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ROCK BLOG: Killswitch Engage @ Showbox SoDo Tuesday!

I can't complain at all about this Monday morning. I spent it watching Killswitch Engage videos on YouTube and digging around for obscure video interviews with the band to get a better feel about who they are as humans, versus boring fact by fact pages that strip all personality. I was already a...
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Rock Blog: Debauchery with the Rolling Stones

It's 1971. The Rolling Stones are coming off of their biggest album to date, 'Sticky Fingers'. They are the biggest rock band in the world. So if you’re Mick and Keith, now what do you do? Move into a big-ass villa in the South of France. Fill it with instruments, recording gear, beautiful women,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 1 Record Store Day Legend

Tomorrow marks the 10th Annual Record Store Day , where we celebrate the world of local independent record stores and the ways they connect artists, customers and staff. Over the years, ambassadors have been selected to spread the message of the annual celebration, but for the first time ever, a...
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ROCK BLOG: Radkey @ Pain in the Grass 2017!

Get your tickets HERE to experience Radkey at Pain in the Grass 2017 on June 24th at White River Amphitheatre . If you're not familiar with them, by all means read on. Their story is fantastic... and it's only beginning!! Three brothers from St. Joseph, Missouri, all two years apart and barely in...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 2 Movies To Watch Before Record Store Day

There are a TON of movies out there that feature record stores, vinyl, bands, radio stations and the overall magic of music, but two movies really stand out to me as inpiration leading up to Saturday's 10th Annual Record Store Day ! You have two days till #RSD17, so see if you can bang out one...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Spots For Turntable TLC Before Record Store Day

If you have an old turntable in storage collecting dust, it's time to bust it out and fix 'er up, because Saturday is Record Store Day ! I did the same thing about two years ago, and I'm inanely happy about the decision. I'm now a complete vinyl nerd, spending hours each week listening to, shopping...
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Rock Blog: Tye Trujillo Plays His First Gigs With Korn

Korn welcomed 12-year-old Tye Trujillo on stage with them on Monday night, his first gig as their fill-in bassist. The son of Robert Trujillo of Metallica is filling in for Fieldy, who's not joining the band on their South American tour dates due to "unforeseen circumstances". Monday's show in...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Posts That Have Us Squirming With Excitement for #RSD17

As we creep closer to Record Store Day this Saturday, local independent record stores across the greater Puget Sound Region are teasing the goods, and the excitement continues to builds! Here are 4 times we got REALLY pumped this week thanks to social media and #RSD17. So many deals at Porchlight...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Times Record Store Day + Beer = AWESOME

Record Store Day is THIS SATURDAY! It's nice to see SO many people and organizations behind the tradition of backing our independent record stores for all they do in our communities. One industry that's definitely on board is the craft beer folk. Here are 5 times the world of craft beer supported...
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Rock Blog: J. Geils threw Nothing but a House Party!

Last year, after Prince died I binged on his music for a week. Last year when Bowie died I started a binge that I haven't quite kicked. We do that when we lose the musicians we loved in our youth. It gives us a perspective of time, because in most cases its “Holy crap. He was that old?”. In the...
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