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WATCH: Jerry Cantrell and Ann Wilson pay tribute to Chris Cornell

The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place over the weekend, and there were many special moments throughout the night. Members of Bon Jovi reunited, The Killers honored the life of Tom Petty, but for those of us in and connected to Seattle, we were blown away a beautiful...
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See Red Sun Rising This Weekend

Red Sun Rising are playing at Chop Suey Sunday night. They're doing a couple of acoustic songs pre-show! We'll be there shooting video for KISW.com. You should be there too! Doesn't cost anything thanks to our good buddies at Razor & Tie. Just make sure to get there early. Doors open at 1:30pm...
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Remembering Layne and Kurt

For many Seattleites and those living in surrounding areas, April 5th can be a very painful day. On this day, two of Seattle's music icons left this world far too soon, and today we remember them. Although many years have passed since we lost Kurt Cobain in 1994 and Layne Staley in 2002, the void...
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MxPx Needs Your Help for Their New Album!

We are knee deep in the #SeattleRockRumble . In fact, the SEMI FINALS started today. One thing that I love about the #SeattleRockRumble is the fact that we can highlight so many PNW bands from all different types of genres. And while it's the big four batteling it out right now, it goes to show...
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WATCH: F*MS - the bands & the fans who raised $5,500!

If you ask anyone who was in the crowd for F*MS, they’ll probably all say the same thing: it ROCKED. Hard. It rocked for MANY reasons, most importantly the fact that this was a first-time fundraiser for the National MS Society 's Greater Northwest Chapter , and through a combination of ticket sales...
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Nobody Likes You When You're . . . 46? Happy Birthday Mark Hoppus!

Okay, writing the headline for this blog kind of hurt more than it should have. But you read it correctly. Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 is 46 today. Remember when he was the annoying 20 something year old, that wrote all those snotty punk rock songs and blew up the radio? Well now he still not only...
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2018 Warped Tour: The Last One

It's the day I look forward to every year, Warped Tour releases it's line up for the coming summer's tour. First off, I have to put this out there: WARPED TOUR IS NOT COMING TO SEATTLE. In fact, they aren't even coming close this year. "But Danny . . . WHY THE EFF DO WE CARE THEN?!" Well, I will...
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7 Rock Songs for Valentine's Day

So, let me paint you a picture. You did everything right this year, it is 6PM, your girl/guy just got home, you rememebered the flowers, the chocolate, the wine. Everything is perfect. Except you can't figure out what kind of music to play, because every love song is from the 50's. Or some R&B...
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Sit and Spin Goes Under Cover

Great cover versions take a new, interesting twist on a song we know and love. These 10 from Sit and Spin this week do exactly that. Video of Rocket Man/Puscifer Video of Sturgill Simpson - "In Bloom" Video of November Rain Video of Baby Got Back - Jonathan Coulton Video of Five...
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So... what's the scoop on The Big Rock Show?

I love a good Rock secret, Rockaholics. But the thing is... most of the people I work with know I'm not very good at keeping Rock secrets. That is why I'm spilling the beans. You can hear The Big Rock Show every day on 99.9 KISW. Keep it locked and cranked up on the Rock to listen to your favorite...
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