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Rock Blog: The Stones Are Headed To Europe

It looks like The Rolling Stones will be kicking off their European tour this September in Hamburg, Germany. The band announced thier No Filter tour, which will be comprised of 13 shows in 12 venues across 10 European countries, ending in Paris on October 22nd. After taking a peek at their tour...
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Rock Blog: U2 Returns

By now, I think most rock fans have a love / hate thing with U2. On one hand, they truly were the biggest band of the 80s. Their music broke the mold, bringing together punk and rock. They came from Ireland, a country that has given the world very few great rock artists, namely Van Morrison, Thin...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How Seattle Does Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Saturday morning, Volunteer Park in Seattle will be home to the most delicious smells in all the city as the Taco Truck Challenge begins. And you'll want to bring your appetite, because you'll savor your way through some of the areas most delicious Cinco de Mayo-inspired creations. Mmmm amazing...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: GiveBIG on May 10th!

This coming Wednesday is a very special day, Rockaholics. Officially deemed GiveBIG by the Seattle Foundation , it's a day we're all encouraged to dig deep into our pockets and support some pretty incredible organizations in our area., and you know we are big on Rockaholics Helping Rockaholics ...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Things Your Dog Wants You To Do

Your dog called, and rain or shine, this is what he/she wants to do this week. In no particular order: 1. Bring me to a super-cool dog bar. There are two places your pooch had in mind, so you have options! For the north enders, head to Paws for a Beer in Bellingham, the first and only of its kind...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Another Box Of ADVENTURE!

For the last few months, I've been getting a Cairn box delivered to my door, and it's always FILLED with things that interest me, tailored to my outdoor hobbies. Another box of ADVENTURE arrived and I am so excited to show off the contents! I'm insanely pumped about this new SegSac from Gobi Gear...
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Rock Blog: Taryn Interviews Johnny From Avenged Sevenfold

I had the chance to chat w/ A7X bassist Johnny Christ today, and he is SO pumped for KISW Presents Metallica w/ Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira on August 9th at CenturyLink Field. We talked about the proggy sound of their latest album The Stage , our favorite bassists of all time, and what he loves...
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Rock Blog: Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child

This Wednesday May 3rd marks 49 years since one the greatest songs in rock history was recorded. On this day in 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience stepped into The Record Plant in New York City, and Jimi taught Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell the song while they recorded it. One studio, one day,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Devils Hunt Me Down EP Release Party

Since I've worked at KISW, I've become increasingly familiar with Devils Hunt Me Down . Not just their music, but the guys in the band as well! Matt, Chris, Ian and Callum are some of the hardest working musicians in the Seattle rock scene, and their latest EP proves it to be true. Trust me, I...
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Hawk on Hawk Action: Releasing the Beast

What's up 12s So, it is now official, we have just traded one of the greatest running backs that we have seen in the last decade, the beast himself, Marshawn Lynch. Now there are mixed feeling all over the spectrum about this particular subject and I just wanted to share my thoughts. Let me just...
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