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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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Your Loud & Local Weekend Preview Is Here

As the weekend approaches, we hope you'll stack it full of Loud & Local goodness! Here are some shows you should DEFINTIELY check out... A couple of our area's finest tribute bands are teaming up to rock the Nectar Lounge ! Check out Washed In Black and Wicked Garden for a fiesty Friday night...
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'...And Justice For All' turns 30, so we're playing it front to back

With Metallica's ...And Justice For All turning 30 on Thursday, we're celebrating by playing the album front to back during Taryn's 12 Pack! Furthermore, the band has been teasing SOMETHING, which we believe could be a re-release of this iconic album. Related Content: Metallica Teases ‘…And Justice...
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Take a peek inside the Foo Fighters Pop-Up in SoDo

Foo Fighters are back in Seattle tomorrow night to rock Safeco Field, and to commemorate such an occasion, a pop-up shop has made its way to Seapine Brewing Company in SoDo. Today I was able to visit the brewery to check out both the merch and the beer, specifically the brewery's collaboration with...
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Coming Soon: ...And Justice for All

This video appeared on Metallica's Facebook page today with the simple caption: #comingsoon.... September 5th marks the 30th anniversary of Metallica's ...And Justice For All.
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Foo Fighters Pop Up Shop Opens in Sodo

Don't want to wait in line to get your Foos merch at the show? Can't make it to the show at Safeco? Like beer? These are all fine reasons to hit the Foo Fighters Pop-up Shop at Seapine Brewery in Sodo Thursday - Sunday. Wrap your body in rad Foo Fighters gear and wrap your brain with Seapine's...
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