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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 'Little Wing' Phase of Jimi Hendrix Park OPEN!

Today is a BIG day for Seattle, my friends! After six years of planning, fundraising and construction, Phase 1 of Jimi Hendrix Park is officially open to the public. The construction fences are coming down today and Phase 1 of #JimiHendrixPark will open to the public. Visit today! https://t.co/...
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Rock Blog: Moth Into Flame Video

Take a peek behind the scenes at the making of the video for Metallica's "Moth Into Flame." Go ahead.... Video of Metallica: Moth Into Flame - Behind the Video Metallica's new album "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct comes out November 18.
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The Area's Best Small Venues

It's no secret that Seattle and its surrounding area is home to some of the biggest world-class venues around, but we're also VERY lucky to have dozens and dozens of smaller venues in our communities. If I listed all of them, I'd be here all night, so I highlighted a few favorites and included some...
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Rock Blog: 'Rush: Time Stand Still' - One Night Only!

Fans of The Holy Trinity - REJOICE! Although we may be in danger of never seeing our beloved power trio live in concert again, there is an opportunity to relive the magic of Rush's R40 Tour in theaters, for one night and one night only. Mark your calendar for November 3rd, my friends. Video of Rush...
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Rock Blog: Top 10 Primus Tracks

Today is the birthday of one of the greatest bass players of all time. Many would argue he IS the best. Les Claypool has undoubtedly influenced every bass player who came after him. He caught the attention and earned the respect of every bass player who came before him. The Primus lineup has...
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New Korn

Loving what I'm hearing from Korn on the new album "The Serenity Of Suffering." It doesn't come out until October 21st. Can't wait? They just served up a second new song for us today. This one features Corey Taylor from Slipknot, Stone Sour.. Video of Korn - A Different World Feat. Corey Taylor (...
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Rock Blog: 50 Years of Grateful Dead

I was a teenage Dead Head. I was familiar with 'Casey Jones' and 'Truckin' from hearing them on the radio, but I remember one day after a bunch of bong hits, a friend turned me on to 'American Beauty'. I was hooked. On the Dead…but probably the bong hits, too. From 1975 to 1982, I saw about 100...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle Celebrates 'Nevermind' Turning 25

Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' , and Seattle's many celebrations are in bloom . If you think about it, KISW has been celebrating 'Nevermind' DAILY for 25 years straight, and will continue to do so for years to come. Nirvana is one of The Rock's most beloved artists and...
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Rock Blog: The Top 8 Albums From 1991

Take yourself back 25 years. No matter where you were, no matter what you were doing, 1991 provided a soundtrack to your life. That, of course, is provided you were alive and consuming music back then. The biggest impact on music was the death of the Sunset Strip and the birth of Seattle, or as the...
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RHCP Tour Dates

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced their tour this morning. You can catch them at Key Arena on St. Patrick's Day. Friday night, green beer and Red Hot Chili Peppers! Uh oh... Tickets go on sale Friday. Every ticket purchased includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of The...
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