Iron Mike's Top 200 Photos & 25 CD's of 2016

Well as you can guess with how busy I am all the time shooting especially in January each year with covering NAMM ( Days 1-2 Days 3-4 blogs) and my Monsters of Rock and Cruise To The Edge Cruises, it takes me a little time to compile my favorite photos and CD lists of the previous year. So 2016,...
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ROCK BLOG: Safeco Field - August 19th!

To all of you writers out there, I'm guessing you know the best time to tackle a project is when you feel exactly how you feel in the moment. There's never a "right" time. To produce something authentic, I say just start writing, regardless of your mood. That's what's happening now, despite being...
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NAMM 2017 Days 1-2 Coverage

That time of the year again. Another NAMM "the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry" show in the books. Each year me and Stephanie travel down to Anaheim to catch up on the latest in the music biz, cover some concerts and report it all back to you Rockaholics in Seattle...
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Concerts, Concerts, Concerts!

Welcome to 2017! In this new world of the music business how do many of the bands and musicians make money? Yip, tour tour and tour and sell merchandise to survive. So I thought I'd go through my and KISW's concert calendar and give a little shout-out to some bands coming (I'm sure I'm missing a...
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ROCK BLOG: Alter Bridge - Feb. 22nd @ The Moore Theatre!

Being a Seattleite definitely has it's perks when it comes to live rock shows. After living in rural Nebraska for a few years, I've learned not to take the music scene here for granted! That being said, I hope you're as stoked as I am to see Alter Bridge on February 22nd at The Moore Theatre ! Get...
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Rock Blog: Korn - Beating Personal Demons

Korn is too much of an insane energy and presence to be warped into words, but one can attempt to share their insane love and respect by trying. With their 12th studio album, The Serenity Of Suffering dropping this past October, Korn once again reinvented themselves. Formed in 1993 out of...
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Rock Blog: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Key Arena March 17th!

33 years together as a band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are still mighty as ever. With the release of their 11th studio album, The Getaway, they have been touring the world. They'll be heading back home to America in January 2017, after touring overseas. YES, they will be stopping in Seattle on...
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Rock Blog: Welcome Home, Candlebox!

Candlebox will be home to play a SOLD OUT show at The Neptune Theatre tomorrow. Their tour, Disappearing In Airports , is in full swing, with stops afterwards in Portland, L.A., the U.K. and finally Germany! With two new band members, Mike Leslie and Brian Quinn, the band is kicking ass harder than...
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If you can, do yourself a favor tonight and check out Ghost at the Moore Theater. It's been nearly a year since they were last in town. Perhaps you were one of the bodies PACKED into El Corazon on October 20th 2015. Earlier that day they came by to play for us at KISW. Check out the video below.
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