Seattle

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's Coolest Music Venues

In honor of #SeattleRockDay, it seems appropriate to highlight just how incredibly kick-ass our local music venues are! Almost every night of the week, you'll find local bands bringing in a solid crowd of rock fans at these hot spots. Some of Seattle's most famous bands got their start performing...
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Who Won The Seattle Rock Rumble?!

When we imagined a bracketed challenge of the greatest Seattle bands, we thought surely it would end with one of the biggies – Nirvana, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Jimi Hendrix, Pearl Jam. But in the first ever Seattle Rock Rumble, a Cinderella story played out. Congratulations to Seattle’s own...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Wanna Walk With Me?

Rockaholics, you are cordially invited to join the KISW team I'm captaining for Walk MS: Snohomish County this Saturday April 8th! We'll be meeting at Tulalip Amphitheatre around 9am, and the walk begins at 10, where we'll embark on a 2.4 mile walk decked out in orange to raise awareness about...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Activities That Are Better Than Talking About Politics

No matter which way you turn it seems there's a political discussion happening. Not saying that's necessarily a bad thing, but it's certainly not the ONLY thing we should have to focus on! Give yourself a break from our heated political climate, and try one of my favorite activities: 1. Spring...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: When You Have To Say Goodbye

Every time I post something about my dogs on the KISW Facebook page (which is A LOT, if you've noticed), I am always FLOODED with photos of Rockaholic dogs from all over the PNW. I scroll through and see nothing but loved pooches, sometimes a few cats, and wonderful owners with huge hearts. And...
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ROCK BLOG: 2017 - A PNW Rock year for the books!

If you are reading this blog, you are most likely a lover of Rock/Metal. If you live in Washington State, you are in luck. Why? Well, let's see here... No big deal, but 2017 is looking okay. OKAY?? Hell, no! It's looking f**king mind-blowing! Mastodon , Killswitch Engage , Anthrax , Cheap Trick ,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Something On A Stick Day

So many delicious foods come on a stick, it's no wonder there's an entire day dedicated to the art! Here are a few foods and treats you might consider celebrating with. 1. Corn Dogs . Extremely nostalgic for many, there's nothing like a piping hot corn dog to transport you back to your childhood...
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Rock Blog: It's Eric Clapton's Birthday

Each year around this time I think about Eric Clapton. Nothing weird or nostalgic, just that we share the same birthday, March 30th. I loved Clapton as a kid and when I found out we had the same birthday, I felt like we were brothers. I met him once and told him. He wasn’t impressed. Video of THE...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Rock MS at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle

You've probably noticed that the fight against Multiple Sclerosis is very important to me! My mom has MS, so not a day goes by that I don't do something to raise funds or awareness. Whether it's Walk MS: Snohomish County or Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic , I'm always looking for more ways to get...
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Rock Blog: Serj Loves 'Game Of Thrones'

System of a Down may be hard at work on a new album, but that's not the only thing Serj Tankian has been up to lately. Last week, he joined a live orchestra on stage in an arena filled with Game of Thrones fans in Inglewood, California. Serj provided guest vocals for Game of Thrones: A Live Concert...
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