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BJ & Migs L&L BAND OF THE WEEK: Head Honcho

Formed in Seattle, early in 2013, by natives and transplants alike, Head Honcho was started simply to write and play music they love. The goal was to write some songs, record a demo, and play some shows, anything else was a cherry on top. Three EPs, multiple northwest, west coast, and one European...
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New And Gnarly : Five Metal Songs To Add To Your Playlist – The All Northwest Edition

Even though we night not be able to cram into local clubs to see our favorite metal bands right now, there are plenty of killer Northwest metal bands continuing to release music. And now is a great time to help support local musicians – if you have the means: buy an album or a shirt. If you don’t:...
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Support Local Wrestling From Home: WAC Watch Along Party This Saturday Night

If you’re anything like me – an unapologetic mark – you’re really missing going to see wrestling live and in person. Over the past 3+ years, the local wrestling scene in the Northwest has blown up, led by companies like DEFY, Lucha Libre Volcanica, 3-2-1 Battle! and of course WAC (Without A Cause).
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Pain Field Streaming Live Show From Tony V's This Friday

While we might not be able to get sweaty in the mosh pit, Tony V’s is giving us the next best thing – a live stream of a killer Northwest metal band. So, we can crank up our speakers, crack open a beverage and enjoy some badass local rock music from the comfort – and safety – of our own homes. This...
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Sölicitör : Keeping Speed Metal Alive In Seattle

In an alternate universe, Seattle based heavy metal band Sölicitör would be out on their tour spreading the message of Northwest rock n roll throughout the country and gearing up to fly over to Europe for some big festival shows. Those were the plans at least, until we were thrust into a full-on...
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Tuesday Night Live: Year Of The Cobra To Go Live on KISW Instagram Account

Year Of The Cobra is one of the hardest working bands in the Northwest. For the past few years now, this Seattle-based power duo that plays driving, bass heavy doom-centric heavy rock n roll has been proudly representing our amazing scene throughout their adventures while touring the world...
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Streaming For Change : The Vera Project & Artist Home Join Forces For Unique DIY Benefit Event

The Vera Project is teaming up with Artist Home for a unique and awesome live streaming event this Friday (April 24th) called “Live From Our Living Rooms: A Virtual Benefit for Washington’s DIY Community.” Picture the coolest telethon event ever with a panel of excellent musicians and comedians...
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Stay Home, Watch Indie Wrestling

So, it’s pretty safe to say that a lot of us have a bit of free time at home these days. Getting tired of re-watching Joe Exotic and his Tiger King escapades or reruns of the Masked Singer? I’m thankful to be living in a time where there is SO MUCH FREE WRESTLING available at the simple click of a...
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50 Northwest Metal Bands To Jam While You Stay Home

For decades now, the Northwest has been home to a rich and diverse metal scene. From bands like Metal Church and Queensryche who laid the foundation, to Nevermore and Himsa holding it down in the 90’s and early 2000’s to today’s heavy hitters like Year Of The Cobra and Pound, there are so many...
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Binge Session : 10 Episodes Of Loud and Local You Need To Hear

As you may have heard, we here at the Rock are gearing up for Seattle Rock Day this Thursday (April 9th). Before we go any further, it’s important to point out that this week’s Seattle Rock Day is coming at a very important time for musicians here in the Northwest. That’s why we are spotlighting...
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