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ROCK BLOG: 2017 - A PNW Rock year for the books!

If you are reading this blog, you are most likely a lover of Rock/Metal. If you live in Washington State, you are in luck. Why? Well, let's see here... No big deal, but 2017 is looking okay. OKAY?? Hell, no! It's looking f**king mind-blowing! Mastodon , Killswitch Engage , Anthrax , Cheap Trick ,...
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Rock Blog: It's Eric Clapton's Birthday

Each year around this time I think about Eric Clapton. Nothing weird or nostalgic, just that we share the same birthday, March 30th. I loved Clapton as a kid and when I found out we had the same birthday, I felt like we were brothers. I met him once and told him. He wasn’t impressed. Video of THE...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Rock MS at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle

You've probably noticed that the fight against Multiple Sclerosis is very important to me! My mom has MS, so not a day goes by that I don't do something to raise funds or awareness. Whether it's Walk MS: Snohomish County or Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic , I'm always looking for more ways to get...
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Rock Blog: Serj Loves 'Game Of Thrones'

System of a Down may be hard at work on a new album, but that's not the only thing Serj Tankian has been up to lately. Last week, he joined a live orchestra on stage in an arena filled with Game of Thrones fans in Inglewood, California. Serj provided guest vocals for Game of Thrones: A Live Concert...
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10 Minutes w/ Taryn: Taylor Momsen from The Pretty Reckless talks #Pain2017 & More

We JUST announced details for Pain In The Grass 2017 , and the line-up has us writhing with excitement at KISW! I had the chance to catch up with Taylor Momsen from The Pretty Reckless, who will be performing on the Main Stage Saturday June 24th at White River Amphitheater. We talked #Pain2017,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Catch WOODSHED Saturday Night!

If you're looking for a solid face-melting this weekend, you've stumbled upon a reliable source with a great recommendation! I have had my face melted MANY times by WOODSHED , and they are playing the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle tomorrow night with Mister Master and Dire Fire When I first saw...
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Rock Blog: Tool's Danny Carey Jams w/ Teens

A group of teenagers graduating from the Burbank Music Academy in California were joined for a performance of Tool's 'The Pot' by none other than drummer Danny Carey. Carey attended the Academy's graduation showcase recently where a young band called Reformed chose to play the song from Tool's most...
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Rock Blog: Pain in the Grass

The halls of KISW are buzzing with folks getting ready for the roll-out of Pain 2017. Promotions are being planned. Websites being built. The creative department is stoned in their offices wondering what all the commotion is about. While we put the finishing touches on everything Pain in the Grass...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday Steven Tyler

Steven Victor Tallarico celebrates birthday number 69 this Sunday. You know him better as Steven Tyler, the voice and the face of Aerosmith, for 44 years running. Aerosmith were commonly referred to as “The Bad Boys from Boston”, but they never really were all that bad. And Tyler, along with Joey...
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New Blood: Chuck Berry

Sure. Chuck Berry doesn't exactly fall into he "wheel-house" for what we usually share here on New Blood. In light of his recent passing and the undeniable impact he's had on everything we've heard since him I figured why not. The song "Big Boys" will be on the new Chuck Berry album simply titled "...
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