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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 9 Local Record Stores To Hit Next Saturday

Record Store Day is April 22nd, and it’s a day for music fans to come together and celebrate our favorite places to explore and immerse ourselves in music. Independent record stores have some incredible things to offer us throughout the year, but extra special releases, performances and experiences...
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Rock Blog: Remembering J. Geils

John Warren Geils, Jr. passed away today at the age of 71. You know him as the founder of The J. Geils Band, and the man behind some of our favorite songs of all time. Songs that made you sing at the top of your lungs during your commute, tap your toes while bellied up to the bar, and maybe even...
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New Blood: Royal Blood

One of my favorite new arrivals of the last couple of years is English duo Royal Blood. The first time I was them I was blown away by the fact that it was just 2 dudes, 1 on bass and one on drums making that huge sound. Mike Kerr holds down all of the parts on bass with a couple of amps and a...
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Rock Blog: Metallica Receive Cease-And-Desist Letter

A claim was made recently that Metallica may have stolen a song by death metal band Incubus (now known as Opprobrium) for their song "Moth Into Flame" off of Hardwired...To Self Destruct . Brutal Records sent a cease-and-desist letter last month, saying the song was a pretty close match to the...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 10 Years Of Record Store Day!

Do you remember the first album you ever bought? Of course you do. For most of us, we walked into a record store with the money we worked SO hard to save, and we made a purchase we'd never forget. Our very first album. Whether it was on vinyl, cassette or CD, there was something magical about that...
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New Blood: Incubus

Incubus continue to roll out songs from their upcoming album '8.' So far we've heard "Nimble Bastard," State of the Art," "Glitterbomb," and now "Undefeated." 8 is slated for a Friday April 21st release. #Undefeated is available to download now! pic.twitter.com/6UfgFJxbPw — Incubus (@IncubusBand)...
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New Blood: Art of Anarchy

Art of Anarchy features brothers Jon and Vince Votta, Jon Moyer (Disturbed), Bumblefoot (GnR) and until his untimely death in 2015 Scott Weiland of STP. Their first album with new singer Scott Stapp (Creed) "The Madness" came out just a couple weeks ago. Check out the song "The Madness" below and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's Coolest Music Venues

In honor of #SeattleRockDay, it seems appropriate to highlight just how incredibly kick-ass our local music venues are! Almost every night of the week, you'll find local bands bringing in a solid crowd of rock fans at these hot spots. Some of Seattle's most famous bands got their start performing...
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Who Won The Seattle Rock Rumble?!

When we imagined a bracketed challenge of the greatest Seattle bands, we thought surely it would end with one of the biggies – Nirvana, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Jimi Hendrix, Pearl Jam. But in the first ever Seattle Rock Rumble, a Cinderella story played out. Congratulations to Seattle’s own...
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