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Tool to release 1st song from 'Fear Inoculum' on Wednesday

The wait is FINALLY over, Rockaholics. After 13 years, Tool will release their new album Fear Inoculum on August 30th, and the RADIO.COM world premiere of the title track can be heard right here on KISW the morning of Wednesday, August 7th. This comes just days after the band made an announcement...
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Music festival in Tacoma supports victims of domestic abuse, youth homelessness & more

Powered by Bellevue Rare Coins It's amazing the impact a community like ours can have when we come together for good, and that's exactly what Music and Heart in Wright Park is all about. Local bands, artists and vendors will be gathering at Tacoma's Wright Park from 11am till 7pm, where there will...
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 Maynard Keenan of Tool performs onstage during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 3 at Randall's Island on June 4, 2017 in New York City

Staff Picks: KISW's Favorite Tool Albums

One of the biggest pieces of music news from this year is the release of Tool's first new album in 13 years. But some of the biggest music news from over the weekend is Tool's first 4 albums being available on all digital and streaming services. To celebrate such a momentus occasion, here some of...
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Check out this weekend's Seafair hydroplane racing schedule

Seattle's favorite summertime festival is back for another year! The commute south on I-5 was a DOOZY this afternoon due to the Blue Angels practicing over head, but it was spectacular to see them back in action! Sure, we'll have our eyes to the sky these next few days as the Blue Angels soar...
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Badflower announce first headlining tour in the U.S. w/ two dates in WA

After tweeting a teaser video featuring the names of cities sprinkled across the United States, Badflower unveiled a full U.S. tour this fall, and their first as headliners. Badflower crushes America ---- pic.twitter.com/NeCMywPZlP — Badflower (@Badflower) July 26, 2019 Two of the dates are right...
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Get these tasty cookies at Pain in the Grass

If you have a sweet tooth AND tickets to Pain in the Grass this week, you'll have to keep an eye out for these yummy cookies! Thanks to the awesome crew at Bon Appetina 's, there will be custom KISW and Pain in the Grass cookies available inside White River Amphitheatre - Java Junction has a coffee...
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6 Fun Facts About Geddy Lee

Powered by StickerYou.com . You certainly know him as the bass player for Rush, and one of the most celebrated and talented musicians to ever grace a stage. But did you know these fun facts about Geddy Lee? 1. His real name is Gary Lee Weinrib . So where does Geddy come from? His Jewish mother had...
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[Video] New Years Day covered Pantera (acoustic)

As we gear up to welcome New Years Day back to Pain in the Grass next week, check out this acoustic cover of Pantera's "F****** Hostile" (NSFW). Video of New Year's Day Cover Pantera's 'F*cking Hostile' (Acoustic) *Don't worry, Ash Costello does ask them to turn...
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Check out these Loud & Local shows over the weekend

Another weekend approaches, and your calendar should include at least one of these Loud & Local shows, Rockaholics! Friday night in Shoreline, you can jump in the skank pit with the Skablins at the newest venue in the area, Aurora Borealis. If you're further north, check out my dad's band, Mojo...
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Corey Taylor wants Slipknot to continue if he ever stepped away from the mic

Although he has no intention of hanging it up anytime soon, Corey Taylor has a firm grip on the reality that he might not be able to front Slipknot forever. In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, he spoke openly about 20 years of Slipknot and the toll it takes on his body. There's no slowing him...
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