoreline AND YOU CAN, TOO!

On Wednesday May 30th, Shoreline Theater will be showing Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records during the Seattle International Film Festival , and former members of Ministry will be in attendance. Video of INDUSTRIΛL ΛCCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records/Official Trailer Julia...
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Support these Loud & Local bands over Memorial Day Weekend

If you're not venturing out on a camping trip this weekend, there's still plenty to do around town, including some AWESOME Loud & Local shows you won't want to miss! Friday night, you can catch Kings of Cavalier 's Death Trip record release at The Sunset ! Related Content: BJ & Migs L&L...
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Metallica is helping food banks through a Day of Service

Powered by StickerYou.com. In the United States, 1 in 8 people struggles with hunger, and Metallica started the All Within My Hands Foundation to help. Wednesday May 23rd is their first ever Day Of Service, and local food banks across the country are signing up volunteers to participate. The band...
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